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2 months ago

Explaining 21H1 AND 21H2

1. 21H1 is as follows & the operative word is MINOR: Windows 10, version 21H1 will have a scoped set of features improving security, remote access and quality. The features we are releasing in this update are focused on the core experiences that customers have told us they’re relying on most right now. So, we optimized this release to support our customers’ most pressing needs. New features include multicamera support for Windows Hello and security related performance improvements. Windows Hello multicamera support to set the default as the external camera when both external and internal Windows Hello cameras are present. Windows Defender Application Guard performance improvements including optimizing document opening scenario times. Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Group Policy Service (GPSVC) updating performance improvement to support remote work scenarios. 2. 21H2 is MAJOR: 21H2 in the Fall of 2021 is a massive overhaul, for the 1st time in 6 years since its birth, to the Windows 10 GUI. The project devoted to this work is called Sun Valley and it is based on Fluent Design. Fluent Design is responsible for the new icons coming to Win10. 21H2, internally code-named 'Cobalt', is a huge re-imaged, mdernised, re-design of the Win10 UI that affects Start, Taskbar, Action Centre, File Explorer, Animations, Dark and much more. 21H2 will be very cool, very exciting. It is fluid, 'alive', colourful, artistic and dynamic. You are going to REALLY like 21H2❗👍👍