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Kush drops support for Windows 7

Discussion in 'Mixing, Post-Production, and Effects' started by DynamicK, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. DynamicK

    DynamicK Senior Member

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    Bear this in mind when purchasing. I'm getting problems with the Omegas in Reaper 5.93. On raising a support ticket I was informed " No support for Windows 7" anymore.
     
  2. Henu

    Henu Senior Member

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    I've had only negative and unprofessional experiences with Kush support, and this bluntness doesn't really confirm me otherwise. That's also definitely shitty, because I wasn't planning to move from Win7 for at least for a couple of years and I absolutely love their preamps and Novatron.
     
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  3. Beat Kaufmann

    Beat Kaufmann Senior Member

    Recently many new updates have been released. Maybe it has nothing to do with WIN7. I would install the latest version. And yes, especially friendly was the customer service (the first time) with me either. Unfortunately, I have to confirm that.

    Beat
     
  4. ceemusic

    ceemusic Senior Member

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    No problems here, the few times I contacted support they responded promptly & were helpful. I've been using their plugins since UBK was released.
    They were also very gracious when I asked them for another trial period on a plugin which they accepted.

    I wouldn't think many devs would still support Win 7 these days (or 32b & vst2 less & less)
    Does MS offer support besides security updates until 2020?
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2018
  5. pderbidge

    pderbidge Senior Member

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    Dropping support for win7 when your client base is a bunch of musicians is just dumb. It's not like there's been a major shift like when 64bit was introduced. In fact it wasn't til more recently that win 10 wasn't a big pile of dung loaded with bugs and issues. They can do what they want though. I don't own any of their plugins so it doesn't affect me.
     
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  6. Will Blackburn

    Will Blackburn Senior Member

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    I did use my gaming laptop as a guinea pig for the upgrade 3/4 months ago and experienced loads of stability issues. W10 refuses to get on nicely with Nvidia cards. A few weeks later i woke up one morning to find the entire laptop dead. Motherboard fried. One year old HDD dead. There's no chance i'm upgrading the music PC which is running brilliantly despite being 8 years old.
     
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  7. MartinH.

    MartinH. Senior Member

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    I'm hoping to be able to hold out on Win 7 long enough till Win 10 is made obsolete by something better, like Vista was by Win 7.
     
  8. String-for-sale

    String-for-sale To the highest bidder

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    Microsoft is not supposed to release something else. I read that's their last operating system that will be updated regularly.
     
  9. MartinH.

    MartinH. Senior Member

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  10. EvilDragon

    EvilDragon KSP Wizard

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    W10 is better than W7.
     
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