Windows 10 news recap: 1 billion active users reached, some Windows 10 1709 versions support extended, and more

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Windows 10 reaches the 1 billion monthly active users mark

This month saw WIndows 10 cross the 1 billion monthly active users mark. Originally hoped to hit 1 billion in 2018, Microsoft is running a bit behind, but nonetheless has reached its milestone.

Microsoft will continue support for some Windows 10 1709 versions until October

Due to the time needed to prepare for an update within an organisation, and the growing Coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft has extended support for some Windows 1709 versions by an additional 6 months, to October 2020.

Panos Panay sends out a super cool video that teases the modern File Explorer, celebrates the 1 billion Windows 10 devices mark

After reaching the 1 billion devices mark for Windows 10, Panos Panay sent out a video that teases the modern File Explorer.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news.

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