- Apr 24, 2016
Every second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft releases cumulative updates for all support Windows versions. Today, three versions are reaching the end of support in some form – versions 1909, 1809, and 1803 –, with version 1803 reaching the end of its life, meaning it will be receiving its final cumulative update and will cease to be supported for all users. The October 2018 Update (version 1809) is still supported for Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) customers and the November 2019 Update (1909) will continue being supported for Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise customers till May 2022.
Another interesting fact is that after today, the two Windows 10 versions supported for consumers – version 2004 and 20H2 – will be serviced with the same cumulative updates since version 20H2 was nothing but an enablement package that lit up new features hidden in version 2004. Additionally, when Windows 10 version 21H1 (May 2021 Update - which is another enablement package), makes it to the public, all three supported versions will receive the same patches, which is a first for the OS.
Windows 10 versions 1803, 1809, and 1909 are reaching the end of support today. Versions 1909 and 1809 will still be supported for some enterprise customers, but 1803 will not receive updates anymore.