Microsoft is retracting its announcement early this year to cut support for processors with computers Skylake Of Intel
In an effort to encourage user migration to Windows 10, Microsoft announced in January this year that it would shorten support for computers with Skylake processors, the sixth generation of processors Intel, Which will run earlier versions of Windows - including popular versions 7 and 8.1.
Microsoft has decided to support these computers for 18 months in total, a time period that is considered particularly short. Usually components are supported under operating systems for periods of 5 years or more. The company also announced that computers with processors Broadwell Older people will continue to receive support, so it is very likely that this was a marketing step to promote the new operating system.
Following the pressure from users and organizations, Microsoft has withdrawn. In the weekend Has released On its website that in view of the concern that organizations will not be able to move to 10 windows, will release the Skylake processors from the support circuit together with the X-Broadwell On the planned date: for "Windows 7" it is January 2020 and for "Windows 8.1" three years later.
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that future generations of Intel and Intel processors,AMD, Led by Kaby Lake processors, will be officially supported only under the new version of Windows, So new computer owners will have to think twice before deciding to give it up. However, based on the current case, it is impossible to know whether the giant Redmond will have to change its policy again.