Microsoft has marked Windows 10, version 22H2 (aka Windows 10 2022 Update) for large-scale rollout, making it available to everyone through Windows Update.
The announcement comes a month after the official release of this version October 22 and nearly four months after Microsoft released a preview build for enterprise testing on July 28.
“If you have an eligible device, you can install this feature update by opening Windows Update Settings and selecting Check for Updates. Once the update is ready for your device, you see the download and install option,” Microsoft says on Windows. health dashboard.
“Devices currently running Windows 10, version 20H2 or newer will have a quick installation experience as this feature update will install as a monthly update.”
You can also install the latest version of Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade or create an ISO for a clean install of Windows 10 21H2.
Windows 10 2022 Update is not a massive release and only adds a small set of new features, including:
Windows 10 22H2 will be offered to customers with devices running Windows 10, version 20H2 or later, on systems that have not been configured to defer feature updates and are not affected by compatibility hangs.
The Home and Pro editions will receive 18 months of service, while Microsoft says the Enterprise and Education editions will be serviced for 30 months.
Some eligible devices may also be offered an upgrade to the latest version of Windows, Windows 11, which has been widely rolled out since January 2022.
Windows 11 22H2 (aka Windows 11 2022 Update) is also available to all applicants on eligible devices after entering a new rollout phase on October 4.
You can check if your Windows 10 device is eligible for an upgrade to Windows 11 using the PC health check app or by ticking Windows 11 specs, features, and computer requirements.
You can find more information about the current Windows 11 22H2 rollout status, as well as any backup blocks that might be applied to your device, from his exit health page.