Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update)

The new feature update for Windows 10 (1809 or “October 2018 Update”) is available! It is now possible to download and install the final build (RTM) of the latest version of Windows 10. This is the build 17763 that Microsoft already deployed on the Fast, Slow and Release Preview rings for users of the Windows Insider program. Now on October 3, 2018 Microsoft decided to publish this final build of Windows 10 1809, codenamed Redstone 5, for all Windows 10 users! The new version is available for download to all Windows 10 users and succeeds the April 2018 Update (version 1803, build 17134) released last spring. If you want to take advantage of the many new features of Windows 10 October 2018 Update now, here’s how to download and install it. As with previous updates, Windows 10 October 2018 Update can be installed in three different ways:
  • Through the update wizard.
  • With the ISO of October 2018 Update.
  • Through Windows Update.

Method 1: Installing Windows 10 1809

(October 2018 Update)

through the Windows update wizard

1. Download the Windows 10 Update Assistant . 2. Double-click the executable to launch the Windows 10 Update Assistant and then click the Update Now button to start downloading Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update). 3. Click Next after checking that your PC is compatible with Windows 10.
windows 10 1809 update assistant
4. The wizard should start downloading Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update). You can click on the Minimize button to let the download run in the background.
Windows 10 update assistant
5. Once the download is complete, the PC will restart and the October 2018 Update will be installed. Your personal files, applications and settings will be kept but to be on safe side, we recommend that you make a backup of any important files before running any updates.

Method 2: Installing Windows 10 update 1809 using ISO file

1. Download the Windows Media Creation Tool for Windows 10 1809. 2. Once the media creation tool is downloaded. Double click to open it.
3. Click the Accept button if you agree with the license terms.
4. Select the second option named “Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC” and click next.
5. Select your language and Architecture (x64 in most cases) depending on your hardware and click next.
6. Select the “ISO file” option and click the next button.
7. Now select the folder where you want to download the Windows ISO file and click save. The download will take some time depending on your download speed. Make sure you are not onĀ  a limited data package since the file is quite large (4gb+) . Once the download is completed , double the iso file to mount it Windows Explorer and open it, then run Setup.exe to start the Windows update process and follow the on-screen instruction to finish the installation.

Method 3: Installing Windows 10 1809 through Windows Update

1. You can also download and install Windows 10 October 2018 Update via Windows Update: 2. Open Windows Update by pressing Windows+R keys entering the command below in the Run window.
ms-settings:windowsupdate
3. By clicking the Check for updates button, the update “Feature update to Windows 10, version 1809” should start downloading.
windows 10 1809 windows update
Once the installation is complete, click on the Restart button to boot into the installation of Windows 10 October 2018 Update. And that’s it, Windows 10 1809 “October 2018 Update” will now be installed on your PC!