In 2013, Microsoft shifted the responsibility for functional testing from a separate test engineering team to the development teams themselves, as a part of an effort to maintain quality control. Check the Recycle Bin online. I have just updated my windows using the October update 10, version 1809 it deleted all my files of 23 years in amount of 220gb. Otherwise, you will end up with problems. Skype Last week we paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 for all users as we investigated isolated reports of users missing files after updating.
I do have these files backed up, but need to get a working system! And, in case you missed Microsoft's confirmation of this fact,. On Tuesday, the company said all of the bugs have since been fixed. This article originally appeared on , and includes additional reporting from Henry T. In version 1809, you can expect new features such as a new clipboard experience that syncs across devices, Screen Sketch tool to take screenshots, and Your Phone app to connect your phone with your computer. Next Steps To help us better detect issues like this, today we have enabled a new feature in the. But honestly, I'm going to chalk it up to this October update and hope they release a fix.
Users will first have to request the update and meet the hardware requirements and check for application compatibility. I grabbed a cold beer in anticipation of the rage to follow. If you do nothing, it will arrive via Windows Update some time in the next few months. Gaming Performance while gaming seems to have affected a few Windows 10 users after upgrading to version 1809. . This is unbelievable, I have been using Microsoft products since 1995 and nothing like that ever happened to me.
If you stumble upon issues with version 1809, remember to share them in the comments, or use the to get help. The October Update includes several improvements to the update experience to offer more control and further reduce disruptions. The company hopes the new Feedback Hub tools will alleviate the latter problem. That will change, he promised. Furthermore, during new device setup, we now offer an activity history page that allows users the opportunity to opt in to sending activity history to Microsoft, to help improve cross device experiences.
In addition, this release includes two new built-in apps, including Your Phone and. Edge is also getting some Fluent Design improvements with prettier tabs and new effects. Microsoft sets out its list of features that are being removed or deprecated in the next Windows 10 release. Although this is another significant update designed to improve the overall experience, no every device is upgrading to the new version without stumbling into glitches, as many frustrated users have been reporting many problems with the update. Usually, the upgrade process takes around 20 minutes depending on your hardware configuration. Microsoft is re-releasing its Windows 10 October 2018 Update today, following the company over the weekend. Not everyone will receive the , a minor release which was scheduled to begin shipping October 2.
The notifications icon in the Windows 10 task bar tells me I have new notifications, but when I click on it, I can not access them because the action center is empty. Microsoft Critical bugs or not, Microsoft believes that Windows has become more stable over time. Microsoft Store apps connectivity While you can fix most app-related problems by reinstalling the app in question, this time around, after installing the October 2018 Update, many users noticed that apps, such as Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Store, and other modern apps could not connect to the internet even though the device had a working connection to the internet. How to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update with Update Assistant Alternatively, if your device is fully compatible, but you're having issues with Windows Update or the Media Creation Tool, you can try using the Update Assistant tool. But that relatively harmless bug isn't the only matter Windows users are dealing with. Again, no everyone is having issues, but it's now becoming evident that Microsoft is having update quality control problems, as the company has millions of people testing pre-releases of Windows 10 and some of these issues could have been prevented. Also, at the Microsoft forums, user shares: Performance problems with Windows 10 version 1809 While most people would expect a new version to perform better than a previous release, some users have been experiencing performance issues after installing the October 2018 Update.
The company will make the October 2018 Update more broadly available on Oct. Editors' Note: Microsoft supposedly found a fix for the file deletion bug, the director of program management for Windows servicing and delivery, John Cable, wrote in a. Microsoft has developed fixes to address a variety of problems related to these folder moves, and these fixes are now being tested with Windows Insiders. If the option isn't selected, click the Change what to keep link to choose the correct option to keep your files, settings, and apps after the upgrade. Microsoft later re-released the update to members of its Insider program for testing. Not sure what to do…. Cloud clipboard My favorite new addition in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is cloud clipboard.
Even then, only about one percent of users will initially receive it, Microsoft said. We have fully investigated all reports of data loss, identified and fixed all known issues in the update, and conducted internal validation. That slider will be used to report the severity of bug. Microsoft Edge favorite syncing Several users also complained about Microsoft Edge deleting their collection of favorite. Some users found that their files were being deleted. Settings A small number of people have also complained about the upgrade process deleting their custom settings.
Robert Not having a backup of your files like you should. That will make cloud clipboard even more useful across multiple devices. The Disk Cleanup tool is now a deprecated feature starting with the October 2018 Update, and it's recommended to use Storage sense to free up disk space. Thanks to the readers who pointed this out. You've just upgraded to the most recent version of Windows 10. The bugs and delays mean it will forever have an asterisk attached.