In Patch Tuesday released in May, Microsoft has patched 55 security vulnerabilities on its products. In addition, the software giant also added code snippets to officially stop supporting Windows 10 1803, 1809 and 1909 (EOS).
After EOS, these versions of Windows 10 will no longer receive technical support from Microsoft. Besides, they are also not updated with security patches.
On the one hand, Microsoft encourages users to update Windows 10 as well as other products and services to the latest version as soon as possible. On the other hand, Microsoft will take measures to automatically update computers running outdated versions of Windows 10 to the new version.
“Windows Update will automatically initiate a new version update for regular or business users Windows 10 computers for a period of several months after EOS. restart and complete the update “, Microsoft shared.
LTSC Windows 10 versions are still supported
Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations editions of Windows 10 1909 and all editions of Windows 10 Server 1909 are officially EOS on May 12. Some versions of Windows 10 1803 and 1809 also got EOS on May 11 after being delayed because of COVID-19.
The list of discontinued versions of Windows 10 includes:
- Windows 10 1909 Home
- Windows 10 1909 Pro
- Windows 10 1909 Pro for Workstations
- Windows 10 1909 Pro for Education
- All editions of Windows 10 Server 1909
- All versions of Windows 10 1809 except Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 and Windows 10 IoT Core / Enterprise 2019 TLSC
- All versions of Windows 10 1803 and Windows 10 Server 1803
Still supported versions of Windows 10:
- Windows 10 1909 Education
- Windows 10 1909 Enterprise
- Windows 10 1909 IoT Enterprise
- Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 and Windows 10 IoT Core / Enterprise 2019 TLSC
Windows 10 2004 has been widely deployed
Microsoft has officially added Windows 10 2004 to the widespread deployment channel to make it available to all users through the Windows Update channel. Last week, the company removed the last restriction that prevented computers with Conexant or Synaptics components from updating to Windows 10 2004 or 20H2.
Currently, Microsoft has also allowed some users to upgrade Windows 10 to 20H2, the latest current version.
The next update, Windows 10 21H1, is now routed to beta. Microsoft says this update will be released soon. Expected later this year, Microsoft will roll out Windows 10 codenamed Sun Valley update with a new user interface.
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