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Windows 10 April Update (Version 1803): (Upgrade-) FAQ

[German]On April 30, 2018 Microsoft surprisingly released Windows 10 April Update (version 1803) not only for download, but also via Windows Update. In a FAQ I would like to answer some questions (how long does the rollout take, how do I get the update directly etc.).

Windows 10 April Update (Version 1803): (Upgrade-) FAQ

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In Windows 10 Home, the feature update must be blocked manually. I had discussed this within the blog article How to block Windows 10 updates. In this case, the feature update to Windows 1803 need to be blocked. You can also set the Internet connection to 'Metered' to prevent the download. Woody Leonhard has collected a few hints in this ComputerWorld article.

When Windows Update is opened, click on the "Check for updates" button and let Windows 10 see what updates are available. If you see an update named "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1803", this is the April 2018 Update and it will start to download and install.

So to your point, otto wang, no, the update from 1803-1809 is not failing. I was wondering how that update is even undertaken. No registry values were changed under the OS, just in in the install as the trigger to fire off the prerequisite installation.

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) has finally arrived, and it's rolling out worldwide as a free update for compatible desktops, laptops, and tablets. The new version is the fifth major refresh that Microsoft is releasing (the first of two updates coming out this year), and it delivers a new set of features and changes to improve productivity, performance, and security.

As you try to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1803, you may see a message that reads: Error: The update isn't applicable to your computer. This message indicates that your device doesn't have the required updates installed to support the new version.

Once the new version has been installed, and you're in the out-of-box experience (OOBE), connect your computer to the internet and finalize the update. Then check for updates on Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update, and click the Check for Updates button to download and install any available patch for version 1803.

My pc just updated to the april update. But I've noticed a few things. First of all, it seemed to remove my nvidia gpu completely which is weird. I can't even right click on the screen where you can usually see the nvidia stuff.

This non-feature update addresses a handful of minor issues, including fixing a problem that caused high CPU usage and performance degradation on some systems with Family 15h and 16h AMD processors, and fixing another one that significantly reduced battery life after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1803, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

This update addresses a variety of issues, including several security problems. It fixes a problem that stops the GameBar from launching and also adds support for the SameSite cookie web standard to Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. Among other changes, it also addresses an issue in which some systems started up to a black screen. That occurred because previous updates to Windows 10 version 1803 were incompatible with specific versions of PC tune-up utilities after installation.

There is a known issue in this update, in which some users running Windows 10 version 1803 may receive an error "An invalid argument was supplied" when accessing files or running programs from a shared folder using the SMBv1 protocol. To work around the problem, enable SMBv2 or SMBv3 on both the SMB server and the SMB client, as described in KB2696547.

There are several known issues with the update, including one in which some users running Windows 10 version 1803 may receive an error "An invalid argument was supplied" when accessing files or running programs from a shared folder using the SMBv1 protocol.

Microsoft releases software updates for Windows 10 twice a year through the Semi-Annual Channel. On April 30, 2018, Microsoft released its latest Semi-Annual Channel release for Windows 10 called 'April 2018 Update' (v1803). This article is intended to capture known issues with Windows 10 v1803 that have been identified so far through Citrix internal testing and customer reports.

This issue is fixed with the Microsoft's March 2019 Updates for Windows 10. Install the respective March 2019 update OR its replacement on your existing Windows 10 version before upgrading to Windows 10 v1803.

You can also begin the update immediately by mounting an ISO file and double-clicking Setup.exe. The Media Creation Tool offers an option to download an ISO file that contains all retail editions of Windows 10 version 1803; you can also use an ISO file downloaded as part of a Visual Studio or Microsoft Action Pack subscription or another similar Microsoft program.

The installation bits for Windows 10 version 1803 should be available on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) now. An administrator still needs to approve the feature update package before it's deployed. Devices on your network will receive version 1803 as soon as you approve it, unless you've configured them to defer feature updates.

The Maintenance Release 3 update for Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 Service Pack 2 for Windows contains fixes to ensure support for the Microsoft Windows 10 April Update (Redstone 4, version 1803), Microsoft Windows 10 October Update (Redstone 5, version 1809) and Microsoft Windows Server 2019 operating systems.

After being delayed a few weeks, Microsoft announced that the latest Windows 10 feature update is ready for launch. In addition to security and overall system improvements, this version includes some new features. There are improvements to the Fluent Design UI, a new Timeline feature, and new Microsoft Edge abilities. To find out more, check out our article on the notable new features in version 1803.

Now, on the other hand, you might want to hold off on this update at least until the first cumulative update is released. If so, check out our article on how to delay or defer Windows 10 1803 Update. There you will find steps to delay the update for up to a full year on Windows 10 Pro and Home.

Have tried the upgrade assistant as first option the downloads was more than 6 Gbs but windows upgrade fails with error message that files may be corrupted error code 0x8007000d with an option to try again, it was possible to downloads windows 10 v1803 as iso file with the media creation tools, but which option is better to upgrade windows with the upgrade assistant or with the media creation tools?

Which method you used to upgrade to build 1803 windows 10? I used the direct windows update and the upgrade run swift with no issue? I also tried the downloaded iso file and the upgrade run swift on my other PC.

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Click Next to start the creation of the USB drive for the upgrade. This process could take a while depending on download speed, USB speed, and so on. Wait till it is complete.Step 8: Once the USB drive has been created, take it to your Windows 10 system you want to upgrade. In this case, you will be updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803).Step 9: Now open the C: drive on your system and create a folder called "Win10-1803-upgrade-setup-files".Step 10: Copy all of the Windows setup files from the USB drive created from Step 7 to the "Win10-1803-upgrade-setup-files" folder.On the USB drive, you should see the following files\folders:setup.exe, bootmgr, boot, efi, sources, support, x64, x86

Windows 10 April 2018 Update[1][2] (also known as version 1803[3] and codenamed "Redstone 4") is the fifth major update to Windows 10 and the fourth in a series of updates under the Redstone codenames. It carries the build number 10.0.17134.

After May 11, 2021, devices running the Enterprise, Education, and IoT Enterprise editions of Windows 10, version 1803 will no longer receive security updates. Organizations should plan to update their devices to the latest version of Windows 10 to remain supported after this date.

On April 30, 2018, Microsoft released Windows 10 April 2018 update(Windows 10 version 1803). Originally it was going to be called the "Spring Creators Update", codenamed "Redstone 4." Here is everything you will get in Windows 10 April update and some cautions.

Microsoft Edge, the built-in browser for Windows 10, also gets updated in Windows 10 version 1803. It comes with an audio icon on tabs so you can mute annoying audios playing on pages you're not viewing by clicking on the audio icon or choose "Mute tab".

Windows 10 update 1803 brings faster Windows update installation in the future (usually twice a year). It is always a good choice to get Windows 10 updated to the latest version to protect yourself from ransomware attack.

Find Windows 10 V1803 update creates a new OEM partition or recovery partition? Should you delete the extra partition? How to fix Windows 10 update created new drive issue? Here, you can read this post to find the answers and try the ways one by one to get rid of trouble.


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