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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update starts rolling out to all users

Fall Creators Update
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Microsoft released the Fall Creators Update to the Windows 10 PCs

After months of internal testing and final preparation through the Insider program, Microsoft has officially started rolling out the Fall Creators Update on October 17. It will reach all supported devices in waves, starting this week with Windows 10 PCs. Windows 10 Mobile should also be updated the version 1709 in the coming weeks.

You can check for an update in the Settings → Update & Security → Windows Update. The Fall Creators update appears as “Feature update to Windows 10, version 1709”:

Windows 10 Fall Update 1709

If you don’t see this update, you can force an installation by visiting this website and tapping ‘Update Now‘.

The 1709 update for Windows 10 PC features first elements of the new design language called ‘Fluent Design System’ that focuses on blur and translucency through apps and menus.

In this update Microsoft slightly changed the Action Center and the Start Menu. The Action Center now puts the notifications into boxes and group them under headers, while the Start Menu is smoother while resizing.

Other new features are the People Hub for a quick access to important contacts, On-Demand files for OneDrive, improvements to Microsoft Edge and the ability to pin sites to the taskbar, a new Photo app with a built-in Video editor, Continue on PC for iPhones, and many other small improvements, changes and features.