Microsoft last week said that it will pare the size of Windows 10's monthly updates once version 1809 reaches customers' PCs this fall.

"We'll be bringing a new design for quality updates to the next major versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server," wrote Maliha Qureshi, a Microsoft program manager, in an August 16 post to a company blog. "This design creates a compact update package for easier and faster deployment."

The next "major" versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server will each be labeled 1809 in Microsoft's yymm format, which denotes their purported month of release. Ideally, the feature upgrade for both lines will debut next month, but Microsoft's cadence usually runs a month later.

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