Home windows 10 model 22H2 has been unofficially confirmed by Microsoft. This may very well be the following function replace for the working system and it’ll start rolling out to shoppers in a few months, in accordance with references noticed within the newest optionally available replace (KB5015684) launched for the OS.
As we reported earlier this yr, the fuss has been round Home windows 11 and rumours of Home windows 12 have already began making headlines, however the firm hasn’t utterly forgotten about Home windows 10. The outdated working system stays supported and will probably be getting its personal function replace within the fall.
Home windows 10 KB5015684, which has popped up within the Home windows Insider Program right this moment, quietly switches the OS model to “22H2” from “21H2”. As you possibly can see within the under screenshot, Home windows 10 Construct 19045 has additionally been noticed within the ‘About’ display of the Home windows Settings web page.
In our exams, we couldn’t spot any noticeable distinction between Home windows 10 21H2 and Home windows 10 22H2. Plainly the brand new replace shall be one other minor one and will probably be rolled out by way of an enablement package deal which doesn’t make any main introductions on the buyer entrance.
Microsoft officers have beforehand stated that enablement package deal updates will solely ship with a “scoped set of options” and such updates are just like month-to-month cumulative updates, which primarily means Home windows 10 22H2 shall be enabled with the flick of a change later this yr.
In different phrases, if you happen to’re on Home windows 10 model 2004 or newer, you’ll be capable to improve to model 22H2 instantly in a snap with a considerably quick set up course of. That’s as a result of all options of 22H2 are already hidden within the newest cumulative updates and have updates launched after the model (v2004) primarily share the identical core construct of the OS.
A changelog for model 22H2 just isn’t accessible in the mean time, however will probably be centered on productiveness and safety, that means a lot of the modifications shall be associated to enterprise or enterprise customers. Customers can count on minor bug fixes, higher security measures and common enhancements.
What’s subsequent for Home windows
Home windows 11 shall be getting its first huge function replace referred to as ‘Solar Valley 2’ aka model 22H2 later this yr. The replace is about to deliver again assist for drag and drop, enhance Begin menu customization settings, and extra.
Microsoft has reportedly cancelled Home windows 11 model 23H2 and the following main launch may very well be Home windows 12 in 2024. It’s because the corporate is exploring a brand new technique the place it plans to launch new Home windows variations each three years, with smaller function updates for present variations.
Home windows 11 will proceed to get new options within the coming years. In some unspecified time in the future. Home windows 12 will debut with vital modifications. If the corporate follows the identical technique, you can even count on Home windows 13 within the subsequent ten years.