A now removed entry in official documentation has all but confirmed that Microsoft is ditching Windows 10 moniker in support of Windows Sun Valley. While the “Windows Sun Valley” is the name that appeared in the documentation before it was edited by Microsoft, many reports suggest that Microsoft will launch it as Windows 11 on June 24.
The below search result screenshot was posted on Twitter (via). One can clearly see the mention of Windows Sun Valley.
Two more codenames related to the Windows next aka Windows Sun Valley are doing rounds online. It seems “Cherry Hill” is the codename for experience packages that Windows 11 will bring. So, Cherry Hill File explorer, store and other apps will be part of the experience packages meant for Windows 11.
There is one more name “Fire Steel” which seems to be the codename for internal tools in Windows 11. So, Sun Valley (UI changes), Cherry Hill (Apps redesign) and Fire Steel (Internal tools redesign) combined may signify the overall Windows 11 experience.
Recently we posted about some recent official Microsoft document modifications that revealed that the 21H2 aka Sun Valley update may belong to the “Cobalt” branch. So, probably the Cobalt branch is being primed for future insider build releases.
Windows 10 version 21H2 aka Sun Valley update is expected to be the one to bring major UI changes and improvements to Windows 10. Insider builds for Windows 10 21H2 version have revealed many new features and UI changes that Microsoft has been working on. You can read our full coverage here.
Microsoft recently announced its “Windows event” on June 24 and in the process also revealed a new logo for the upcoming new Windows. Now, many sources are claiming that Microsoft is going to unveil Windows 11 as the successor to Windows 10 on June 24.