Microsoft is ready to offer commercial customers a taste of Windows 10 20H2, also known as the 2009 version, and promises an "extremely fast update" for Windows 10 2004 PCs.
The fastest PC update in Windows 10 2004 reflects the process it used to upgrade devices from Windows 10 1903 to 1909 through a lightweight "activation package". Systems in versions before 1903 required the full route information characteristics until 1909.
Similarly, for the 2009 update, systems that are currently running Windows 10 version 1909 and earlier should follow the full update path. capabilities.
The activation package includes a slightly newer build number and activates idle features already delivered to Windows 10 2004 via monthly quality updates.
Devices must have installed the June 2020 monthly quality update to receive the activation package.
Microsoft promises that this feature-enhancing technology will mean fewer headaches for administrators, who can ensure that existing business applications work with the new version and therefore have less downtime upgrade of computers.
“Do you want to see how fast the devices are updated from the 2004 version to the 20H2 version and how little is the downtime? Want to explore the new Local Users and Groups (MDM) mobile management policy, which allows administrators to make detailed changes to a local group on a managed device? "Now you can," Aria Carley said in a Microsoft blog post.
Corporate customers can access Windows 10 2009 Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Azure Marketplace for a virtual machine, or administrators can download a file ISO.
The new feature update will be automatically forwarded to all commercial devices in Windows 10 Beta - formerly Slow ring - and Release Preview channels.
"Those who have devices in Windows 10, 2004 version will have the experience of the extremely fast update that comes with the transition from version 2004 to version 20H2 through an activation package," said Carley.
Like the 1903 to 1909 upgrade, the gaps in the Windows 10 2004 and 2009 versions are the same and share system files, making the upgrade more like a cumulative update.
Microsoft gave to Windows Insiders the first trial version of Windows 10 20H2 in June. Unlike Windows 10 2004, the 2009 release, which will be released in the fall, is a small update that comes with the new browser Edge based on Chromium.