Windows 10 Version 1709
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was finalised in October 2017, six months after Windows 10 version 1703. The end of service was on April 2019. These two releases from 2017, v1703 and v1709, confirmed the biannual cadence for Microsoft that was kept in 2018 and will be kept moving forward.
Latest builds released for Windows 10 version 1709
|KB number||Version (OS Build)||Release date||Notes|
|KB4499147||16299.1182||May 28, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4505062||16299.1150||May 19, 2019||Fixes uk.gov website issues|
|KB4499179||16299.1146||May 14, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4493440||16299.1127||April 25, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4493441||15254.562||April 9, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4489890||16299.1059||March 19, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4489886||16299.1029||March 12, 2019||Solves the “Error 1309” issue|
|KB4487021||16299.1004||February 19, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4486996||16299.967||February 12, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4480967||16299.936||January 15, 2019||Cumulative update|
|KB4480978||16299.904||January 8, 2019||Addresses an issue that affects PowerShell|
|KB4483232||16299.847||December 19, 2018||Security update to Internet Explorer|
|KB4471329||16299.846||December 11, 2018||Cumulative update|
|KB4467681||16299.820||November 27, 2018||Cumulative update|
|KB4467686||16299.785||November 13, 2018||Cumulative update|
What is new on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?
Moreover, the Fall Creators Update brought a lot of new important features, such as the launch of Fluent Design that transformed many interface components.
Other features helped enhancing productivity, including the returning of OneDrive Placeholders.
Also, this was the last version released for Windows 10 Mobile.
Best new features in Windows 10 version 1709
Excepting the aforementioned new features, here are the most notable changes:
- Ability to pin websites to the taskbar and many other useful features in Microsoft Edge.
- You can launch Windows Store apps from startup.
- Users have more control over the updates, as they now can limit bandwidth.
- Launch of Windows People Bar that allows you to have your favorite contacts on taskbar.
- Styluses for navigating through the operating system.
- Phone can be integrated in Windows 10 with a new “Phone” section in the Settings.
- Every device with a camera has augumented reality viewer.
- Protection against ransomware with Windows Defender.
- SwiftKey with touch keyboard gesture typing.
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