Windows 10 April Update download completes in 30 minutes

by Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
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Windows 10 April Update

Installing the latest Windows 10 OS upgrades usually takes quite some time. The download and install process may sometimes take even two hours. For this reason, many Windows 10 users avoid getting the Windows 10 April Update on their machines.

Well, we’ve got a good piece of news for you: installing the Windows 10 April Update takes about 30 minutes. Yes, Microsoft has significantly improved the upgrade mechanisms making it much easier and faster for users to install the latest OS version, as this user confirms on Twitter:

#Windows10April2018Update #WindowsInsiders 1803 April Update is ready to go! Did anyone notice how much shorter the down time is for the user? About 30 minutes now! 2x faster than a year ago!

However, many users may disagree. As we reported in a previous post, installing the Windows 10 April Update has proven to be quite an impossible task for many. There are various update errors and issues that are preventing users from downloading and installing the latest OS version on their machines.

So, as you can there, getting the April Update was as simple as a walk in the park for some, while other are still struggling to install the update.

How has your Windows 10 April Update experience been so far? Did you encounter any problems during the download or install phase? Let us know in the comments below.


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