Windows 10 will no longer receive updates with new features, Microsoft confirms. This makes the current version, 22H2, the last version of the operating system. Microsoft previously indicated that the operating system will receive security updates until October 2025.
Microsoft now says it is clarifying that the operating system will no longer receive new features, "to help consumers and organizations plan for Windows releases." The last 'feature update' of Windows 10 appeared in October last year and was already a relatively small update, with functions such as the option to have certain notifications shown by Concentration Assist.
In the message in which the company announces that it will not be bringing any new features to Windows 10, Microsoft reiterates that the operating system will receive security updates until October 14, 2025. The Enterprise and IoT versions are supported for longer; Depending on the version and operating system, Long-Term Servicing Channel updates are available until January 2032.
Windows 10 was released in July 2015. Microsoft recommends users to switch to Windows 11, the successor that was released in October 2021. New versions of Enterprise LTSC and IoT Enterprise LTSC of this operating system will be released in the second half of next year, Microsoft further announced.