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==How It Works==
 
==How It Works==
When an upgrade is applied to a campus PC, it is installed using the same underlying as a monthly security update.  Generally, there are very few cosmetic changes to indicate an upgrade has taken place.  To check which version of Windows 10 is installed on your PC, click the Start button, type ''winver'' and press enter.
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When an upgrade is applied to a campus PC, it is installed using the same underlying technology as a monthly security update.  Generally, there are very few cosmetic changes to indicate an upgrade has taken place.  To check which version of Windows 10 is installed on your PC, click the Start button, type ''winver'' and press enter.
  
 
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[[Category:Help Desk]][[Category:Windows]]

Latest revision as of 09:36, 22 March 2022

About Feature Updates

To keep up to-date with Windows Updates, Information Technology will notify end users of new updates via the Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt.

What is a Feature Update?

Feature updates are updates to an existing operating system that bring new features and essential security fixes.

Why should you install Feature Updates?

Older versions of Windows 10 are no longer supported by Microsoft, therefore pose a security risk. You can find a history of all the updates for Windows 10 here.

What's going to change? Most people are pleasantly surprised that the look/feel of newer versions of Windows 10 are very similar to previous versions. The same software, files, and even your desktop wallpaper should cary over through the upgrade.

How It Works

When an upgrade is applied to a campus PC, it is installed using the same underlying technology as a monthly security update. Generally, there are very few cosmetic changes to indicate an upgrade has taken place. To check which version of Windows 10 is installed on your PC, click the Start button, type winver and press enter.