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  • How-To Geek: Microsoft still isn’t testing Win10 1909 (or 19H2)

    Posted on June 5th, 2019 at 14:27 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Chris Hoffman at How-To Geek laments the fact that Microsoft hasn’t even started testing the next version of Windows 10:

    These big Windows updates are generally finalized the month before release, which means Windows 10’s October 2019 Update should be finalized in September 2019. Microsoft has less than four months to go before the latest build is stabilized and we haven’t heard anything about it yet.

    Microsoft has responded by saying, basically, don’t worry about it. We have it well in hand.

    I’ve been saying for – what? – six months now that the next version of Win10 will just be a big cumulative update. I don’t expect any worthwhile feature changes. Except Microsoft will have to put at least one feature change in there so they can justify calling it a “feature update.” And they have every incentive to make 1909 super-stable, because they’ll continue to support it (Enterprise and Academic versions) for 30 months.

    I’m not complaining, mind you. I think MS should go through a couple more no-new-feature “updates” and hit us with a long-overdue Service Pack.