Meanwhile, Microsoft is also stepping up its Windows 7 migration plan with a paid security update option.
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Now though, Microsoft has taken on board the moans (well done, chaps, it's only taken two and a bit years) and will be upping this to a much more realistic 30 months - two and a half years - which allows them to offer more time and save face that it is still worth the upgrade for us muggles. "Today's announcements are created to respond to your feedback and make it easier, faster, and cheaper to deploy a modern desktop".
Windows 7 remains the most popular variant of Microsoft's operating systems on corporate desktops, and enterprises are not showing much inclination to make the leap into the double digit future of Windows 10, even with extended support for the veteran operating system ending on 14 January, 2020. But the good news is that if you are running 1607, 1703, 1709 or 1803, those releases will now be supported for 30 months from their release date. Also, all feature releases of Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, and Office 365 ProPlus will continue to be supported for 18 months. If we go by the pattern in which Microsoft releases its updates, then we can say that the update will be rolled out somewhere in September or October.
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The introduction of Windows Desktop Analytics and Desktop App Assure are aimed at assisting customers in moving to a modern desktop experience powered by Office 365 and Windows 10. Windows 10 Build 17754 comes with fixes for Action Center, Microsoft Edge PWA integration, and more.
We recently flighted version 10.1807.2286.0 of Snip & Sketch (née Screen Sketch) to Skip Ahead, which included the highly requested delay snip feature. Microsoft now issues two annual updates (like feature upgrades) which come with new tools and features. The build also fixes a bug that caused League of Legends and the games to fail to launch or connect properly.
We fixed an issue where pasting multi-line text into certain websites using Microsoft Edge might add unexpected empty lines between each line.
Please try it out and let us know what you think by tweeting at @MicrosoftToDo on Twitter! In what is likely a breath of fresh air for business users entering their final 500 days of Windows 7, Microsoft is offering the chance to extend support by up to three years for an added cost. It also noted that the Windows 7 ESU will be sold on a per-device basis and the price will increase each year. He confirms that enterprise customers will be able to pay for extended support on Windows 7.
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