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Microsoft Windows Autopatch available

Effective July 11, 2022, Microsoft Windows Autopatch is generally available. This cloud service automates updates for Windows, Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise, Edge and Teams. The goal of Windows Autopatch is to deliver software updates to registered devices. The service frees up IT and minimizes disruptions to your end users.

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 end of support

Effective January 10, 2023, Microsoft Windows 8.1 reaches its end of support. After that date, if you’re running Microsoft 365, you’ll no longer receive updates for the Office apps; this includes feature, security, and other quality updates. Microsoft 365 Apps is no longer supported on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

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Microsoft Windows 365 Enterprise promotion

From July 1, 2022 until September 30, 2022, a Microsoft Windows 365 Enterprise promotion is available through SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT as your Cloud Solution Provider (CSP). This trial offers 100 % discount for one month for up to three users. This new trial experience is available to eligible customers: A

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Microsoft Windows 11 Get Genuine Windows Agreement available in CSP

Effective May 1, 2022, Microsoft Get Genuine Windows Agreement offers are available in the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program for Windows 11. Get Genuine Windows (also known as “GGWA”) legalization solutions assist customers to convert non genuine Windows operating systems to genuine. GGWA licenses enable customers without genuine copies of

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 End of Life

Effective June 15, 2022, the Internet Explorer (IE) 11 desktop application retires on the following platforms: Internet Explorer 11 desktop application delivered via the Semi-Annual Channel (SAC): Windows 10 (version 20H2 and later) Windows 10 IoT (version 20H2 and later) Unaffected of the retirement are: Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft

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Microsoft Windows Pro upgrade for CSP

Effective March 1, 2022, new Microsoft Windows 11 Pro upgrade licenses for Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) will replace the corresponding Open License licenses which reached their end of life (EOL) on December 31, 2021. Microsoft Windows 11 Pro upgrade licenses enable customers on older versions of Pro, such as Microsoft

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Microsoft Windows 11

Effective October 5, 2021, Microsoft Windows 11 is available and is already available in preview on Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). Windows 11 comes as a free upgrade to eligible Windows 10 PCs, and PCs that come pre-loaded with Windows 11 will start to become available for purchase. New features

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Microsoft Windows 7 End of Support

Microsoft Windows 7 reached End of Support on January 14, 2020. Although Microsoft’s recommendation is to upgrade to Windows 10 or move to Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure, customers may purchase Extended Security Updates (ESU) to continue to receive security updates for critical issues. For further information on Microsoft Windows

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Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop available

Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop is now available. Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud. It’s the only virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Deploy

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