In December, Microsoft will release the latest update for Windows 10 version 21H1. Then it is recommended to update to a new version.
Microsoft will not continue to support older versions of Windows forever. Next version it the end Its life cycle is approaching Windows 10 21H1. On December 13, Microsoft will release another one-time security update, but then it’s over. Microsoft recommends users who are still using this version to upgrade to a newer version as soon as possible.
Those who are using the latest version of Windows 10 can still sleep peacefully. At the launch of Windows 11, Microsoft promised to keep providing Windows 10 with regular updates, updates for features and security, until October 2025. So you should be at least on Windows 10 21H2 from December.
However, Microsoft prefers that users switch to Windows 11 immediately. The adoption rate of the latest version remains very low even after a year; Only 2.6 percent of all Windows users are using Windows 11. The bottleneck remains A large number of commercial computers that do not meet the hardware requirements for upgrade.
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Microsoft reminds us It also indicates that support for Windows 8.1 will stop permanently on January 10, 2023. This actually happened in 2018 for the private market, but commercial customers can continue to receive updates for a few years via the Extended Security Update Program. A handful of companies still working on Windows 11 urgently need a hardware upgrade.
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