Microsoft to Drop Non-Security Preview Updates for Some Windows 10 Versions

Windows 11 is Microsoft’s big bet right now in the operating system world, so Windows 10 has already become a second-class citizen in its lineup.

The company is therefore making changes that would allow its dev teams to be more committed to Windows 11, and one of them was announced recently on the Windows Health Dashboard.

Microsoft will no longer release non-security preview updates for some Windows 10 versions, especially as it’s trying to convince users to update to the latest release. Only Windows 10 version 22H2, which is the current version of the OS, would continue to get such updates.

“After March 2023, there are no more optional, non-security preview releases for the supported editions of Windows 10, version 20H2 and Windows 10, version 21H2. Only cumulative monthly security updates (known as the “B” or Update Tuesday release) will continue for these versions. Windows 10, version 22H2 will continue to receive security and optional releases,” Microsoft <a … (

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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.