Microsoft has reminded clients right now that Home windows 10 2004 (all editions) and Home windows Server 2004 (Datacenter, Customary editions) will attain the tip of servicing on December 14, 2021.
“These editions will not obtain safety updates after December 14, 2021,” Microsoft introduced [1, 2] right now. “Clients who contact Microsoft Help after this date will likely be directed to replace their system to the newest model of Home windows 10 to stay supported.”
Units working Home windows 10 editions that reach EoS will not obtain technical help or month-to-month bug and safety fixes.
Apart from advising customers of EoS merchandise to improve as quickly as potential to the newest accessible variations, Redmond additionally robotically rolls out characteristic updates to some out-of-date units reaching EoS.
“Home windows Replace will robotically provoke a characteristic replace for Home windows 10 shopper units and non-managed enterprise units which might be at, or inside a number of months of reaching finish of servicing,” Microsoft explained in the past.
“For these units, you’ll be able to select a handy time in your system to reboot and full the replace.”
Microsoft advises clients nonetheless working Home windows 10 2004 to put in the Might 2021 Replace that may improve their units to Home windows 10, model 21H1, which is able to attain the tip of service subsequent 12 months, on December 13, for all editions.
Redmond started auto-updating Home windows 10 2004 units to Home windows 10 21H1 on June 5 and introduced they’ve begun auto-upgrading a larger number of Windows 10 devices nearing the tip of life to Home windows 10 21H1 on June 22.
“We are actually beginning a brand new section in our rollout. Utilizing the machine studying coaching now we have executed thus far, we’re growing the variety of units chosen to replace robotically to Home windows 10, model 21H1 which might be approaching finish of servicing,” Microsoft defined on the Windows 10 21H1 health status page.
With Home windows 10 2004 reaching its finish of life in three months, extra units working this Home windows 10 model will robotically be upgraded to the newest model.
Home windows 10 21H1 is at the moment accessible to all customers with units working Home windows 10, model 20H2 and Home windows 10, model 2004, who manually search to Check for updates utilizing Home windows Replace.
When you do not but need to improve to Home windows 10 21H1, you’ll be able to defer the characteristic replace utilizing the ‘Choose when Preview Builds and Characteristic Updates are acquired’ group coverage you will discover beneath Pc Configuration > Administrative Templates > Home windows Parts > Home windows Replace > Home windows Replace for Enterprise.