This measure is expected to minimize the time of downloading, rebooting and configuring updates, which is often considered annoying and time-consuming by users.
Coinciding with the release of the Windows 10 21H2 update, VP of Product Management for Windows Servicing and Delivery John Cable stated that Microsoft will “transition to a new Windows 10 release cadence to align with the Windows 10 release cadence.” 11, targeting annual releases of feature updates.”
Following the release of Windows 11 on October 4, it was announced that the latest iteration of the operating system would move to an annual feature update system similar to that of macOS.
As a result, instead of spring 2022, users can expect the next Windows 10 feature update “in the second half of 2022,” Cable announced on the company’s blog . “As a moment half (H2) calendar year release, the Home and Pro editions of the November 2021 Update will receive 18 months of service and support, and the Enterprise and Education editions will receive 30 months of service and support starting from nowadays,” he said.
Windows 10 updates will be supported until the operating system’s end-of-life date, which is scheduled for October 14, 2025. After that date, Microsoft will not provide technical support, software or security updates, or fixes for Windows 10. 10.
The latest update to Windows 10, now available for download from Windows Update settings, includes enhanced security to prevent attacks while using Wi-Fi networks, as well as an improved Universal Print feature that allows customers to businesses manage print jobs up to one gigabyte. Moreover, Microsoft has announced that its users will now be able to use the Azure Virtual Desktop service to provision apps on Windows 10 in the cloud.
“We continue to listen to customer feedback to tailor Windows to their needs as part of our ongoing support for Windows 10, and have narrowed down the November 2021 Update to focus on productivity, management, and security,” said Cable. who added that Microsoft “will accelerate availability in the coming weeks to ensure a trustworthy download experience for everyone.”