Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) to users across the world, and the process takes place in two different ways.
First of all, it’s the automatic rollout, which means that Microsoft is offering the October 2018 Update via Windows Update just like a regular update. Users are notified of an update and then required to reboot their systems to complete the installation.
The automatic release takes place in stages, and some devices would get the new update at a later time, as compatibility issues, be they software or hardware, are resolved.
Second of all, there’s the manual download option, which Microsoft has simplified substantially by making it possible to skip the waiting time with a press of a button. The only thing you need to do is manually check for updates to download Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
But as several of our readers told me today, the new OS version doesn’t show up in Windows Update on their system… (read more)