The next major update to Windows 10 will be offered to individuals on April 11th. If you’re anxious to get your hands on the update, you can get it today and upgrade your Windows 10 PC!
If you head to Settings, Update & Security, you will find a section under Windows Update that says:
“Good news! The Windows 10 Creators Update is on its way. Want to be one of the first to get it? Yes, show me how”
This link will lead you to the software download page where you can download and use the Microsoft Media Creation Tool to upgrade your PC, or create a USB/DVD drive to upgrade a different computer. The Media Creation Tool was just updated to now provide version 1703 (March 2017) of Windows 10, also known as the Creators Update. By just running the Media Creation Tool, you can upgrade your PC today.
The Media Creation Tool is very simple and straightforward. If you do not want to use it to download the latest update, you can wait until Microsoft offers it to you starting April 11th. The roll-out will follow previous major updates where popular, well-tested OEM models will receive the upgrade first. While you’re waiting, it’s never a bad idea to backup your files in case something goes wrong during the update.
The Windows 10 Creators Update brings 3D for everyone, the best experience for 4K gaming and for game broadcasting, and a faster way to connect with the people that matter most. Get a first look at these features and more, coming early 2017 for free to over 400 million Windows 10 PCs.