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Windows 10 Updates Semi-Annually

The oldest version of Windows 10 is version 1703. This does not mean Windows 10 will be ending anytime soon. Microsoft verifies the latest update installed with a version number.

To identify your version of Windows 10, go to the search box at the bottom on the taskbar and type “winver” and then run the app that appears.

Windows 10 Versions and End of Service Dates.

Windows 10 Version HistoryDate of AvailabilityEnd of Service  
Windows 10, released July 2015 (version 1507)July 29, 2015May 9, 2017
Windows 10, version 1511November 10, 2015October 10, 2017
Windows 10, version 1607August 2, 2016April 10, 2018
Windows 10, version 1703April 5, 2017October 9, 2018
Windows 10, version 1709October 17, 2017April 9, 2019
Windows 10, version 1803April 30, 2018November 12, 2019

If your version of Windows 10 is 1703 or 1709 you still have time. Most computers will update without any problems. Some people have been having problems updating from version 1607. If you are having problems and Windows 10 updates will not install, there is an easy way to get it updated, contact a CC Communications technician today and the technician can do the updates for you. There is a cost to perform the Windows 10 updates.

There were some problems that Microsoft had on updating versions 1507,1511 and 1607, but they claim once you get past these versions to the latest version that you will be ok.

For more information about Microsoft Windows updates visit Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet

If your version of Windows 10 is 1703 or 1709, updates will happen automatically.