This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft launches the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709), which is the fourth major release that delivers a new set of features and enhancements making the OS more productive for creators and more secure for everyone.
If you want to learn everything that’s included in this update, you can read up my comprehensive guide that highlights all the new features and changes.
You can also check my hands-on video review with everything you need to know about the update for Windows 10.
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: The 12 best hidden features
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: The 14 best new features
Still don’t know what exactly is the Fall Creators Update? Don’t worry, here’s a guide explaining it.
Along with the big update for Windows 10, the software giant also pushed the “Fall Update” for Xbox One adding a slew of new features and major dashboard redesign with Fluent Design elements.
In addition, Microsoft surprised everyone this week with the introduction of the Surface Book 2, and in this hardware refresh the laptop not only gets more powerful, thinner, and lighter, but now there are two sizes, including a 13.5-inch and 15-inch models, and both come with USB Type-C port.
Speaking about Surface, the Surface Laptop, Surface Book, Surface Pro, and Surface Pro 3 received a new firmware update with new fixes and improvements, and through this new update, the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro now brings support for Windows Mixed Reality.
During Qualcomm’s annual submit, Microsoft hinted that Windows 10 on ARM are still coming before the end of the year, and you can expect multi-day battery life out of these devices.
Also, this week, Microsoft started testing a new version of its Mail and Calendar apps with new design changes that include Fluent Design elements, such as Acrylic material and Reveal highlight.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of week theme: Bing in Space to refresh your desktop or multi-monitor setup.
This week, you also learned a number of tutorials to get the most out of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Alongside the comprehensive video walkthrough and field guide, you also learned pretty much all the ways to upgrade to the new version:
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update download using Media Creation Tool
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update download using Update Assistant
- Download Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ISO file
- How to download Windows 10 (build 16299) Insider Preview ISO files
For more tips and information, check out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coverage section.
If you’re having Wi-Fi issues after upgrading to version 1709, you can use this guide to easily fix common wireless problems.
In the case you still haven’t upgrade to the new version, you should use this guide to get prepared to reduce the chances of running into problems while upgrading to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Installing the new version of Windows 10 should be an easy process, but if you experience any errors, bugs, or any other issue that you can’t figure out, remember that you can submit your questions in the PUREinfoTech forums to get help.