Windows 10 Creators Update: The biggest changes heading your way

Windows 10's next big update

In a few days, the second major upgrade to Windows 10 will start rolling out to PCs worldwide.

The Creators Update tinkers with the look, feel and performance of the OS, introduces new features that improve security, privacy and how updates take place, tweaks the virtual assistant Cortana and the Edge browser, and adds a new Paint app for creating 3D content.

That said, while there are plenty of changes, many feel more evolutionary than revolutionary.

Here's what's changed in the newest version of Windows, beginning with the Start menu.

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By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.