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Google Chrome is one of the world's most popular free web browsers running on desktop, mobile, and other computing platforms. While it still running on all supported Windows PCs, the tech giant has stated on a support page that the company will discontinue its support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 early next year.

 

So, what it means for you? If you are running Google Chrome on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, continue reading to know about it further.

 

Google Chrome support for Windows 7, 8.1 to end next year

 

  • Google Chrome 110 is anticipated to be released on February 7, 2023.
  • With the release of Google Chrome 110, the company will end support of Chrome on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
  • After it reaches the end of support, you won't receive any new features and security updates.

 

Web browsers not only enable you to surf the internet but also protects you from vulnerabilities by applying security patches from time to time. On a support page, the search engine giant stated that the company is going to end support for Chrome on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices on February 7, 2023.

 

That means, the users running Google Chrome on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 won't receive any new features and security updates once it reaches the end of support. If the users want to continue receiving the latest Chrome updates, they should switch to Windows 10 or later.

 

Google Chrome user? Your system can be hacked if you don't do this right now.

 

Do note that after Chrome reaches the end of support on those devices, the user will still continue surfing the internet on Chrome.

 

According to a recent report, Google Chrome is the most vulnerable browser in 2022. So, it is always advised to upgrade your system to stay safe from hackers and viruses.