Still Using Windows 10? Microsoft Will Charge Hundreds for Security Updates

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We’ve known for some time that Microsoft is dropping support for Windows 10 on Oct. 14, 2025. But on Tuesday, Microsoft announced just how much it will cost commercial organizations to keep getting security updates for its old operating system, first reported by The Verge.

Microsoft will charge $61, per device, for the first year of security updates, according to a blog post published

Courtney Milan writes books about carriages, corsets, and smartwatches. Her books have received starred reviews in Publishers WeeklyLibrary Journal, and Booklist. She is a New York Times and a USA Today Bestseller.

Courtney pens a weekly newsletter about tea, books, and basically anything and everything else.

Before she started writing romance, Courtney got a graduate degree in theoretical physical chemistry from UC Berkeley. After that, just to shake things up, she went to law school at the University of Michigan and graduated summa cum laude. Then she did a handful of clerkships. She was a law professor for a while. She now writes full-time.

Courtney is represented by Kristin Nelson of the Nelson Literary Agency.

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