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Microsoft ends support for Windows 8.1 operating system

Microsoft Corporation has announced on its blog that after January 10, 2023, the users of the system will not be provided with technical assistance for any reason, software updates and security systems will also be unavailable.

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It added that today that however, the computer running this operating system will continue to work, and there will be no further updates.

 

The US Corporation said it recommends upgrading to a version of the operating system that is still supported, for example, to Windows 11.

IT News Nigeria also gathered that the latest version of the browser to support Windows 8.1 will be Microsoft Edge version 109, which is scheduled for release some time after January 12

 

Also starting from January 10, users will no longer be able to purchase and install applications and games from Microsoft Store on their computers with Windows 8.1. Up until the due date, the users had such an opportunity.

 

The latest version of the browser to support Windows 8.1 will be Microsoft Edge version 109, which is scheduled for release some time after January 12.

 

Microsoft introduced the Windows 8.1 operating system in 2013. This system is intended mostly for touchscreen PCs, however, it also supports classic computers.

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