Should we sunset Windows 7 support?

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at
Thu Nov 12 09:34:43 CET 2020

Hi Reiner,

On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 9:29 AM Reiner Karlsberg
<karlsberg at> wrote:
> I fully understand the intention, to drop support for Win 7. Although I am still a happy user of it.
> I would appreciate a solution, in which further developments of wireguard still remain backward compatible,
> to keep the latest official wireguard for Win 7 still functionable with peers, running newer versions of wireguard.
> At least for "quite some time".

Could you let me know the rationale for your continued use of Windows
7? Is it economic? Is it just UI preference, and security isn't a
priority to you? Something else?


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