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6 Must-Do Tips for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Updated on Dec 11, 2018 by Tracy King to Computer Instruction

Summary:
This page offers you 6 must-do tips for Windows 10 Fall Creators. If you are trying to get Windows 10 Fall Creators to update installed on your PC without any update stuck, failure or data loss error, don’t rush. Just follow this page and get everything ready before you start Windows 10 Fall Creators update process. This page also applies to other Windows system updates too.

Windows 10 Fall Creators is now available for all Windows 10 users to get and install on their computers now. Are you trying to get your computer update to this latest Windows system without meeting any Windows update problems such as update stuck, fail to install, data loss, system restore failure or repeated login etc error? 
Right now, here below in this page, you'll find 6 must-do tips for you to fully get ready and prepared for Windows system update without any problems. And you can follow each tips respectively to fully prepare for this big event and install Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators update on your PC.

1. Check and extend system C drive

In order to get a smooth Windows system update process, it's highly recommended for all users to extend and leave enough space for saving Windows 10 Fall Creators update.

Here is a list about Windows 10 update files' size and you can follow the offered file size to check whether your system drive has enough space for Windows 10 Fall Creators update:

Windows 10 installation files: 5GB;
Windows folder: 15GB at least;

This means that you should have at least 30GB or even more so to gain a smooth system update process.

If your system C drive doesn't have that much space, relax! Professional partition manager freeware - EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition will effectively extend system drive space for you within 3 simple steps. Just free download, install it on your PC and follow below tips to increase c drive now:

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master

Run EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2: Increase C drive space

1. Shrink partition to free up unallocated space:

Right-click on a partition next to the C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
Drag either end of the partition to shrink and leave unallocated space behind the system C: drive and click "OK".

2. Right-click on C: drive and select "Resize/Move".

Extend System partition

3. Drag the system partition end into unallocated space so to add space to C: drive.

Add space to C drive

Step 3: Keep all changes to extend C: drive

Click the "Execute Operation" and click "Apply" to keep all changes so to extend the system C: drive.

Confirm to extend system C drive

 
2. Repair bad sectors, corrupted file systems on the hard drive

If the system hard drive has bad sectors or corrupted file systems on the hard drive, you can't smoothly install Windows 10 on your PC. Otherwise, Windows 10 update stuck, fail to install error would occur. 

Fortunately, EaseUS partition manager freeware can directly help you fix those bad sectors and corrupted file systems with simple clicks:

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Open EaseUS Partition Master on your computer. Then locate the disk, right-click the partition you want to check, and choose "Check File System".

Check Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the Check File System window, keep the "Try to fix errors if found" option selected and click "Start".

Check Partition - Step 2

Step 3: The software will begin checking your partition file system on your disk. When it has completed, click "Finish".

Check Partition - Step 3

After this, reboot PC to keep all changes.

3. Create a system and data backup

In order to avoid Windows 10 update data loss issue and Windows 10 unable to rollback to previous version error. It's highly recommended for you all to create a system and data backup before you start Windows 10 Fall Creators update process. 

Here you may try EaseUS Windows backup and recovery software which allows you to free backup Windows 10 system and data for free within 30 days. And you can follow this tutorial to free backup Windows 10 and data now. 

Backup system and data before Windows Fall Creators Update.

4. Connect network, PC with battery, disable antivirus software and background programs

Do remember to keep your PC with network properly and you've better connect or charge your PC with the battery. And to disable antivirus software or tool is also necessary, which may disable Windows 10 to download and install Windows 10 Fall Creators installation file properly. Yes, of course, you should also disable the background running programs so to gain a smooth update process.

5. Download, get and install Windows 10 Fall Creators update

After that, now you can try to get Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on your PC by clicking Settings > Update & security > Check for updates under Update status.

If your PC can't check the latest Windows 10 1709 version, relax. You can directly try to free download Windows 10 Fall Creators ISO from Microsoft Official website by clicking:

Download Windows 10 Fall Creators ISO/Installation package

Then all you need is to perform a clean install of Windows 10 1709 and follow onscreen guidelines to complete the process.

6. Update Windows drivers and device drivers

In order to avoid unexpected Windows tool or device unable to function issue after Windows 10 Fall Creators update. It's also recommended for you to update all Windows 10 drivers and device drivers right after the new system update.