The next version of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system is Windows 10 version 2004 (formerly known as Windows 10 20H1). While it won't be released for a while, it is more or less feature-complete already.
The following information is based mostly on Insider builds but also on information that Microsoft provided, e.g. on its development blogs.
The list is subject to change, as some features may not make it into the final version.
Reset the PC using the cloud
Windows 10 comes with options to reset the PC; this restores the default operating system image on the device (with or without user data). Up until now, it was necessary to use local data to reset the PC. Starting with Windows 10 version 2004. administrators may reset the PC using cloud data instead.
The main advantage over using local files for reset is that cloud resets include all the latest updates already. If local files are used, it is necessary to install updates that Microsoft released.
The new Microsoft Edge?
Microsoft plans to release the first stable version of the new Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium on January 15, 2020. It is unclear at this point whether the new browser will be integrated into Windows 10 2004 or if it will be integrated at a later point in time.
It seems likely that the new Edge will be part of the release but we will have to wait for an official announcement for confirmation.
Other changes in Windows 10 version 2004
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