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will i still get win 8 updates if i dont upgrade to 8.1?

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2 years ago#1
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2500k @ 4.8ghz ~
2 years ago#2
Yes, but MS is only supporting Win 8 'till like 2015 or something. 8.1 will be supported until 2025.
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2 years ago#3
Danzorz88 posted...
Yes, but MS is only supporting Win 8 'till like 2015 or something. 8.1 will be supported until 2025.


do you have a link to verify this? i cant find it on Microsofts website
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2500k @ 4.8ghz ~
2 years ago#4
I've seen the 2 years to upgrade part referenced quite a few times. Don't recall seeing the support for 8.1 till 2025 though
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2 years ago#5
im chatting with microsoft right now.

will update when done.
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2500k @ 4.8ghz ~
2 years ago#6
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/products/lifecycle
2 years ago#7
http://puu.sh/51mqa.png

straight from microsoft rep, both are supported until 1/10/2023 and u dont have to upgrade to win 8.1
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2500k @ 4.8ghz ~
2 years ago#8
Danzorz88 posted...
Yes, but MS is only supporting Win 8 'till like 2015 or something. 8.1 will be supported until 2025.


http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/products/lifecycle
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2 years ago#9
I don't believe that MS rep is correct. 8.1 is essentially a service pack, and like all service packs before it... You have 2 years to upgrade.

Windows 8 customers will have two years to move to Windows 8.1 after the General Availability of the Windows 8.1 update to continue to remain supported under the Windows 8 lifecycle.

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/msl-Windows-81
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