How the fixed support lifecycle works For older versions of Windows and Office, Microsoft provides at least five years of mainstream support, followed by another five years of extended support. Most imaging systems, such as Dexis all versions , are compatible with Windows 10. Sometimes they get it — remember the New Coke and Coke Classic debacle? Beginning in 2018 through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. Ontech goes out of there way to ensure that we are taken care of immediately and follows up to all of our questions, no matter how small, in a professional manner. Service packs have separate end-of-support dates. We might need a whiteboard for this one, because the story is complicated.
Extended support for all editions goes an extra five years, until Jan. A of Microsoft products have end-of-support dates in 2018. According to Wikipedia, creeping normality or death by a thousand cuts is the way a major change can be accepted as the normal situation if it happens slowly, in unnoticed increments, when it would be regarded as objectionable if it took place in a single step or short period. For Windows 10 version 1607 the so-called Anniversary Update , that date marks the official end-of-service date. Now we have actual end of support dates, as indicated in this chart below: Credit: Microsoft Windows 10 1511 end of support was October 10, 2017, but Enterprise and Education users have until April 10, 2018 to continue to get patches and updates.
If you value your privacy, there are ways to throttle the telemetry, depending on which version of Windows 10 you choose. For example, Windows 2008 R2 came out on October 22, 2009. The official date of retirement for support is the second Tuesday in the first month of the quarter following that anniversary which also happens to be Patch Tuesday. That unfortunate situation actually happened to owners of three- and four-year-old devices built using the Intel Clover Trail chip family. While talking to her, OnTech had better rates than the company we were currently using for outside tech support I'm being nice and not naming the company. .
We were able to build a scope of work in which we were both confident. Five years after that date was Oct. No matter what the issue, he is there for us, and extremely helpful. I know that I am not their only client, yet they always make me feel like the only person on the schedule. This is common for most products and services that enter the market, as often times they cannot be supported infinitely.
The annual cost starts at 5% and subsequently increases to 12% with certain buy-in dates. Unfortunately, some of those dates have already come and gone. As , Microsoft is adding six additional months of support for its latest three Windows 10 updates 1607, 1703 and 1709. It also means that new vulnerabilities or holes in security will be left open to attack without a software update to remedy the weaknesses. New computer and other are developed all the time and, without the security updates to fight them off, your data and your system are vulnerable.
Their willingness and ability to educate me on the different options or concerns that have popped-up is greatly appreciated! Hence, most Windows users, esp business-users, paid-for and ran each version of Windows for about 10 years before upgrading, eg paid-for and ran Win 3. Let Windows pro Ed Bott be your guide. Refer to the for more information on different service packs and versions. Microsoft's official treats Windows 8. If there are particular products you want to find out about, has the full Microsoft product list, just search for the product you want and click on it to get a customized support description. Microsoft also firmed up today the end of support dates for its latest Windows 10 releases.
We hired OnTech a year ago, and are grateful we did! Our company has been with Ontech Systems, Inc. In the run-up to the release of Windows 10, many wondered whether Microsoft would take the opportunity to change its established 10-year support lifecycle. Apple also pushes their new updates on Mac Users via automatic updates. Rest easy knowing that your data is secure in good hands. Ontech does many things right. Even further still, there is a new type of support called the Modern Lifecycle Policy which essentially means if you pay for , the product will be supported indefinitely … until Microsoft gives you 12 months of notice they are terminating support on it. But even that option is undergoing major change.
Dealing with Keegan, John, and Dan as well as a few others, but these 3 have been our main contacts has always met or exceeded the expectations of ours. If you are considering waiting until the last minute to update your 2012 Windows Servers we highly recommend leaving 6 months of leeway between your projected finish date and October 10, 2023. Support for the Anniversary Update ended on April 10, 2018. OnTech has given us freedom, flexibility and security in our day to day work life. To find the end-of-support date for any Microsoft product, use the , the , or the full to get the official answer. To be precise, April 10, 2018 will be the last Patch Day for the operating system.
For those customers, the end-of-service date is pushed back an additional six months, which means the end date for Windows 10 version 1607 is October 9, 2018. And of course, all you have to do is answer a few health-related questions. Moving to Mac just because someone told you or you read somewhere that Windows 10 collects too much data is not a very good reason to move to Mac. To get in touch, call 770 918-0075, or. Spoiler: Version 1703 servicing ends on Oct.
Since most rugged devices are currently running these systems, it is a good time to begin to plan to move to other operating systems as you start to replace your older handhelds. We run routine analysis to document their progress and to keep them aware of potential pitfalls and upcoming budgetary changes. Microsoft has , but eventually to match the Windows 8. According to Microsoft, it will only support two Windows 10 versions at a time. However, keep in mind that the article was written in 2015 — the intro year for Windows 10.