Microsoft will no longer offer Windows 10 downloads starting next month

Microsoft will no longer offer Windows 10 downloads starting next month

Windows 10 was released in 2015 and users can still download it from Microsoft official website. However, that will no longer be the case from next month, as the software giant has officially announced that it will offer Windows 10 download for sale until January 31.

Since Windows 10 licenses will no longer be available for purchase from the next, the only PC operating system that Microsoft will offer users is Windows 11. If you plan to build a PC with Windows 10, you have time until January 31. However, if you are already running Windows 10, removing the Windows 10 license will have no impact. Windows 10 users will continue to receive updates on their Windows 10 PCs until 2025, when support ends.

However, Windows 10 licenses will still be available for purchase from third-party resellers after January 31. While this will give some breathing room for those looking to build a new PC next month, people will have fewer opportunities to purchase new Windows 10 licenses in the future. So even if you don’t mind getting it from a third-party retailer, you better be quick!

In terms of market share, Windows 10 remains the most widely used version of Windows, even though it has been nearly two years since Microsoft released Windows 11. faster adoption of Windows 11, giving a much-needed boost to its market share.

While Windows 10 has many advantages, Windows 11 gives you a modern look, lots of new features, and advanced security features. To learn more about what’s new in Windows 11, read our detailed article on this subject.

Are you planning to build a new PC with Windows 10? If so, where do you plan to buy your Windows 10 license? Let us know in the “Comments” section.

Via PCW