On January 14, Windows 7 reached the end of life and the
operating system will no longer receive any other security
patches. Windows 7 KB4534310 is apparently the final update for
the OS and KB4534314 is the last security-only update.
Windows 7 EOL (End of Life) means the OS would no longer
receive security updates and patches from Microsoft and
KB4534310 is the final or last update. Windows 7 Home and Pro
users shouldn’t expect any updates or critical patched from
Microsoft after January 14.
To download the last update on Windows 7, just open Control
Panel and then choose Windows Update. Select ‘Check for
updates’ to check for new updates if you don’t see this
particular patch listed on the screen.
You might need to install the patch via the Install updates
button, depending on the configuration of Windows Update you’re
using. As always, you can download Windows 7 KB4534310 offline
installers and manually update the PCs.
KB4534310 Download Links for Windows 7
Windows 7 KB4534310 Direct Download Links: 32-bit (x86)
KB4534310 for Windows 7 Changelog
As you’d probably guess, the monthly rollup for Windows 7 comes
with security fixes only. According to the changelog, Microsoft
has resolved issues with various core components of the OS
including Windows Storage and Filesystems, Windows Input and
Composition, Microsoft Scripting Engine, and Windows Server.
Microsoft has also released security-only update KB4534314 for
Windows 7 and it comes with all the aforementioned
improvements. Windows 7’s Servicing Stack Update KB4536952 is
also available for download.
What’s next for Windows 7 users
British intelligence agency recommends users to stop using
Windows 7 and migrate to a supported operating system. If you
don’t want to install Windows 10, you should not use Windows 7
machine to connect to the internet and browse the web or
address sensitive data such as payment gateway or emails.
Since the support for Windows 7 has reached EOL and the last
quality update has been released, Microsoft really wants
consumers to know that it’s time for an upgrade.
Microsoft has been pushing out a user-friendly reminder to
Windows 7 PCs about the product’s EOL. Starting January 15,
Microsoft will be a bit more aggressive and full-screen warning
messages will pop up on your Windows 7 device.
As you can see in the above screenshot, the full-screen
notification describes the risk of using Windows 7 after
January 14. Unlike the aggressive marketing push in 2015, the
latest notification will be temporary and users can easily
According to Microsoft, Windows 7’s upgrade notification will
show up on in most editions of Windows 7 including Home and
As we pointed out last year,
customers can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free. Or you
can also purchase a new desktop, laptop or 2-in-1 device from
Microsoft and its partners.