Windows 7 end of life

End of Windows 7 Support

What does end of support mean?

If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it may become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. Your PC will continue to start and run, but Microsoft will no longer provide the following support for your business.

  1. No technical support
  2. No software updates
  3. No security updates

To avoid security risks and viruses, Microsoft recommends you upgrade to Windows 10.

Windows 10


Home, Enterprise, Education, Pro, and Pro for Workstations editions

Edition March* feature updates September* feature updates
Windows 10
Enterprise

Windows 10
Education
Serviced for 18 months from release dateServiced for 30 months from release date
Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Windows 10
Home
 
Serviced for 18 months from release date, however based on your setting, the latest feature update may be automatically installed on your device upon availability.Serviced for 18 months from release date, however based on your setting, the latest feature update may be automatically installed on your device upon availability.
Windows 10 version historyDate of availabilityEnd of service for Home, Pro, and Pro for Workstations editionsEnd of service for Enterprise and Education editions
Windows 10, version 1903May 21, 2019December 8, 2020December 8, 2020
Windows 10, version 1809November 13, 2018May 12, 2020May 11, 2021
Windows 10, version 1803April 30, 2018November 12, 2019November 10, 2020
Windows 10, version 1709October 17, 2017April 9, 2019April 14, 2020
Windows 10, version 1703April 5, 2017*October 9, 2018October 8, 2019
Windows 10, version 1607August 2, 2016April 10, 2018April 9, 2019
Windows 10, version 1511November 10, 2015October 10, 2017October 10, 2017
Windows 10, released July 2015 (version 1507)July 29, 2015May 9, 2017 May 9, 2017

Windows 8.1 and 7

Client operating systemsEnd of mainstream supportEnd of extended support
Windows 8.1January 9, 2018January 10, 2023
Windows 7, service pack 1*January 13, 2015January 14, 2020 

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Windows 10 update history

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