Windows 10 Upgrade October Update

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It is being reported that users have noticed that few files were found to be missing after the completion of the update.

Our wannabe fictional overlord Josh Pozzolo (aka sweatshopking) just reviewed Microsoft Windows 10's October 2018 update, and he pretty much likes it. The most egregious so far are reports of the October update deleting files. The update also enabled iOS users to link their devices to a Windows 10 PC and perform actions such as browsing the Web.

The files backed up the Windows Update are kept in Windows.old folder in C drive. While the update hadn't been pushed out to all users yet, many have already updated either as Windows Insiders or by manually downloading the update. It's not yet clear how widespread the issue is, but it's significant enough that Microsoft has halted the rollout of the October 2018 Update. It will be advisable for users to always keep in mind to backup their files before any updates on any devices.

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After its "Windows 10 April 2018" update, in September, the tech giant had announced a refreshed "Windows 10 October 2018 Update" with new features and enhancements for over 700 million devices running Windows 10.

Windows Autopilot, which aims to simplify device setup for IT, is also getting a number of enhancements in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, according to Microsoft.

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Wild speculation ahead: Maybe the bug isn't that Setup mistakenly deletes stuff, but that it does not migrate certain folders thinking they aren't in use anymore?

It's a new month, which means it's time to update that Windows 10 program.

A Robert Ziko wrote that after upgrading his computer to lost 220 GB of data.

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The tool called "Snip and Sketch" is also being added to provide a lot more flexibility when taking screenshots and a separate slider control for making text bigger across the board is being included. That means that freely available third-party software like Recuva may be able to recover them for you.