It is less than weeks when Microsoft will unveil the next generation of Windows. Ahead of the scheduled launch, the company has announced that it will end support for Windows 10 in 2025. This will include both Windows 10 Home and Pro versions.
Microsoft has updated its Windows lifecycle fact sheet. As stated on the update page, the retirement date for Windows 10 on Home, Pro, Pro Education and Pro is October 14, 2025. This means that Microsoft will not offer any technical support for any issue related to Windows 10 after 2025.
However, it will continue to support at least one Windows 10 Semi-Annual Channel until October 14, 2025.
As mentioned above, the company is set to announce the next generation of Windows via an online event on June 21. It has started sending out media invites for the same. The Windows launch event will be presented by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and chief product officer Panos Panay.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella teased the upcoming big announcement during his keynote speech at the annual developer conference. During the keynote, Nadella said, “Soon we will share one of the most significant updates to Windows of the past decade to unlock greater economic opportunity for developers and creators. I’ve been self-hosting it over the past several months, and I’m incredibly excited about the next generation of Windows.”
As per a report by The Verge, Microsoft is expected to introduce new changes that will include various visual enhancements. The software giant is also expected to unveil the new Windows logo at the event. Microsoft is also expected to showcase some significant UI changes to Windows.