Want Office 2019? Microsoft has a condition for you


As per web analytics firm StatCounter, Windows 10 received 42.78 percent of the desktop market, finally edging out 8-year-old Windows 7, which scored 41.86 percent.

In the next month or two, Microsoft will be releasing the next large update to Windows 10, Redstone 4, and with it will come with a significant amount of changes to how the company is positioning its software as well as pricing it for its partners.

Microsoft revealed last fall that it will soon introduce a new version of its super popular office suite.

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The writing may have been on the wall when Windows Vista was released to the public, but it's only after many, many years we're starting to hear the stories of those who worked on the ill-fated operating system, providing insight into exactly what went wrong. Which is the same day on which Microsoft will end extended support for Office 2016. The software giant originally announced Windows 10 S as a dedicated version of Windows for education customers that's restricted to running Microsoft Store apps. Office 2019 will only be supported on Windows 10, Windows 10 Enterprise edition LTSC and "the next LTSC release of Windows Server". The activities will be synced in the background with Windows 10, Android and iPhones as long as the same Microsoft account is being used.

No support is thus included for Windows 7 or even Windows 8.1 which is only four years old at this moment.

We know that Microsoft has been making a huge push for users and companies to make the switch to Windows 10, but it is understandable that following the confusion that arose in Windows 8 that there might be some who are hesitant to upgrade. In the past, perpetual versions of Office were released under the Microsoft Fixed Lifecycle Policy, with a term of 5 years of standard support and 5 years of extended support. Last April, Microsoft announced that all perpetual-license Office products would no longer have connections to Office 365 services, starting on October 13, 2020. Combined with the other earlier versions of Windows, this means that Office 2019 won't be compatible with 59.98% of desktop users. If an organization is running a semiannual channel release of Windows 10 that's no longer supported, then the Office 365 ProPlus installation won't be supported either.