Microsoft is making the Pause Updates feature easier to find by making that option more visible directly on the Settings Update and Security Windows Update page.
'We take any case of data loss seriously, so we proactively removed all related media from our channels as we started investigation of the reports, ' explains Microsoft's Vinicius Apolinario, 'and have now fixed all known related issues.
The other is a publicly disclosed bug in Microsoft's Bitlocker encryption technology (CVE-2018-8566) that could allow an attacker to get access to encrypted data.
The company ultimately made the right decision to pull the update and now that the deletion bugs have been squashed, 1809 is available once again.
John also states that Microsoft plans a "slow, measured release" with the latest October update.
Available for Insiders testing the next major Windows 10 feature update, now named "19H1", the cumulative release puts an update block in place for a "small number of PCs" using Nuvoton TPM chips. Some users found that their files were being deleted. You can check out the extensive list of features and updates over at the Windows Blog.
You might be thinking "isn't that just Windows 10 with Dark mode off?" This release of Windows will make your PC faster.
As of 13 November 2018, Windows 10 October 2018 Update will rollout via Windows Update - but only for a few users.
If you want to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, you can go to the "Check for updates" function in your computer's settings. It's also available to IT pros using "Windows Server Update Services, Windows Update for Business and System Center Configuration Manager's phased deployment", Cable noted. For you, it means even if you check the updates manually, it won't show up until Microsoft is entirely sure that the system will not encounter any problems in the future.