Install Windows 10 version 21H2 offline
The next version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 21H2 update i.e. Windows 10 November 2021 update is available to install for eligible devices, since. 17th November 2021. This article explains how to install Windows 10 November 2021 update, either manually or using the enablement package.
What is new in Windows 10 21H2 update?
Teams across the Windows Organization have focused development of Windows 11, hence the 21H2 update only contains a “scoped” set of features, as outlined below:
Adding WPA3 H2E standards support for enhanced Wi-Fi security
Windows Hello for Business introduces a new deployment method called cloud trust to support simplified passwordless deployments and achieve a deploy-to-run state within a few minutes
GPU compute support in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) deployments for machine learning and other compute intensive workflows
The codebase like the previous Windows versions, i.e. 20H1 and 20H2 releases remains the same for the 21H1 one as well. In addition, from next year there would be only one major update to Windows 10. Previously there used to be two feature updates per year.
Method 1: Install Windows 10 21H2 update using the Media Creation Tool
The Media Creation Tool is by far the most dependable method to update to Windows 10 Novembe 2021 update.
- When the download is finished, open the Tool.
- Consequently, Accept the License terms.
- Select the Upgrade this PC now option to start the update.
Likewise the previous updates, you can also download the ISO file and then update your computer. The steps are better explained in the article below related to Windows 10 21H1 update:
Install Windows 10 November 2021 update using the enablement package
As Windows 10 2004, 20H2, 21H1, and 21H2 share the same codebase. Hence, you can use the enablement package KB5003791 to upgrade to Windows 10 21H2 from any previous release. The prerequisite is, the September update KB5005565 must be installed before. Given below are the Direct download links:
- Download KB5003791 MSU for Windows 10 v21H2 32-bit (x86)
- Download KB5003791 MSU for Windows 10 v21H2 64-bit (x64)
- Download KB5003791 MSU for Windows 10 v21H2 ARM64
In Conclusion, these steps can help you to install Windows 10 November 2021 update manually or offline.