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Windows Service - Software and Support

Windows 7 is the latest Windows service for Cardiff University.

Please use the links below to find information related to Windows 7 and Windows 10:

Windows Service Support Policy

IT Support Policy

Fully supported by University IT. All hardware and software queries (provided they are not caused by additions or alterations to the standard desktop image) will be fully supported by University IT.


Microsoft Support Policy


 End of mainstream supportEnd of extended support
Windows 7January 12, 2015January 14, 2020

(Please note that Microsoft support dates may be subject to change. Correct at time of publication.)


Software availability

For detailed information about virus protection software, please refer to the security and virus protection web pages.

SPSS for Windows and Mac is available for download via the Cardiff Authenticated Downloads site.