Filed beneath rumor as a result of Microsoft has not confirmed any of this formally. It seems that Microsoft has postponed the upcoming launch of the following characteristic update for Windows 10, version 2004. According to Mary Jo Foley, Windows 10 version 2004 will be launched on the finish of May to the general public.
The purpose for this, according to Mary Jo, is a zero-day exploit that should be fastened within the new version of Windows 10 earlier than it will probably be launched to the general public.
She believes that Windows 10 version 2004 will be launched on May 28 for seekers. Seekers are customers who hit the examine for updates” button manually. If the PC is freed from stopper bugs, e.g. due to put in software program, then the update ought to be provided to the administrator. The new version will additionally be made out there through the corporate’s Media Creation Tool. Microsoft will make it out there to extra methods over a interval of weeks and months. Eventually, Windows 10 version 2004 will be provided to methods robotically.
OEMs will get the completed update by May 5 and builders by May 12, 2020 in accordance with her sources. Microsoft modified the version for the brand new characteristic update barely. In the previous, Microsoft used 03 within the version of the primary characteristic update launch of the yr. This would have resulted in Windows 10 version 2003 and that would have brought on confusion due to Windows Server 2003. Microsoft determined to extend the month from 03 to 04 and thus Windows 10 version 2004 was born.
The version remains to be considerably deceptive contemplating that the brand new version of Windows 10 will not be out there earlier than May 2020 on the earliest.
The second characteristic update of 2020, Windows 10 20H2 will seemingly be a minor cumulative update and never a full characteristic update; this might make it comparable in measurement and type to Windows 10 version 1909 which was additionally minor.
Basically, as a substitute of releasing two feature updates per year, Microsoft determined to launch one main update and a minor update. Most directors will most likely recognize that contemplating that updating to a minor characteristic update is a lot easier, faster, and less error-prone than updating from a main characteristic update to a different main one.
The final time this occurred was in 2018 when Windows 10 version 1809 was launched (and wreaked havoc).