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Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

Microsoft would prefer it if you didn't try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update yourself.
Instead, the company is encouraging everyone but advanced users to wait for the Creators Update to become available via Windows Update.
That means workarounds for excited users, like the Media Creation Tool or the Windows Update Assistant, are discouraged.

Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

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New WannaCry ransomware variants: Patch old PCs now to avoid becoming a victim
14 May 2017, 6:17 pm



Monday is going to suck for some folks, those who run old, unsupported Windows systems which are vulnerable to WannaCry ransomware, if they didn’t put in some weekend time applying security updates.

In response to the massive global ransomware attack on Friday, Microsoft took the “highly unusual step of providing a security update for all customers to protect Windows platforms that are in custom support only, including Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003.” Europol chief Rob Wainwright told the BBC, “Companies need to make sure they have updated their systems and ‘patched where they should’ before staff arrived for work on Monday morning.”

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