For some, two of the best products Microsoft ever produced are Windows Mobile and Windows 7 - and support for both are ending in about a year’s time.
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Both the people who make PCs and the people who use them have repeatedly shown that they prefer a full-featured version of Windows.
Microsoft has re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 update after more than a month's delay, saying it's upgraded its bug-testing procedures.
Microsoft announced that Terry Myerson, its head of Windows and Devices, would leave the company. Rajesh Jha, his replacement, will be asked to develop a more cohesive experience among Windows, Office, apps, and devices.
Microsoft said users should expect to see previews of the Office 2019 apps next quarter, but subscribers will need Windows 10 to run them.
Microsoft phased out support for Windows 8.1, making the upgrade to Windows 10 urgent with the last remaining free upgrade path closing soon.