Windows 11Windows 10. Features for Windows 11 are constantly being added and updated, and all of them (including major updates) are delivered to your device from the Windows Update page in Settings.
Windows will let you know if you need to restart your device to complete an update, and if so you can choose a time that works best for you to complete that update. Also, note the following:.
To check for updates, select Start > Settings > Windows Update , then select Check for updates. If updates are available, you can choose to install them.
- If you run into problems updating your device, including problems with previous major updates, see common fixes at Troubleshoot problems updating Windows, or use Fix Windows update issues to step you through the troubleshooting process.
- If you're warned by Windows Update that you don't have enough space on your device to install updates, see Free up space for Windows updates. If you experience internet connection issues while updating your device, see Fix Wi-Fi connection issues in Windows.
- Learn more about upgrading to Windows 11 at Upgrade to Windows 11: FAQ. Get more info about Windows UpdateCheck for updates. When the Windows 10 November 2021 Update is ready for your device, it will be available to download from the Windows Update page in Settings.
How to get this update
Choose a time that works best for you to download the update. You'll then need to restart your device and complete the installation.
- After that, your device will be running Windows 10, version 21H2. (To check whether you're already running the November 2021 Update, select View update history on the Windows Update settings page.) Also note the following:.
- If you want to install the update now, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update , and then select Check for updates.
- If updates are available, install them. If version 21H2 isn't offered automatically through Check for updates, you can get it manually through the Windows Update Assistant.
- If you're warned by Windows Update that you don't have enough space on your device to install the update, see Free up space for Windows updates.
- If you experience internet connection issues while updating your device, see Fix Wi-Fi connection issues in Windows. If you're still running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and want to make the move to Windows 10, you can learn more at Upgrade to Windows 10: FAQ.
Similar to how the previous updates were rolled out, update 21h2 will only be available to devices that are known to have a good update experience.
- For Users running the latest updates of Windows 10 such as the May 2021 update, the 21h2 update will appear as an optional install via windows update. If unfortunately, you aren’t in the initial rollout there is an alternative way that you can use to force install Windows 10 Version 21h2.
- Do note that the update will only appear in the settings app if the update is available to your windows build. Press the Windows key type in and open the settings app. From there click on update and security.
- Afterward, click on Windows Update on the left side pane, then click on check for updates. If your device is eligible for the 21h2 Update it should appear as shown.
Open the Windows 10 update page – Microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 (link will open in a new browser tab). Then, download Windows 10 Update Assistant and use it to install Windows 10 Windows 10 21H2 manually.
For detailed steps, see step two on this article – Steps To Install Windows 10 21H2 Update Manually(link will open in a new browser tab).
Open Microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10. Then, on the “Create Windows 11 Installation Media” section of the page, click Download now.
Finally, follow the steps to download Windows 10 21H2.
There are two ways you can get the latest Windows 10 update. 1, via Windows Update. 2, by following step 2 in this guide – Steps To Install Windows 10 21H2 Update Manually(link will open in a new browser tab).
Yes, Windows 11 update is free. If you have a valid Windows 10 licence, you can update Windows 10 to Windows 11 for free.
To upgrade your Wkindows 10 PC to Windows 11 for free, follow the steps in our guide – How To Install Windows 11 Manually For Free (Upgrade Windows 10)
The simple answer is yes, Windows 10 can upgrade to Windows 11. However, there are strict Windows 11 requirements that your PC has to meet.
In any case, even though your PC does not meet the Windows 11 hardware requirements, you can use the steps in our guide to install Windows 11 – How To Install Windows 11 Manually For Free (Upgrade Windows 10)
Install Windows 10 version 21H2 via Update Assistant.
Simply click on Download and Install. Afterward, click the Restart Now button. After clicking on restart Windows will automatically download and update to version 21H2.
If you don’t have the option to upgrade to windows 10 version 21H2 it means your device isn’t compatible. Supposing you aren’t in the initial rollout for Version 21H2 you can manually download the update through the Microsoft Update Catalog i.e force installing the update.
To do this follow the steps below:. Visit MicrosoftCatalog.com. From there search for “Windows 10 21H2″ in the top right search bar.
Check whether you have an x64, x86, or ARM-based processor. Depending on your device’s system type locate the appropriate update file, and click on Download.
That should open a new Window showing a link, click on the link to download the setup for the update. Run the newly downloaded set-up file and follow the prompts to upgrade to version 21H2.