Windows 10 20H2 and 1909 will reach end of service in May

Microsoft reminds its consumers and customers that two versions of Windows 10, 20H2 and 1909, will hit end of service on May 10, 2022. Version 1909 is already officially supported in the enterprise area only. It has already expired for the Home and Pro editions and has near 2% of the market share among consumers.

Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1618 adds Search Highlights and a good pack of fixes

Microsoft is releasing KB5011543 to Insiders in the Release Preview whose PCs aren't eligible to upgrade to Windows 11 and stay on Windows 10. The patch installs Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1618, and features Search Highlights backported from Windows 11.

Microsoft warns Windows 10 20H2 users about the upcoming end of support

Traditionally, Microsoft provides active support for the three most recent Windows versions. As of now, Microsoft supports Windows 11, Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2. The latter is now on its way out, and Microsoft reminds its users that they are about to receive a forced upgrade to a more recent version.

Windows 10 on ARM will not get x64 emulation support

In December 2020, Microsoft announced x64 apps emulation support for Windows 10 on ARM devices running preview builds from the Windows Insider program. Previously, Windows 10 on ARM supported only x86 emulation, a big downer for many users looking to get an ARM-based computer with Windows 10. x64 apps support brought not only improved compatibility but significant performance uplifts as well.