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Microsoft's May 1
As with previous updates, Microsoft is introducing this step-by-step, and you may not see it immediately on your computer. You can check if the update is listed under Settings> Update and Security> Windows Update. If this is not the case, you can force your PC to get the latest update in a different way.
- Download the Update Wizard from the Microsoft Web site
- Start the Windows10Upgrade.exe file.
- Click Update Now.
- If your device is compatible with the Windows Update of May 10, 2019, you can start the upgrade with the next button.
If You Want If you have an ISO file and want to delete your computer, you can simply download the Media Creation Tool from the Microsoft website and create a bootable USB flash drive to get the latest Windows 10 update from May 2019 to install.
Microsoft also blocks computers with older versions of BattlEye anti-cheat software installed. This seems to be a fairly widespread block at present. If you encounter an error stating that you can not upgrade, you should check for any games that have not recently been updated. Alternatively, you can uninstall BattlEye (Removal Tool .exe) and then reopen your game to get the latest version.
Also, make sure that no USB storage devices such as external USB devices or SD memory cards are connected during the installation of the May 2019 update because this update contains an unusual block. If you're still stuck, visit Microsoft's new Windows Health Dashboard, which lists known issues and displays a status when the Windows Update rollout on May 10, 2019 is scheduled.
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