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Microsoft stops selling Windows 10 today – should you upgrade to Windows 11 now?

Today is the last day you can buy a Windows 10 license. Although the time for Windows 10 is coming to an end, Microsoft says (Opens in a new tab) The latest generation operating system will continue to be supported with security updates until October 14, 2025.

We already knew that Microsoft would no longer sell Windows 10 licenses, as it has posted notices in multiple places across the internet letting users know that it will end digital downloads of Windows 10 on January 31, 2023. Back in June 2021, the company announced that it would stop supporting Windows 10. in 2025.

Recently, the Redmond-based tech giant Pulling the plug on the last remaining support for Windows 7. It also ended support for Windows 8 and 8.1. It’s easy to see Microsoft’s ultimate goal, which is to make Windows 11 operating system The only operating system from Microsoft that you can officially buy.

Windows 11 will soon be the only version of Windows you can officially buy. (Image credit: sdx15/Shutterstock)

But what if you are interested in building a Windows 10 PC? The only recourse is to purchase existing Windows 10 licenses from third-party retailers. If you or someone you know wants or needs a Windows 10 license, you can find OEM (original equipment manufacturer) copies on places like Amazon. If you’re not ready to leave Windows 10, it might not be a bad idea to buy an extra license or two before OEM copies finally become hard to find.

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