Windows 10 Fall Creators Update launch date announced

To get Windows 10 adopted quickly Microsoft plans to give it away as a free upgrade for a year after its release

The free upgrade includes new gaming, security, and accessibility features but most notably includes support for Windows Mixed Reality.

No new features were announced by Windows chief Terry Myerson at the event, but that's to be expected since Windows Insiders have been testing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update for months now. Windows Find my Pen fixes that in the Fall Creators Update.

"For the first time, we are talking about a mixed reality system that fully immerses you in the experience not limited to a mobile device screen size", added Myerson. As "launch" and "release" don't always coincide with Microsoft products, Server 1709 also will likely begin rolling out to users in October.

It is not yet clear how Microsoft intends to push users to update, but it is popular opinion that the most secure Windows systems are typically those that are most up to date.

Acer and HP will come out with Mixed Reality headsets before the holidays and Asus will release one next spring.

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Improved Game Mode - let your games use the full processing power of your PC as if it was an Xbox. Now that the software is officially on the table, it should not be long before Microsoft's various partners reveal new computers designed around mixed reality.

Unlike the current crop of headsets, the new Mixed Reality VR headsets will boast an impressive 1440p resolution per eye, up from the 1080p standards of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and far exceeding the 960p standards of the PSVR. Microsoft plans to target these features first at advanced video game players using VR headsets, with business applications to follow, officials said. You're looking at $350 for just the headset, or $450 for a bundle with the motion controllers.

A new device, Fujitsu Lifebook P727, will be available also, but with Windows 10 S installed by default.

If you are using Windows 10 1511 within an organization, Microsoft terminated support at the end of July, so you should be on a supported release such as 1607 or 1703.

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