Serviced versions of Windows 10: Frequently asked questions

Important: 

  • If your device is out of service, it is no longer receiving security updates from Microsoft and may become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you update to the latest version of Windows 10.

  • To update to the latest version of Windows 10, click Update Now.

  • Update Now

Take a look at the Windows lifecycle fact sheet to see which versions are currently serviced.

In the search box on the taskbar, type winver and then press Enter. This opens the About Windows dialog box, where you'll see the version of Windows 10 that's running on your device.

About Windows dialog box

You can compare your version against what's listed on the Windows lifecycle fact sheet to ensure that your device is running the latest version of Windows 10.

If you need assistance updating your personal device, see Troubleshoot problems updating Windows 10 or connect with a member of our support team.

IT professionals should check out our guide for Update Windows 10 in the enterprise for more information specific to Windows 10 for business.

Your computer will still work, but it could become more vulnerable to security risks and viruses because you won’t receive new security updates or other quality updates. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you update to the latest version of Windows 10, as described above, and that you continue to stay up to date. Microsoft offers complimentary support to ensure that your device has the latest updates installed and requires that your device be up to date before assisting with other technical support issues.

To verify the end of service date for your edition and version of Windows 10, see the Windows lifecycle fact sheet.  

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