UPDATED ON: 2021-12-04 ► Added info on 2.93.7 LTS & 3.0 Final As we all know that last official Blender build to support Windows 7 is 2.92. Next version requires Python 3.9.x, which is not an option for Windows 7. However, there is a possibility to run new 2.93 version via DLL HACK , which could be applied even to the newest 2.93.5 LTS branch. Patch consists of DLL library “api-ms-win-core-path-l1-1-0”.
For those of you, who are wondering about the future of Windows 7 operating system here is a brief chart showing precise timings. END OF …. Windows 7 SP1 Mainstream Support 2015/1/13 Windows 7 SP1 Extended Support 2020/01/14 ► WE ARE APPROXIMATELY HERE ◄ Windows Embedded POSReady 7 Support 2021/10/12 Windows 7 SP1 ESU Support 2023/01/10 Windows Embedded POSReady 7 ESU Support 2024/10/14 Predicted Die-hard Enthusiast Support