Category Archives: Windows

Microsoft ends Windows 7 and 8.1 extended security updates on January 10th 2023

Microsoft has ended Windows 7 and 8.1 extended security updates as of January 10th, 2023.    Microsoft will also be ending support for Microsoft Edge for these Windows versions as well.    An exception is Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, which ends support on on July 11, 2023.

More information is available at the Windows End of Support page. A list of the life cycle of Microsoft products may be found here.

Windows 365 Cloud PC now available from Microsoft

Microsoft released Windows 365, a cloud-based PC service that runs Windows 10 or Windows 11, on August 2, 2021. This new service is based on Azure Virtual Desktop.  More information is available at these links: