Windows 10 news recap: Microsoft Edge legacy version to be removed in April, May 2020 Update ready for broad deployment, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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.

The legacy version of Microsoft Edge will be removed from Windows 10 on April 13, 2021

Microsoft has announced a more detailed plan for ending support of the legacy edition of Microsoft Edge. On 13 April, 2021, the legacy version of Microsoft Edge will be removed from Windows 10. It’s recommended that people use the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft Edge Legacy Windows 10

Microsoft says Windows 10 May 2020 Update is now ready for broad deployment

The Windows 10 May 2020 Update, which has had a bit of a bumpy ride with being blocked on certain devices due to compatibility issues, has now been claimed by Microsoft to be ready for broad deployment, despite still being blocked for some device configurations.

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Microsoft makes it easier for IT admins to set up new devices with Windows 10 in cloud configuration

Microsoft is again trying to make it easier for IT admins to deploy new installations of Windows 10 on devices, with a new tool called “Windows 10 in cloud configuration”. You can see the details of how this new tool works here.

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Stardock introduces Tiles v2.0, a “major update” to the Windows customization tool

A major update has been released for Stardock’s Tiles software. Tiles provides additional customisability to Windows, with v2.0 adding support for Windows 10 light and dark themes, high DPI monitor support, and more.

Stardock Tiles app

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