What you need to know
- Microsoft is extending security updates for Windows 10 version 1809.
- Windows 10 version 1809 will receive security updates until November 10, 2020.
- The extension is due to the current global health crisis.
Microsoft will continue to ship security updates to Windows 10 version 1809 until November 10, 2020. The security extension is due to the current global health crisis. Microsoft explains the extension in a recently updated online doc (opens in new tab).
The doc explains that extending security updates will ease the burdens some people are facing. Here's the complete statement within the doc:
Security updates were originally set to end for Windows 10 version 1809 on May 12, 2020. By extending security updates, people have one less thing to worry about in the current climate.
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