The quickest way to learn about Windows release health

Published Feb 08 2021 01:16 PM 9,620 Views
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If you are looking for quick access to information about Windows updates, known issues, safeguards, lifecycle updates, related news, and announcements, look no further than the new hub and improved navigation experience for Windows release health. Designed for IT pros and Windows enthusiasts alike, the new hub enables you to find and quickly navigate to the resources that can help you stay current, protected, and productive.

The Windows release health hub on Docs.Microsoft.comThe Windows release health hub on Docs.Microsoft.com

Keeping your Windows devices current and healthy

Communicating about Windows release health is part of our commitment to increasing transparency. We introduced the Windows release health dashboard in April 2019 to provide you with timely, useful information on issues that might impact your experience with feature and monthly updates for supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Server. The site offers insight into known and resolved issues, including symptoms, scenarios, workarounds, originating updates, current status, and, ultimately, resolutions. We also introduced the Windows message center to keep you informed about security advisories, preview builds, the rollout status of feature updates, lifecycle events, such as end of service, and other important announcements, such as the recent Windows release notes improvements.

What's new? What's changed?

The new Windows release health hub offers a single-page view of the resources you need to help keep your Windows devices and environments healthy and the information you need to help you take advantage of the latest capabilities for update management, deployment, and device management.

At the top of the page, you'll find the latest and most popular resources—updated with every new feature update or when there are changes in our servicing approach or lifecycle policies. Navigate quickly to Windows 10 release information and the Windows lifecycle FAQ, learn more about the latest featured update, or access digital learning.

Key resources and important announcementsKey resources and important announcements

In the middle of the page, you can quickly catch up on the latest updates from the Windows message center, access details about known issues and safeguards, and find release notes for the version(s) of Windows client and Windows Server you are running in your environment. This is also where you'll find the most recent announcements from the Windows message center.

Easy access to the latest announcements, details on known issues, and release notesEasy access to the latest announcements, details on known issues, and release notes

As you scroll to the bottom of the page, you'll find options to provide feedback, get support, or join our monthly Windows 10 Office Hours to get expert advice and answers from our engineering, servicing, and deployment experts.

Options for providing feedback and getting supportOptions for providing feedback and getting support

Let us know your thoughts about the new and improved Windows release health hub and leave a comment below.

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Occasional Contributor

I think the Windows 10 Message Center is a great addition. I just hope it doesn't get too cluttered with minor infos :)

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