Microsoft moves to relegate Windows 7 to second-class status

Signs are mounting that Microsoft is putting all of its eggs into a Windows 8 basket.

By Jared Newman, PC World |  Windows, Windows 7, windows 8

Its not unprecedented that Microsoft would start treating its older operating systems as second-class software. After all, Office 2013 wont support Windows Vista or XP, and neither will Internet Explorer 10. Still, the Microsofts willingness to leave Windows 7 behind in some areas shows just how eager the company is to push Windows 8, lest we forget how big of a bet this new operating system is for Microsoft.


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