The upcoming Windows 10 update will have a lean version for low memory devices

In the Redstone 5 update, Microsoft will have an additional Lean Edition specifically designed for devices with limited storage space.

In the Redstone 5 update, Microsoft will have an additional Lean Edition specifically designed for devices with limited storage space. According to sources familiar with Microsoft, the new version will be shipped to OEMs for delivery on laptops and low-cost computers. Windows Central said that this version will be available on 16GB devices and mainly to make sure these machines receive Windows updates.

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Twitter users Lucan discovered this version from the Windows 17650 test build, currently installing will cost 2GB. Microsoft is gradually reducing the amount of storage needed by removing unnecessary elements on low-end devices, such as Internet Explorer or other old applications. Even Regedit is dropped and Microsoft is testing out as many things as possible.

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Windows 10 Lean Edition edition targets low-memory devices

Many 16GB machines have struggled to update Windows 10. There are often many applications, files that take up all the space Windows Update needs to update the OS. Hope to hear more about Windows 10 Lean Edition at the Microsoft Build event in early May.

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