If users don't jump to the next branch release after that period of time, then they risk not getting future security updates.
Available for Insiders testing the next major Windows 10 feature update, now named "19H1", the cumulative release puts an update block in place for a "small number of PCs" using Nuvoton TPM chips.
Microsoft on Tuesday released 16 software updates to fix more than 60 security holes in various flavors of Windows and other Microsoft products. That's right, we're roughly halfway through November and Microsoft has just now gotten to the point where it is semi-comfortable with distributing the update. Ironically, the rollout of the update has now resumed, almost two weeks into November. It's this attribute that makes Windows, Windows.
He added that Windows was monitoring the re-release of the October 2018 update.
The way Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 updates is thus: First, Microsoft makes the update available to a self-selected group of early adopters, who have to either download it directly from Microsoft's website, or else manually run Windows Update to find it. The light theme also comes with a new wallpaper (an iteration of the default Windows 10 wallpaper), and it will brighten up certain areas of the operating system that have always tended be dark regardless of the theme being used.
If you want to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, you can go to the "Check for updates" function in your computer's settings. For systems that have a device driver or application incompatibility issue, Microsoft will block the installation and you will have to wait a bit longer to obtain the October 2018 Update. It's also available to IT pros using "Windows Server Update Services, Windows Update for Business and System Center Configuration Manager's phased deployment", Cable noted.