Windows 10 Fall Creators Update lands October 17th, Microsoft confirms

Microsoft announced today, September 1, 2017, that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will officially launch on October 17th. It’s the fourth major addition to the OS, and it follows the Creators Update from earlier this year. The biggest change? We will get our first taste of Windows Mixed Reality, the company’s VR platform that’s powered by inexpensive headsets from the likes of Dell, HP, Lenovo and ASUS. And if you don’t have a headset, you’ll also be able to check out some experiences in 2D with the Mixed Reality Viewer.
According to executive vice president of Windows and devices Terry Myerson, the Fall Creators Update will also support eye-tracking, which makes it easier for those who can’t use their limbs to navigate the OS. This is particularly useful for those suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease, Myerson said.

The update will also mark the debut of the new Windows Fluent Design System, which aims to upgrade the look and feel of the OS and apps. It won’t be a huge visual change, but it should be the start of a slightly slicker-looking Windows.

I got the above information from an Engadget post

What does this mean for you and me? For one thing, it means that we need to be watching Windows 10 Updates for when this update will be available on your computer. Sometimes these major updates land in the middle of a workday, and take over the computer for an hour or more. I will start looking for it, and hopefully announce to you when to do it deliberately outside of regular work time. If we have you on remote support, we can do this update, WHEN THE TIME COMES, in the evening or weekends when it won’t upset your workflow. Get back to me if you desire this service. (Don)

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