XDA Developers leaked some product configuration keys in Windows 11 builds saw, which has titles for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. These keys could be a sign of Microsoft bringing users of older Windows operating systems to Windows 11 as a free upgrade.
However, interestingly, the Windows 8 configuration is not part of these keys. This suggests that Windows 8 users may need to upgrade to Windows 8.1 before moving to Windows 11.
Analytics Platform Provided by StatCounter statistics As of May, the Windows 7 operating system is the second largest Windows operating system worldwide after Windows 10, with 15.52 percent market share as of May. It is followed by Windows 8.1, which has a share of 3.44 per cent. In contrast, Windows 8 accounts for only 1.27 percent.
The Windows 11 operating system is scheduled to launch on June 24, but even before its release, the new operating system has been seen through its leaked builds. It will include a new Start menu and the company has also made several changes to the interface, making it quite different from Windows 10. It is clear that Windows 10 users will get the new version as a free upgrade, although it is not clear whether it will be available for older generation operating systems immediately.