Windows 8.1 end of support on January 10, 2023

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As a reminder, Windows 8.1 will reach the end of support on January 10, 2023. After this date, this product will no longer receive security updates, non-security updates, bug fixes, technical support, or online technical content updates. This includes the following editions of Windows 8.1:

  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise N
  • N
  • Pro with Media Center
  • Professional
  • Professional N
  • SL

Additionally, Microsoft 365 apps will no longer be supported on Windows 8.1 as it will no longer meet the system requirements. Customers should upgrade devices to a supported Windows release. If devices do not meet the technical requirements to run a more current release of Windows, Microsoft recommends replacing the device with one that supports Windows 11.  

Please note that Microsoft will not be offering Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows 8.1.

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