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Things To do Before Upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803

Finally Microsoft Drop Windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803 to everyone, Genuine Windows computers connected to Microsoft server with getting Upgraded Automatically To Windows 10 version 1803. Or you can Download Windows 10 April 2018 update ISO file for manually upgrade / Installation purpose. Sometimes it runs so smoothly you don’t notice an update happened. But more often than not, updates occur at the most inopportune of times and/or bring unexpected troubles.  Here we have collected Things To do Before Upgrade to Windows 10 version 1803 To avoid any error, data loss or system corruption after upgrade.

Things To do Before Upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft Already Released theWindows 10 version 1803 for everyone, And the upgrade process is planned to go progressively, which means that not everyone will get updated the same day. It’ll take a few days (even months) for all devices to get access to the new version. depend on a number of variables like the type of device you’re using, location, how you’ve obtained Windows 10, and Microsoft update servers load during the rollout. Also, Microsoft Released official upgrade assistant and media creation tool which help you to upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 update right now. Or you can manually upgrade / Clean install using ISO file. So Before auto upgrade your system, manually install or upgrade Here the things to do protect any feature corruption, error.

Are you Ready to Upgrade?

First of think for a few minutes and make sure that you do want to upgrade your Windows 10 right away. As users Report After upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 update getting different errors, Apps not working, System crashes with BSOD etc. If you have doubts in your mind or if you do not want to face the uncertainty of possible problems and issues after installing theWindows 10 April 2018 update, you can Defer the installation of this feature update for some days. That means the Windows 10 Creators Update will not install for a few months. Wait for the update to Stable then upgrade your windows 10.

Create a Windows Recovery Drive

If You Decided not To Defer Update, So Before Windows 10 Automatically upgrade toApril 2018 update First Create a Windows recovery Drive. If any Cause Windows update is a corrupted operating system that won’t boot. That cause windows recovery drive help to fix Startup Problems.

To Create a Recovery Drive on Windows 10, Simply you need a USB Drive At least 8GB Free Space. First, insert the USB drive, Click on Start menu Search Type recovery Drive and hit the enter key. And fallow the Recovery Drive Creator Wizard’s instructions.

create recovery drive
create recovery drive

Find And note down Your Product Keys

If after upgrade Something Goes wrong, you get windows license Expired, Windows not activated That time you need your old product key to get back windows activated. Also, Some Cause You do end up needing to install Windows from scratch, you’ll also need your Windows product key. So Before Do Upgrade process its good idea to note down the Windows And office product keys.

you can easily Get your current product key using this find product key software. This is a portable (i.e. no need to install) utility that scans your system for product keys belonging to notable apps, including Microsoft Office 2000 to 2016, Adobe and Autodesk products, and most Windows versions.

Note Down the product key
Note Down the product key

Create a Restore Point

Before Windows applies new update, Its Important to backs up various parts of the system, including the Windows Registry. To Do this you can Enable The windows system protection Feature and Create a system restore point. So that If anything goes wrong after upgrade to April 2018 update you can Revert back to previous settings by performing System Restore.

This is a measure of protection against small errors: if the update causes minor instabilities, you can revert back to a pre-update restore point. Here How To Turn On System protection and Create A system restore point. First Press Windows + Q, type restore, and select Create a restore point to open the System Protection controls. Here select the windows installed Drive ( System drive ), click configure and select radio button Turn on system protection. And create a System Restore point.

Turn on System protection
Turn on System protection

We do recommend making a restore point before each update just in case. Afterward, if you’re satisfied with stability, you can disable it again to free up used space.

Back Up Important Data

System Recover Drive and System Restore Restore only save the windows settings, Startup configurations they won’t save your personal files, so if an update goes awry and your system gets wiped, you could lose a lot of non-backed-up data. We recommend At the very least, back up your Documents and Downloads folders. Plus any media-related files you might have (e.g. music, videos, etc.). Store them on an external drive, or even better, a NAS device.

Make Sure Your System Has Enough Disk Space

Windows 10 requires a minimum 16 GB of free space for 32 bit and 20 GB for 64 bit OS. So make sure you have enough free Disk space for Download and install April 2018 update. You can move your unnecessary Data from System installation Drive ( C: ). Run Disk Cleanup Tool to clean Unnecessary temp files, junk files, System error files etc. Also run Third-party Software CCleaner to Cleanup unnecessary files and fix corrupted, missing registry files.

Some Other Things

To be on the safe side, update all your installed software, disable your antivirus software, remove any plugged in USB drives, disconnect any attached peripherals, plug into your Mains power supply and ensure that your Laptop is fully charged. Also make sure windows have installed the latest updates.

That’s All Now Wait for windows to Download and install Windows 10 version 1803 for you Automatically. Or check how to upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 update manually using Upgrade Assistant or media Creation Tool. If Windows Update is stuck, Getting Error we can’t install Windows 10 Error message, Here some troubleshooting steps to fix this. Also, Read How To Fix unable to install the Windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803.

These are the most important points to follow Before Upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 update. I hope now you can easily upgrade or install Windows 10 version 1803. If windows start any issue, Errors, Apps not work after recent upgrade, So that you can recover the same using recovery media, System restore point etc. I hope you found this helpful, Still, have any query, suggestion Feel free to discuss on comments below. Also, Read Fix 100% Disk Usage after Windows 10 April 2018 update

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