With the announcement of the “Next Generation” of Windows soon, Microsoft declares that it will withdraw the Windows 10 Home and Pro versions by 14th October 2025.
The firm updates the information on its latest Windows lifecycle fact sheet. According to the latest information, Microsoft will put an end to support for Windows 10 on –
It will remain to support at minimum one Windows 10 semi-annual channel till 14th October 2025.
The meaning of putting an end to support is that Microsoft will not be offering technical support for any of the following –
- Software issues
- Security updates
- Software updates
- Fixes for Windows 10
The latest timeline comes as Microsoft is set to reveal its next generation of Windows – Windows 11. It lately releases a teaser for the same.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and chief product officer Panos Panay will introduce the most recent Windows experience at an upcoming Windows event on 24th June. The live stream will start at 11.00 am Eastern Time (8:30 pm IST) on 24th June.
The Microsoft CEO earlier hints at the “Next Generation of Windows” at Microsoft’s Build event the previous month.
“Soon we will reveal one of the most considerable revises to Windows of the past decade. This is in order to unlock larger economic opportunities for developers and creators. I have been self-hosting it for the past several months. I am extremely excited regarding the next generation of Windows,” Nadella says at the Microsoft Build 2021 event.
Nadella also mentions that the firm will create more chances for Windows developers and creators who are seeking an innovative and open platform. This is in order to create and deliver and monetize applications.
“We look forward to revealing more very soon,” Nadella adds.
Forthcoming updates to Windows will consist of key changes including substantial visual improvements. The update will also involve some key UI changes in order to the OS under a project with a code name – “Sun Valley”.