Neowin News Feed for: Lifecycle https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/lifecycle/ Neowin News Feed for: Lifecycle en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft is ending support for Windows Thin PC next month https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-ending-support-for-windows-thin-pc-next-month/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/01/win7-wallpaper-large_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has issued a reminder that it is retiring Windows Thin PC next month. The SKU is based on Windows Embedded Standard 7 and is a stripped down version of Windows 7 for low performance PCs. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-ending-support-for-windows-thin-pc-next-month">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Thu, 02 Sep 2021 05:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-ending-support-for-windows-thin-pc-next-month Goodbye: Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 is ending tomorrow https://www.neowin.net/news/goodbye-mainstream-support-for-windows-phone-81-is-ending-tomorrow/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499677970_img_20170710_140659_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 is wrapping up tomorrow. If the lifecycle support date isn&#039;t extended, three out of every four Windows phone users will be using an unsupported handset. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/goodbye-mainstream-support-for-windows-phone-81-is-ending-tomorrow">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:44:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/goodbye-mainstream-support-for-windows-phone-81-is-ending-tomorrow Support for the original version of Windows 10 is ending today https://www.neowin.net/news/support-for-the-original-version-of-windows-10-has-ended/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/windows-10-logo-dark-04_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The original version of Windows 10 - that is version 1507 - is reaching the end of its lifecycle. Microsoft will no longer be issuing security updates to machines running this iteration of the OS. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/support-for-the-original-version-of-windows-10-has-ended">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Tue, 09 May 2017 10:50:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/support-for-the-original-version-of-windows-10-has-ended Some new PCs running Windows 7 and 8.1 won't receive further updates https://www.neowin.net/news/some-new-pcs-running-windows-7-and-81-wont-receive-further-updates/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/04/windows-generic-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It appears that Microsoft has started blocking updates to some new PCs running older versions of Windows including Windows 7 and 8.1 in an effort to encourage users to upgrade to its latest OS. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/some-new-pcs-running-windows-7-and-81-wont-receive-further-updates">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/some-new-pcs-running-windows-7-and-81-wont-receive-further-updates Microsoft: Windows 7 does not meet the demands of modern technology; recommends Windows 10 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-windows-7-does-not-meet-the-demands-of-modern-technology-recommends-windows-10/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/01/win7-wallpaper-large_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>With Windows 7 approaching the end of extended support in three years, Microsoft is once again encouraging enterprise users to upgrade to Windows 10, touting security features and enhancements. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-windows-7-does-not-meet-the-demands-of-modern-technology-recommends-windows-10">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:20:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-windows-7-does-not-meet-the-demands-of-modern-technology-recommends-windows-10 Microsoft announces deadlines for end of support for various products https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-deadlines-for-end-of-support-for-various-products/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/04/img_1781_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has cautioned that some of its older software products are reaching end of support soon. The company has detailed workarounds and upgrade paths for each of them as well. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-deadlines-for-end-of-support-for-various-products">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:34:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-deadlines-for-end-of-support-for-various-products Microsoft extends SQL and Server lifecycle by an additional six years with Premium Assurance https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-extends-sql-and-server-lifecycle-by-an-additional-six-years-with-premium-assurance/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1481235990_windows-server-2026-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is adding an official &#039;third tier&#039; to the product lifecycle of Windows / SQL Server. Launching in 2017, customers can pay a fee for six years of additional support. Server 2008 lives on&#33; <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-extends-sql-and-server-lifecycle-by-an-additional-six-years-with-premium-assurance">Read more...</a> mike@mbf.me.uk (Michael Firth) Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-extends-sql-and-server-lifecycle-by-an-additional-six-years-with-premium-assurance