Microsoft Issues Software Updates for 17 Critical Vulnerabilities.
Windows 7 end of life January 2020
Windows Server 2008 R2 end of life January 2020
Windows Server 2012r2 end of life October 2023
Microsoft has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and its Microsoft Accounts for a number of months. This means PCs will use Windows Hello face authentication or even physical security keys with the FIDO2 standard. With the latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update, you can even set up and sign into a Windows 10 PC with just a phone number on a Microsoft Account.