As of today, January 10, 2023, Microsoft is terminating support for Windows 8.1. This means that the operating system will no longer receive security updates and technical support.
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Several Microsoft documents caused a lot of confusion by implying that Office 2016 and 2019 won't be able to connect to Microsoft 365 after October 2023. The company has now issued a clarification.
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.
The new model, now in preview, extends the functionality of the classic Cloud Services model, and also offers additional Azure Resource Model capabilities such as role-based access.
Microsoft is expected to end extended support for Windows 7, one of the most popular versions of the OS, on January 14, 2020. This means that the majority of users only have one more year of support.
Google has updated the official support page for the notorious Nexus 6P and 5X by extending official support for these devices by a couple of months, after revising its replacement policy.
Although some older PC utilizing Intel's Clover Trail line of processors won't be receiving the Creators Update, Microsoft has agreed to continue providing security updates until 2023.
Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 is wrapping up tomorrow. If the lifecycle support date isn't extended, three out of every four Windows phone users will be using an unsupported handset.
Extended support for Windows Vista is ending in less than 30 days. After this time lapses, Microsoft will stop providing security updates to the OS, leaving computers running it vulnerable to threats.
Windows Vista will stop receiving extended support in exactly a year. Microsoft shouldn't have issues getting people to move to a new version of Windows, like it has with Windows XP hangers on.
A new report says the UK's National Heath Service is in talks with Microsoft that could lead the company to offer extended support for the agency's Windows XP PCs past the April 8th support deadline.