Windows 10 support ends as of October 2025

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Microsoft has released a timeline in which the current Windows 10 will go end of life, that specifically will be October 14, 2025. Next week, Microsoft will announce more about the next generation of ...

    Windows 10 support ends as of October 2025
     
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    AsiJu Ancient Guru

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    Is it me or is that actually surprisingly soon?
     
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  3. TheDeeGee

    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    10 years, which seems about right, but wasn't Windows 10 their last?
     
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    I guess it depends on how you look at it. I seem to remember that when Win10 was announced/released, MS said it intends to keep it running for a good long while but release multiple major updates for it. Those updates have certainly happened and 10 years is not a short time for a Windows to be the active OS, not just a legacy one still being supported. XP was the previous longest serving one with 6 years under its belt.

    Considering the 4-core mainstream maximum period ended after the Win10 release, and things have been changing quite rapidly in general, I suppose MS feels like it needs to rebuild the OS once again. Apparently Win10 still needs to cope with the BIG-little thing, though.
     

  5. KissSh0t

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    So there's a chance they will fix Windows 10 by 2025.............. right?
     
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    Going to be interesting seeing what the future of Windows will be. Looking forward to it.
     
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    You cannot upgrade the same OS for ever. A total code cleaning is needed.
     
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    Oh yeah, W10 was released already back in 2015... where did the time go?

    No seriously, I want it back or a reasonable explanation for where it went! :p
     
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    Not really.

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  10. Ghosty

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    I'd assume the next iteration of Windows will be open source. There I said it.
     

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    must have been 2022 end of support.
     
  12. Mufflore

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    fixed ;)
     
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    Bill Gates is always saying how he likes Google, so that's a hint right there.
     
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    scoter man1 Ancient Guru

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    I was going to say subscription based :(
     
  15. Ghosty

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    Like Office is now? There is also a cloud free version of that.
     

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    Yes you can.
     
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    Then you should not. Performance is always achieved through beautiful programming, not monstrous one.
     
  18. ManofGod

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    Especially since they have issues with high core count CPU's.
     
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    Direct x 13 @ 2025 confirmed then ... Kinda :p . What kinda worries me is the "new start" i love the current one given i removed all my tiles and then added the thing i want ...it is just perfect! I am afraid they will pull another metro.
     
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    Then you have nothing to worry about, they completely ditched the Mobile platform years ago.
     

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