Microsoft to stop Windows 10 Home and Pro versions in 2025

Microsoft announced that it will stop the Windows 10 Home and Pro versions by October 14, 2025.
The US-based software company has updated the information on its updated Windows lifecycle fact sheet. Microsoft will be dropping support for Windows 10 on Home, Pro, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations by 2025.

Microsoft will continue to support at least one Windows 10 semi-annual channel until October 14, 2025.

Microsoft will not be providing technical support for any issues, software updates or security updates or fixes for Windows 10 post that date.

Microsoft is set to unveil Windows 11, the advanced version of the OS. It had recently released a teaser for the same.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and chief product officer Panos Panay will present the latest Windows experience at an upcoming Windows event on June 24. The live stream will begin on June 24 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 pm IST).

Nadella had also said that the company will create more opportunities for Windows developers and creators who are looking for an innovative and open platform to build and distribute and monetise applications.

Upcoming updates to Windows will include major changes including significant visual enhancements. The update will also entail some major UI changes to the OS under a project codenamed “Sun Valley,” The Verge reported.