Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10, version 1703

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1703

The following features and functionalities in the Windows 10 Creators Update edition (Windows 10, version 1703) have either been removed from the product in the current release (Removed) or are not in active development and are planned for potential removal in subsequent releases.

This list is intended for IT professionals who are updating operating systems in a commercial environment. The plan and list are subject to change and may not include every deprecated feature or functionality. For more details about a listed feature or functionality and its replacement, see the documentation for that feature.

Feature Removed Not actively developed
Apndatabase.xml is being replaced by the COSA database. Therefore, some constructs will no longer function. This includes Hardware ID, incoming SMS messaging rules in mobile apps, a list of privileged apps in mobile apps, autoconnect order, APN parser, and CDMAProvider ID. X
Apps Corner X
By default, Flash autorun in Edge is turned off. Use the Click-to-Run (C2R) option instead. (This setting can be changed by the user.) X
Interactive Service Detection Service X
Microsoft Paint for languages that are not on the full localization list
NPN support in TLS (superseded by ALPN) X
Reading List X
Tile Data Layer X
TLS DHE_DSS ciphers DisabledByDefault X
Windows Information Protection "AllowUserDecryption" policy X
WSUS for Windows Mobile, updates are being transitioned to the new Unified Update Platform (UUP) X
TCPChimney X
IPsec task offload X