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Tips for Windows 10 Redstone 1 Update

2016-01-27 16:00:52 Posted by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Windows 10 Redstone 1 is ready for Windows users to update now especially for Insider users. So are you planning to update your system right now? Are you ready to get this new Windows OS now? Here in this article, we’ll offer you some practical tips for Windows 10 Redstone 1 update so to prevent data loss trouble and devices not compatible problems.

How to prepare for Windows 10 Redstone 1 update?

Windows 10 Redstone 1, also known as Windows 10 RS1, is predicted as the second major update to Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. It carries on the constant development of Windows 10 Threshold 2. And Windows 10 RS1 addresses some bugs, bringing Windows 10 users new magnificent features. However, are you sure that you are 100% ready for Windows 10 Redstone 1 update?

Here we’ll list you some questions that you may meet during and after Windows 10 RS1 update:

1.Unable to access Windows 10 RS1 in computer;
2.Data loss trouble;
3.Windows 10 RS1 update stuck;
4.Device not compatible under Windows RS1.

How to find relative solutions for all these problems? Here the following, we’ll provide you some tips for solving these Windows 10 Redstone 1 update issues.

Tips for fixing Windows 10 Redstone update issues

Tip 1. Get access to update Windows 10 Redstone

If you are a Windows 10 users, but cannot see any update notice, you may need to check out whether you are Windows 10 Insider user. It would be quite different to update Windows RS1 among Insider users and Non-Insider users.

If you are a Windows 10 Insider user but don’t get any RS1 update notice, you can follow next steps to force Windows 10 RS1 show up on your computer:

Go to Settings > Click "Check for updates" or Go to Settings > Update & Security > Click "Windows Update" > Choose "Advanced options" and then click "Defer upgrades".

Then you will see Windows 10 latest update version and click "Update now" to start updating system.

If you still cannot see RS1 update information or you are not an Insider user, you may need to perform a clean install of Windows 10 Redstone 1. Go to Windows website, download RS1 installation files and follow the guidance to install it on your computer then.

Tip 2. Create data backup images to prevent data loss trouble

Data loss trouble in an inevitable problem when updating system and it’s is a must-do thing to backup all important data even create system restore point before upgrading system. So how to create data backup images to prevent data loss problem?

We’d like to introduce you EaseUS Todo Backup which is a professional backup software for file backup, disk partition backup and even system backup. It even allows users to enjoy a 30-day-trial policy which means that users can create system and data image and restore them for free within 30 days. 3 steps will do all backup jobs for you by taking small space with backup images.

EaseUS Todo Backup helps to backup data before Windows 10 Redstone 1 update.

Tip 3. Fix Windows 10 Redstone 1 update stuck problem

Here we’ll provide you 3 methods to fix Windows 10 RS1 update stuck problem:

1. Create Windows restore point

You can use EaseUS Todo Backup to create Windows 10 recovery point and even backup your present Windows system, when you get stuck at updating Windows RS1, you can choose to reset system to previous OS. And then wait for a more stable version.

2. Wait when Windows 10 get stuck and retry again

According to previous Windows 10 build update experiences, it may happen to get stuck while updating Windows 10 to higher build. And some experienced users reply that if you wait patiently, you’ll have a chance to finish the Windows 10 Redstone 1 update process. 

Or you can also shut down the computer and retry again. If you still get stuck and cannot move forward, we suggest you to keep present system. And try to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 RS1.

3. Perform a clean install of Windows OS

If you don’t want to waste time to wait for Windows RS1 available on your computer, you can directly perform a clean installation in your computer.

You can go to Windows website and download Windows 10 Redstone 1 files and then install it on your computer.

Tip 4. Fix devices not compatible problems after RS1 update

Devices not compatible problems are also not very easy to fix. And this is really an unavoidable problem. You have 3 methods to fix the devices not compatible problems:

1. Backup apps and downgrade system

If your software or apps are not compatible with the present system, you can choose to backup apps and downgrade system to reuse them again.

2. Restart or reinstall software/apps

You can also choose to restart software or apps when they are not compatible with the new RS1. Or you can choose to reinstall or download the latest version of software/apps.

3. Wait for a more stable version of apps and system

You can also choose to wait and install a more stable version of apps or system. But this may take time for Windows and other apps producers to publish the next generation product. No matter which method you'll choose to update Windows 10 Restone 1, you're all highly recommended to