Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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zSpace 300 was restricted from updating to the most recent version of Windows 10, named the Anniversary Update. The recent Windows fixes and GPU driver updates, this restriction has been lifted. Users are now encouraged to update their Windows.


Step 1. Defer Updates

By following the steps outlined in the article here following steps 1 to 5, making sure Defer Updates is unchecked instead of being checked. Optionally, users may download and run a script which will turn off Windows Updates which is available here. This option will also download the new zSpace 300 GPU driver which will also be needed as part of Step 3.

Step 2. Run Windows Updates

Follow the below steps to start your Windows Updates. Updating to the Windows 10 Anniversary update does require a PC restart and the entire process may take 2-3 hours.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button and type Check for updates. Click on the Check for updates search result when it appears.
  2. Click on the Check for updates.
  3. Windows will now check for updates. It is possible many updates will be available. The key update you are looking for is:
    • Feature Update to Windows 10, version 1607.
  4. Immediately upon seeing new available Windows updates, they will begin to download and install. If you do not see the Feature Update to Windows 10, version 1607, try installing the available updates and selecting Check for updates again. You may also start the Windows 10 Anniversary update by going to By visiting this link you will see an option to force your Windows Updates to download the Anniversary Update.
  5. After the update has downloaded, you will be given the option to reboot your computer. Click on Restart now.
  6. Your computer will restart and install all updates. This process may take 2-3 hours.
  7. When completed, your computer will reboot to the Windows desktop.  

Step 3. Further required updates

  1. If you are using a zSpace 300, be sure to update your GPU driver as well. Without the GPU driver update, your zSpace applications will not work.
  2. You can run the zSpace Configuration Check to also check for other needed updates.


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