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Windows 7 and 8.1 updates coming to an end (for new Windows computers)

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If you’re thinking of getting a brand-new Windows computer with the newest chips, be ready to have it run Windows 10.
AMD Ryzen chips have just started becoming available.
Microsoft has warned that new computers running the latest Intel and AMD chips will only run Windows 10. Now, it seems like that moment of transition has finally arrived.
In advance of an expected Windows 10 Creators Update , owners of newer systems with Intel 7th-gen “Kaby Lake” chips, AMD Ryzen chips are reporting that their systems aren’t receiving Windows 7 or 8.1 updates anymore. According to Microsoft’s support pages, it’s been long known that newer hardware will eventually be Windows 10-only.

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