Your Windows 10 system may have a Defer upgrades option for Windows Update. This option delays feature upgrades for several months while allowing security updates through.
Enabling this option puts your Windows 10 PC on the Current branch for business. Its intended for business users who want to wait a bit longer before getting new features on their PCs.
What Does Defer Upgrades in Windows 10 Mean?
The Professional, Enterprise, and Education editions of Windows 10 all have the Defer upgrades option. Windows 10 Home the standard version of Windows 10 youll get on most new PCs does not have this option.
Note that the Professional edition of Windows 10 doesnt actually use this option by default youll still have to enable it yourself.
Feature upgrades can only be delayed several months. Its unclear exactly how many months these upgrades will be deferred for. But it is clear that you cant defer these upgrades indefinitely.
You can defer updates to ensure theyll receive more testing before they make it to your PCs. Enabling the Defer upgrades option puts your PC on the Current branch for business.
And a good explanation of the different branches.