The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is released and available starting August 2nd, and here I'll tell you how to get it.
One year after originally launching Windows 10, the Anniversary Update has now arrived. The second major update to the OS brings a broad range of improvements to Windows 10 PCs. This new version of the operating system is a significant update with many improvements and features.
Here are just a few highlights of what the new update offers:
- Changes to the Action Center, including cross-platform notifications support; and richer, more interactive notifications
- An upgrade for Cortana, with cross-platform support, and the ability to make inquiries, play music or set reminders from the lock screen, without unlocking your device
- An improved Skype experience, through a standalone Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, available on both PCs and phones
- More customization features, including a new OS-wide dark theme
Microsoft has released the full ISO files for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update build 14393.0. Those who want to download, mount, or burn to disc the latest version of Windows 10 can now do so for Home or Pro.
Download Windows 10 Disc Image (ISO File)
Note: Official Windows 10 Anniversary Update ISO files now available to download
From the Microsoft ISO site, you can choose the Edition that matches your current Windows 10 version and then select your language. Please make sure you get the right edition otherwise you would need to purchase the appropriate license. To verify, go to Settings > System > About and look under Edition.
The ISO files in these sizes 3.14Gb (32 bit) and 4.07Gb (64 bit) in sizes.
The other ways you can update your Windows 10 PC to the Anniversary Update include:
- Windows Update – Over-the-air standard update
- Media Creation Tool – Lets you create an ISO or upgrade your current PC while keeping your files
- Refresh Windows Tool – Installs a clean version of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update with no bloatware, but does erase your contents
Most people will be okay using Windows Update, but the other options are good for those with many PCs, computers that don't have the update yet, or those looking to start fresh and wiped their computer.
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