Microsoft stop supporting older versions of Windows on new computers

Jan

17

2016

It has released Microsoft’s new updates to the policy of private employment system and Windows stopped all of which support Windows versions that precede Windows 10 on new computers.

Microsoft said in its statement that the computers that run Kaby Lake processors from Intel, and 8996 from Qualcomm, and Bristol Ridge from AMD will support only Windows 10 users will not be able to install Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on them.

The company published a list of the new with computers that run processor Skylake from Intel, which users can install Windows 7 and beyond, but noted that the support versions of the old Windows continuously until the month of July of 2017 only, and will have the user later for an update to Windows 10 to get security updates .

Included computers Latitude existing 12, and Latitude 13 7000, and XPS 13 from Dell, and EliteBook Folio, and EliteBook 1040 G3 from HP, and ThinkPad T460S, and ThinkPad X1 Carbon, and ThinkPad P70 from Lenovo, where Scion Bmekdr owners of these devices install Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 until Only in July 2017, the company also promised to add more devices to the list later.

Users of the old computers that run processors like Brodway or Haswell, for example, but not limited to would be able to run Windows vista live, and Windows 7, in addition to the 8.1 and Windows 10, where the company has pledged to issue security updates that support Windows vista live ends in 2017, and Windows 7, 2020, and Windows 8 in 2023, and finally Windows 10 in 2025.

Microsoft is seeking a move to overcome one of the most problems complain Users of Windows including, a lack of full compatibility between the system and the computer, and thus ensure that the best use of the experience as possible for the system on these computers, where will experience intensively to ensure full compatibility.

In contrast, companies will be forced to wait before thinking about buying new computers, most companies do not adopt the new versions of Windows until the stability of the system completely and secure the best possible way, so the purchase of new computers mean that they need to install Windows 10 certainly.

Some believe that these changes will accelerate the adoption of Windows 10 and not to enter into the same closed-loop suffered by Microsoft with Windows XP XP, where a lot of companies adopted it for a long time, even after the release of Windows vista live, and 7, and Windows 8 and 8.1 .

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