According to the former rules, Microsoft expects to release a new version of Windows 10 around the fall, when the old version will be officially discontinued.
This time to end the support is Windows 10 Version 1703, so Microsoft began to remind users to upgrade the new version as soon as possible.
What does it mean to end support:
Microsoft provides technical and security support for all products for a limited period. A typical example is the monthly release of a routine security update to fix a vulnerability.
So if Microsoft ends up supporting a product, it means that no updates will be released, so if there is a vulnerability, it will not get a fix from Microsoft.
The discovered vulnerability is an inevitable thing, so if it can’t be repaired, the attacker can exploit the vulnerability to attack the user, such as installing malware software.
When you open the app store with the old version, you will be reminded of the following:
Which version should upgrade to:
The currently supported versions are mainly the Windows 10 Fall creator update and the April update, but the April update still has more problems.
Therefore, if users want to upgrade, it is recommended to download the Windows 10 Fall creator update image for the manual upgrade to continue to receive Microsoft updates.
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