Microsoft introduced Copilot to Windows 10

Microsoft is set to introduce its AI-powered assistant, Copilot, to Windows 10 systems enrolled in the Insider Program gradually over the next few months. Initially launched with Windows 11 22H2, Copilot has now become the default on Windows 11 23H2 devices. Soon, users eager to test Copilot on their Windows 10 22H2 devices will be able to join the Windows Insider Program for Business Release Preview Channel.

The rollout of Copilot will be a phased process, reaching Home and unmanaged Pro editions of Windows 10 22H2 over several months through controlled feature releases. Users with eligible devices keen on early Copilot testing can participate by opting in through Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. Enabling the “Get the latest updates as soon as they’re available” toggle and checking for updates after installing the November 2023 non-security preview update will grant access.

Redmond has reiterated that the end of support for Windows 10 remains unchanged at October 14, 2025. Copilot in Windows is currently in a preview phase, and Microsoft plans to evolve it based on user feedback and experimentation.

Upon integration into a Windows 10 system, users can launch Copilot from the taskbar’s icon, opening a chat window on the desktop to input queries. Similar to its Windows 11 counterpart, Copilot in Windows 10 will also support voice interactions, triggered by clicking the microphone icon within the chat window.

Though akin to the Windows 11 experience, certain Copilot functionalities won’t be available in Windows 10, such as app launching or preference customization.

The preview release of Copilot in Windows 10 will initially target specific global markets, including North America, parts of Asia, and South America, with gradual expansions planned for additional markets. Notably, the Copilot rollout won’t encompass systems running Pro, Enterprise, or Education editions of Windows 10.

The Windows Insider Program Team clarified that devices using Windows 10 Pro, managed by organizations, or employing Enterprise and Education editions won’t be included in Copilot’s initial rollout with the November non-security preview update. IT administrators can prepare for Copilot’s integration into Windows 10 systems by referring to the “Manage Copilot in Windows” support page.

This announcement affirms a recent report by Windows Central, unveiling Microsoft’s intentions to significantly expand Copilot’s accessibility by integrating the AI assistant into the desktops of Windows 10 users.

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