Windows 10 Update Assistant Tool does not support Enterprise and Education editions. This guide will show you step-by-step how to update directly to the latest version of Windows 10 using Windows 10 Update Assistant. You must be logged in as an administrator to run Windows 10 Update Assistant.
You can check which version of Windows 10 your device is currently running to see if you have the latest version.
If you have the latest version number of Windows 10 installed, then Windows 10 Update Assistant will only show you Thank You for updating the newest version of Windows 10.
If you don’t have the latest Windows 10 version number installed, then Windows 10 Update Assistant will show you Updates to the latest version of Windows 10 with the Update Now option.
1. While logged into Windows 10 with an administrator account, visit the Microsoft Software Download website and click the Update Now button to get the Windows 10 Update Assistant. (See screenshots below)
2. Save the Windows10Upgrade9252.exe (or latest version) file to your computer and run it.
3. Click Yes if prompted by UAC.
4. If there is a newer version (e.g., 15063) of Windows 10 compared to the version (e.g., 14393) you are currently running, click the Update Now button.
If you already have the latest version number of Windows 10 installed, Windows 10 Update Assistant will only show you Thank you for updating the newest version of Windows 10.
5. Windows 10 Update Assistant will check your device’s compatibility.
6. If your computer is compatible, click Next to continue.
7. Windows 10 Update Assistant will start downloading, verifying, and updating the latest Windows 10.
This will take a while to finish.
8. When your update is ready, click the Restart now button to complete the update.
9. Now, you will see the below message informing you that your computer is about to reboot.
10. Your PC will restart to complete the update. (See screenshots below)
This process will take a while, and your computer will reboot a few times.
11. Once the update has completed, click Next if your account is shown.
If your account is not shown, you can click I’m not in the lower-left corner to select your account or set up a new account.
12. ON or OFF the security setting you to want, and click Accept when completed.
13. Click Now now or Use Cortana for what you want to do.
14. If prompted, click Next if you want to use the new apps as your default apps.
If you don’t want to use them as your default apps, click the Let me choose my default apps to link instead.
15. Once setup is complete and you are logged into Windows 10, click on Exit.
16. Now, you will return to the screen.
When you install Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant, it will create a folder C: Windows 10 Upgrade. If you like, you can uninstall Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant to delete this folder.