Upgrade Windows 10 - 1703 straight to 1803

I am on build 1703 (15063.674) and i want to upgrade it to 1803. Skipping version 1709.
Can this be done, or do I have to follow 1703 > 1709 > 1803 > 1809 path.

Thanks
zero000koolAsked:
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Tim PalmerLevel 3 Support TechnicianCommented:
You can skip it and go straight to 1803 in my experiences
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I agree. Yes you can, and I have done it.

If you want to go now, go. V1809 will be out soon. I am running it now (got it before it was pulled and it is working well).

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enzogoyCommented:
You can download the .ISO version you want and upgrade from there.  After the upgrade, delete windows.old to save you some spaces.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If an individual machine and the ISO is not LTSB, then the install process will go to the newest version.
aravind ancheWindows/Vmware Commented:
U can upgrade directly.

but keep in mind you might loose couple settings.
for now I found desktop background in not getting copied over, but the IE favorites, startmenu, taskbar Layout, data is good.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you Keep Everything, nothing will be lost. I have done this many times
zero000koolAuthor Commented:
We image our machines using a reference image in MDT then transfer the .wim over the SCCM, and then inject drivers from there, the upgrade process will be done through SCCM task sequence
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
This should still allow you to skip versions to the newest version.  Windows Update will update drivers for the machine at hand.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you and good luck with updates.
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