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Free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates for Some Microsoft Customers

August 27, 2019

Microsoft will be providing some of its customers with one year of free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) after January 2020, when extended support for the platform officially ends.

In September last year, the company announced plans to provide enterprise customers with the option to purchase Windows 7 ESU through January 2023. Support for Office 365 ProPlus on devices with Windows 7 ESU will also be provided.

With Windows 7’s end of extended support day drawing near, Microsoft is considering ways to help organizations migrate from the outdated operating system without interruptions.

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