Microsoft Admits Some Windows 10 PCs Were Accidentally Upgraded to Version 1709

Microsoft is once again under fire for alleged forced upgrades pushed on systems running Windows 10 versions older than the Fall Creators Update.

As we reported last week, a number of Windows 10 systems were upgraded to the Fall Creators Update (version 1709) even if Windows Update was set to off and policies to delay the install were in place.

Microsoft now says that it’s aware some PCs were indeed offered the upgrade to the Fall Creators Update, and adds that it all happened because of an “issue” that has already been corrected.

“Microsoft is aware that this notification was incorrectly delivered to some Windows 10 Version 1703 devices that had a user-defined feature update deferral period configured. Microsoft mitigated this issue on March 8, 2018,” the company <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/40… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.