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More than half of PCs don't have Windows 10 AU yet, and no one's quite sure why

Mark Hachman | Sept. 23, 2016
There's no rush, Microsoft seems to be saying.

The Current Branch for Business, an enterprise upgrade policy Microsoft implemented in 2015, also deploys Windows 10 updates sometimes months after consumers receive them. Businesses on the CBB will receive the Anniversary Update most likely in December,  Kleynhans added.

It’s also likely that Microsoft's conservative approach is intended to change consumer attitudes and perceptions about Windows 10 and its upgrades: That instead of something to be avoided, they should be welcomed. That’s not going to be easy.

“I think some [of it] is caution and some is a response to real issues (like the USB Kindle problem),” Kleynhans wrote. “I think Microsoft wants to be doubly cautious to understand how to ensure updates are a positive experience and not a negative disruption.”

This story was updated at 3:58 PM with a comment from a Microsoft representative.

 

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