the support of Windows 7 is the deadline for January 14, 2020. Microsoft emphasized, however, the official mainstream support for Windows 7 users shall be terminated on January 13, 2015.
Microsoft so-called mainstream system support, means that before the deadline, the user can enjoy free all official function updates, patches, etc. While expanding support means that users can only receive the official offer basic safety upgrade services. In general, the mainstream of a version of Windows system and support for a total of about 10 years.
Microsoft emphasized that all versions of Windows 7, will be in after the deadline, and can’t enjoy the Microsoft’s official any upgrade services. Sources said that although Windows 7 covers a wide range, but Microsoft doesn’t seem to want again like Windows XP, earnestly to sit through tolerate users “behavior”.
in addition, Microsoft also announced today for all versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 official upgrade support will also terminates on January 14, 2015. To Office 2010 (Service Pack 1) official support will end on October 14. Windows Phone 7.8 mainstream official support will end in September 14th.