Windows 10 Version 1803 – April 2018 Update

Posted: April 30, 2018 in Windows 10, Windows Insider Program
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Summary:

Microsoft released Windows 10 Version 1803 April 2018 Update on April 30th, 2018

Comments:

  1. Microsoft released the latest major feature update(named April 2018 Update) for Windows 10 Version 1803 Build 17134.1 today(April 30th, 2018)
  2. Windows 10 1803 update is available at this time via Windows Update, The Windows 10 download site, and via the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.  (Note: Not all devices may be deemed ready to install Windows 10 1803)
  3. Windows 10 1803 Update will be deployed/rolled out automatically via Windows Update next month(eta of rollout is May 8th, 2018)
  4. Windows 10 1803 Update will update a Windows 10 device from the installed prior version of Windows 10(e.g. Windows 10 Version 1709, 1703 etc.)
  5. Windows 10 1803 includes new features – Timeline, Nearby Sharing, Focus Assist, Mixed Reality and new, improved features for existing applications(Edge, Windows Ink, Photos, Windows Hello, 3D, Cortana, PC Gaming, Dictation, People, Touch Keyboard, Handwriting and Accessibility).  To read more about each click => here

How To:

  • To obtain Windows 10 Version 1803 Build 17134.1
    • Access Windows Update on Windows 10 and manually check for updates
    • Visit the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Download site and choose the ‘Update Now’ option
    • Download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool(MCT) executable(*.exe) file from the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Download web site then run the MCT exe file to create USB or DVD media or optionally create and save an ISO file which can be used for mounting or creating media

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Revisions:

Apr 30 2018: Initial Draft and Publish Date

Jun 01 2018: Corrected typo – Comments section Item #4

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