The best Windows yet keeps getting better

Introducing the Windows 10 October 2018 update. Bringing you new features to help you pursue your passions, make better connections, and give you back some time.*

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The new timeline screen in Windows 10 showing a timeline of past apps and activities


Whether it was browsing, buying, or business—on your phone or PC, now you can go back in time and pick up where you left off. 1

The new Focus Assist window showing settings for the feature and an option to view recent activity while you were focusing

Focus assist

Create distraction-free work times by blocking notifications, sounds, and alerts.

The new Nearby Sharing window showing status of sharing at 100% from Photos appNEW

Nearby sharing

Share videos, photos, documents, and websites instantly using Bluetooth or WiFi.2

Microsoft Edge browser window showing the Books feature

The best browser for Windows 10

Organise, annotate – Microsoft Edge is the faster, safer way to get things done on the web.4

A PowerPoint screen showing the Hubble telescope as a 3D image being placed atop one of the slides

Do more with Office on Windows

At home, school, or work, on your phone, or PC—Office on Windows has what you need to get it done. Including 3D capabilities and the latest in inking technology.5

A woman on a laptop asking Cortana to play music on Spotify

Cortana can help with that

Save time and effort, at work or home with Cortana6, your virtual personal assistant.

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Windows Ink technology

Take it down, mark it up, doodle, draw and make your signature sing with a digital pen.7

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Partial image of Photos app showing Choose a Star video creation capabilities

Photos app

If you liked Movie Maker, you’ll love what you can do with Photos. Bring a little life and organisation to all your digital memories.

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3D dinosaur

3D tools

With the Windows collection of 3D tools, it’s easy for anyone to create in a new dimension.

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Gaming laptop showing Sea of Thieves on the screen.

Take on the latest blockbusters

From Forza Motorsport 7 to Sea of Thieves, Windows 10 gives you the most choices of top-rated games.

PC Gaming

Boost contrast, or get rid of colour entirely - whether you have colour blindness, light sensitivity or a visual preference, with colour filters you can customise your screen’s colour palette.


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Comprehensive security

Anti-virus, firewall, and anti-phishing technologies all at no extra cost10 for the supported lifetime of your device.

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Windows Hello

Use your face, fingerprint, or companion device for a secure, fast, and password-free sign-in.11

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Windows Updates

With automatic updates enabled, you get the latest features and security, hassle-free.