My desktop computer received Windows 10 1809 Update in September and I updated. Users need to hold appropriate licenses to use them. At just two days into the rollout when we paused, the number of customers taking the October 2018 Update was limited. Today we are also resuming availability of Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server, version 1809, globally to all Volume License customers. Make sure your data is backed up first! Also, Microsoft Support and our retail stores customer service personnel are available at no charge to help customers.
As mentioned by Thinus in , the direct download links on Reddit from Oct 4th still work, such as: After and doing a completely new full backup, I was able to verify everything was working fine. Support for affected users To help our customers that may be impacted by this issue, Microsoft Support is assisting customers and trying to recover data for users who may have experienced related data loss. The data was simply gone. Because both 1803 and 1809 were released significantly later than Microsoft's plan, as marked by the month of release in its four-digit label, Computerworld cannot be more specific on future feature upgrade releases than this big-as-a-barn-door range of six-to-eight weeks. Windows 10 Is set to Install Updates Automatically, So All Genuine Windows users Receive the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Check How To.
More details are available below. Typically after a few months, the targeted deployments are ended and floodgates are opened entirely, with the update being pushed to every device except those known specifically to be incompatible. The software giant says there were only a few reports of data loss, at a rate of one one-hundredth of one percent. More Information Prior to re-releasing the October 2018 Update our engineering investigation determined that a very small number of users lost files during the October 2018 Update. You want to save some files separate from your primary folder, so you add another drive to your system for these. It quickly pulled back the offerings and all media from distribution channels when a small fraction of users reported missing files after updating their desktops to the latest version.
Once we have confirmation that there is no further impact we will move towards an official re-release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Earlier this week, Microsoft released the Patch Tuesday update to address the security and some non-security issues but the entire focus was on vulnerabilities. For archival reasons, I figured it might be helpful to grab some more screenshots I took when preparing this article for it's publication on Nov 20 2018. This date is of interest because it shows that Microsoft starts counting support from the actual launch of the feature upgrade, not from the supposed March and September release targets. Get started with these instructions.
It's now Nov 19, and Windows 10 1809 just isn't there on Visual Studio Downloads yet, seen by clicking on this screenshot I just created. If you're interested in automatic Skimlinks to help cover the cost of running your site, consider using this. It wasn't a surprise that Microsoft decided to dangle a more-money-for-more-support deal before enterprises. Based on feedback from users, we introduced code in the October 2018 Update to remove these empty, duplicate known folders. We plan to add a Windows update status dashboard in the coming year to provide more information on any issues that lead to update blocks.
Now Right-click anywhere on the page and select Inspect. Three months after its , Microsoft has at last started pushing it to Windows users. Yes, some of us are crazy enough to spend some of that time in our test labs, getting a thrill from life at the bleeding edge. If you've already downloaded the Upgrade Assistant using the second method outlined below, do not use it and wait for Microsoft to release a fixed version of build 1809. Just wait for it to download and install, reboot when prompted, and bam! I do have one Windows 10 October 2018 Update system I do use that I now need to consider rolling back from, using a bare metal restore from my full backup, or just a file level restore of My Documents to see if any files went missing. Next Steps To help us better detect issues like this, today we have enabled a new feature in the.
In addition to extensive internal validation, we have taken time to closely monitor feedback and diagnostic data from our Windows Insiders and from millions of devices on the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Microsoft is expected to conclude development of the October update by the end of September, and it should be available to Windows Insiders by early October followed by regular consumers. Instead, this write-up involves snooping around update servers and scavenging through builds and tools to get the inside news. The October 2018 Update was released on October 2nd, 2018. Having another look at the Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Evaluation page: I noticed the following text under each 2019 version: We have temporarily removed all media for Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server, version 1809.
We are also working to make the Windows Server 2019 evaluation available on the. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond. The update was originally withdrawn because of a. We expect this will allow us to better monitor the most impactful issues even when feedback volume is low. These major or feature updates add new features and options to the operating system. Microsoft is now re-releasing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to Windows Insiders, before rolling it out more broadly to consumers. Veeam Agent first new backup completed.