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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the next major feature update for PCs and Tablets. Microsoft has been testing the Fall Creators Update with Windows Insiders for a while now. The Fall Creators Update comes with new features. However, Microsoft is going to remove some features from Windows 10 with the upcoming update.

Some features on Windows 10 are going to be deprecated or removed with the Fall Creators Update. Microsoft has officially confirmed on the support page that some features will be removed in the coming months.

3D Builder app wouldn’t be installed by default on the system. Microsoft wants the users to download the Print 3D and Paint 3D app instead. Furthermore, Microsoft Paint will be deprecated with this release.

Deprecated features

  • IIS 6 Management Compatibility.
  • IIS Digest Authentication.
  • RSA/AES Encryption for IIS.
  • Sync Your Settings.
  • Screen saver functionality in Themes.
  • System Image Backup (SIB) Solution.
  • TLS RC4 Ciphers.
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM): TPM.msc and TPM Remote Management.
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Remote Management. 
  • Windows Hello for Business deployment that uses System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Windows PowerShell 2.0.

Removed features

  • 3D Builder app.
  • Apndatabase.xml.
  • Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).
  • Outlook Express.
  • Reader app.
  • Reading List.

Are you going to miss any of these features? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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