Office 365 ProPlus Won’t Die Together with Windows 7, Updates Planned Until 2023
Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, but Office 365 ProPlus subscribers still running this OS version will continue to be provided with security updates for the productivity suite for three more years.
In other words, Office 365 ProPlus will continue to receive security updates until January 2023, as Microsoft says it wants to give customers more time to move to supported Windows.
On the other hand, no new features would be released for the productivity suite during this whole time, and this should urge subscribers to move to a new version of Windows, like Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, as fast as possible.
“Even though Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January 2020, we’ve decided to continue to provide you with security updates for Office 365 ProPlus for the next 3 years, until January 2023. We’re doing this to give you additional time to make the transition from running Office 365 ProPlus on devices running Windows 7 to a supported ope… (read more)