Microsoft has quietly announced that it will stop selling its Windows 10 operating system globally from January 31, 2023. This list includes both Home and Pro versions of the Windows 10 OS.
“More about Windows 10: January 31, 2023, will be the last day this Windows 10 download will be offered for sale. Windows 10 will remain supported with security updates that keep your PC safe from viruses, spyware, and other threats until October 14, 2025.” Helps protect against other malware,” Microsoft says in the notes on the purchase page for Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro operating systems. The two operating systems are available at a price of Rs 10,379 and Rs 16,515, respectively.
It is worth noting that while Microsoft will stop selling the Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro operating systems from the Microsoft Store starting January 31, 2023, the two versions are still expected to be available at other retailers such as Amazon and other third-party retailers. have hope. The operating system is still expected to come pre-installed on a lot of devices. “Customers have until January 31, 2023, to purchase Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro from this site,” a Microsoft spokesperson said in a statement to The Verge. available elsewhere.
For the unversed, Microsoft launched Windows 10 back in July 2015 and has already confirmed that it will be discontinuing the operating system in October 2025, almost 10 years later.
In such a situation, the company is asking users to upgrade their personal computers to Windows 11 operating system. However, Windows 11 requires a different set of minimum requirements on the hardware front.
windows 11 minimum requirements
If you have a PC running on Windows 10 operating system and you want to upgrade it to Windows 11, here are the minimum requirements that you need to ensure to use the OS on your PC:
- 1GHz or faster processor with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit SoC.
At least 4 GB RAM.
At least 64GB of storage capacity.
System Firmware: UEFI and Secure Boot enabled.
Support for Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.
A graphics card that is compatible with DirectX 12 or later with a WDDM 2.0 driver.
A PC with a high-definition display that’s more than 9-inches diagonally and 8-bits per color channel.
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