Microsoft has advised Windows 10 users against installing the Creators Update manually, before their computers become eligible for it.
The company released the latest Windows update two weeks ago, but has decided to roll it out in stages, probably because it doesn’t want to overwhelm its servers.
However, that’s not the only reason behind the Microsoft’s warning. The company says there are “issues” with the new software, which customers could be exposed to if they download the update manually, using the Update Assistant.
Instead, they need to be patient and wait for their machine to become eligible for the update.
High-end machines like Microsoft’s Surface Book, will automatically receive the update ahead of others, as they should be better-equipped to deal with potential bugs.
“Blocking availability of the update to devices we know will experience issues is a key aspect of our controlled rollout approach,” wrote John Cable, Microsoft’s director of program management for Windows servicing and delivery, in a blog post.
“We decide what to block based on user impact, and blocking issues are a high priority for us to address as quickly as possible. During the time it takes to address an issue, we want to limit the number of customers exposed to that issue.”
Last year’s Anniversary Update took seven months to reach 90 per cent of the Windows users, and the latest data from AdDuplex shows that the Creators Update has only reached 10 per cent of Windows machines so far.