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Microsoft imposes deadline for OEMs to sell Windows 7/8.1

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    Microsoft imposes deadline for OEMs to sell Windows 7/8.1


    Customers who own a Windows 7 or 8 PC, in need of a replacement PC, and arenít ready to get familiar with Windows 10, have a deadline to buy a new PC running their familiar version of Windows. Microsoft has confirmed on its Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet web page that PC manufacturers have until October 31 of next year to sell off all their stocks of computers running Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8.1.

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    Weird that 7 Professional has it's own expiry date? And two years longer than all the other versions of Windows 7, including Ultimate. Business customers I guess?
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Microsoft imposes deadline for OEMs to sell Windows 7/8.1
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