Talk:Windows 7

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Former featured article candidate Windows 7 is a former featured article candidate. Please view the links under Article milestones below to see why the nomination failed. For older candidates, please check the archive.
Article milestones
Date Process Result
November 28, 2010 Featured article candidate Not promoted
September 27, 2012 Good article nominee Not listed
In the news A news item involving this article was featured on Wikipedia's Main Page in the "In the news" column on October 23, 2009.
Current status: Former featured article candidate
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Q: Wait, isn't Windows 7 version 7.0?
A: No, it is not. It was made version 6.1 to increase compatibility with Windows Vista.
Q: Wait, shouldn't it be called Windows 6? It's not version 7.0!
A: No. The product is called Windows 7, but it's version 6.1.
edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Windows 7:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Article requests : Look at this section. Just a list of the features found in Windows 7, using the names Microsoft gave them. For example, "Gadgets". What is that? Provide an explanation.
  • Expand : This section needs to be expanded a bit. Comprised mostly of two sentence paragraphs.
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Semi-protected edit request on 13 February 2017[edit]

Reference 47 link is dead i want to replace that with the site which is live Here is Article : [1] you can visit it on wiki article and also read the reference which i mentioned above thanks. 182.187.2.166 (talk) 06:52, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

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DoneCodename Lisa (talk) 09:33, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 19 April 2017[edit]

Convenience rollup In May 2016, Microsoft released a "Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1", which contains all patches released between the release of SP1 and April 2016

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Convenience rollup In May 2016, Microsoft released a "Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1" (KB3125574), which contains all patches released between the release of SP1 and April 2016 37.201.230.156 (talk) 13:42, 19 April 2017 (UTC)

Not done: The requested change merely adds fancruft, purely technical information that is of interest to an extremely small group of our readership. —Codename Lisa (talk) 14:30, 19 April 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 July 2017[edit]

Previously, there was a note in the support section of the infobox that said support for Windows 7 on Skylake and newer CPUs is restricted. Later this sentence was removed when Microsoft removed the restriction for Skylake CPUs. This was mistake. Let's look at what the article currently says:

Microsoft retracted the decision and stated that it would continue to support Windows 7 and 8.1 on Skylake hardware through the end of their extended support lifecycle. However, the restrictions on newer CPU microarchitectures remain in force.

This means even though Skylake is now fully supported, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake and newer are not. This needs to be in the infobox. 5.75.91.247 (talk) 10:09, 5 July 2017 (UTC)

Not done Please provide specific examples of text that needs to change, and the exact change you intend. --Izno (talk) 20:17, 5 July 2017 (UTC)