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  • Win10’s new “Download and install now” option — is it for version changes only, or will we get it for cumulative updates?

    Posted on May 6th, 2019 at 07:10 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    When Microsoft releases Win10 version 1903 later this month, we’re promised a new capability called “Download and install now” that will finally — finally! — give all Win10 customers the ability to stall updating. If it works as expected, it’ll be the best new feature to arrive in Windows 10 ever.

    That’s not hyperbole. Just a straight-up fact. Forget the 3D Viewer and Hololens and Xbox console. “Download and install now” has the potential to improve Win10 for everybody.

    Right now, there’s a lot of confusion about “Download and install now.” The Microsoft announcement says it’s for version changes — “feature updates.” But the only working example we’ve seen was for a cumulative update. Big difference.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    Thx @Leopeva64