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Kudos0

Norton antivirus protection for window 7 computer after windows 7 support expiration on 14 january 2020

Hi,

does Norton antivirus program still protect windows 7 computer after windows 7 support expiration by Microsoft on 14th january 2020?

If so, can I avoid upgrate to windows 10 operating system when using a Norton antivirus program?

Best regards

Norbert

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Re: Norton antivirus protection for window 7 computer after windows 7 support expiration on 14 january 2020

This question has been asked many times already.  Norton will still run and protect you on Windows 7, but know that it will inherently be a less secure Operating System as it will no longer receive security patches.

Windows 10 is already more secure as it has been designed that way from the start.

If you don't want to upgrade you could consider purchasing a subscription to a program called 0Patch.  You'll find a brief discussion here  -  Opatch will continue agent support for Windows 7 / Server 2008 after EOS .

https://0patch.com/

Micropatches for Windows 7 and Server 2008

Worried about security patches for your Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 computers after their end-of-support in January 2020? Don't be. 0patch will provide security micropatches for high-risk vulnerabilities in these popular and ubiquitous Windows platforms, all included in the price of a PRO license that already gives you many micropatches for other high-risk vulnerabilities in various widely used products.

No matter if home or business user, small shop, enterprise or government - we'll have you covered. As an added bonus, you won't have to restart your computers (or even lift a finger really) to get patches applied, they will take just a few bytes of your space and get downloaded in seconds.

Windows 10 x64 1909