If you use Google Chrome in Windows 8.1, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 devices, after upgrading to Chrome 108 , get the following notification at the top of the browser screen.
“To get future Google Chrome updates, you’ll need Windows 10 or later. This computer is using Windows 7” , it is possible to close it using the x-icon, it is displayed again on the next run of the browser.
After click the learn more link you will inform that ; Chrome 109 is the last version of Chrome that will support Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1. Chrome 110 (tentatively scheduled for release on February 7th, 2023) is the first version of Chrome that requires Windows 10 or later.
So in a couple of months Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users won’t be able to install new versions of any of the Chromium based browsers. There is an option to disable the notification here is the solution.
How to disable “To get future Google chrome Updates , You will need Windows 10 or later” notification in Google chrome
Windows 10 has higher system requirements, therefore users with older hardware may stay on their current old OS.
1. Open Start, type regedit.exe and select the Registry editor result.
2 .Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome
If one of the keys does not exist, right-click on the previous and select New > Key. Name it accordingly.
3. Right-click on Chrome and select New > Dword (32-bit) Value. and Name it SuppressUnsupportedOSWarning. then Double-click on the name and set its value to 1. or use the following registry values.
Disable OS upgrade prompt in chrome
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome] "SuppressUnsupportedOSWarning"=dword:00000001
Enable OS upgrade prompt in chrome
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome] "SuppressUnsupportedOSWarning"=-
Or you can use the vbscript that we offer at the end of the page, for you.
Download the script at the end of the page and Unzip it. Then double click and run it that’s all. You have completed the steps with one click.
Tips: First click will disable “Upgrade to a newer operating system warning”
Second click will enable “Upgrade to a newer operating system warning”