Windows 10 version 2004 Update Assistant upgrade

Windows 10 version 2004 download with Update Assistant tool

The Update Assistant tool has been updated to install the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), and you can get it now.

Windows 10 version 2004, May 2020 Update, is now rolling out to compatible devices, and if your computer hasn’t received the update through Windows Update, it’s also possible to force the new version using the “Update Assistant” tool.

On Windows 10, the “Update Assistant” is a tool designed to download feature updates a device isn’t getting the new version for unknown reasons, but it’s compatible with the new release. The tool works similar to the Media Creation Tool with the only difference that you can only perform an in-place upgrade.

How to upgrade to Windows 10 version 2004

If you don’t want to wait until version 2004 is offered to you automatically through Windows Update, you can download the “Update Assistant” by clicking the Update Now button from the Microsoft software support download page

Once you download the installer, double-click the file to launch the tool, and click the Update Now button.

Windows 10 2004 Update Assistant
Windows 10 2004 Update Assistant

After the computer passes the hardware and software requirement check, the most up-to-date build of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update will begin downloading, and then click the Restart Now button to begin the installation. Your device will then restart, and the new version will install automatically.

As always, it’s recommended to create a full backup of your computer before proceeding with the upgrade. You can also use the following resources to learn more about the May 2020 Update:

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