Windows 7 end of life

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 date Serviced 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 history Date of availability End of service for Home, Pro, and Pro for Workstations editions End of service for Enterprise and Education editions
Windows 10, version 1903 May 21, 2019 December 8, 2020 December 8, 2020
Windows 10, version 1809 November 13, 2018 May 12, 2020 May 11, 2021
Windows 10, version 1803 April 30, 2018 November 12, 2019 November 10, 2020
Windows 10, version 1709 October 17, 2017 April 9, 2019 April 14, 2020
Windows 10, version 1703 April 5, 2017* October 9, 2018 October 8, 2019
Windows 10, version 1607 August 2, 2016 April 10, 2018 April 9, 2019
Windows 10, version 1511 November 10, 2015 October 10, 2017 October 10, 2017
Windows 10, released July 2015 (version 1507) July 29, 2015 May 9, 2017  May 9, 2017

Windows 8.1 and 7

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

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Windows 10 update history

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