Microsoft finally releasing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update for all users outside the Insider program. Windows 10 users update their operating system free to start enjoying new features of Windows 10 Redstone 4.
April 30, company launch final version of Windows 10 known as Redstone 4 or April 2018 Update.
This update has already to arrive as a free update for all users of Windows 10. Company continues upgrading operating system to fulfill tastes and needs of most users.
How to update now to Windows 10 April 2018 Update
To install update of Windows 10 you should open Windows Update, Windows 10 Update Center screen will appear in front of you now confirm the update button appear or not.
The update process can take several minutes, even an hour, so the best thing is to update the system patiently, without haste, letting Windows download the update, restart the computer and perform all the corresponding tasks.
Once the process of updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update is finished, verify the update by opening the “About your PC” section from Cortana to verify that we have updated to version 1803 of Windows 10.
What to do if I do not receive the update through Windows Update
If you don’t receive the update of April 2018 of Windows 10 so don’t worry, Microsoft also released the update tool for Windows 10 that will allow to download and install this update in system without having wait for Windows Update.
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Another alternative to updating Windows 10 is to do it by yourself, download an ISO of Redstone 4 and install in computer, so much like a normal update as doing a clean installation (although in this case, we will lose all our data).
In order to update Windows 10 using this tool, the first thing is download assistant from following link. Once downloaded, execute it and start the process of updating the operating system.
Click on Update now button and wizard start check new version is compatible with CPU, memory and hard drive free space to continue the setup.
If everything is correct, the assistant will start downloading the update to our computer. Once downloaded all the process done automatically we don’t have to do anything.
Windows 10 April 2018 Update Is Begin !
Once installation started that can done online (with Windows running), wizard will ask to restart computer to continue the update. Restart will done automatically after half an hour, although we also can postpone the update.
Ready. Now it only remains to restart Windows operating system itself for completing the update to new version of Windows 10.
Once this process finished which may take several minutes Windows 10 April 2018 Update installed on our computer.
We can now start enjoying all the features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
Remove the old version of Windows 10 from hard drive to free space after installing Windows 10 April 2018 Update
To delete these files from backup, go to this computer, and open the properties of hard drive where we installed our Windows.
Explorer disk properties Windows 10 Spring Creators Update
Within the properties of hard drive, open the “Free space” tool with the button that appears to open this operating system tool.
After a few seconds during which the system analyzes the hard disk to show us what can cleaned and what we cannot.
With the standard permissions we will not be able to see the advanced cleaning options of the hard disk, so we will have to click on the “Clean system files” button in order to open a new window with all the cleaning options offered by the Windows Cleaner 10.
Within new window we’ll see a option “Previous installations of Windows” backup of the previous version Windows and allow us to release more than 20 GB of HDD space.
Windows show series of warnings that must accept in order, to begin cleaning process which take several minutes to complete.
Once the deletion process finished, more than 20 GB of hard disk space as we want, or need is free.
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What’s new in Windows 10 April 2018 Update
Windows 10 April 2018 Update is the first major update that Windows 10 receives in 2018 , and then another will follow in the fall (probably in October). The update of April 2018 is one of the most decaffeinated in terms of news, but we will collect the most interesting and that you will be able to enjoy from today on your computers.
Sound, Screen, Sources and Start: from the Control Panel to the Configuration
The audio settings are now in the Settings panel, leaving aside the Control Panel. In addition, Configuration has received a new design adapted to Fluent Design, with transparencies and effects of fading. The screen and font settings have also moved completely.
From this panel we can also configure now the applications that run at the beginning, as well as manage Disk Cleanup, limit the bandwidth that system updates can use.
Support for the HEIF format
HEIF is a new image format that applies HEVC video compression to photos, and now opens natively with Windows 10.
Timeline is one of the great changes of this new version. With this function we can see what we had open not only a while ago, but up to 30 days. In addition, what you have open is synchronized between several devices.
Changes in appearance: more Fluent Design
Fluent Design is Microsoft’s commitment to modernize, renew and unify the appearance of the operating system and its applications. For example, the effects of relieved are now smoother and are present in more actions. It has also changed the color of some elements, which change depending on which we have chosen.
All the effects Fluent Design will not be executed if we are in the battery saving mode, which besides being able to increase the durability will allow us to know if this mode has been activated by accident in our laptop.
This function will allow us to concentrate on what we are doing blocking the notifications. We can schedule hours in which we do not want to be bothered, allowing to filter the messages of specific people (for example, the boss).
Delete diagnostic data with a click
After all the privacy boom of the last few months, Microsoft will now allow us to delete in Settings – Privacy – Comments and diagnostics the data they have collected on our computer.
Control the use of graphics card that an application can make
Now we can choose if we want to give access to an application to the dedicated graphic card or to the integrated one by means of low consumption or high performance in the graphic settings panel within the Screen.
Improved game bar
The Game Bar now has a Fluent Design design, and allows streams of online games.
Fonts in the Microsoft Store
The sources, in addition to being managed from Configuration, are now downloaded from the Microsoft Store. Also the language packs are downloaded from the store.
The pairing of Bluetooth devices is now much faster, although there are few devices compatible with it at the moment (only the Surface Precision Mouse).
Corrector and word suggestions in programs like Word
The keyboard receives better. In addition to the virtual now has touches of Fluent Design, the physicist also suggestions how many words we are writing, which will be really useful in programs like Word. The emojis also have a new design, with a panel that now allows inserting several instead of one as before.
Windows 10 will now have an automatic and improved dictation system. By pressing Windows + H, voice dictation will be activated, which will work in any section where we can write text from any app (Chrome, Word, etc).