Impact of the outbreak, Windows 10 Fall Creator Update Support Cycle Extended by 6 Months

According to Microsoft, the consumer version of Windows 10 has an 18-month support period, while the enterprise and education SKu support period is 30 months. Consumer support for the Windows 10 Fall Creator Update (Version 1709) stopped as early as a year ago and is scheduled to stop completely on April 14. But now Microsoft has decided to extend it for six months.

Impact of the outbreak, Windows 10 Fall Creator Update Support Cycle Extended by 6 Months

Microsoft’s explanation is due to the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the business, hoping to extend support time to provide as much help as possible to businesses. That means the end-of-life version of the Enterprise, Education, and IoT Enterprise updates for Windows 10 Fall Creators has been extended from April 14 to October 13. In a blog post, Microsoft also recommends that organizations adopt Windows Update for Business, which will enable them to get updates faster.