Updated to Windows 10 1903

  1. stuarttunstall's Avatar
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10
       #1

    Updated to Windows 10 1903


    Hi

    I updated my HP notebook to Windows 10 1903 yesterday and I must say I am impressed, the update went very smooth and finished without issues... Only thing I was not keen on was the new very light desktop, so I changed that back to the old darker one...

    I have updated this since version 15** and up until the last update and this one always had an issue with one HP driver which I needed to fix, but the last two have gone perfect.. although it did take 4 hours from start to finish

    Stuart
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. dalchina's Avatar
    Posts : 19,897
    Win 10 Pro (1903)
       #2

    Glad it went well. Typically a 'planned' upgrade using e.g. an iso file without accepting updates as part of the procedure is faster- the updates will occur later.

    Bear in mind that even your internet speed can be a factor- with updates, you could be downloading, say, 7Gb..
    Last edited by dalchina; 2 Weeks Ago at 07:01.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,573
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #3

    Agreed, use the ISO file method.

    Every time you update you`re gonna have to some recustomizing, it`s totally normal and par for the course
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4. Bree's Avatar
    Posts : 12,470
    10 Home x64 (1903) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       #4

    stuarttunstall said: View Post
    ...the last two have gone perfect.. although it did take 4 hours from start to finish
    Yes, the windows update method is slow, by a factor of at least two compares to the ISO method on any given machine. That's what I found here (with an explanation of why that may be the case).


    How long does the 1903 upgrade take using Windows Update?
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5. stuarttunstall's Avatar
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Thanks for the replies..

    I did not know that :) I always use the WU method, then again I do plan for it and expect up to 4 hours based on past feature updates .. All seems to be working well so far.. :)

    During the update it did stick on 27% for about 30 mins and I started to worry lol.. but did a search and it seems the "27%" thing is common.. once it started again it went fairly quick..

    I always have my daily Macrium Reflect back up if I needed it :)
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,573
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #6

    Next update, download the ISO file then open it with windows explorer and click setup, it`s that simple.

    Then keep the ISO file and the MCT for that particular ISO in the same folder.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Updated to Windows 10 1903-iso-file-mct.jpg  
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  7. stuarttunstall's Avatar
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #7

    I will try that next time :)
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8. Bree's Avatar
    Posts : 12,470
    10 Home x64 (1903) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       #8

    stuarttunstall said: View Post
    During the update it did stick on 27% for about 30 mins and I started to worry lol.. but did a search and it seems the "27%" thing is common.. once it started again it went fairly quick..
    The Windows Update method is optimised to minimise the download size at the expense of more processing. When it apparently 'hangs' Task Manager will show a lot of CPU processing is taking place. See the link I gave earlier for more on this.

    All methods end up with the same result, a fully upgraded system. The only real difference with the windows update method (apart from the speed) is that the feature update will be recorded in Update History.

      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I'm trying to update to Windows 10 version 1903. It told me to update my Intel RST drivers and I did. But I still get the same error message. I've attached screenshots: 241362 241363
Updated to 1903 from 1803 Successfully in Installation and Upgrade
I got tired of waiting for Windows Update to offer 1903 for my Windows 10 Home, 1803 laptop. I used Update Assistant and the update was successful the first try. At times it seemed stalled but it was just taking a long time to move from one...
I have a password manager which I checked (on my phone) also checked my password book. I had enetered the correct password! Had to go through an unbelieveable password reset and finally got it accepted. When the screen opened, my wallpaper was...
I have the full version of Malwarebytes running. Before the 1903 update, this seemed to run in parallel to Win Defender. If I checked for Win updates, the Defender virus definition files would download when updated. After the 1903 update, Defender...
Good day, I updated Intel Management Engine to the latest version which is 11.7.0.1068. But when I run Intel's tool checker. It shows that I have version 11.6.10.1196. I installed the update to the default directory which is C:\Program Files...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:38.
Find Us