Windows 10 Threshold 2 update expected during November's Patch Tuesday

Windows 10 Threshold 2 update expected during November's Patch Tuesday

A Microsoft Support Engineer in the companies Answers Forums has confirmed that the first routine feature related update to Windows 10 since its release on 29 July of this year will be available during next week's regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday on 10 November.

Releasing this update on Patch Tuesday is directly inline with the companies Windows as a Service plans to provide routine updates to the OS through normal delivery mechanisms such as their tried and true Patch Tuesday.

Threshold 2 features have been tested over the last three months by Windows Insiders and the most recent build, released last week, delivered a hand full of new features to Microsoft Edge along with fit and finish tweaks to the overall UI.

One feature that will not arrive with the Threshold 2 update are extensions for Microsoft's Edge browser. The highly sought after capability will not be seen until sometime next year according to sources at Microsoft.

My experience with Threshold 2 has seen some stability improvements which is critical to the success of Windows 10. This update and those coming down the road need to provide a consistent experience for users otherwise the momentum that Microsoft has seen since late July will shrivel up.

That could put their goal of 1 billion devices running Windows 10 within the next 2-3 years at jeopardy.

Thanks to @victordenancy for the tip.

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