Microsoft finally cut monthly security update for Windows 11 21H2 version

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The time has finally come. After being released two years ago as a free Windows 11 upgrade, Windows 11 21H2 version is coming to its end of service.

That means, Microsoft won’t release its monthly security updates to users of this system as of October 10, 2023. 

Though, this warning is only valid for those in the Home and Pro editions. Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise, and Enterprise multi-session editions of Windows 11 21H2 will continue to receive security updates until October 8, 2024. 

“To help keep you protected and productive, Windows Update will automatically initiate a feature update for Windows 11 consumer devices and non-managed business devices that are at, or within several months of reaching, end of servicing,” says Microsoft.

So, what should you do? Well, if you are still running Windows 11 version 21H2, Microsoft recommends that you upgrade to Windows 11 version 22H2 as soon as possible. 

Windows 11 version 22H2 is the latest version of Windows 11, and it will continue to receive monthly security updates at least until October 2024.

Oh, did we mention that the 23H2 update will be available in the latter months of this year? It’s definitely one to look out for, so if you’re still on the 21H2, today is the best time to migrate.