Microsoft has declared that version 1703 of Windows 10 will no longer soon be under the support cycle umbrella. This version is used in enterprise and education editions of the laptops. The company released the version on April 5, 2017, and the service will end on October 9, 2018.
The support page of the company reads, “Every Windows product has a life cycle. The life cycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to update, upgrade or make other changes to your software. ”
Although Microsoft has said that although support will end the version will continue to receive 6 months of security updates. The security only updates will be available via normal channels including Windows Update (WU/WUfB), WSUS, the Update Catalog, and enterprise management solutions and are delivered as standard cumulative update packages.
Along with this, the customers will also have an option to get paid extension for their version. The users can contact the Microsoft account team for more information on the paid program.
Recently, Microsoft launched the latest Surface Pro in India with a starting price tag of Rs 64,999. The fifth generation of Surface Pro is available for purchase on Microsoft Store, Amazon, Flipkart and offline on Croma, Vijay Sales and others. It is a successor to the Surface Pro 4 launched back in 2016. It is powered by 7th generation Intel Core m3 processor with HD Graphics 615, i5 processor with HD Graphics 620, or i7 with Iris Plus Graphics 640.