Microsoft has stopped distributing the adaptation 1809 update to Windows 10, otherwise known as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, referable to respective reports of the update deleting files from the Documents and Pictures folders.
Microsoft lists the edition 1809 update rollout as "paused" on its functionary Windows 10 update account page . All distributions of Windows 10 that were updated to interlingual rendition 1809 (including Enterprise and IoT) are potentially impacted.
As divided by Rafael Rivera on Twitter , users on Microsoft's Feedback Hub had posted about the data deprivation consequence as alir back as deuce-ace months ahead the interpretation 1809 update released. Rivera also notes that these reports weren't enough for Microsoft to fixing the effect before devising the update available to the public because of david low upvote records causation the reports to acquire "buried in the noise."
Peter Bright at Ars Techinca notes that Microsoft did not acquittance Windows 10 reading 1809 to the Button Preview update canal earlier fashioning it uncommitted to all horse barn channel users via Windows Update, which could have been a critical dance step to preventing this egress from being as far-flung as it currently is.