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Microsoft to stop selling Windows 10 downloads as part of planned 2025 shutdown

9 days ago   |   By Engadget

As part of an effort to wind down support of Windows 10 Home and Pro, Microsoft is stopping sales of downloads on January 31st, according to a product page spotted by The Verge. That date "will be the last day this Windows 10 download are offered for sale," according to Microsoft. However, it will continue to support Windows 10 with security updates until it's discontinued for good in October 2025. "Customers have until January 31, 2023 to purchase Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro from this site," a Microsoft spokesperson told The Verge , while advising customers to purchase Windows 11...
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Microsoft to stop selling Windows 10 downloads on January 31st

Microsoft to stop selling Windows 10 downloads on January 31st

9 days ago   |   By The Verge

Microsoft is removing Windows 10 Home and Pro downloads from sale later this month. The downloads include license keys for Windows 10 (necessary to activate and use the download), and are being removed more than two years before Microsoft stops officially supporting Windows 10 on October 14th, 2025.
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 product pages recently to note the January 31st cutoff date for sales, but it's not clear how the company will treat similar downloads and license keys available from retailers like Amazon. We asked Microsoft to comment on Windows 10 license keys and downloads...
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