In this how-to guide, learn the ways to upgrade to Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703). You can upgrade using Windows Update/ISO file/Media Creation Tool.

We all know that Microsoft has been working on Creators Update after the release of Anniversary Update. You can read more about Creators Update on announcement post:

Introducing Windows 10 Creators Update

Though Microsoft has set the release date of Creators Update to 11th April 2017, but if you’re a Windows enthusiast, you can get it right now. In other words, 11th April only seems to be the date when Microsoft will push this update to every Windows 10 running machine, via Windows Update. However, starting 5th April 2017, the update can be officially grabbed using upgrade tools.

How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703)

So, here are the ways you can follow and upgrade your Windows 10 to Creators Update.

How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703)

WAY 1 – Using Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant

Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant seems to be the easiest way to upgrade to Creators Update. Whether you’re running RTM (Build 10240), or November Update, or Anniversary Update, the Upgrade Assistant can be used to upgrade to latest Windows 10 version, which is Creators Update right now.

You can download the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant using following direct link:

Download Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant

This link gives you Windows10Upgrade9252.exe file. Running this executable file opens the upgrade wizard, where you’ve to click on Update Now and follow on-screen instructions.

How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703)

WAY 2 – Using Media Creation Tool (MCT)

MCT can be used to upgrade to Windows 10 Creators Update, as well as to download the ISO file for clean install. You can follow steps mentioned in Way 1 of following guide to go ahead with MCT:

Steps to download Windows 10 Creators Update using Media Creation Tool

Download Latest Windows 10 ISO Files For Clean Install

WAY 3 – Download Windows 10 Creators Update ISO Using Visual Studio Subscription

If you’ve Visual Studio subscriptions (formerly known as Technet/MSDN subscription), you can spot the Creators Update ISO under subscriber Downloads. The ISO obtained can be used to upgrade an existing Windows OS. If you’re making clean install with the ISO, you can claim your product key on the subscriber portal under heading “Product Keys“.

How To Upgrade To Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703)

If you don’t have Visual Studio subscriptions, check official ISO download page:

Download Latest Windows 10 ISO From Microsoft

WAY 4 – Using Windows Update

Check for the latest Windows updates available to you on existing build. You should be able to spot Windows 10 Creators Update there. Simply install the update and you’ll be on Windows 10 V1703.

Hope you enjoy the Creators Update!


  • im not sure what to do. I got this computer and all its got from someone that owed me a bunches of money. Its windows 10 & the whole shabang. Its locked up with his infor under Admin. He gave me some long numbers, but I have no idea what to do with them. Im on the comop as a friend, but limited. HELP!

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ The info you got looks like the product or license key. It might be 25 character key which has alphanumeric characters. Use it to activate your Windows.

  • Dear kapil, please I have s problem which I’m sure only you can tackle.
    My pc was windows8.1 RTM core single language when I bought it,I upgrade it to window 10 during the free upgrade and window was activated by digital entitlement.

    Accidentally after some weeks, my pc crashed, was taken to repairs and they install windows10 PRO, but window was not activated.
    Please what do I do because I can’t see windows 10 RTM core single language anywhere to reinstall, I want to enjoy my pc without the issue of key.

    1. Please which of the windows edition can I reinstall so that my pc will activate automatically and the link.
    2. Is RTM core single language the same as home?
    3. Can it be corrected if I upgrade to the creator update.
    Please I need your step by step method to correct these issues bothering me. Thanks

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ You can try upgrading to Creators Update via ISO file. Then run the Activation Troubleshooter, your system must be activated automatically:

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