The Countdown Begins: Windows 10 Support Fading, Windows 11 Emerges as the New Frontier!

Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 10 has been a cornerstone of computing since its release in 2015. Its intuitive interface, robust security features, and regular updates have endeared it to users worldwide. But all good things must come to an end and Microsoft has announced the end of support for Windows 10, signalling a new era dominated by its successor, Windows 11.
Come October 14, 2025, Microsoft will cease providing security updates and technical support for Windows 10, effectively rendering it vulnerable to emerging cyber threats and compatibility issues. This looming deadline leaves users with two clear paths forward: upgrade to Windows 11 or invest in a new PC that meets Windows 11 compatibility requirements.

Windows 11 Migration

Windows 11 represents more than just an incremental update; it’s a leap forward in user experience, security, and performance. Boasting a sleek, modern interface, Windows 11 offers a refreshed design that enhances productivity and aesthetics.

Security remains paramount in Windows 11, with features like hardware-based isolation, secure boot, and enhanced malware protection fortifying the operating system against evolving cyber threats.

Considering a New PC

For some Windows 10 users, the transition to Windows 11 may not be feasible due to hardware limitations. Windows 11 imposes stricter system requirements, necessitating compatible processors, sufficient RAM, TPM 2.0 modules and secure boot capabilities. In such cases, investing in a new PC that meets these specifications is the best option.

Purchasing a new PC not only ensures compatibility with Windows 11 but also unlocks the full potential of modern hardware advancements. From faster processors to enhanced graphics capabilities, a new PC promises improved performance and efficiency, enabling users to tackle demanding tasks with ease.

The action users need to take

Users must now take action to secure their PCs for the future, October 2025 may seem far way but time fly’s fast and switching over before they actual switch off allows you time to familiarise yourself with Windows 11. There are two forms for action you can now check to make sure you don’t fall behind:

  • On Windows 10 head into settings and navigate to updates, from here you can see whether your PC is upgradable to Windows 11. If you would rather we check for you, feel free to contact us.
  • If your PC isn’t upgradeable to Windows 11 then a new PC will be needed, Get in touch today and we can offer you a range of PCs including, laptops, premium renewed laptops and even our own brand of desktops RLS APOLLO tailor made to your needs.

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