19 March 2021
Microsoft has announced the extension of the Windows 10 1809 support cycle due to the global Coronavirus pandemic. It was originally scheduled to release the last security update in May 2020. The timeline has now been pushed back until November 2020 i.e. by six months.
It made the announcement through a document update available on the official support website. The extension is applicable to Windows 10 1809 Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstation and IoT Core. The exact date for the last update rollout is November 10th, 2020.
Here is the official statement:
"In addition, we are temporarily pausing Microsoft initiated feature updates for Home and Pro editions running on version 1809. The rollout process restart for Microsoft-initiated feature updates for devices running on Windows 10, version 1809 will be dramatically slowed and closely monitored in advance of the delayed November 10, 2020 end of service date to provide adequate time for a smooth update process. See the Windows Message Center for more information."
It was already announced that all non-essential Windows 10 updates will be paused starting May 22nd. We will keep you updated on all the new announcements made by Microsoft.