Microsoft postpones end of service for older versions of Windows 10

Microsoft has announced that it will postpone the deadline for

Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update) until November 10, 2020, in view of the impact on customers of the new coronavirus outbreak.

Revised end of service date for Windows 10, version 1809-Windows Release Information | Microsoft Docs

Microsoft delays end of support for older versions of Windows 10 due to coronavirus-The Verge

Windows 10 version 1809 was released on November 13, 2018 (Tuesday) and was provided as 'October 2018 Update'. Home, Pro, Pro Education, and Pro for Workstations editions were scheduled to end service on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

`` Windows 10 '' October 2018 Update started to be provided, no work is required and notified when preparation is completed Ali-GIGAZINE

However, the new coronavirus that spreads all over the world has a great impact on users, so the planned end date of the service has been postponed in order to reduce some of the user's burden.

As a result, the corresponding version of the device will receive the security update program, which was originally supposed to be provided only until May 2020, from June to November 2020.

The latest version, Windows 10 version 1909, will be released on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, so the service will end on May 11, 2021 (Tuesday).

Windows 10's 8th major update `` November 2019 Update '' distribution started-GIGAZINE

If you are a Windows 10 user who has not changed the Windows Update settings and has accepted the updates so far, the version should be 1909, so no special action is required.

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