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Microsoft to Shut Down Modern Skype Windows on 7 July

by onJuly 9, 2015

Microsoft has plan to shut down Modern Skype Windows on the upcoming 7 July. Microsoft is making big changes to Skype for its Windows platform. The current Modern Skype version, which was revealed for Windows 8, will no longer be available after July 7. Instead of Modern Skype, users will be redirected to the desktop Windows Skype client.

According to the recent report, Microsoft announced that its new Windows 10 operating system will be available on July 29 across the world. Furthermore, it will be a free upgrade for users of the most recent versions of Windows. The touch-friendly Windows 10 operating system, which consists the features like return of the Start menu and will run across tablets, PCs,  and smartphones, is a Microsoft’s latest task to win smartphone users and feature a new browser called “Edge.”

Windows RT device house owners, like the Surface RT and Surface a pair of tablets, won’t see the trendy Skype consumer clean up, and might still use it. However, Windows 8 and 8.1 users are redirected to transfer this desktop Skype consumer in the beginning of July 7.

It will be offered as a free upgrade to users of Windows 7 and 8.1, a method declared in January designed to capture as several users as possible. Microsoft additionally said that new PCs and tablets running Windows 10 can persist sale on July 29, whereas Windows 10 for alternative devices like smartphones would be offered later this year.

A post to the Skype Garages & Updates blogs stated that, “Starting on July 7, we’re change computer users of the Windows fashionable application to the Windows desktop application, and retiring the trendy application.” It additionally noted that, “with the upcoming release of Windows 10 for PCs, it is smart to use the Skype application optimized for mouse and keyboards use, capable of doing bit similarly instead of two separate applications performing arts a similar operate.”

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