Windows 10 Anniversary Update Available

Published: 2016-08-02
Last Updated: 2016-08-02 03:28:09 UTC
by Tom Webb (Version: 1)
3 comment(s)

The big Windows 10 patch start today. It incudes many different things but here are the highlights.


  • Windows Hello (Biometric Login)
  • Windows Defender (Better Logs and Notifications)
  •  Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Built-in)
  • Windows Information Protection (Built-in)


  • Windows Ink
  • Cortana update
  • Edge update


How to Defer Install

If you want to defer the install for four months you can go to:  Settings > Update and Security > Advanced Options and click the Defer Upgrades check box.

For GPO: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update.  Enable and select the number of months 0-8.

How to Get it Faster

Windows Central has a good write-up on the different ways you can install the update (


For more information on the update see :


Tom Webb


Keywords: Windows10
3 comment(s)


Be aware that advanced threat protection is only available if you sign up for the E5 Windows Enterprise edition (not yet available to purchase as far as I know. Also you need the Pro sku to defer upgrades.
Didn't take long for the "WAIT, DON'T DO IT!" KB articles to appear --

Lots of "NOTE" and "DO NOT" items in this KB, bold-face and everything....
Fastest way to update is to run "Windows 10 Anniversary Update" tool from

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