Windows 10 October 2018 Update clean install in this Weekly Recap

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 rollout halted, new Surface devices, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft halts Windows 10 version 1809 rollout, new Surface devices ready for preorder, more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft officially releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) for PCs on October 2, but on October 6, the company stopped the rollout due to a critical bug that was deleting user’s personal files.

Although the October 2018 Update currently has serious problems, the new version packs a slew of improvements and several new features, and in this video walkthrough, you can learn everything there’s to know about the new version. Also, this video highlights the seven best features of version 1809.

As part of the 19H1 development, Windows 10 build 18252 made its way to the Fast ring and the Skip Ahead with a few improvements and new features.

During a new press event, Microsoft unveiled its new Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2, which are now ready for preorder. Also, the company revealed the Surface Headphones, a $350 pair of headphones that includes six levels of noise cancelation.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Autumn In Sweden to refresh your desktop, and you can now download the first two Xbox titles as part of the Games with Gold program for October 2018.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to download the October 2018 Update ISO file.

We looked at the steps to use the Update Assistant to upgrade your device to Windows 10 version 1809.

You now know the steps to download the Media Creation Tool to download the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

Finally, we looked at the steps to perform an in-place upgrade and clean installation of the October 2018 Update.

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