Windows 10 Version 2004 is Now Available

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 with 47 Comments

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Following an unprecedented—for Windows 10—testing schedule, Windows 10 version 2004 is now available via the so-called May 2020 Update.

“Beginning today, the May 2020 Update is available for customers who would like to install this latest release,” Microsoft Director John Cable announced today. “We are taking a measured and phased approach to how we offer the May Update, initially limiting availability to those devices running Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909 who seek the update via Windows Update.”

Windows 10 version 2004 will be supported by Microsoft for 18 months starting today.

“If you’re an IT administrator, we recommend that you begin targeted deployments to validate that the apps, devices, and infrastructure used by your organization work as expected with the new release and features,” Cable continues. “Windows 10 version 2004 is available through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update for Business, and the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) for phased deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager or other systems management software.”

End users wishing to check for this upgrade can navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click “Check for updates.” As Microsoft notes, you may not be offered the download immediately because it is “slowly throttling up this availability over the coming weeks,” or because your PC might have a known compatibility issue that will remain in place until Microsoft is confident that you will have a good update experience.

Onwards to 20H2!


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