Windows 10 and Windows 11 updates will now expire for better performance

  • 21 October 2021
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Since majority of us use Windows for our day to day operations, in this guide, you will learn about Windows update expiration policy.

By expiring older, redundant packages, you will get better performance, shorter scan times, a faster user experience, and a reduced risk of deploying older updates that have been superseded with newer, more secure ones.

Note: This policy only applies to Windows updates. Updates for other Microsoft software or firmware may have different policies and should be considered separately.

An expired package will not appear in Windows Update scan results thereby reducing internet data usage.

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Windows really needs to get rid of everything that becomes legacy. Hope of seeing it real from next year is no longer impossible.

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Very interesting this change is. Hopefully is does help.

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