Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

Screenshot shows the Configure IE mode for Edge Browser Tool; organizations may need to use IE mode, as IE support on Windows ended on June 15, 2022.

Windows 8.1 is still in Extended Support, but organizations should be considering upgrading to Windows 10.

Windows 7 is no longer supported and although paid Extended Security Updates (ESUs) are available, organizations should be working to upgrade to Windows 10.

Timeline for the Windows client OS, including Windows 10 and Windows 11, the latest major versions of the Windows client OS for laptop, desktop, and tablet devices.

Chart shows support timelines for various versions of the Enterprise edition of the Windows Client OS, as of Nov. 2021.

Support is changing for OneDrive on versions of the Windows OS nearing the end of support.

Extended Security Updates address newly discovered security issues for some software that has left Extended support.

Chart explains various support dates and considerations for Office versions running on Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Timeline shows anticipated release and retirement dates of Windows client OS versions for enterprises