Microsoft already stopped all the services for Windows 7. Besides, the new Chromium Edge browser is also another update by Microsoft. The company is already pushing the new Edge to Windows 10 devices. However, there have many Windows users who are not using Windows 10 as their Operating System. So, to increase the users of the Edge browser in its own platform it is important to expand the platforms. After all, Windows operating system is the one way that Microsoft can promote their product without extra works.
Now Microsoft is expanding the platform for new Chromium-based Edge onto Windows 8 and other versions. Moreover, the company also added Windows 7 as one of the operating systems to push the new browser. This will be available with the KB4567409 update of Windows. After all, this means that Windows 7 users also can use the new Edge along with the devices having Windows 8.1. This becomes interesting because the company stopped all the services with and for Windows 7.
More Details About The KB 4567409 Update And Microsoft Edge Browser
“Update for the new Microsoft Edge for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1: June 17, 2020” represents the update KB4567409. This is the sentence used to call the update on the support page of the update. Besides, Microsoft also noted that this update is not intended for enterprise devices. Beyond all, it is not surprising that Microsoft pushing Edge to Windows 8.1. But pushing for Windows 7 is pretty much surprising fact for many. However, it will not stop by giving the edge to these platforms. But also give updates for Edge in the future.
The app will ask you to accept the automatic updates for the Microsoft Edge. If you accept the automatic updates, it will automatically get updated in the future. Also, these updates are only for Edge. All updates are independent of Windows update settings.