Windows 10 Creators Update now powering 50% of Windows 10 PCs as Microsoft expands availability


It’s been more than 4 months since the official roll out of the Windows 10 Creators Update was kicked off by Microsoft. The company is rolling out the Creators Update in different phases to make the update experience as seamless as possible for its customers following backlash closed by the initial updates to Windows 10. And according to the latest report from AdDuplex, Windows 10 is already powering more than 50% of all Windows 10 PCs. 46% of the PCs are still running the Anniversary Update, while a notable 0.4% of Insider PCs are running the Windows 10 Redstone 3 (aka the upcoming Fall Creators Update).
The update was only powering 35.7% of all Windows 10 PCs, and just a month later, it’s now powering half of all Windows 10 PCs. The growth is likely a result of Microsoft expanding the availability of the Windows 10 Creators Update. As the update is now a lot more stable and bug-free, Microsoft seems to have started rolling out the update to PCs more aggressively. Users have already been using the update for more than four months, which means Microsoft already fixed some of the early issues, and it’s now rolling it out to more PCs.
As we get closer to the release of the next Windows 10 update, titled the “Fall Creators Update”, Microsoft will probably make the roll out a lot faster for the Creators Update. But at the moment, things are already looking pretty good for the Windows 10 Creators Update.
In terms of hardware, it’s not Microsoft’s PCs that are powering most of the devices running Windows 10 Creators Update. Instead, it’s MSI, Dell, HP, and others that are leading the way. As for Microsoft, more than 70% of the Surface Book devices are already running the Creators Update. The company’s new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop already come preloaded with the Creators Update, too. But what’s quite interesting is that less than 18% of Surface Pro 3 devices are running the Creators Update — which could likely be due to a compatibility issue, although that’s just a speculation for now. Notably, the Windows 10 Creators Update isn’t compatible with a number of Intel Atom CPU-powered devices at the moment.

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