the end of Windows 10 operating system Already has a history of the operating system of Microsoft It will stop receiving updates and the version released in October last year will be the last, so they made several recommendations for users so that they do not encounter security problems.
The current version, 22H2, will be supported until October 14, 2025; This means that it only has a little over two years left which is why the company invited everyone to do the update in Windows 11 operating systemand it’s free.
The operating system was launched in 2015, so until the end of its support it will complete 10 years of life, during which time it receives new releases every two years, with security updates every month.
However, since the arrival of Windows 11, W10 updates have not added new features, but instead focused on fixing performance and operation bugs to maintain stability, so its end was to be expected.
Microsoft He confirmed that the expiration of new versions will not affect the schedule of security updates and bug fixes for this operating system, which will continue until October 14, 2025.
So the company’s recommendations are two. On the other hand, switch to W11 as soon as possible and in case you have to continue on W10, make sure you have version 2H22 in order not to lose security support for the remaining two and a half years.
Switching between operating systems is free, so the operation can be done directly from the computer without having to pay for an additional license. Although there are several conditions that the computer must meet in order for the update to take place.
So the first step is to verify that the following minimum requirements are met:
– Healer: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with two or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or system on a chip (SoC).
Memory: 4 GB of RAM.
– Storage: A storage device with a capacity of 64 GB or more.
System Firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot support. See here for information on how your computer can meet this requirement.
– DWT: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0. See here for instructions on how to enable your computer to meet this requirement.
– Graphics Card: DirectX 12 or later compatible with WDDM 2.0 driver.
– screen resolution: Full HD (720p) display larger than 9 inches diagonally, with an 8-bit color channel.
Internet connection: Setting up Windows 11 Home and Windows 11 Pro for personal use requires a Microsoft account and Internet access.
To facilitate the update for all users, computers will be responsible for informing them that they are compatible with this new version. This can be checked by going to Windows Updatelocated in the Settings menu, in the Update & Security option.
A box will appear confirming that the application meets the requirements and how the update should be done. Although it is important to first backup all files, programs and functions.