Windows 10 version 1903 (May 2019) is no longer supported as of today

Windows 10 build 1903 (May 2019 update) received its last cumulative update on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 and therefore reached end of life on Wednesday, December 9. Only business and education customers will still benefit from a small reprieve, until May 2021.

Windows 10 1903

You are still on Windows 10 build 1903 ? We recommend that you quickly upgrade to a more recent version. Indeed, after the end of support in 1809 last month, It’s Windows 10 1903’s turn to bow out this month, for all editions.

Thus, Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise and Education users received their last updated yesterday, Tuesday December 8, 2020. Spring updates are supported for 18 months, while fall updates are supported for up to 30 months for Enterprise and Education editions.

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Windows 10 1903 is reaching the end of its life, launch an urgent search for Windows Update!

This is why these editions of Windows 10 1809 will remain supported. much longer than their build 1903 counterparts, until May 2021. Moreover, if you are wondering why two builds so far apart arrive at the end of their life one month apart, it is normal: because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has decided to extend support for Windows 10 1809 6 months.

It is of course recommended that you upgrade to a newer build as soon as possible by simply going to Windows Update and checking for updates – or using Microsoft’s migration tool if that fails. Because for the first time, with Windows 10 1903 this may require an action on your part. The launch of build 1809 had indeed been one of the worst in recent years.

Some users report, for example, crashes during installation. Without counting random reboots on some machines at the end of the update. Consequently, Microsoft had decided to make subsequent feature updates including 1903 optional… Provided that the latter is not at the end of the care.

Microsoft had started to migrate users from build 1809 in June to version 2004. As for users under build 1903, the automatic migration of part of the fleet did not start until last month. And even : Microsoft has curiously decided to migrate the affected computers to a one year old build of Windows 10 (1909).