Microsoft Now Automatically Rolls Out Windows 10 version 1909 to 1809 Users

Starting on December 5, 2019, Microsoft has started to gradually roll out Windows 10 version 1909 November 2019 Update to users running 'October 2018 Update', version 1809 of Windows 10. Here's the current status of the OS roll-out.

Old Versions of Avast and AVG Antivirus May Block Windows 10 1909 Upgrade

Microsoft has updated the list of known issues for Windows 10 version 1909. The company added a warning about two popular anti-virus products, Avast and AVG. Both apps may prevent the OS from being upgraded to Windows 10 version 1909 if you have an old app version installed.

Microsoft is not going to release more updates like Windows 10 1909

Windows 10 version 1909 is known to be a small update released in the form of a service pack to Windows 10 version 1903 users with minor fixes and improvements. Microsoft says that the company is not going to repeat this experiment. They won't release more updates like version 1909.

Generic Keys To Install Windows 10 Version 1909

Get Generic Keys to Install Windows 10 version 1909 November 2019 Update

There are often times when you need to install Windows 10 evaluation or testing in a virtual machine like VirtualBox or Hyper-V. You may not want to activate it every time with your licensed product key that you use on a real machine. For that purpose, you can use generic keys for Windows 10 available from Microsoft, which will allow you to install the OS, but won't allow you to activate it. As long as you have an ISO image or any other bootable media containing Windows Setup files you can install the OS using a generic key.

Windows 10 version 1909 is available via Update Assistant

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 version 1909 via Update Assistant, so the software can be used to manually update computers to the latest version of the OS. The Update Assistant tool is a useful alternative to the 'Download and install' option of the Settings app.

Microsoft blocks Windows 10 Version 1909 Update due to Realtek Bluetooth Radio drivers

As you may remember, a few days ago Microsoft made Windows 10 Version 1909 available to interested users. It is now possible to download it via Windows Update. However, if you have a specific version of the Realtek Bluetooth driver, you are out of lock.

Features Removed in Windows 10 Version 1909 and 1903

Development of Windows 10 version 1909 "November 2019 Update" is over. Microsoft is preparing the OS to become available for download automatically via Windows Update. Today, the company has published a list of features which are removed or considered deprecated in this release.

Windows 10 20H1 will be released this December following Azure’s schedule

Enthusiasts who follow Microsoft Windows closely may remember that Windows development was moved to the Azure group some months ago. It has come to our knowledge that Windows 10 will now get releases in December and June. This means that Windows 10 '20H1' will be the first OS version released under the new cadence this December, several months ahead of its anticipated date. At least, it is expected to be finalized at that time and general availability may follow later.