Windows 10 Creators Update FAQ: Everything you need to know

From features to launch date to how to get it.

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More than five months after its grand unveiling last October, the Windows 10 Creators Update is finally here—and the wait was worth it.

Following in the footsteps of last August’s sweeping Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the Creators Update tweaks and tunes the core Windows 10 experience while heaping on a pile of handy all-new features. While PCWorld’s comprehensive Windows 10 Creators Update review contains detailed impressions of Microsoft’s refreshed operating system, here’s a higher-level look at what you need to know about the Creators Update.

When can I get the Creators Update?

Today! But only if you’re in the Windows 10 Insider preview program. If you’re not, the Windows 10 Creators Update will start rolling out to the general public on April 11. That doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll receive it that day, however; the Anniversary Update took about four months to propagate to 80 percent of Windows 10 users.

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