I reported earlier this morning that we’re seeing “Unsupported hardware” and “Windows could not search for new updates” messages from people who are running Windows 7 and 8.1 on Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Rizen-based computers.
It’s part of Microsoft’s long-threatened ban on Win7 and 8.1 updates for newer seventh-generation processors.Now there’s a report of similar blockages on an older AMD A6-8570 processor.
It isn’t clear if there’s a bug in the detection logic, or if Microsoft’s going to block Win7 and 8.1 updates on some older sixth-generation processors.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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