Windows versions different on my PC's - why?

  john bunyan 18:21 09 Apr 2018
Answered

At the moment I have 3 PC's- One a fast up to date Desktop; an old laptop, and a new laptop. All are using Windows 10. All have "updates" running automatically and are showing them as up to date. However the Desktop is on Windows 10 version 1709 - Os build 16299.309, whereas the two laptops are on the same except they are on Os version 16299.334. I could download the latest version from the MS store, but why has the desktop not updated as the others have automatically?

  rdave13 18:41 09 Apr 2018

Just wondering if the OSs are different. Home or Pro? Just a guess.

  mrcalif 19:05 09 Apr 2018

OSBuild 16299.334 came down with the March 22, 2018—KB4089848 Update.

OSBuild 16299.309 came down with the March 13, 2018—KB4088776 Update.

Your desktop has not had the KB4089848 Update.

  mrcalif 19:09 09 Apr 2018

BTW. Wait till after tomorrow and you should be able to get:

Windows 10 Version 1803 OSBuild 17133.1

  john bunyan 20:46 09 Apr 2018

I am not alone! See tenforums. I use Defender and MBAM premium. Will see what happen on the morrow!

ten forums

  lotvic 21:54 09 Apr 2018

Same here, one is on OSBuild 16299.309 and other desktop is on OSBuild 16299.334 Perhaps they'll be the same (as per mrcalif) after the 10th :)

  wee eddie 22:13 09 Apr 2018

I think that you worry too much

  mrcalif 06:13 10 Apr 2018

You may have to force Windows 10 Version 1803 OSBuild 17133.1

  john bunyan 11:34 10 Apr 2018

Not offered today on desktop or laptop. Will see what happens tomorrow

  Govan1x 11:51 10 Apr 2018

Are they all the same versions of Windows JB, maybe pro version and home versions may get different update.Or at different times. Only guessing though.

I am sure my computer came with W8 pro on it and some where along the line it has changed to Home version. Must have downloaded the wrong upgrade at one time or another. i have the 334 version but I am almost sure that I got it through automatic updates and not doing it manually.

Like they say any update you should get them today. probably afternoon as they still use the 2nd Tuesday of the month for for major updates.

  wee eddie 12:20 10 Apr 2018

As far as I am aware, 'Windows Update' is able to detect the difference between one PC and another.

Has it occurred to you that one version might be Laptop specific and the other Desktop specific.

Mind you, this is only a speculation.

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