Use Windows 10 Update Assistant to upgrade your Windows 10

You can use the Windows 10 Update Assistant to install newer versions of Windows 10 on your PC. We have seen how you can to get or download te latest Windows 10 versionsAnniversary Update via Windows Update or the Media Creation Tool. Now let us see how you can use this Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant to update your PC to Windows 10 Anniversary/Creators Update easily.

Windows 10 Update Assistant

Visit Microsoft.com and click on the Update now button as shown below. If you click on the Download tool now button, it will download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.

You may also visit the Updates History Page and click on the Get the Update now button. The choice is yours.

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Anyway, clicking on the Update now button will download a Windows10Upgrade exe file to your computer. Click on it and you will see the Windows 10 Update Assistant open up.

Windows 10 Update Assistant

Click on Update Now to proceed. The tool will check if your device is compatible and ready for the upgrade.

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If your device is compatible, you will be informed accordingly.

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Clicking on Next will start the update process.

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Since it is expected to take a while, you may go get a cup of coffee or you may minimize the window and continue with your work, while your computer updates itself to the latest version of Windows 10.

Once the process is completed you will be asked to restart.

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After several restarts, you will see the following screen on your desktop:

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Uninstall Windows 10 Update Assistant

Once you have upgraded successfully, you may want to uninstall the Windows 10 Update Assistant, maybe after a few days.

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To do this, open Control Panel > Uninstall a program. Here double-click on Windows 10 Update Assistant to uninstall it.

Let us know if this went smoothly for you.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.