Windows 10 versions 1803, 1809, and 1909 are reaching the end of support today. Versions 1909 and 1809 will still be supported for some enterprise customers, but 1803 will not receive updates anymore.
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Today, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 10 version 1809 in its Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro SKUs. Windows 10 Enterprise and Education are still supported for another six months.
As the company does when a Windows 10 version is nearing the end of support, Microsoft has started automatically updating those on Windows 10 version 1809 to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update.
Microsoft has released another round of cumulative updates for some of the existing versions of Windows 10, starting with the Creators Update. Windows 10 version 1903 didn't get updates.
AdDuplex published its monthly Windows 10 usage reporting, showing that over six months after its release, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is still on just 29.3% of Windows 10 devices.
Microsoft has announced that it is starting the automatic phased rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update and that users with the most suitable devices will be offered the feature update first.
AdDuplex has released its monthly usage reports, showing that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update is still king, as it's installed on 83.6% of Windows 10 PCs, with its successor on a paltry 6.6%.
Intel has released a new version of its modern driver for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and newer, adding further improvements to games and fixes for some hardware issues as well.
After numerous setbacks after its initial release earlier this year, Microsoft has now amended its update history page for Windows 10 to reflect the availability of version 1809 to "advanced users".
Activity history logs everything to the cloud even when disabled. Is it a feature, an overlooked bug, or is Microsoft forcing this telemetry gathering on everyone regardless of the set preference?
As more and more issues pop up with the October 2018 Update for Windows 10, Microsoft continues to block the upgrade path for more users. This time, users of Morphisec are the ones affected.
Quite a few updates showed up this week with fixes for a number of Windows 10 versions (including 1809), an interesting teaser for Obsidian's next RPG, and a lot more. Be sure to catch up below.
Intel has announced the introduction of Windows Modern Drivers for Windows 10, which are required by Microsoft starting with the October 2018 Update. The first version is now available.
AdDuplex has released its monthly usage reports, showing that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update is still king, as it's installed on 89.5% of Windows 10 PCs, with its successor on a paltry 2.8%.
Apple has released an update to iCloud for Windows, bringing it to version 7.8.1. This update fixes the issue that caused Microsoft to block the upgrade path to the latest version of Windows 10.
Microsoft has updated its documentation for the latest cumulative update for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update with a new known issue. This one affects the Seek Bar in the Windows Media Player.
With Thanksgiving this past week, it's been a little silent on the Insider preview front. That said, there's plenty of other news to highlight, so be sure to catch up via the handy guide below.
Microsoft has blocked the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for some Intel PCs due to problems caused by Intel's accidental release of display drivers which "turned on unsupported features in Windows".
A bug has been discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which prevents the installation of iCloud. While Microsoft and Apple resolve the issue, the update will not be offered to select users.
While the Window 10 October 2018 Update has been plagued with issues so far, there's still lots to be done. Microsoft has detailed multiple other known issues with the new feature update.
Today is Patch Tuesday, which means it's time to update your PC. But due to the way Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, you should probably stay away from Windows Update.
As the company re-releases the October 2018 update over a month after its initial rollout, Microsoft is promising a greater emphasis on quality and transparency with regard to Windows 10 updates.
Over a month after it was initially released and after multiple issues, Microsoft today is re-releasing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The fix has been tested by Insiders since two weeks ago.
It's been over a month now since Microsoft pulled the Windows 10 October 2018 Update from Windows Update, and the company has said almost nothing about it since the original announcement.
The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has been delayed for over a month now, and as it turns out, it's affecting OEMs just as much as its affecting consumers, with devices shipping with old software.
AdDuplex released its monthly Windows 10 usage report today, showing that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now on 2.3% of Windows 10 devices, barely impacting any other versions.
Today, Microsoft released a refreshed version of KB4464455 to Windows Insiders on the Slow and Release Preview rings, fixing more major issues found on the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
Microsoft's latest earnings report was released this past week, which revealed some rather interesting areas of growth. You can find that, as well as some update and gaming news in the guide below.
Microsoft has released the first firmware updates for its brand-new Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2. Some of them are exclusive to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which is no longer available.
After an issue was discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update that can cause data loss when extracting ZIP files, Microsoft has acknowledged the issue, offering a temporary workaround.
On top of a pile of other issues with file management in the October 2018 Update, users are now reporting that extracting ZIP files no longer prompts them to overwrite existing files.
Microsoft has released another cumulative update for Windows 10 October 2018 Update, bringing the build number to 17763.104. KB4464455 contains mainly sundry fixes and optimisations.
Microsoft has acknowledged the issues suffered by HP computer owners and issued a patch for both the April and October 2018 Update to fix the Blue Screen Of Death that these systems keep having.
Microsoft news this week has focused quite a bit on games, but there's some sprinkling of updates and hardware news too. Be sure to catch up on all that and more via the handy guide below.
A loss of audio is the latest in a series of issues plaguing the newest feature update from Microsoft. Issues range from no audio in games to Windows not recognising audio drivers at all.
There's a brand new AMD driver update to download today, aimed at bringing support for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update as well as Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which launched today.
Today, Microsoft released the October update for the Xbox One family of gaming consoles, which includes new features like support for Amazon Alexa, Dolby Vision streaming, and more.
It's fair to say that the October 2018 Update could have gone better. A number of problems saw data being deleted, and a new feature might even have you accidentally deleting your Downloads folder.
The Windows Insider Program is possibly the largest beta test of its kind, but its incredible success may also be part of the reason behind Microsoft's recent mishaps with Windows development.
After pulling the Windows 10 October 2018 Update from distribution to "seekers", Microsoft is today releasing a new build to the Slow and Release Preview rings with fixes for a number of bugs.