Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release starts from October 17

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Microsoft just announced that next Windows 10 major update, the Fall Creators Update will be available starting October 17. Today, at IFA 2017, Terry Myerson announced that Windows 10 Fall Creators Update aka Windows 10 Redstone 3 will start rolling out to all Windows 10 users as a free update from October 17.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update includes tons of new features and enhancement over the last Windows 10 Major update which is Windows 10 Creators Update. Windows 10 Redstone 3 packs with new features such as Story Remix, MyPeople, Fluent Design Elements, built-in eye tracking and more.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will also include number of new security features for enterprise users. The update will re-introduce the placeholders concept for OneDrive storage “OneDrive Files on Demand“. Furthermore it will also bring support for the Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

Microsoft will release this update as phased roll out that means you won’t get it on the first day of the release. It will take up to months to finish the public roll out. The update will take your device to version 1709 (September 2017) from version 1703 (March 2017 – Creators Update).

Along with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft will be releasing a new version of Windows 10 edition; Windows 10 Pro Workstations. Microsoft is yet to announce pricing information for it. It is also expected that Microsoft will introduce new Surface hardware (could be Surface Book 2) at upcoming company’s hardware event.