Windows 10 V1709: Microsoft details rollout

[German]Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) has reached global availability [ga] on October 17, 2017. But the rollout will be in waves, some machines will receive this feature update during the coming weeks or months. Microsoft has now explained in detail how the rollout will be carried out.


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Microsoft has published the details within blog post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update phased rollout approach. The wrote:

Our goal is to deliver feature updates to you as quickly as possible, while providing you with the best possible update experience.

The Fall Creators Update begins rolling out to newer devices tested by Microsoft and device partners. Microsoft hopes, by starting with machines, that users will have the best update experience. This approach also enables Microsoft, to get focused feedback on application compatibility and how Windows works with the available peripherals like Bluetooth devices or cameras.

Rollout-Diagramm
(Source: Microsoft)

Additionally, Microsoft says, they are closely monitor feedback from fans and early adopters, through programs like Windows Insiders and Windows Insider for Business. Also feedback from OEM device partners will be used for rollout. Microsoft claims, that this help to determine when to accelerate the release to additional devices. We repeat this process until all compatible devices running Windows 10 worldwide are offered the Fall Creators Update. It may take weeks or even months, until all devices has been offered the Fall Creators Update. And in March / April 2018 the whole thing starts again with Windows 10 V1803 (Redstone 4). 


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