Upgrading to Windows 10 Creators Update is set to be more straightforward
Microsoft is hard at work putting the final touches to the Windows 10 Creators Update.
The company’s next major Windows 10 upgrade is set to be released early next month, bringing a range of improvements and new features to the company’s popular software platform.
Microsoft has attracted criticism in the past for its update rollouts, with customers plagued by nagging alerts asking them to upgrade.
However it now seems that Windows 10 Creators Update will feature a brand new approach to making sure Microsoft customers get the latest offerings.
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Reports have claimed that Microsoft is planning to gradually roll out Windows 10 Creators Update in order to lessen the potential strain on its servers.
This means that not everyone will be able to download the update on the first day of availability.
However users keen to upgrade on day one of the release will now be able to thanks to a brand new Microsoft tool.
A new version of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Update Assistant will soon be available to allow users to download and use to upgrade to the Creators Update.
The service is similar to the version released by Microsoft last year for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, helping walk users through the process of downloading and installing the upgrade.
First spotted by Microsoft leakster WalkingCat and reported by MSPowerUser, the new tool is not yet operational, but the fact it has been discovered means Creators Update can’t be far away.
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The tool will walk users through installing Windows 10 Creators Update
Windows 10 Creators Update is expected to be released next month
Some lucky users are already able to access Windows 10 Creators Update, after Microsoft began advertising the download for the first time.
Following the release of last month’s Microsoft security update, a new option appears in the Windows Update pop-up menu, saying, “Good news! the Windows 10 Creators Update is on its way. Want to be one of the first to get it?”
Clicking on the accompanying link will allow users to install an early version of Windows 10 Creators Update now, by signing up for the Windows Insider Program.
Windows Insiders are the first to get access to new Microsoft releases, providing feedback and getting early previews of new software.
There’s still no news on when exactly Windows 10 Creators Update will launch, but the new information suggests it won’t be long.
Rumours earlier this month suggested that the Windows 10 Creators Update was edging closer after Microsoft reportedly reached the final stage of development.
This comes ahead of an expected public release on April 11th, with the update expected to be offered as a free download, much like past Windows 10 upgrades, but will most likely be several gigabytes in size.