Microsoft to release Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update' on October 17

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The major software upgrade, its fourth update, will be offered starting October 17 to existing customers of Windows 10 running on roughly 550 million devices, the company said.

Headlining the package is Windows Mixed Reality, a long-teased update that will add support for cheap virtual reality headsets from Microsoft's biggest PC manufacturing partners.

Microsoft has already released three versions of Windows 10 fall creators update and the fourth one is on its way.

The timeline feature which will be a part of the Fall Creators Update is one of the most important updates coming to Windows 10. Among other updates released for the Windows we name a few important ones: November Update, Anniversary Update, and Creators Update.

The updates will be available for download through the standard Windows update feature in October.

Another thing that's going to be added on Windows 10 is the integration of OneDrive to the Photos App.

Microsoft offered details about its new operating system and associated PC hardware at the IFA consumer electronics show Friday in Berlin.

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Windows Mixed Reality - combine the physical and digital worlds through a supported headset.

This move is meant to benefit a full spectrum of Windows 10 users, as Microsoft updates not only consumers, but also businesses, with the cutting edge technology trends.

There's also a Game Mode, which allows users to funnel the full processing power of the device towards their gaming application, simply by pressing a new button on the Game Bar. Myerson just stated that Windows Defender was now "smarter than ever" with the fall creators update.

The press release contained a footnote that listed October 17, 2017 as the day the device would be updated automatically to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version. It was to enable Windows 10 users to switch between multiple devices easily, including iOS and Android devices.

"We are talking about a mixed reality system that fully immerses you in the experience not limited to a mobile device screen size", Meyerson wrote.

Yes, the update will be free for existing Windows 10 and 10 S users.

The name is a seasonal play on the Creators Update, a similar expansion that came out in April. With the Fall Creators Update we are introducing some fun, new ways to get creative.

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