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Microsoft replaces Windows 10 patch update, isn't saying why

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It skipped version numbers because of lazy 3rd party app developers in the time of Windows 95 / Windows 98 who coded applications to look for Windows 9* rather the discrete numbers, and this legacy code is still alive in some large corporate applications.

Microsoft found this bug during early testing for Windows 9 so decided to move to 10 to stop any compatibility issues.

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