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WINDOWS 7 CODEBASE WILL BE UPDATED RIGHT TILL 2026

WINDOWS 7 CODEBASE WILL BE UPDATED RIGHT TILL 2026

Good news to Windows 7 users! Operating system will be updated until at least of winter 2026, despite yellow pressed tabloid propaganda that such thing will not happen. Even microsoft official documents show that [system is “dead”] right from winter of 2020. But what moron listen and trust to official and moreover public statements? The main trick here is that Windows 7 is based upon Windows NT 6.0 codebase. This is the same codebase upon Windows 2008 R2 was build.
HUGO ENGINE ▀ LAST VERSION TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7

HUGO ENGINE ▀ LAST VERSION TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7

It looks like [Hugo dropped] Windows 7 support. Version 0.121 was a last one to execute without any problems. All subsequent updates 0.121.1 or later throw following crash upon execution. To celebrate anniversary i’ve rebuilded site via latest available version. DOWNLOAD LAST HUGO FOR WINDOWS 7 Upcoming updates and site refactoring will be done manually, without Hugo framework. See you around! Imagery by spacedrone808
WHY I AM USING WINDOWS 7 MACHINE AS A DAILY DRIVER IN 2024?

WHY I AM USING WINDOWS 7 MACHINE AS A DAILY DRIVER IN 2024?

UPDATED ON: 2024-04-06 Added some links and fixed typos here and there. VERSION: beta 03 First of all, short congrats regarding happy New Year! It looks like that we made another one. In this long read you will find subjective rant towards to “obsolete” Windows 7 and comparisons with “modern” windows 10/11. This rant is the longest post i ever done on the pages of current website. Degradation of windows operating system is well underway and it looks like process can’t be stopped by any means.
NEAT'N'TINY SOFTWARE

NEAT'N'TINY SOFTWARE

UPDATED ON: 2023-11-26 Small collection of links leading to good’n’tiny software. NO FRAMEWORK TRASH. ENJOY! ►[tiny apps] ◄ ►[nirsoft] ◄ ►[analogx] ◄ ►[joesoft] ◄ ►[grcsoft] ◄ ►[bcheck] ◄ Imagery by spacedrone808
DISABLE RDP & SMB PROTOCOLS TO SECURE WINDOWS 7

DISABLE RDP & SMB PROTOCOLS TO SECURE WINDOWS 7

UPDATED ON: 2023-11-29 First of all, make sure that firewall is TURNED ON and remote connections are TURNED OFF. As for me, i’m using [Outpost Firewall] . THAN BLOCK THAT UGLY PORT 3389! 3389 This port is used by [RDP protocol] . Take a note that 80% of external intrusions are using RDP interface to hack into your system. Next step will be to disable insecure SMB protocols, by means of command line with elevated admin privileges.
DO YOU REALLY KNOW ALL WINDOWS 7 KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS THAT GOOD?

DO YOU REALLY KNOW ALL WINDOWS 7 KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS THAT GOOD?

Ass a die-hard Windows 7 addict i’m surely know all inside-outs of the system. That is why today i’d like to share some hotkeys knowledge with all of you. Keyboard shortcuts are one of the most important things in professional workflow. Some of hotkeys are quite generic and you can find them in official manual, but other are rather obscure and can be completely unknown. Hope that everyone of you’ll find something useful here.
PYTHON CERTIFICATE VERIFY FAILED, SELF-SIGNED CERTIFICATE IN CERTIFICATE CHAIN

PYTHON CERTIFICATE VERIFY FAILED, SELF-SIGNED CERTIFICATE IN CERTIFICATE CHAIN

Aside from [Github certificate issue] , Python also showed me some teeth regarding certificate stuff. How quaint! I think that such things comes from the fact that i’m using “obsolete” Windows 7. But we don’t choose the easy way out, don’t we? I’m using [hacked Python 3.11.1] . After trying to install Python external module: pip install vosk system showed me this: WARNING: Retrying (Retry(total=4, connect=None, read=None, redirect=None, status=None)) after connection broken by 'SSLError(SSLCertVerificationErro r(1, '[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed: self signed certificate in certificate chain (_ssl.
LATEST GOOGLE CHROME OFFICIALLY CRACKED TO WORK WITH WINDOWS 7!

LATEST GOOGLE CHROME OFFICIALLY CRACKED TO WORK WITH WINDOWS 7!

UPDATED ON: 2023-10-01 I’m currently on Firefox 115 ESR and not using chrome at all, but this is neat news for sure. So, in addition to [Supermium] chrome fork, we have official version also. This is a work of Russian hackers. Preface words from original Github page [English spelling is original]: Dirty corporations and Hindu-managers are trying to deprive the any users of all the benefits that were created by technically more advanced people than them.
HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN USING OB-SOUL-EEE-TEE WINDOWS 7 IN 2023?

HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN USING OB-SOUL-EEE-TEE WINDOWS 7 IN 2023?

I often get asked regarding Windows 7 safety especially in 2023. "Is it safe to use such old operating system?" "What about security?" "How about modern viruses?" .... …. and many other similar questions. Funny thing that people who are asking about security don’t give a damn about privacy. Yeah, that’s quite different definitions for sure, but from my point of view they always come together hand in hand. The main and the most important security police officer is your head.
IS IT HARD TO RUN WINDOWS 7 IN 2023? NAH, NOT AT ALL!

IS IT HARD TO RUN WINDOWS 7 IN 2023? NAH, NOT AT ALL!

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.
WINDOWS 7 X64 EXECUTES FIREFOX 117 NIGHTLY VERSION WITHOUT ANY ISSUES

WINDOWS 7 X64 EXECUTES FIREFOX 117 NIGHTLY VERSION WITHOUT ANY ISSUES

UPDATED ON: 2023-08-23 Despite [previous statement] regarding Windows 7 EOL status after version 115 current nightly alpha binary [v117] works just fine. Installer threw generic mambo-jambo that program can’t work in Windows 7 environment and then artificially blocks installation. How generic & dumb. Workaround is just unzip exe-package with [7-zip] and execute browser from unpacked Core folder. FIREFOX 117 ABOUT WINDOW Right after installation software immediately begins to whine about inability to update.
HOW TO SET PROPER COLOR FOR CURSOR AND COMMENTS IN VSCODE EDITOR

HOW TO SET PROPER COLOR FOR CURSOR AND COMMENTS IN VSCODE EDITOR

UPDATED ON: 2023-12-02 The main reason i’ve decided to write this note is indistinct default color mappings and inability to solve issue simply using GUI of software. In main configuration file: settings.json add following lines: "workbench.colorCustomizations": { "editorCursor.foreground": "#ff0000", "terminalCursor.foreground": "#02ED3D", "editorLineNumber.activeForeground": "#ff0000", "editor.lineHighlightBackground": "#016119", "editor.lineHighlightBorder": "#02ED3D", "terminal.foreground": "#02ed3d" }, To set custom color for GREY comments drop in these lines: "editor.tokenColorCustomizations": { "conmments": "#ff006f" } To fast access configuration file press:
HOW TO RUN LATEST VS CODE IN WINDOWS 7 X64

HOW TO RUN LATEST VS CODE IN WINDOWS 7 X64

UPDATED ON: 2024-04-06 v1.81.1 is a more recent version, which can be executed without any efforts v1.88 is a hacked [FINAL version] for Windows 7 x64 So, Windows 7 users are pretty safe at this point despite artificial restrictions of big corps. Usually i’m not feeling so delightful regarding microsoft modern programs, but this one is pretty good. And of course they tried to artificially cripple it under “obsolete” Windows 7.
VxKex ▀ WINDOWS 7 KERNEL EXTENSIONS TO RUN WINDOWS 8+ SOFTWARE

VxKex ▀ WINDOWS 7 KERNEL EXTENSIONS TO RUN WINDOWS 8+ SOFTWARE

Extended kernel project allows you to run some Windows 8+ applications on Windows 7. LATEST ALPHA BUILDS Click right mouse button to select executable properties and then switch to VxKex tab: Then cross your fingers and try to launch desired application. Warning! Software is in very early alpha stage, so miracles almost never happen. However very basic applications can be executed. Imagery by spacedrone808
HOW TO RUN NODE.JS 18.18 LTS ON OBSOLETE WINDOWS 7

HOW TO RUN NODE.JS 18.18 LTS ON OBSOLETE WINDOWS 7

UPDATED ON: 2023-11-27 Node.js dropped Windows 7 “support” rigth after [version number 13] .What a load of sh#t. Today i’ll tell you how to overcome this nonsense and run latest LTS version [Node.JS 18.8] without any problems. More newer versions may work also. I’ll leave you some room for experiments. First of all you need to download zipped version of software, not msi one. node-v18.18.2-win-x64.7z or node-v18.18.2-win-x64.zip Unpack archive in any folder on drive C.
ELIMINATE SCREEN TEARING ON INTEL HD GRAPHICS IN WINDOWS 7 ENVIRONMENT

ELIMINATE SCREEN TEARING ON INTEL HD GRAPHICS IN WINDOWS 7 ENVIRONMENT

In my newly purchased [Lenovo X1 Carbon] i run into screen tearing issues during web or local video playback with classic windows theme turned on. GOOD EXAMPLE OF SCREEN TEARING PHENOMENON I messed around with different video driver settings, under the hood browser parameters, fine-tuning other various tweaks without any changes for good. To my surprise solution was pretty straightforward. JUST TURN ON AERO THEME TO SAVE YOUR EV▓NING! Aero interface is rendered by Desktop Windows Manager [DWM].
UGLY MOZILLA DECIDED TO DROP WINDOWS 7 SUPPORT FOR FIREFOX IN LATE 2024

UGLY MOZILLA DECIDED TO DROP WINDOWS 7 SUPPORT FOR FIREFOX IN LATE 2024

Despite the fact that current Firefox market share of Windows 7 users is around 13% Mozilla confirms to [drop Windows 7 support in 2024] . Actually i don’t really understand their bold move and why they are dropping Windows 7 and keeping support for example for Android 7.1 which stopped receiving updates more than five years ago. As you may know i’m using Android 8.0 on my websurfer phone and yeah, it is running latest Firefox forks easily.
FIREFOX TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7 AT LEAST TILL AUTUMN 2024

FIREFOX TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7 AT LEAST TILL AUTUMN 2024

UPDATED ON: 2024-01-01 Good news, everyone! Count me as professor Farnsworth from [Rick and Morty] . Mike Kaply, current Mozilla employee [reported] on bug-tracking forum the following: We will not be ending support for Windows 7 / Windows 8 before the release of the Firefox 115 ESR, so the Firefox 115 ESR will support Windows 7 / Windows 8 at least until 3Q 2024. First 115 version of software will be released on July 4, 2023.
MODERN SOFTWARE FORCED TO WORK IN WINDOWS 7

MODERN SOFTWARE FORCED TO WORK IN WINDOWS 7

UPDATED ON: 2024-02-29 Section is in constant under construction, so check back in a while for new goodies Here i’ll accumulate list of modern applications, which were forced to work in Windows 7 environment. WEB SURFING [FIREFOX] ► [v122] ► hacked version [SUPERMIUM] ► [v121] ► degoogled version of chrome browser [CATSXP] ► [v121] ► chinese modern version of chrome browser [may contain telemetry] MULTIMED▓A [BLENDER] ► [up to v4.
NICE TO SEE WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 UPDATES KEEP ON GOING

NICE TO SEE WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 UPDATES KEEP ON GOING

Observing [february Windows updates] @ Ghacks we can clearly see that Windows Server 2008 R2 is still maintained. …author of [Simplix updater] reported that POS ESU updates will be back-ported to non-server Windows 7 distribution and included in his monthly patcher. So, future usage of Windows 7 is 100% safeguarded. Stay sharp for more “obsolete” Windows 7 news! Imagery by spacedrone808
RYZEN 8000 WILL SURELY WORK IN WINDOWS 7

RYZEN 8000 WILL SURELY WORK IN WINDOWS 7

As you may know X670 chipset is already supported by means of [CanonKong’s driver] . [Ryzen 7950X] is confirmed to work with Windows 7. Ryzen 8000 reported to use the same AM5 socket as Ryzen 7000. CanonKong [confirmed above mentioned statement] with his own commentary: I think I will maintain driver pack for modern amd chips until out of my ability. Ryzen 8000 still can work on Win7. So we can safely announce that Ryzen 8000-series will work without any problems.
SWITCHING FROM VEGAS 18 TO VEGAS 20 ▀ RETROGRADE ON THE EDGE!

SWITCHING FROM VEGAS 18 TO VEGAS 20 ▀ RETROGRADE ON THE EDGE!

Recently i’ve switched to newer version of Vegas Pro. Tweeeenty to be precise. I’m using Vegas for basic montage of my tracker music clips for [Tik-Tok channel] . Despite the fact that eighteeeen is surely a nice number i decided to move on and be a hip. To my surprise transition goes so well that i didn’t noticed that i’m using new release. Right after execution Vegas 20 outputs window with [Windows 7 EOL warning], with something like this:
HOW TO RUN OBS STUDIO V29 IN WINDOWS 7

HOW TO RUN OBS STUDIO V29 IN WINDOWS 7

I’ll keep post updated if any changes happen. Recently last officially supported version was [27.4.2] . But from now on we can use actual version of software. Here is small instruction list on how to make things rollin’ under mighty Windows 7: Obtain hacked [QT 6.3.1 DLLs for Windows 7] ||| [Mirror] [QT6 is not officially supported] Download [CFF Explorer] [direct link] for basic resource hackery Obviously grab latest zipped archive [OBS Studio 29.
WINDOWS 7 ON AZURE SERVERS WILL GET ANOTHER YEAR OF UPDATES

WINDOWS 7 ON AZURE SERVERS WILL GET ANOTHER YEAR OF UPDATES

UPDATED ON: 2023-02-08 As you may already know that [Unlisted Slacker] provides the most comprehensive news regarding ageless Windows 7. Because i’m using it as my main system and simply care about. That is why don’t put like, don’t subscribe, [don’t watch embedded shite-ads!] OK, YOU'VE GOT ME! THIS WAS PROPER OLDSCHOOL TEXT-BASED AD OF MYSELF. Some articles ago i’m [already mentioned] about possible updates right till 2026. German enthusiasts [discovered stubs] for feasible future upgrades.
WINDOWS 7 POWER ▀ 256 THREADS / 192GB RAM OR EVEN MORE?

WINDOWS 7 POWER ▀ 256 THREADS / 192GB RAM OR EVEN MORE?

UPDATED ON: 2024-05-14 Section is constantly updated. For vintage web surfers most important things are here: plain txt file [may be a bit out of date] Power of vintage 2009 operating system by microsoft can’t be underestimated. [Windows 7 x64] supports up to 256 threads and up to 192Gb of RAM. How cool is that, huh? 256 thread CPU appeared only a [short time ago] . ░ H#RDWARE TECHNOLOGIES HARDWARE MAX CPU SOCKETS 2 MAX CPU CORES 128 MAX CPU THREADS 256 MAX MOBO RAM 192Gb [or even bigger]1 MODERN CPUs Ryzen 7xxx / 9xxx Threadripper 5xxx 2 MODERN GPUs Geforce 3090 Ti Radeon 6950XT 3 NVME SUPPORT YUP [+] 4 USB3 SUPPORT AHA [+] 5 ░ SOFTW@RE TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE SECURITY PATCHES October 8, 2024 [POS updates] / Jan 13, 2026 [2008R2 updates] 6 / 7 KERNEL EXTENSIONS VxKex / NT61 / Win 10/11 API libs 8 UEFI SUPPORT EXTERNAL [+] 9 DIRECT X 11.
LAST NON-POS ESU UPDATE FOR WINDOWS 7

LAST NON-POS ESU UPDATE FOR WINDOWS 7

OK. THIS IS IT. NO TURNING BACK. Yesterday we’ve got [last security update for Windows 7] . There will be no more security patches for Windows 7. At least on generic non-point-of-sales machines. Total of 40 vulnerabilities were fixed. Nice one! Compare it with 64 vulnerabilities on newest windows 11 telemetry gathering platform. Numbers clearly show benefits of mature platform. Easy and [fast update] using Simplix patcher. Oh and yeah, neat news regarding [official support of Secure Boot] .
CANONKONG'S WINDOWS 7 USB 3 DRIVER FOR MODERN AMD PLATFORMS HAS BEEN UPDATED!

CANONKONG'S WINDOWS 7 USB 3 DRIVER FOR MODERN AMD PLATFORMS HAS BEEN UPDATED!

UPDATED ON: 2024-01-05 I will surely return to post to bring update on FINAL version of driver [Canonkong] brings [ANOTHER BIG UPDATE] to the marvellous modern USB3 driver for [Windows 7] . Latest version: 2024.01.05 Supported chipsets: X370, X399, B450, X470, TRX40, A520, B550, PRO565, X570, B560, X670, WRX80 Recommended motherboards: MSI, Gigabyte Not recommended: Asus [works, but with some restrictions] Not working at all: Asrock ► [USB3 DRIVER MOD] ||| [Mega.

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