Windows 10 v1709 end of support deadline falls today

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Microsoft announced a new end-of-support deadline for another Windows OS version. The Redmond giant made it clear that the next Windows OS to reach end of service is Windows 10 version 1709 (aka Windows 10 Fall Creators Update).

Microsoft will release the last update for Windows 10 version 1709 Home, Pro, and Pro Editions today, April 9, 2019.

What does this mean for Windows 10 v1709 users?

Devices running this OS version will no longer receive updates including security fixes which are critical for your system’s security.

According to Microsoft’s definitive patch calendarMicrosoft plans to go for a final update round for the above mentioned Windows 10 version as a part of its Patch Tuesday cycle falling on April 9.

However, Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 version 1709 will still receive updates for another year as this version was released last year on October 17.

Windows 10 April 2018 support ends in November

Keep in mind the fact that right after the public release, the tech giant services Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Pro for Workstations for exactly 18 months. 

Starting November 12, the Home and Pro version of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update reaches the end of service deadline. 

It is important to highlight the important of installing the updates and security patches released by Microsoft to secure your system.

That is why the company recommends users to update to the latest Windows 10 versions. The current ISO files available on Microsoft’s website allow to you install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. 

If you wait for a few more weeks, you’ll be able to get the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on your device.

As we have already reported, Microsoft is all set to release Windows 10 version 1903 (May 2019 Update) in late May.