Microsoft says the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has reached full availability

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For users of older versions of Windows 10, Microsoft will now display a notification explaining that a new important update is available.

Windows Update delivers new feature updates for Windows 10 to select devices only.

One new test-build feature that sounds intriguing to me is adding links to Documents and Pictures folders in the Start menu by default.

Cable today also touted tools, notably Windows Analytics, that Microsoft now offers business customers.

The announcement came slightly short of three months after the October 17, 2017, debut of Fall Creators Update, better known to corporate customers as 1709 in Microsoft's yymm nomenclature. "Full availability is the final phase of our rollout process", John Cable, Director of Programme Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery, wrote in a blog post late on Thursday.

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The interval between 1709's launch and today's pronouncement was the shortest yet for Windows 10, a full 21 days shorter than the previous record, which had been set by its predecessor in March. At this time, Fall Creators Update is now available to all users running Windows 10.

Revised media with the latest security- and non-security updates included in 1709 will be made available to administrators through Windows Update (WU), Windows Update for Business (WUfB), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) the week of January 22, Cable added. To enable automatic updates, go to Windows Update Advanced options Choose how updates are installed to make sure they are turned on for you.

Click on check for updates to run a manual check for updates. The PC crashes with a blue screen when the update is applied.

We're pleased to announce that the Fall Creators Update was the fastest Windows 10 release to reach 100M devices, all while achieving higher customer satisfaction ratings compared to prior updates! This is a good thing, as it means Windows 10 releases are getting more stable as time progresses, and more users are getting the latest version of Windows 10 quicker. These threats highlight the importance of having devices running the latest Windows 10 feature update and the latest monthly quality updates. Lastly, ensuring your antivirus products are up-to-date (for example, Windows Defender is available in-box for free and updates automatically) and that you are backing up critical files to the cloud remain best practices.

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