Microsoft has begun rolling out the first Anniversary Update for Windows 10. The Anniversary Update, the second major update for Windows 10, brings in tens of new features and improvements to the latest version of the Windows operating system.
The best way to install Windows 10 Anniversary Update is by using the Windows Update service. Your Windows 10 PC will automatically download the update when it becomes available for your PC. But since over 350 million PCs are running Windows 10, you might need to wait for a couple of days to see Anniversary Update on your PC.
If you can’t wait to install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update via Windows Update, you can use the official Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade your current install of Windows 10 to Anniversary Update.
Install Anniversary Update for Windows 10 right away
Complete the given below directions to get Windows 10 Anniversary Update right away on your PC using Media Creation Tool.
Step 1: The first step is to download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.
Step 2: Run the Media Creation Tool executable file and click the Accept button to accept license terms.
Step 3: At the What do you want to do screen, select the first option labeled Upgrade this PC now and then click the Next button.
Step 4: The Media Creation Tool will automatically start downloading Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update.
Step 5: When you see the following Ready to install screen, make sure that Keep personal files and apps option is selected. If not, click Change what to keep link and then select Keep personal files and apps option.
Click the Install button to begin installing Windows 10 with Anniversary Update.
Your PC might be restarted several times during the installation. Depending on your PC’s configuration and other factors, the installation process might vary from a few minutes to hours.
Step 6: Once done, you will see the lock screen of Windows 10. Sign in using your local user account or Microsoft account. You will see the Windows 10 desktop in a few minutes.