How to Download and Install Windows 10 April 2018 Update
Windows 10 is the most up-to-date operating system from Microsoft while Windows 10 April Update is the latest update of Windows 10 which is launched in April 2018.
How to Download Windows 10 April Update
Windows 10 April Update is the most modern and up-to-date build of Windows 10, enclosing plentiful features and functions. This is the Microsoft first big update of this year.
Microsoft last year announced that the instant update will be launched in 2017, however due to an explained reason, the launching of instant Windows 10 update delayed. Microsoft issued a press release wherein they only mentioned that due to a bug, this updated delayed. What was that bug, this is still unexplained from Microsoft.
Windows 10 April brought features which were long-awaited by the Windows and O.S users like Cortana improvements, Timeline and MS Edge improvements etc. Furthermore the installation process is fastest and quickest. You can install it either offline or online. It improves your artistic quality, inventiveness, and competency and polishes your inner skills with new realities and cross-device experiences.
There are three ways to download and install Windows 10 April update. One is using Window Insider (if you already installed Windows 10), 2nd option is to manually download and install and 3rd option is using Update Assistant. We describe all three procedures here for our users / viewers.
Download and Install Windows 10 April Update as a Windows Insider
The installation of Windows 10 April update as Windows insider is very simple and easy. It is pertinent to mention that you didn’t need to install the Windows 10 April Update as like installation new Windows. If you are using Operating System other then the Windows 10, then you need install the Windows 10 first. If you are already using Windows 10, then proceed as following.
- Click on Start button and open Setting.
- Next click on “Update & Security.
- Next click Windows Insider Program.
- Click on “Get Started” to sign-up.
- Now you’ll be asked to link your Microsoft Account which you use to sign-in for Windows 10.
- A drop-down box will appear, click on “Just send me early updates”.
- Click on “confirm” button.
- Save your Work (if you’re doing in other tabs or MS word) and restart your PC.
- After restart, open Start < Setting < Update & Security, you’ll see there an updated “Feature Update to Windows 10, version 1083”. This is Windows 10 April Update. Here it’ll automatically start to download. However if you aren’t seeing any download or update, then click on “Check for Updates”. Even then there is no update, check “Windows Insider Program” to ensure that all is ok.
Download and Install Windows 10 April Update without Becoming a Windows Insider
The 2nd way to free download and install Windows 10 April Update is without becoming a window insider. This modus operandi is more complex and harder. However we explain this procedure here step by step for our viewers.
- First of all, free Download Windows 10 1803 build 17133 ESD file from the Microsoft servers.
- Secondly free download ESD Decrypter Wimlib tool. It is available in compressed file. Extract files to a new folder.
- Convert Windows 10 1803 build 17133 ESD file into an ISO file.
- Place this converted ESD file into that folder.
- Open the folder.
- Find “decrypt.cmd file.
- When get, ‘right-click’ on file and select “Run as administrator”.
- A window will appear and you’ll select “Continue including all editions”.
- Another window will appear and you’ll select there “Create Full ISO with Standard Install.wim.”
- When ISO file created, burn it into a DVD or build a bootable USB drive.
- When done, load up file and follow up the instructions to successfully install Windows 10 April Update on your PC.
Download and Install Windows 10 April Update Using Update Assistant
The 3rd and final option to free download and Install Windows 10 April Update is using update assistant. The following is the step by step guideline to download and install Windows 10 April Update using Update Assistant.
- First of all, free download Media Creation tool from the official webpage of Microsoft.
- When download complete, “Run” it and select “Update Now”.
- PC will restart automatically. Process completed.
Windows 10 April Update Features
- Windows Insider Program for Business.
- Kiosk Configuration.
- Xbox app.
- Cortana on Desktop and Locked Screen.
- Inbuilt Windows Defender Device Guard and Credentials Guard.
- Project Spartan Browser.
- Mixed Reality Apps.
- HoloLens: an Immersive headset.
- Commands Prompt.
- File explorer.
- Microsoft Money for Financial Management.
- Improved Multitasking.
- Edge Browsers.
- Unified Settings
System Requirements for Windows 10 April Update
Name: Windows 10 April Update
File Size: 3.02 GB
Processor: 1 GHz
RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit
Graphics: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver.
Disk Space: 16 GB (32-bit) and 20 GB (64-bit) minimum
Display: 800 X 600