The date that Microsoft has established itself as the end of the main support of Windows 8 is on January 9, 2018 . Until then, you may request changes to functionality or design. Also enjoy Microsoft support for incidents, and receive system updates. Extended support, along the lines of Lifecycle Microsoft Support will extend over five years, until January 10, 2023.
Microsoft Product Support
Under the new policy Lifecycle Microsoft Support, published in October 2002, the main products of the Redmond giant will have ten years of support , of which the first five are main support and the remaining five will be extended support.
Extended support is a paid service whereby, once past the first 5 years mainstream support, and for another five years, the companies that hire may request corrections than security. In addition, both companies and home users can enjoy this period of security updates at no additional cost.
If I upgrade to Windows 7 to Windows 8, how long will Microsoft support?
The mainstay of Windows 7 ends on January 13, 2015, while extended support is extended until 14 January 2020.
If we decided to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 , the date of end of support will become the operating system later . That is, we have major support until January 9, 2018 , and have until January 10, 2023 in order to have extended support by Microsoft.