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In May 2022, the support for two older versions of Windows 10 ends, which are at least loud unofficial statistics still in use on every eighth PC. Windows 10 1909 and 20h2 receive last time on Tuesday 10 May 2022.

The dates have been known for a long time, in view of the approaching end date, however, Microsoft has again pointed to . The version 1909 is only supported in the Enterprise area anyway, for the editions home and Pro it has already expired. With a share of just over two percent, it is no longer particularly common.

Version 20h2 is still used on almost eleven percent of all PCs, but Microsoft actively promotes the updating of these devices via Windows Update. Ideally, you do not have to do anything to be prepared for the support end.

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Who is insecure which version of Windows 10 is running on a PC, press the keyboard shortcut Windows + R and enter the Winver command, the corresponding version is displayed.

To update the current version 21h2 of Windows 10, you can also actively search for updates under Windows 10. An official way to "force the update", does not exist because Microsoft does not offer the so-called "Enablement Packages" for download. However, unofficial download sources are not difficult to find .

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