How to download and install Windows 10 21H1

You can use a number of methods to download and install Windows 10 21H1, May 21H1 Update. This includes the official ISO images, Windows Media Creation Tool, Windows Update, and the Upgrade Assistant software.

Microsoft released Windows 10 version 21H1 to consumers and customers. It is a minor update that comes in form of a cumulative update via an enablement package to users of Windows 10, version 2004, and Windows 10, version 20H2.

Microsoft force-updates more devices to Windows 10 version 20H2

If your PC is not yet running a Windows 10 release from 2020, prepare for the incoming forced upgrade. Several days ago, Microsoft quietly notified users about a new rollout phase. Now, the company is forcing the update to Windows 10 20H2 on more computers with older Windows 10 releases.

With KB4592438, ChkDsk may damage file system in Windows 10 20H2

According to the research done by BornCity, the check disk tool in Windows 10 version 20H2 is affected by a bug introduced in KB4592438. After installing that patch Check Disk (chkdsk.exe) destroys the file system during a disk check on SSDs, so Windows 10 can’t start after a reboot.

Microsoft releases 20H2 Build 19042.662 to the Beta and Release Preview Channels

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 19042.662 (20H2) to Insiders in the the Beta and Release Preview channels. The update is out with KB4586853, and comes with a lengthy list of general fixes and improvements. Here's the change log.

Group Policy Settings Reference Spreadsheet for Windows 10 version 20H2

In addition to Administrative templates for Windows 10 version 20H2, October 2020 Update, Microsoft has released a special reference file in the XLSX format (Microsoft Excel), that allows you to quickly find what is new in Group Policies of the latest Windows 10 release.

Windows 10 version 20H2 Enterprise and Education will be supported for 30 months

Microsoft has finally released Windows 10 version 20H2. The OS, which is also known as 'October 2020 Update', is now available in the stable branch, so anyone can download and install it. The official announcement reveals some details regarding the support of the OS for customers.