Question: What will happen to Windows 10 after 2025?

Windows 10 support will still be available for four years. Windows 10 will be retired with Windows 7 in the graveyard of Microsoft operating systems. With Microsoft making Windows 11 a free upgrade that launched today, the tech juggernaut will pull the plug on Windows 10 support on Oct. 14, 2025.

Can I still use Windows 10 after 2025?

Microsoft has set the end date of Windows 10 support to October 14, 2025. After that point, Windows 10 will no longer receive new security updates from Microsoft, and Windows 10 will be considered “end-of-life” (commercially dead). RELATEDWhy Doesnt Windows 11 Support My CPU?

Will Windows 10 last forever?

Microsoft will shut down support for Windows 10 in just over four years, in October 2025.

What happens after Windows 10 end of life?

There is no final Windows 10 end of life, as there was with previous versions. Since Microsoft regularly updates Windows 10, it supports each major version (called a feature update) for 18 months after its release. During this period, Microsoft continues to issue security patches, but you wont see new features.

What will happen to Windows 10 after Windows 11?

Support for Windows 10 will end on Oct. 14, 2025. That means Microsoft will no longer provide security patches or feature updates for the Home, Pro, Enterprise, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations editions at this time -- affecting virtually all Windows 10 users.

What is the future of Windows 10?

Windows 10 isnt going away. There will be a small 21H2 update for commercial users who arent planning upgrades to the new OS. This will give you time to plan upgrades, while still keeping users secure. Its future beyond this next update is still unclear.

Will Windows 10 still work when Windows 11 comes out?

How to go back to Windows 10. You can go back to Windows 10 if you install Windows 11 and decide you dont like it, but Microsoft will only let you revert during the first 10 days after you upgrade. Just do this: Open Settings.

Is Windows 11 Update available now?

Windows 11 is officially available and ready to download – but you may have to wait your turn. Microsofts shiny new operating system was officially launched on October 5th, becoming available in countries as the clock ticked over to midnight in different time zones.

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