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.
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More than four years after its release, Windows 8.1 is no longer eligible for mainstream support. Even though security fixes will be provided until 2023, Microsoft will no longer offer bug fixes.
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.
Microsoft is ending mainstream support for Windows 7 SP1, but you don't need to worry too much about it. Seeing the work the company is doing with Windows 10, will you consider upgrading to it?
Despite announcing in July that mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 would end on September 9, Microsoft has quietly extended the cut-off date until mid-October, although it's not yet clear why.
Microsoft has confirmed that its mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 will end on September 9, 2014, which means that no further updates - other than security patches - will be made to the OS.