Windows 10 October 2018 Update RTM Ready, Could Launch on October 2

Microsoft has reportedly completed the development of Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Redstone 5 / version 1809) and make 17763 is very apt to be the RTM version that everybody will get very soon.

Windows 10 build 17763 has already been readily available for insiders within the Fast and Slow rings, and when it’s indeed RTM, it should be pushed towards the Release Preview ring shortly.

Recent findings, however, make sure Microsoft is preparing this specific build for that global release.

MyDigitalLife forum member abbodi1406 has come across public permalinks for Windows 10 build 17763 and ESD links, which means that Microsoft may be on the point of publish this particular build on the Media Creation Tool between the coming days.

The Media Creation Tool allows users to create installation media for Windows 10 and download the latest feature updates manually without waiting for Microsoft to produce it via Windows Update.

“Launch next week?”

Details as to once the new Windows 10 update could ship to users continue to be scarce at this point, but it’s being speculated that an announcement in connection with this might be made at Microsoft’s October 2 event.

The software giant will host a new Surface event early next month, and shortly after the press conference, this may also roll out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update towards the first wave of systems.

The new OS update will be released in stages, so not everyone might find it in Windows Update on the first day. It is really an approach that gives Microsoft more time to identify bugs and resolve compatibility issues because publishing the update for additional systems

In the meantime, users will be allowed to manually update their computers towards the October 2018 Update via the Media Creation Tool. An identical release schedule was used for the April 2018 Update as well.

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