Re: Slightly OT: Is there a way to tell if a Windows update is a major upgrade?


 

Hi,
Usually the feature (major) update is shown as "Feature update to Windows 10, Version mmyy". Starting on October 17th, some folks will see an entry called "Feature update to Windows 10, Version 1709" as part of a list of updates.
An important thing to note: starting from the feature update coming out this month, individual updates will have their own installation progress messages.
Cheers,
Joseph

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Austin Pinto
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Slightly OT: Is there a way to tell if a Windows update is a major upgrade?

hi.
its easy to tell when a major update has arrived.
if you go to settings and then updates it will tell you something like windows 10 build 16299 or so on.
if it says this its a major upgrade.
if it tells its a cumulative update then its a small one.
if you are a member of the windows10 forum on groups.io you will always know when is the major update arriving there is a major update arriving on 17th october and for some it has already arrived

On 10/5/17, Brian Vogel <britechguy@gmail.com> wrote:
Regardless of the gyrations one can or cannot take under the various
editions of Windows 10 to defer updates, there is absolutely no
excuse, two years plus into the Windows as a service era, for any
application software treating Windows 10 updates as anything but routine.

The vendors who do not need to have their customers holding their feet
to the fire. This update delivery paradigm is not going away and for
application software not to recognize it is outrageous, to put it mildly.

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Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1703, Build 15063 (dot
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