Ah, this was partly my decision…
Windows 10 App Essentials supports a given
feature update (1703, for example) for a limited time. This is
in accordance with Windows as a Service where new operating
system release is scheduled for twice a year. Typically, I
support a given feature update for at least 12 months but no
more than 18. Support also means supporting NVDA releases
released at that time.
The latest version of the add-on that’ll
run happily on Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update/build
15063) is 18.06.2, as 18.07 requires Version 1709 (Fall
Creators Update/build 16299) and later. At the moment support
for Version 1709 is scheduled to end this December with
To Brian V: I bet Noah’s school uses
Windows 10 Education, which will receive support until October
2019. I’ll make that clear on Win10 Forum once Version 1809
era kicks in.
Yes, I am aware of this. Unfortunately, this is a school
machine, therefore I can not invoke the update process myself.
Therefore I was wondering what add-on version I should install
until such time as the local IT person performs updates on our
On 10/1/2018 09:07, Brian Vogel wrote:
Based on the title of your topic it's most likely
NVDA telling you that your Version of Windows 10 (1703) is
out of date. That version loses all support from Microsoft
in 8 days. You should have moved along to Version 1709,
followed by Version 1803, long ago. You need to update
Windows 10 very, very soon. Ideally, you should take a full
system image and separate user data backup of your current
system before doing so.
You can update your Windows 10 by going to the Microsoft Windows
10 Download Page and invoking the Update Assistant
with the "Update this PC" button. If you need a newer
version of Win10 App Essentials after doing that, this is
available on the NVDA Add-Ons
Download Page. I would also suggest you visit the NVDA Add-Ons Under
Development Page and snag a copy of the Add-On Updater
add-nn, which monitors the add-ons you have installed to see
if a newer version becomes available and will allow you to
update immediately if you so choose.
Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build
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