Today Microsoft finally roll out feature update for Windows 10 version 21H2 aka November 2021 Update for everyone. And as announced before Windows 10 21H2 Update is a minor update to Windows 10 21H1 and 20H2 update, includes a few new features and refinement only. The latest Windows 10 November 2021 update, mainly focuses on performance and security enhancements that will improve the operating system’s overall experience. Windows Hello multicamera support, virtual desktop, touch keyboard, Windows File Explorer, Start menu, Chromium Edge as default browser are some notable changes in this build.
Microsoft says this update comes with a lot of improvements that should improve overall user experience.
For devices running Windows 10 2004 and 20H2, the 21H2 update is minor and quick to install because Microsoft is rolling out the feature update via an enablement package that allows you to update your system very quickly with a single reboot like a cumulative update. And for anyone running a version older than 2004, the 21H2 update will feel an update like a regular Windows 10 feature update.
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How to download Windows 10 21H2 update?
Microsoft notes: “Windows 10 November 2021 Update is now available for users on the most recent versions of Windows 10 who seek the new update via Windows Update.” That means you can grab the update manually checking for updates. Well before that make sure the latest windows 10 updates installed on your PC that prepare your Device for November 2021 update version 21H2.
Press Windows + I keyboard shortcut to open the settings app,
Click on Update & security than Windows update,
Here you will notice an optional update available “feature update to windows 10, version 21H2“
Click on download and install now to get the update from the Microsoft server,
Once the download process completes, you need to restart your PC to apply the changes.
After that run winver command to check the current Windows 10 version and OS build number.
If you follow these steps and do not see “Feature update to Windows 10, version 21H2” on your device, you might have a compatibility issue and a safeguard hold is in place until we are confident that you will have a good update experience.
Note: Also you can use the official media creation tool Windows update assistance to manually upgrade the latest Windows 10 version 21H2.
Here in this video Microsoft team explains Windows 10 November 2021 update feature and how to get it now.
Windows 10 21H2 ISO download
Well, Windows 10 November 2021 Update (Version21H2) ISO image file is also available for download. Here we have links to download the latest Windows 10 version 21H2 ISO direct from the Microsoft server.
Microsoft has aimed the Windows 10 21H2 release primarily at enterprises, but a few potential features from recent builds are intriguing Redesigned start Menu, Improved Notifications display experience, Improved settings, New chromium edge as default browser and more.
WPA3 H2E standards support for enhanced Wi-Fi security
Windows Hello for Business support for simplified, passwordless deployment models for achieving a deploy-to-run state within a few minutes
GPU compute support in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) deployments for machine learning and other compute-intensive workflows