Microsoft has announced the upcoming end of support for Windows 10 (20H2), also known as Windows 10 October 2020 Update. Updates for this version of the software platform will no longer be released after May 10, 2022. This means that users who wish to continue receiving regular updates should update to a newer version of their operating system by the given date.
End of Support affects multiple editions of Windows 10 (20H2), including Home, Pro, Pro Education, and Pro for Workstation. After this date, devices running the listed editions of Windows 10 (20H2) will no longer receive regular updates, including security patches. This means that using Windows 10 (20H2) after May 10th could be potentially dangerous as the operating system does not receive security updates that Microsoft releases monthly to fix bugs.
Some time ago, Microsoft announced the launch of a forced update compatible with Windows 10 (20H2). equipment. This means that within a certain time the operating system on all compatible devices will be updated to Windows 10 (21H2). Most likely, most compatible devices have already received the appropriate update. If this does not happen automatically, users can update the operating system manually.