Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

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Following previous Windows 10 releases, the upgrade will be delivered automatically to eligible computers. When you go into Windows settings, you can also see the Game Mode settings there.

As has been rumored for the past few weeks, Microsoft will begin rolling out to customers worldwide the Windows 10 Creators Update, a k a 1703 (as in March 2017) starting April 11. The company does suggest, however, that numerous broader features introduced in the update will benefit its largest customers.

"Finally, Microsoft Edge makes your battery last longer so you can stream up to 1.5 hours of video longer than Chrome".

The ability to change the way Tiles work on your Windows machine has also been added to the new update. The new Family options with enhanced parental control features such as screen time habits, activity reports of your kids' online activity and more.

Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise and Education customers will be able to defer feature updates (such as Creators Update, Redstone 3, etc.) for up to 365 days and "quality" updates (bundled security updates and fixes) for up to 30 days. You access your bookshelf from the Favorites/History button. But it registers your interest with Microsoft, so it probably won't hurt to press it, either.

If you qualify for Windows 10, all you have to do is head to the Windows 10 free upgrade for assistive technologies page, click "Upgrade Now" and launch the.exe file that downloads to your PC.

It's been over a year since Microsoft unveiled its last Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 650.


The Creators Update has added live broadcasting, after Microsoft bought out its Twitch-like service Beam. Either way, the Creators Update also brings dozens of little enhancements, some of which are sure to make an impact.

Under Get Insider Preview builds, pick Get started and say "yes" to the subsequent prompts.

A "Restart your phone before you can start getting Insider Preview builds" notification appears after updating to this build - do not restart your phone and follow the troubleshooting steps available on this forum post.

The lawsuit also noted that Microsoft's prompts and upgrade offers for Windows 10 were hard to dismiss and remove, and the operating system itself was not easy to uninstall if users found the upgrade caused problems. You can wait until Microsoft reveals the Creators Update officially, or even better, until it is promoted to the Windows Branch for Business.

The digital assistant from Microsoft gets some helpful features with Creators Update. But that comes in addition to general polish OS-wide, and some other new features.

When the Creators Update is ready, it'll install it at that point - if not, it should tell you that you're already up to date. "Once downloaded, the Windows 10 system does not have an option for its deletion". You can leave the program at any time. When you log into a game on Windows 10, you can hit the Windows key and "G" on your keyboard at the same time. And if you try it before Microsoft uploads the Creators Update, you might wind up with a clean copy of Anniversary Edition instead of the new hotness.

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