Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 21H1 in December

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Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 21H1 in December

Andrei Pronin

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The 21H2 update doesn't look much different from the previous version. The hardware requirements of the current build of Windows 10 have not changed since the release of 21H1.

Microsoft says support for Windows 10 will continue until October 14, 2025. Now programmers are developing version 22H2. Also, a major update to Windows 11 22H2 should be released this month

According to analysts, version 21H1 in June 2022 occupied 21% of all devices running Windows 10.

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