Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update is a stupendous update which users are eagerly waiting and it is about to be launched by the end of April 2017. This update is bringing exclusive features for the creators while some of the existing features of Windows 10 are removed or planned to be deprecated.
The removal or deprecation of these specified features will not affect the users who are using Windows 10 in non-commercial environment. This particular list is intended for IT professionals who will get Windows 10 Creators Update for their Operating system in commercial surroundings.
As per Microsoft announcement
“The following features and functionalities in the Windows 10 Creators Update edition have either been removed from the product in the current release (“Removed”) or are not in active development and are planned for potential removal in subsequent releases (“Deprecated”).”
The Features that are Removed in Windows 10 Creators Update
• By default, Flash autorun in Edge is turned off. Use the Click-to-Run (C2R) option instead. (This setting can be changed by the user)
• Interactive Service Detection Service
• Microsoft Paint for languages that are not on the full localization list
• NPN support in TLS (superseded by ALPN)
• Windows Information Protection “AllowUserDecryption” policy
• WSUS for Windows Mobile, updates are being transitioned o the new Unified Update Platform (UUP)
The Features that are Deprecated in Windows 10 Creators Update
• Apndatabase.xml is being replaced by the COSA database. Therefore, some constructs will no longer function. This includes Hardware ID, incoming SMS messaging rules in mobile apps, a list of privileged apps in mobile apps, autoconnect order, APN parser, and CDMAProvider ID.
• Apps Corner
• Reading List
• Tile Data Layer
• TLS DHE_DSS ciphers DisabledByDefault
• IPsec task offload
The plan and list unveiled by Microsoft is a subject to change or may not comprise every deprecated feature or functionality. If you are willing to have deep details you can go through the documentation for any specified feature. These changes may or may not impact your work depending on the environment where you use Windows 10 system.
Stay tuned to know more about additions and changes of features in upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update.