This Windows Key thing? does it apply to windows 7?

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I was ready to purchase your product for my Windows 7 computer, but saw the statement about "key" with updates. I'm assuming it doesn't apply to Windows 7 but the article doesn't say that. Again, I'm assuming it's only for Windows 10. True or False?
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Hi gward744,

Can I ask for the link to the article that you have mention for your concern?

If in case the Windows key that you have read is about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilites, Trend Micro is aware of it.

These vulnerabilities are Processor/OS Level vulnerabilities and not a Trend Micro vulnerability. We are not “fixing” the vulnerability but an update was released by our product to help enable the OS to get the update that is required to protect against these vulnerabilities.

You may also read the following articles regarding this one.

Meltdown and Spectre Intel Processor Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know
Fixing the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

A Rundown of Microsoft’s New Patch Deployment Process

By the way, here is a link for System Requirements of Trend Micro SecurityThe latest version of the product can be used for Windows 7 operating system and above.

We hope to hear from you soon.

Trend Micro Home User Community

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