We are committed to learning from this experience and improving our processes and notification systems to help ensure our customers have a positive experience with our update process. A busy year for Windows If it wasn't obvious, 2019 is going to be a busy year for Microsoft and for Windows. We know Microsoft has planned two new feature updates for Windows 10 this year, but there are rumors of an entirely new version of Windows on the horizon that will coexist alongside the current version of Windows 10. The easiest way to determine whether the bug is impacting your system too is to check File Explorer, as a red X appears on the mapped network drives, the company says. Today we take the next step towards the re-release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update by providing the updated version to our Windows Insider community. The year 2019 is upon us, which means it's time to look ahead and see what we have in store for Windows 10.
This update includes quality improvements. Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7 amid very slow adoption of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Microsoft retail stores support services also offer this same level of support in-store. Hi Johnnie Yes you are safe, if 1809 installed without incident and your files are intact in your Documents folder, then you are fine. To keep up with 10's WaaS schedule, pencil in these dates.
It broke my Settings app, including Windows Update. Microsoft has confirmed another issue in Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 , and shockingly, the company says a fix would only ship in 2019. Given the serious nature of any data loss, we took the added precaution of pulling all 1809 media across all channels, including Windows Server 2019 and IoT equivalents. We know that Microsoft is planning to ship the 19H2 update in the fall of this year, likely in the October timeframe if it can stick to its internal schedule. If updates are available, install them. Based on this data, today we are beginning the re-release of the October Update by making it available via media and to advanced users who seek to manually. We intentionally start each feature update rollout slowly, closely monitoring feedback before offering the update more broadly.
After the October 2018 Update fiasco, Microsoft tests certain cumulative updates with Insiders to ensure the best experience. At just two days into the rollout when we paused, the number of customers taking the October 2018 Update was limited. Others will follow with 30 or more months of support, including 1703, 1709 and 1803, thanks to Microsoft's rejiggered support rules. Also, you can download the standalone package from. To ensure users are aware of all issues, Microsoft is updating its support document whenever a new problem in Windows 10 October 2018 Update is discovered. More details are available below. I do have a windows.
Skype In early October, we paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update as we investigated isolated reports of users missing files after updating. Windows 10 Home and Pro devices only receive updates on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709 , Windows 10 April 2018 Update version 1803 , and Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809. We will continue to closely monitor the update and all related feedback and diagnostic data from our Windows Insider community with the utmost vigilance. For example, Microsoft started shipping 1803 on April 30, 2018, making the 18th-month anniversary Oct. We have added an ability for users to also provide an indication of impact and severity when filing User Initiated Feedback. We should hopefully have more details on what exactly this means in the coming weeks.
Also, Microsoft Support and our retail stores customer service personnel are available at no charge to help customers. It puts web apps, universal apps, and store apps front and center, and it will likely also be where Windows Sets first ships in an official manner. As previously announced and beginning with this release, feature updates that release around September will have a timeline. Over the last couple of days, some users who went ahead and installed the have. We have added an ability for users to also provide an indication of impact and severity when filing User Initiated Feedback.
There will be some intelligent management of reserved storage and free user disk space thanks to the already released Windows 10 Storage Sense storage-management utility. This site is not in any way affiliated with, nor has it been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Instead, it may opt for an entirely new, non-Windows based name. Today, we also released some other fixes in the monthly update for customers who have already taken the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update , but some users are reporting serious issues. That's not to say there aren't any new features; 19H1 brings with it a couple of new features, primarily for power-users. We expect this will allow us to better monitor the most impactful issues even when feedback volume is low.
Microsoft has not started automatically pushing this latest update out to Windows Update, so only people that visit Windows Update manually and check for updates will get it installed right now. What are you most looking forward to this year? We will offer the October Update to users via Windows Update when data shows your device is ready and you will have a great experience. A new 'Lite' version of Windows? This problem is known to occur during the upgrade process when 1 the built-in Administrator account is valid and 2 there are other accounts that also have Administrator permissions. Windows 10, version 1809 is now available through , and phased deployment. It's possible that Microsoft will release the first public, non-preview version of its around the same time 19H2 is finalized. This date also confirmed that Microsoft sets the end-of-support date on the first Patch Tuesday following the 18th or 30th month anniversary of release.
Based on feedback from users, we introduced code in the October 2018 Update to remove these empty, duplicate known folders. It puts web apps, universal apps, and store apps front and center, and it will likely also be where Windows Sets first ships in an official manner. Am I safe or should I uninstall the update? More Information Prior to re-releasing the October 2018 Update our engineering investigation determined that a very small number of users lost files during the October 2018 Update. This date marks the revised start of the servicing timeline for. Today, we also released some other fixes in the monthly update for customers who have already taken the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. It actually became available to download on Tue Oct 16 2018.