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Vista Supported till 2017
Windows 7 Supported till 2020
Windows 8 please upgrade for free to Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Supported till 2023
Windows ten released July 2015 supported for new features until 2020
Long term support end 2025.
They are the facts. The only thing that is a little fly in the ointment is if you upgrade from an OEM licence and 4 years later a part goes bad, they will probably not let you activate except by a phone call to a rep. If you tell the truth I am sure you will be fine. I have never had any issues with talking to reps about activations once I explain what has been going on. The other thing that has not been addressed is retail licences, how do I transfer my Windows 10 to a new build in 3 years time which I can do with my 7 and 8/8.1 licences. Surely I don't have to install the older OS on my new PC? In that case it would be easier for retail owners to get new keys?
The Operating System Formally Known As Windows, TOSFKAW
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It's an arrow ... I started adding more icons trying to make a W, but that didn't work so I left it the way ti was. Truth is I started with it pointing up because it was easier to figure out how many I needed.
I'm glad Kerry brought up the subject so I could shoot it off on a tangent