All this is because there was a major bug when the update was released in October 2018, which may cause some user files stored in the library to be deleted. The software giant finally decided to temporarily withdraw the update, about a month later The update was re-released, but there were other issues.
October 2018 update of Windows 10 was supposed to be retired in May this year , but due to the global health crisis that forced many people to start working from home, the company finally decided to extend its support end date by six months. IT administrators therefore have more time to upgrade their computers to prepare for the demise of Windows 10 version 1809.
“The final security update for this version will be released on November 10, 2020, instead of May 12, 2020. In March, we announced that we will suspend the release of optional non-security updates for all supported Windows client and Windows server versions (Also known as the “C” and “D” versions) to give organizations time to focus on business continuity in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic.” Microsoft announced earlier this year.
Now that the time is up, Windows 10 version 1809 is expected to be retired next week, and users are again warned to upgrade their devices as soon as possible . However, not all SKUs will be affected by this change. Microsoft will discontinue the consumer version, and the educational and enterprise SKUs of Windows 10 version 1809 will continue to provide services as before.
“On November 10, 2020, Windows 10 1809 version of Home Edition, Professional Edition, Workstation Professional Edition and Internet of Things Core Edition will reach the end of service. After this date, devices running these versions will no longer receive the latest security Monthly security and quality updates for Threat Protection. We recommend that you immediately update these devices to the latest version of Windows 10,” Microsoft warned.