Microsoft will no more sell windows 7 and Windows 8 to OEMs


US tech Giat Microsoft has stopped sale for both the Windows 7 and Windows 8 working frameworks and these cannot be purchased with another PC hereafter. Microsoft clearly stated that this end of sales corresponds to the fact that particular version of Windows i.e. Windows 7 and Windows 8 will no longer be shipped to retailers or Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) after the end of sale date. Here OEMS comprise of brands like Dell and Toshiba which pre- install Windows to their manufactured PC’s.

Windows 7 was launched in 2009 thus running on sale for almost seven years whereas Windows 8 was launched only 4 years ago.

Organizations with enterprise licensing agreements and Software Assurance—the annuity-like program that gives extra rights—may keep on purchasing new PCs, then downsize the OS from the pre-installed Windows 10 to Windows 7 in the event that they need to continue utilizing the more established release. Also, new Windows 7 Professional PCs won’t vanish promptly; OEMs will be permitted to utilize what licenses they have in stock.

This end of sales of Windows 7 and Windows 8 will definitely give a boost to the current version of windows –Windows 10.It was not very long ago that the Microsoft had announced that they will be coming up with major updates for Windows 10.

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Madhurima Goyal, From ITvoir News Desk