Published: Thu, October 04, 2018
Technology | By Nina Perez

Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update Can Delete Data, Some Users Report

Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update Can Delete Data, Some Users Report

Another user said that he lost weeks of work after the update. Here's how to get it now.

It's a pretty significant feature, and a good start to making your mobile devices more connected to your computers.

Windows 10 uses telemetry and machine learning to make note of compatibility issues with the first round of updates.

Once you've downloaded the Update Assistant, just double-click it to begin.

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Of course, you may not have any problems at all-maybe you're just at the end of the line because you have hardware that hasn't been tested yet, or maybe Microsoft is trying to reduce its server load. Its main downside is that you need to run it on the system that you want to upgrade. Clever stuff. You can change settings for this in Settings System Clipboard. The developers posted that ray-tracing tech would be added to Lara's latest adventure "in a post-launch update", but that doesn't appear to have been pushed live yet.

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As noted by one Windows 10 user on Twitter, documents saved in the user directory and not OneDrive will be deleted. As spotted by a Reddit user, the Task Manager tool is not reporting accurate CPU usage after upgrading to Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

I'll be running some Windows 10 October 2018 and Windows Server 2019 tests against Linux (and maybe BSDs) soon.

Additionally, ZDNet reports that some devices may see issues with certain Intel audio drivers (intcdaud.sys, versions 10.25.0.3 - 10.25.0.8) that "may result in excessive processor demand and reduced battery life", according to a Windows support document.

You should receive an SMS with a link to the Your Phone Companion app in Google Play. You can use the app to view your phone's photos and text messages on your computer. The update is now available for manual download, with an official rollout expected to start on Tuesday. Once the timer has expired, the OS may cycle multiple reboots before the update process is actually finished. If you do nothing, it will arrive via Windows Update some time in the next few months.

However, if you're still not keen on receiving the update, read our tutorial on how to put it off for as long as possible, whether you're a home user or a business.

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