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Windows 7 Compatibility

iScreensaver 5 is designed for the future: modern operating systems that offer high performance hardware-based support of audio-visual playback with quality driver software. Mac OS X 10.10 and Windows 10 both provide this foundation.

However, as of this writing (May 2016), there are still quite a few older computers running older operating systems, and Windows 7, in particular, is one of concern.

Please note that Windows 7 is now in "End of Life" status. Although many users are still using it, official Microsoft Mainstream Support for Windows 7 has already been terminated as of January 13, 2015. For more on all of Microsoft's end-of dates, see Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet.

Because of the complexity of Windows 7 support in terms of both hardware, software, and drivers, we have adopted the following position: