Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October 2018 update as users files went missing

With the release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Microsoft has taken a significant step in adding support for Android and iOS with the public release of Your Phone. Some users indicated that Recuva software was able to recover some files, but only in some cases. With their hard drives suddenly lost all of your user folders, including documents, pictures and music. If all the updates were steps forward, without complications, that would probably get a shoulder shrug from most people. However, now according to the latest reports, this latest Windows 10 update will delete your files.


A new update for Window 10 has been launched.

If you just installed the Windows 10 October update and found that it nuked some (or all) of your critical user folders – and you didn’t back them up elsewhere – stop what you’re doing right now. Head to Settings Update & Security Recovery Go back to the previous version of Windows 10. Microsoft says to call 1+800+MICROSOFT or your local customer service number if the October 2018 Update wiped out any of your files.

Following widespread reporting of these issues, Microsoft has now pulled the Windows 10 October 2018 Update from circulation.

According to an user on Spiceworks, there might be a solution, if this has happened to you – do not do anything to your machine to begin with, as any adjustment might disrupt the deleted files and cause you to lose them for good. Naturally, if these issues are widespread, this is a serious problem, and Microsoft will need to fix it before the October Windows 10 update rolls out to everyone automatically next Tuesday. Windows Insiders testing preview builds of upcoming versions of Windows 10 use the Feedback Hub to log bugs and other issues they encounter.


Microsoft has been a name in the field of softwares, electronics, computers as well as related devices from quite a time and every time a new update is unfolded, it promises something bigger and better. There are many new features and improvements included herein.

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