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How to update to Windows 10 May 2019 update

Windows 10 May 2019 update is the newest feature update to Windows 10, which is available for all the versions of Windows 10 starting May 2019. The primary method of delivery for this upgrade is through Windows Update, but as it has to be delivered to millions of PCs, it might take some time to reach your device. Nevertheless, Microsoft offers an option to update your system to the latest feature update manually. There are two methods for updating manually, which we would discuss in detail.

Method 1: Through Media creation tool

This is the best method to update to Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

The Media Creation tool, as the name suggests is used for creating Installation media of Windows 10. Originally designed for upgrading Windows 7 and 8.1 to Windows 10, the tool still holds works excellently to upgrade to the latest feature update. Media creation tool offers 2 options:

Download:

To download the tool, click the link below:

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=691209

Accept the license terms and you would see this:

To use the first option, which automatically upgrades your system, choose to Upgrade this PC now. This is a more automated process and Windows should automatically upgrade your system. After some time and few restarts, you would be greeted with Windows 10 October 2018 update.

It would download the Installation media first and then Install the feature upgrade.

For more advanced users

This method would allow you to keep an Installation media for future purposes if you want to do a clean Install of Windows 10 October update. Following steps are what you need to do for the upgrade.

Method 2 Directly download the ISO

Downloading an ISO directly from Microsoft isn’t that easy, you need to do some effort to get the ISO from the website.
Microsoft only recommends using the Media Creation tool for downloading the ISO. For systems running Windows as an OS, you would never get an option to download ISO file from your browser.(It used to be a while ago, but not.) However, you can use Adguard to download Windows 10 ISOs who fetch it from Microsoft server.

https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php

For Windows 10 version 1903, Choose the following menus in Dropdown:

Then follow Method 2 on how to Upgrade using ISO file.

These 2 methods can help you to get Windows 10 May 2019 update. If the system afterward is stable and you do not wish to go back, you can free up space from your system by deleting the older OS stored in Windows.old:
To remove the older windows Installation that would be removed automatically after 10 days you can see this article(the bottom section).

Also see:

Windows 10 October update hits public and Release preview ring

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