The decision was made in light of the current spike of health concerns due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and people are now working from home, and it’s crucial that devices and service state more reliable during this time. In the announcement, the company say: “We have been evaluating the public health situation, and we understand this is impacting our customers. In response to these challenges we are prioritizing our focus on security updates.” However, Microsoft isn’t stopping all updates, and the company will continue to release security quality updates to “ensure business continuity and to keep our customers protected and productive.” All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.