Windows 10 version 20H2
|Version of Microsoft Windows|
|OS family||Windows 10 (Windows NT)|
|Architecture||x86, x64, ARM64|
|Release date||October 20, 2020|
|Support end||May 10, 2022 |
(May 9, 2023 for Enterprise/Education)
Windows 10 October 2020 Update is an update to Windows 10 which was released on October 20, 2020. This version is notable in that it drops the YYMM numbering scheme, introduced with the Windows 10 November Update, in favor of the half-year based YYHx scheme already used previously for codenames since the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.
Features[edit | edit source]
- Theme-aware tiles for the Start menu.
- Alt+Tab experience between apps and websites.
- Improved quick access to tabs for pinned website in Microsoft Edge.
- A more personalized taskbar for new users.
- Improved notification toasts.
- Migrated the information in the System section of Control Panel to the Settings app. Links in Control Panel that would take you to the System section now take you to the Settings app.
- You can now copy your device information in Settings.
- Notification that asks the user if they want to switch to tablet mode now no longer appears when you switch to said mode on 2-in-1 PCs.
- You can now change the refresh rate of your displays on Advanced display settings.
- Modern Device Management (MDM) improvements.