Microsoft launched the brand new function replace for Windows 10, the Windows 10 May 2020 update, often known as Windows 10 version 2004, to the general public this week.
The new version is being supplied to pick techniques solely by way of Windows Update at this level and availability will enhance over the approaching weeks and months. Windows customers who can not wait can obtain the Media Creation Toolkit to create bootable set up media to put in the brand new version.
Microsoft introduces new features when it releases function updates for Windows 10 however some features do get eliminated or deprecated. Removed implies that the function is now not accessible, deprecated that it’s now not in energetic improvement and that will probably be eliminated at a later time limit.
Here is the record of features that bought eliminated and deprecated in Windows 10 version 2004.
- Cortana — Cortana is just not gone however the native integration of Cortana has been eliminated. It is changed by a Microsoft Store software that lacks many “shopper abilities” equivalent to music or related residence of the native Cortana. The new Cortana software introduces a chat-based person interface to work together with Cortana utilizing typed or spoken pure language queries, tighter safety because it requires being signed in with a piece, college or Microsoft Account, and the power to maneuver the Cortana window.
- Windows To Go — Was deprecated in Windows 10 version 1903 and has now been eliminated utterly. Windows To Go allow you to copy the Windows working system to a USB drive.
- Mobile Plans and Messaging apps — While the apps are nonetheless supported, they’re now not distributed with Windows 10. OEMs could embody these purposes in Windows photographs for mobile enabled gadgets.
- Microsoft Edge (basic) — The basic version of Microsoft Edge is now not below energetic improvement. Microsoft launched the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge earlier this yr and will focus improvement on that version.
- Dynamic Disks — Designed to introduce features that primary disks don’t help equivalent to the power to create volumes that span a number of disks or the power to create fault-tolerant volumes. Microsoft plans to exchange Dynamic Disks “absolutely” by Storage Spaces in future releases.
- Companion Device Framework — The framework is now not below energetic improvement. It was designed to enhance the authentication expertise, e.g. by offering biometrics for Windows Hello even when the Windows 10 gadget doesn’t help the required performance (e.g. no webcam or fingerprint reader).
Now You: Will you miss any of the features? Did you employ them prior to now?