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Windows versions

Currently supported version of Windows 10 at CERN are 21H1, 20H2 and 2004, according to Microsoft lifecycle schedule.

All recent hardware models have been validated for Windows 10 x64.

Windows 11

Windows 11 will be available in DIANE from November 8, 2021.

  • A package will also be made available in CMF for machines already having Windows 10 2004, 20H2 or 21H1 to be able to be upgraded.
  • Windows 11 release information (external link)

Windows 7

From January 14, 2020 Windows 7 is not supported anymore by Microsoft.

  • End of Life (external link)
  • If your machine is not upgraded yet and need help to proceed please contact service-desk@cern.ch.