Microsoft: We're extending support for Windows 10 1803 by six months
To reduce the impact of COVID-19 on IT staff, security updates for Windows 10 version 1803 will now run until May 11, 2022.
Microsoft has pushed the service end date for Windows 10 version 1803 back to May 11, 2022, to reduce pressure on IT staff affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The end-of-service deadline for Enterprise, Education and IoT Enterprise editions of Windows 10 was originally scheduled for November 10, 2022. However, Microsoft has now extended this by six months, suggesting that it help support business continuity amid the ongoing COVID- 19 crisis.
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So security updates for Windows 10 version 1803 will continue to roll out monthly for Windows 10 Enterprise, Education and IoT Enterprise customers via Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Microsoft Update Catalog, until May 11, 2022.
Chris Morrissey, director of communications and design for Windows servicing and delivery, said: "We have received your feedback and understand the need to focus on business continuity in the midst of a global pandemic. that is, we have decided to postpone the scheduled end-of-date service for Enterprise, Education, and IoT Enterprise editions of Windows 10, version 1803. "
In March, Microsoft extended the service end date for Windows 10 1709 by six months, again announcing the impact of COVID-19 on customers and the burden on IT staff.
The deadline for Windows 10 1709 security updates was scheduled for April 14, 2022, before being pushed back to October 13 for Enterprise, Education and IoT editions.
Microsoft has not yet extended support for Windows 10 1903, which is expected to expire on December 8, 2022. An extensive list of end-of-service dates is available for all versions and editions of Windows and Windows user systems. Windows Server uses the Microsoft Lifecycle Information Sheet and the Microsoft Lifecycle Policy Review tool, which provides lifecycle information for all Microsoft commercial products.