The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is out, but if you are not in the initial wave of the roll-out, it may be some time before you get the update. Fortunately, you can manually download and install it. The Windows 10 Fall Creators update tweaks and streamlines existing features, as well as adding cool new ones.

Get the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators update may already be pending for your system. To check, type in Windows Update into your search box, check for updates, and see if there is one waiting to install. If it says you are currently up to date, you can manually force the Windows 10 Fall Creators update by downloading it here: Windows 10 Fall Creators Download. The download tool checks your system for compatibility, and once it is determined your system specs can run it, the download can begin. A reboot is required to install the Windows Update.

This update is Windows version 1709. Type “system properties” into your search bar to see which version of Windows 10 you are currently running.

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What’s New In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

New Start Menu Organization – You can now drag and drop tiles onto one another to organize them into groups.

Nightlight Settings – As it gets later in the day, your display can now gradually change color to help ease eye tension.

Mixed Reality Viewer – Connect a headset and enjoy some mixed reality.

My People – Allows you to pin contacts to the taskbar for ease of access.

More Powerful Cortana – You can now tell Cortana to power off your computer and other advanced commands.

Streamlined Edge Browser – Enjoy better tab features, pin websites to the taskbar, and more in the new Edge browser.

New-Look Store in Windows and XBox – Windows store continues to blur the lines between the Xbox and Windows.

Improved Security Features – Microsoft tackles Ransomware and improves overall security.

Watch this Windows Blog video describing the great new features in the Windows 10 Fall Creators update.

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