Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now available for anyone who wants it

Microsoft’s October 2018 Update for Windows 10 has had a rocky road to release. But now it’s finally available for anyone who wants it… sort of. The company actually released the update in October, pulled the update after users reported it was deleting files from their PCs, and then re-released it last month after Microsoft decided […]

Microsoft thinks it knows why Windows 10 October 2018 update was deleting user files

This weekend Microsoft paused its rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update after multiple users reported that the update was deleting documents, photos, music, and videos from their computers. Now Microsoft says it thinks it’s identified the issues causing files to be deleted and it’s assisting affected customers to recover their data. Before rolling […]

Microsoft puts Windows 10 October 2018 Update on hold

A few days after starting to roll out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to users, Microsoft has temporarily stopped distributing the latest feature update for its desktop operating system. The company says it’s “paused the rollout … for all users as we investigate isolated reports of users missing some files after updating.” Update 10/09/2018: […]

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: Microsoft’s latest creative name for a major OS update

It’s hard coming up with a good name. Just ask smartphone makers. But it really does seem like Microsoft has pretty much given up trying. A few months ago the company released the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. This fall it’ll be followed by… the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. While the name’s not that […]