Today May 9th marks the end of Windows 10 RTM, the original version of the Operating system that Microsoft launched in July 2015. The company has said that the it will no longer be pushing any updates to the Original version of Windows 10 staring today.
The users with the original Windows 10 version 1507 will no longer be getting any security updates beyond today’s Patch Tuesday and are advised to upgrade to a newer version of the OS as soon as possible.
The users can update to the Latest Windows 10 Version, the Creators update meaning they would be able to continuously receive support from the Redmond Giant even after the discontinuation of Anniversary Update support.
The Original Windows 10 Version 1507 was scheduled to be ended in March this year but was pushed for another 2 months since the company wanted all users to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10.
The company has also noted that the following versions of Windows 10 are affected:
- Windows 10 Home
- Windows 10 Pro
- Windows 10 Education
- Windows 10 Enterprise
Microsoft recommends users to stick with the Windows Update automatic method which prevents any compatibility issue that might be experienced. For Windows 10 users who aren’t yet seeing the Creators Update in Windows Update, the only option is a manual download, especially given the EOS that the original version is reaching today.