Microsoft plans to end support for Windows 10 version 1809, known as 'October 2018 Update'. The OS will stop receiving security updates starting on May 12, 2020.
Windows 10 version 1809, codenamed 'Redstone 5', was a major update for the Windows 10 family. It introduced File Explorer with the dark theme support, Screen snip was added as a new option to enable a quick action in Action center, Cloud Clipboard and Windows HD Color options were added to the Settings app.
If you are not familiar with new features that were added to Windows 10 version 1809, see the following post:
As of May 12, 2020 all consumer SKUs of Windows 10 version 1809 will no longer receive updates.
Running an older version of Windows 10 may allow hackers to potentially execute harmful code on your devices via newly discovered yet unpatched security holes. So if you're concerned about your security, don't forget to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10.
If you need to find out which version of Windows 10 you have installed, see the following article:
The actual version of Windows 10 is version 1909. You can learn more about it by reading this post: What's new in Windows 10 version 1909 (19H2)
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