Windows 10 November 2021 Update

Not to be confused with Windows 10 November Update.

Windows 10 November 2021 Update
Version of Microsoft Windows
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OS familyWindows 10 (NT 10.0)
Version21H2
Codename
Preliminary name
SemesterVibranium
Architecturex86, x64, ARM64
Latest build10.0.19044.2075
Release date2021-11-16
Support end
Replaces
Windows 10 May 2021 Update
Replaced by
Windows 10, version 22H2

Windows 10 November 2021 Update (also known as version 21H2) is a feature update to Windows 10 released on 16 November 2021.[1] Despite using the same version string of "21H2" as Windows Server 2022 and the initial release of Windows 11, it is a cumulative update for Windows 10 May 2020 Update and later updates.

Editions and support[edit | edit source]

Edition Support length End of support
Windows 10 Home 18 months 2023-06-13
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Education 30 months 2024-06-11
Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2021 5 years 2027-01-12
Windows 10 CMIT Government Edition V2022-L 2027-02-16
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 10 years 2032-01-13

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Added a simplified passwordless deployment models for Windows Hello for Business.
  • Added GPU compute support in the Windows Subsystem for Linux and Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows deployments.
  • Added support for WPA3 Hash-to-Element standards.

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Pre-Release Preview[edit | edit source]

Release Preview[edit | edit source]

RTM[edit | edit source]

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General availability[edit | edit source]

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