April 16, 2024

Microsoft has ended its free improve path for customers of Home windows 7/8, which means customers might want to buy a Home windows 11 license to improve.

Microsoft introduced the information in web page on its Machine Accomplice Middle:

Microsoft’s free improve supply for Home windows 10 / 11 ended July 29, 2016. The set up path to acquire the Home windows 7 / 8 free improve is now eliminated as effectively. Upgrades to Home windows 11 from Home windows 10 are nonetheless free.

Luckily, customers can nonetheless improve from Home windows 10 to 11 at no cost, though the steep system necessities for Home windows 11 stay an obstacle for a lot of customers.