If Microsoft does in fact make this a deadline and does start charging for an operating system they have basically given away for the past few years it would most certainly put a nail in the coffin. Especially with Chromebook becoming such a player/threat to their existence. Even Apple is feeling the pinch of the Chromebook. It should be an interesting Summer, should this actually take place!
Millions of Microsoft users are going to miss out on a free Windows 10 upgrade