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User defeats Microsoft's latest bid to force W10 upgrade

Microsoft is also planning to finish off on Redstone 3 in September release window but it is worth pointing out that it traditionally releases the code a month after the code is completed.

Technically, Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus, and Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager are all being aligned on the same schedule.

Microsoft says this strategy "adds further clarity and predictability to organisations by aligning with Office 365 ProPlus", all of which will serve to make future deployments more manageable for enterprises.

The GitHub patches allow these users to install the security updates that Microsoft released in March with a list being provided by Zeffy.

Now it seems Microsoft wants its ever-growing number of users to know exactly when they will get the next update.

This latest version of Windows 10 brings a host of improvements to the popular operating system including major updates to virtual reality support and social media.

Microsoft recently enforced a rule that stops computers running Intel Kaby Lake microprocessors from installing updates to pre-Windows 10 operating systems.

Microsoft has been testing the feature for a couple of months, and said it can save up to 11% of battery life. Combine the planning, preparation, and training into one cycle and you can easily see some cost savings because the focus will be on both Windows 10 and Office 365 feature updates instead of one at a time. The two updates will roll out each March and September, confirmed the company. And for those seeking more information, Microsoft will hold an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on May 4, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pacific in the Windows as a service AMA space. Another recent upgrade to Windows 10, Game Mode, was described by Microsoft as delivering "an improvement in overall game performance" but tests found the difference in most use cases was largely imperceptible.

Office 365 ProPlus, which is available via subscription licensing only, comes with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business, and the Office mobile apps. The update only applies to Office 365 commercial services and does not effect Office perpetual clients.