So you’re running a genuine version of Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 and you’re probably among those that reserved an upgrade for Windows 10. The news is already widespread Windows 10 is officially available, yet you can’t see any sign or notification pushing you to update. If you’re one of those patient folks like me, simply wait for your turn in the download queue.
To those that can’t wait, here’s how you can manually ramp up your device to skip queues and get the update:
- On your Windows PC, Go to Settings, tap or click Change PC settings, and then tap or click Update and recovery.
- Select Choose how updates get installed, and under Important updates, pick the options you want.
- Under Recommended updates, pick the box that says: Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates. Check box.
- Under Microsoft Update, select the Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows check box, and then click Apply.
- Once automatic updates are enabled, launch Command Prompt in Administrator mode (do this this by right clicking the app and selecting Run as Administrator) and enter the following command: wuauclt.exe/updatenow.
This should trigger the Windows 10 download.