Microsoft: upgrade do not upgrade you

In January 2022, we reported that Microsoft would begin to Automatically upgrades Windows 10 devices to version 20H2 in version 21H2

The 20H2 version of Windows 10 was first released in late 2020. Windows 10 feature updates have always been supported by Microsoft for 18 months, which means that the 20H2 version will be supported until May 2022.Windows update

So support for Windows 10 of version 20H2 officially expires in May 2022 and the company will stop releasing updates to operating system versions for consumers.

A new announcement on the operating lifecycle website Microsoft informs customers about the end of support.

All consumer versions of Windows 10 (for consumers) reach support end in May 2022. Microsoft specifically mentions the following versions of Windows 10 in version 20H2:

  • Windows 10 Home, version 20H2
  • Windows 10 Pro, version 20H2
  • Windows 10 Pro Education, version 20H2
  • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, version 20H2
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Enterprise versions (Windows 10 Enterprise, Education and IoT Enterprise, version 20H2) will continue to be supported until May 9, 2023.

Customers who contact Microsoft Support will need to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10 to continue to be supported.

These versions will no longer receive security updates after May 10, 2022. Customers who contact Microsoft Support after this date will need to update their device to the latest version of Windows 10 to continue to be supported. .

Devices that have auto-updates enabled will automatically receive the latest Windows 10 update (version 21H2) sometime in the near future.

If Windows Update does not show any new feature updates or upgrades to Windows 11, you may need to do a manual upgrade to a newer version of Windows to keep your device receiving security updates. The tool Windows Update Assistant helps update systems manually

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On the other hand, the company plans to release Windows 10 of version 22H2 later this year.

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