Google will maintain providing updates for Chrome on Windows 7 for six months longer than it initially deliberate. The tech big introduced in January this 12 months that it’ll cease supporting the browser for the previous Home windows OS on July 15th, 2021. Now, although, the corporate has revealed that it’ll proceed supporting Chrome for the platform till a minimum of January 15th, 2022.
In its announcement, Google says companies and their IT groups needed to face lots of challenges this 12 months as a consequence of work-from-home preparations and different work setting adjustments led to by the coronavirus pandemic. “[S]ome deliberate IT tasks might have needed to take a again seat” to extra essential tasks, the corporate writes, so it selected to take heed to suggestions from enterprise clients. Whereas Home windows 7 is over a decade previous, lots of organizations nonetheless use it — in response to Google’s information, 22 % of organizations utilizing Home windows OS has but emigrate to Home windows 10 from Home windows 7.