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Windows 7 & 8.1 Will No Longer Be New PC Option

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Quick Tips, Windows 10, Windows 8
 
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Starting late next year, you’ll have a choice between Windows 10 and Windows 10 as the operating system if you want to buy a new PC.

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Microsoft is ending sales of PCs pre-installed with Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 on October 31, 2016. Normally, Microsoft stops sales of the previous version of Windows two years after the release of a new one, but since Windows 8 proved to be pretty unpopular, they extended the life for an extra two years.

This has no effect on security support for Windows 7 and 8.1.  Both will be supported for 10 years from the time of general release. Windows 7 until January 2020 and Windows 8 until January of 2023.

~ Cynthia

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2 Responses to “Windows 7 & 8.1 Will No Longer Be New PC Option”

  1. Norman L. Donegan says:

    Please have some sempatbrhy for older
    Folks that are not into all that switching back and forth methods.
    Re are lucky were surviving.

  2. Mark Roberts says:

    Well here’s an answer from experience: Not writing to Microsoft but to Apple being the customer that does not have the say to what goes into an OS that I’m willing to bet it’s only between the developers to the products!
    As just like the newer Apple’s iOS 9… Up to whatever getting fancy with that > as WIN-10 that both actually fail in their all-round functionality of their MS-narrator/speaker whatever you name it TTS-Text2Speech function.
    Still I’m willing to bet for windows people still vote WIN-7 so when you look at this you got team developers knowing to create it who don’t bother using it enough missing vital functions to reconstructing it all, whereas it really ends up the daily users who know best to all its full functionality but having no right in authority whatsoever to know or even hear from us is pretty much unjustified which sucks…

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