Microsoft is making difficulties for users who have turned to long-term service updates to avoid highlight updates for Windows 10. Microsoft officials are tightening the screws on Windows 10 to Undertaking the users who use the Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) version of the product, starting later this year.
Microsoft will decrease the length of support for LTSC versions of Windows 10 Enterprise from ten to five years, starting with the one that will be available in the second half of 2021, which is expected to be Windows 10 21H2, unless Microsoft changes the date and the way it launches Windows LTSC variants.
Officials announced the change in a blog post posted on February 18 that accord with the announcement of the next perpetual version of Office, Office LTSC, and Office 2021 versions. Support for these two products will also be limited to five years.
Microsoft executives have tried to discourage customers from using LTSC versions of Windows 10 to avoid regular feature updates. They emphasized that the aim of LTSC releases is to support critical systems that cannot or should not receive regular updates.
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2015, 2016 and 2019 versions escape itIn their post, administrators said they have also found that many customers who have installed LTSC versions for the workstations of their information workers “have found that they don't need the cycle. full life of 10 years ”.
Microsoft is guiding those who really need ten years of support for any version of Windows to move on to Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC, which will continue to receive the entire decade of support. Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC will be available in the second half of 2021.
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2015, 2016, or 2019 users are not pretentious by the announced media change. They will nevertheless satisfaction with ten years of support or five years of general support and five years of extended support during which Microsoft will provide security fixes for these products.