Windows 10 October 2018 Update: removed or no longer developing features

Before the release of the new Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), Microsoft published the list of removed or planned for replacement features.

Removed features:

  • Business Scanning, also called Distributed Scan Management (DSM);
  • FontSmoothing setting in unattend.xml;
  • Hologram app;
  • limpet.exe;
  • Phone Companion;
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) management console;
  • Future updates through Windows Embedded Developer Update for Windows Embedded Standard 8 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard.

No longer developing features:

  • Companion device dynamic lock APIS;
  • OneSync service;
  • Snipping Tool.