Microsoft halts sales of every OS but Windows 10

Sam Trendall
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OEMs no longer able to pre-install Windows 7.1 or Windows 8

From this week forward Microsoft will no longer sell any operating systems other than Windows 10. Monday marked the final day on which Microsoft shipped both Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Professional to its OEM partners. This means that once any residual inventory has cleared, it will be impossible to buy a computer with anything except Windows 10 pre-installed - although some business customers will still be able to roll back to an earlier version of the OS via downgrade rights. The UK on...

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