Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 has gone RTM for OEMs
Published Oct 26 2021 10:00 AM 56.5K Views

Today, the latest editions of Windows for IoT based on Windows 10 have been released to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). 


This release will be available in two editions:



Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2021 is the latest operating system designed for embedded and IoT devices with a 10-year support lifecycle. With every new release, we continue to deliver on our promise of bringing enterprise-class power, security, and manageability to the Internet of Things in addition to adding new features and capabilities, some of which are highlighted below.


New Features and Capabilities in this release

There are several new features and capabilities included in this release. Unless otherwise noted, these features will be included in both editions of the release.


Microsoft Edge Browser Support

Microsoft Edge Browser support is now included in both editions of Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.


Customizable Windows Update UX

With this latest release, we are enabling you to manage your Windows update experience with genericized update message strings and screen accent colors.


Soft Real-Time

Windows 10 soft real-time is a new feature that allows device makers to introduce soft real-time capabilities on their devices. Check out the following documentation to learn more:


Unified Write Filter (UWF) Updates

There have been many improvements to the Unified Write Filter including:

  • Allowing UWF Swapfile (DISK Overlay) to be created and used on any volume
  • Read Only Media Mode
  • Full Volume Commit in Read-Only Media mode

To learn more about how to implement these new features, review Enhanced Unified Write Filter Features


Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is now included in both editions of Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.


GPU Compute Support

Additional GPU compute support has been added to enable Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) deployments for machine learning and other compute intensive workflows.


Adding WPA3 H2E standards support

In this new release, there will be WPA3 H2E standards support for enhanced Wi-Fi security. To learn more, view  Faster and more secure Wi-Fi in Windows




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