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Microsoft's Windows 10 April 2018 Update rollout begins

Windows 10's AirDrop-Like “Near Share” Feature Will Support Android and iOS

While we already covered some of the biggest stories from both the events, one bit that was missed and which would actually be a very useful feature for the end users is the availability of Windows 10 April 2018 Update's Nearby Share for Android and iOS, as well.

In two support topics [1, 2], Microsoft said it was working with OEM providers, Intel, and Toshiba to identify all potentially affected devices and block the April 2018 Update from installing. So in the meantime, people with Windows 10 devices and Toshiba SSDs might want to hold fire on installing the April Update. Microsoft has released Windows update packages KB4100347, KB4134660, and KB4134661 that should be available worldwide. "If you have encountered this issue, follow the steps to reinstall the previous operating system (Windows 10, version 1709)", she said.

Windows 10 Nearby Share uses Bluetooth to detect nearby devices and shares content using WiFi or Bluetooth.

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Microsoft released today three new Windows update packages - KB4100347, KB4134660, and KB4134661. We're not seeing them just yet on any of our devices, but we remind you that you can always download manually via the Microsoft Update Catalog.

KB4134660 and KB4134661 update releases are privacy related. Those who'd prefer to wait for Microsoft to begin pushing the update to them will begin seeing it arrive via Windows Update starting May 8.

The updates are standalone updates and not cumulative.

You can install the patches released today to improve the Windows 10 version 1803 upgrade experience.

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