What happens when Windows 10 Build reaches its expiration date?

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When a version of Windows 10 reaches its expiration date, certain events occur on your computer. It is therefore essential to know the expiration date of your Windows 10 Preview date and what happens after the construction of Windows 10 expires.

What happens when Windows 10 expires

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When you see the expiration date of Windows 10 Build, you will notice that construction usually expires after 5 or 6 months.

1] About 2 weeks before your version of Windows 10 expires, you will receive warnings like – This version of Windows will expire soon. Once you see this warning, you should take it seriously and back up all your data and check your Windows Update to see if new versions or updates are available. You can also download the latest ISO file from Microsoft, mount it and run setup.exe to upgrade to a newer version.

2] Once your build has reached the license expiration date , your computer automatically restarts approximately every 3 hours. Any unsaved data or files you are working on will be lost.

3] The computer no longer starts , 2 weeks after the license expires. Once the expiration date has passed, a recovery message appears when you start your computer – your PC/device needs to be repaired. You cannot connect to your computer. In this case, you must download the ISO file from another computer and then transfer it to another installation media. After that, you must boot your computer from the installation media to install the latest version of Windows 10.

Read : How to upgrade your Windows 10 to the new version.

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