Looking back to previous couple of years and taking into perspective generic non-computer life it is quite amazing what people are capable of. I’m talking about amount of rave and chaotic mess they can produce. Artificial difficulties, overcomplicated situations, meaningless and moronic wars, you name it. Taking into account above mentioned things it’s really easy to handle such “problem” as running Windows 7 in modern age. Despite the fact that there are plenty of people around who are mumbling about Windows 7 obsolescense and bla-bla-bla.
Without further ado, straight to the facts: last version with sane amount of system services, which can’t be turned off absence of [neural networks API] , which is used for telemetry, collection/profiling user data with subsequent uploading collected information to third-parties [for the first time technology was introduced in Android 8.1] full support of any modern browser [even Android 6.0 can handle this] ability to load legacy Android 2.x applications without any issues [Android 14 is already blocking such apps] I care about older stuff simply because of code quality.
UPDATED ON: 2023-04-07 No chitter here, just plain breakdown of the most important stuff. ► WINDOWS 7 FIREWALL▼ [Outpost Firewall Pro] ◄ very advanced and lightweight firewall with host-based intrusion-prevention and anti-leak systems. Review is [here] . BROWSERS▼ [IceWeasel] ◄ my personal choice to surf web [mozilla crap ripped off] [LibreWolf] ◄ debloated in terms of privacy Firefox with pre-installed uBlock Origin [PaleMoon] ◄ the most mozilla-independent fork of Firefox [but slowly degrading] [Tor Browser] ◄ handy to overcome geo restrictions and other artificial limitations of obsolescent governments Warning: some telemetry is present!
UPDATED ON: 2023-08-13 I don’t see any limitations in Windows 7. Operating system is a rock solid formation patched up with latest ESU updates. I think that Windows 7 become another Windows XP of the time. Choice of veteran users. OS for people who understand how computer is working. NO CREATIVE BOUNDARIES ARE VISIBLE: Raster editor: Affinity Photo 1.10.6  Raw converter: Phase One Capture One 14.4  Vector editor: Affinity Designer 1.
▒ BRIEF REASONS TO CONSIDER Very neat phone dialer & sms messenger [device supports 3.5G] High quality audio chip High quality stereo audio recording 3.5mm audio jack Detachable battery pack Solid construction Ergonomically cool due to 4" form factor and unusual shape with camera bump No data mining and user tracking due to obsolescence of Symbian ▒ BRIEF PHOTO ARGUMENTS Awesome resolution and detail Unparallel pixel-wise quality Real glass in lens elements is present [not just plastic sh#te like in modern “flagships” [xiaomi 12s ultra] No pubertal compute stuff Xenon flash Very well designed camera application Incredible JPG-engine, which easily competes with modern RAW in terms of provided detail Enthusiast mod, which increase resolution to real 41.
Traditionally wish you only the best! Stay safe and be yourself no matter what happens. NEWS REGARDING SITE: fixed stuff here’n’there [oh! how typical!] cleaned up critical bugs affecting ergonomics added some under the hood improvements for better user experience TYPICAL NEW YEAR SONG IS ALSO HERE. You can also check [my profile at Behance] to see more graphical art of my own. Imagery by spacedrone808