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      Support for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Operating System on Intel 6th Generation Core Processor and Intel Xeon Processor E3

      Microsoft has announced that Extended Support for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will end on July 17, 2018 for all Intel Skylake processor systems.

      After July 17, 2018 Microsoft will continue to provide limited support as described on their Skylake support page.

      For older Intel processors: Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 support will continue as currently posted on the Microsoft Lifecycle web site Windows lifecycle fact sheet.

      The following Intel processors are included:

      • Intel 6th generation Intel Core processors (Skylake)
      • Intel Xeon processor E3 v5
      • Various Pentium and Celeron-branded processors

      The system processor information is available within System Properties of the Microsoft Windows Control Panel. For more information on Intel Skylake processors, go to: Your source for Intel Skylake processor information.

      Please note:
      1. If you chooses or continue to use Windows 7/8.1 OS after July 2018, there is no impact to your hardware warranty on the listed platform.
      2. Windows 7/8.1 drivers will remain available for download till January 2020


      Affected Brands

      The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:
      • ThinkCentre
      • ThinkStation
      • ThinkPad
      • IdeaCentre
      • Lenovo Notebook

      Affected Systems (machine types, model types)


      Desktop/Workstation System Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows 8.1 32-bit Windows 8.1 64-bit
      ThinkCentre M900 Y Y

      ThinkCentre M800 Y Y

      ThinkCentre M700 Y Y

      ThinkCentre E74/E74s
      Y

      ThinkCentre M8600t/s Y Y

      ThinkCentre M8500t/s Y Y

      ThinkCentre M4600t/s Y Y

      IdeaCentre S4150
      Y

      IdeaCentreS4130
      Y

      IdeaCentreS400z Y Y

      IdeaCentre S500z Y Y

      IdeaCentre S51-30
      Y

      ThinkCentre QT M4650 Y Y

      ThinkCentre QT M4600 Y Y

      ThinkCentre QT M6600 Y Y

      ThinkCentre QT A7400 Y Y

      ideacentre Y710 cube



      ideacentre Y900 RE



      ideacentre 510S



      ideacentre 710



      ideaCentre B750 Y

       Y
      ThinkCentre X1 Y Y

      ThinkCentre M900z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M800z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M700z / E74z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M8300z/8350z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M7300z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M9550z Y Y

      ThinkCentre M900 Tiny Y Y

      ThinkCentre M8600q Y Y

      ThinkCentre M700 Tiny Y Y

      ThinkCentre M600 Tiny Y Y


      ThinkStation System Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows 8.1 32-bit Windows 8.1 64-bit
      ThinkStation P310
      Y


      ThinkPad Notebook System Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows 8.1 32-bit Windows 8.1 64-bit
      T460 Y Y
      Y
      T460s Y Y
      Y
      T460p Y Y
      Y
      T560 Y Y
      Y
      P40, Yoga 460 Y Y
      Y
      P50
      Y
      Y
      P50s Y Y
      Y
      P70
      Y
      Y
      X260 Y Y
      Y
      X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga Y Y
      Y
      X1 Tablet


      Y
      Yoga 260 / S1 Yoga Y Y
      Y
      Yoga 460 / S3 Yoga Y Y
      Y
      L460 Y Y
      Y
      L560 Y Y
      Y
      E560p/S5
      Y
      Y
      E460 Y Y
      Y
      E560 Y Y
      Y
      11e, Yoga 11e
      Y
      Y

      Lenovo Notebook System Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows 8.1 32-bit Windows 8.1 64-bit
      B41-80/B51-80
      Y

      Tianyi300-14ISK/ Tianyi300-15ISK
      Y

      M41-80
      Y

      K41-80 Y Y

      E31-80
      Y

      E41-80/E51-80
      Y

      K21-80 Y Y

      B71-80
      Y

      V310-14ISK/ V310-15ISK
      Y

      V110-14ISK
      Y

      V110-15ISK
      Y

      N41-80
      Y

      N51-80
      Y

      E42-80ISK Y Y

      E52-80ISK Y Y

      V110-17ISK
      Y


      Operating System

      • Microsoft Windows 7
      • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7
      • Microsoft Windows 8
      • Microsoft Windows 8.1

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      • Alias ID: SF16-D0006
      • Document ID: HT116956
      • Last Updated :31 Mar 2016
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