Windows Client Timeline

  • Windows 11 effectively deprecates Windows 10.
  • Windows 11 will be generally available on Oct. 5, 2021.
  • Windows 10 Enterprise edition will be supported until Oct. 14, 2025.

Windows 11 was announced on June 24, 2021, and it will become generally available via the Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) and preinstalled on new devices from OEMs on Oct. 5, 2021. The accompanying timeline shows likely release and retirement dates for Windows client OS versions used in large organizations.

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