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December Update on the Windows Insider Program

Q: December Update on the Windows Insider Program


Hi everyone,
Before heading off for the holidays I wanted to give a little bit of an update on how things are shaping up for Windows 10, especially since we don?t have a build for you this month. I know that some of you are disappointed that we didn?t release another build (though we know some of them escaped?.I?m looking at you 9888 & 9901?)* but now that we?ve announced our event on January 21st I can finally explain why we didn?t. We?ve been very hard at work putting together a great build for you that includes a bunch of new features and improvements. As all of those payloads came in we needed to stabilize code, fix any integration issues, and ensure all of the new UX is polished. We?re really focused on making the next build something that we hope you?ll think is awesome. In fact, just so that we have a *daily* reminder to ourselves that we want this build to be great, we even named our build branch FBL_AWESOME. Yeah, it?s a bit corny, but trust me that every Dev that checks in their code and sees that branch name gets an immediate reminder of our goal. We?re super excited to show you what we?ve been up to! Look for a follow-up blog post from us on where to tune-in to the live webcast on January 21st.

This Windows Insider thing seems to be gaining momentum

We have over 1.5 million registered Windows Insiders today which is amazing, and about 450k of you are what we consider ?highly active?. In other words, you?re really using the build day to day and putting it through its paces. In fact, Windows Insiders are using Windows 10 preview builds more actively than participants in preview/beta programs for any prior release of Windows.

December Update on the Windows Insider Program

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Preferred Solution: December Update on the Windows Insider Program

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Should the Windows Insider Program be replaced with the Microsoft Insider Program?

Gabe tweeted this:

A:Should Windows Insider Program be replaced with Microsoft Insider Prog

What's the difference ?
Different label, same content. Is it ?

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I am using a Dell laptop and it says I am up to date, but the last update was on 11/11/15 "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB31052130)". How come I never got the December 4 update, I have another laptop that I use that updated, but not on this one.

A:How do I get the latest December 4 Windows 10 update?

Cumulative updates contain all prior cumulative updates, and the December 4th didn't install for many of us easily. There is a new update today, the 8th. See if that one will install, and you will be back up to date.

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Hello, Ive had some BSOD crashes saying watchdog error everytime. This all started occurring after I updated windows(the December update) and everyday I will crash at least once. I thought it was due to a game(league of legends) but I then found out it restarted while I was at work while it was just at desktop.
What I did so far
Updated anything that needs to be updated by checking my manufactories website
Updated Graphic driver on integrated and GPU
Memory Diagnostic passed
Intel diagnostic passed(BSOD the first time but passed 100% the second time same error)
Dusted out fans(no dust)

All I have left is to reapply thermal paste to my cpu and gpu but I don't want to do that yet because it will void warranty on my laptop. Ive only had it for about 1 year and a half.

Can anyone help?

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A:BSOD daily on w8.1 after windows december update.

Hi Seabass247 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

4: kd> knL
# Child-SP RetAddr Call Site
00 ffffd000`2067fc88 fffff801`1e8143c8 nt!KeBugCheckEx
01 ffffd000`2067fc90 fffff801`1e724997 nt!KeAccumulateTicks+0x2c418
02 ffffd000`2067fd20 fffff801`1e61f67f nt!KeClockInterruptNotify+0x787
03 ffffd000`2067ff40 fffff801`1e7684b3 hal!HalpTimerClockInterrupt+0x4f
04 ffffd000`2067ff70 fffff801`1e7d8f2a nt!KiCallInterruptServiceRoutine+0xa3
05 ffffd000`2067ffb0 fffff801`1e7d930f nt!KiInterruptSubDispatchNoLockNoEtw+0xea
06 ffffd000`20678aa0 fffff801`1e74956e nt!KiInterruptDispatchLBControl+0x11f
07 ffffd000`20678c30 fffff801`1e86a38e nt!KxWaitForSpinLockAndAcquire+0x22
08 ffffd000`20678c60 fffff801`1e749540 nt!KiAcquireSpinLockInstrumented+0x62
09 ffffd000`20678cb0 fffff800`e832c1ea nt!KeAcquireSpinLockRaiseToDpc+0x40
0a ffffd000`20678ce0 fffff801`1e733c58 netbt!TimerExpiry+0x1a //NETBT Failed to Complete it's job within 500 ticks
0b ffffd000`20678d30 fffff801`1e7dabd5 nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x4f8
0c ffffd000`20678fb0 fffff801`1e7da9d9 nt!KxRetireDpcList+0x5
0d ffffd000`365beac0 00000000`00000000 nt!KiDispatchInterruptContinue

Below is a list of 3rd party drivers present on your system -

**************************Wed Jan 7 05:12:08.173 2015 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
lmimirr.sys Wed Apr 11 04... Read more

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My wifi suddenly stopped working on December 9 following a Windows 10 Update. Device Manager says that a working driver is installed for the device, but Network Connections says I have NO wifi device.  The airplane mode switch allows me to turn Bluetooth on and off, but has no switch for wifi.
I rolled back the Windows Updates to November, and my wifi reappeared and worked fine.  Unfortunately, after 10 minutes it vanished again.  I soon realized that WIndows Update had automatically installed the December update again and re-broken my wifi!  I repeated this cycle a few times, as there is no user interface for telling WIndows Update to not install things.
In the end, I went to Services and disabled the Windows Update Service.  Done.  Now my wifi works, and it stays fixed.
This is not a satisfying solution, as it means that I will NEVER run Windows Update again.  At least not until I turn the service back on.  But when will I know it is safe??  Do I have to try every month after each Windows 10 Update is released?  Ugh.
Help please.

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I've got a problem with windows update not working.I've included the cbs log after running sfc /scannow in administrator command.I've also included the screenshot of the Windows error.Thanks any help would be greatly appreciated.BigD

A:Windows 7 64 bit update error 80070002 December 2014

SFC found the following problems..

Line 42589: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info CSI 00000345 [SR] Repairing 4 components
Line 42590: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info CSI 00000346 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
Line 42593: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info CSI 00000348 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:14{7}]"fde.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-fde, Version = 6.1.7601.17514, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_INTEL (0), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
Line 42596: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info CSI 0000034a [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:22{11}]"fdeploy.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-fdeploy, Version = 6.1.7601.17514, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_INTEL (0), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
Line 42599: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info CSI 0000034c [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:20{10}]"gptext.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy-Gptext, Version = 6.1.7600.16385, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_INTEL (0), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
Line 42602: 2014-12-21 18:56:21, Info ... Read more

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Is the Insider program still available if you want to keep getting the new builds as there become available. If so, can it be setup for only one PC so all others on the network don't get the new builds?

A:Windows 10 Insider Program

Hello Jackman,

Sure, you can still join the Insider program to get builds on your one PC.

Insider Builds - Start or Stop Receiving in Windows 10

New build 10547 was released today.

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10547 for PC

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Hi All ,
Can someone pls save me from this hell , i want OUT of this program .
attached is the info of my PC .

when clicking on stop insider builds, it redirects me to a website , which says i have to wait for a stable build , but i am using version 1607 ?!?!?!?!?

other posts say if i have OS build >= 14393.351 i can stop it . but its not working .
please someone , i don't want to format my laptop because of this stupid mistake .

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the poll will tell you

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 and 8.1 Preview Update Rollups for December

Microsoft has rolled out new update rollup previews for Windows 7 and 8.1 to provide users with early access to next month?s patching cycle as per the company?s new approach that came into effect in October.

Specifically, Microsoft is no longer releasing individual patches, but rollups that include all updates for every month, and the company is giving users the chance to try out the next month's updates with so-called Security Monthly Quality Rollups available as optional.

Basically, these updates are only aimed at users who want to test in advance the company?s latest patches, but also for IT admins who need to prepare for the next Patch Tuesday cycle in their organizations. These updates are released on the third Tuesday of each month and can be downloaded from Microsoft?s Update Catalog.

A few hours ago, the company pushed this month?s preview for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, and if you?re planning to install them, KB3197869 and KB3197875, respectively, are the ones you should be looking for.

What?s in these updates?
Individually, KB3197869 is called November 2016 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and comes with improvements and bug fixes for the operating system and some of the built-in features - you can check out the full changelog in the box after the jump.

Additionally, KB3197875 is the November 2016 Preview of Monthly Qua... Read more

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What is this strange message on blue screen? Last week I heard someone mention it on a podcast - if not for that, I would have been sure my system had been hacked! Read on ...

Have Lenovo Thinkpad W550s that was upgraded to Win 10 Pro from Win 7 Pro a few months ago. Hadn't used my computer for a few days (it was probably in sleep mode). On Tuesday eve, 15 December 2015, try to start up and see blank screen; had to hold down power button and then reboot. Here's where it gets interesting ...
I get a blue screen (not BSOD) with a message in large letters (like 10 mm high) that says something to the affect of "Don't worry, your files are still safe". The blue screen background slowly cycles between dark and light. After more than 2 minutes the screen displays a new message, I don't recall what it was. And finally my computer boots into Windows.

Sorry, I am not at my computer now, so cannot tell you what version it is currently running or what the update history is.

So what happened?

A:Windows 10 Pro December update with strange message on blue screen

Hello and welcome to the tenforums!

You were updated to the latest Windows 10 Ver 1511

Hopefully everything will work as before but you will notice a few changes. You can see more details about this here:

First Major Update for Windows 10 Available

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I was wondering if you could help me find this update Cumulative update KB316908 for version 1511 December 2nd 2015 as a stand alone version. I never got it and when I hit the update button in the updates and security it shows no updates listed. I have a desktop and windows 10 home and I have the 1511 version of windows 10 and the revision number is. 10586.63

A:Windows 10 Cumulative update KB316908 for version 1511 December 2nd 20

Hi if you go to support link
That will tell you if you need it and what it was for and give you the link to install it

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Hi everyone, I?m excited to share the news that we?re rolling out our next build update to the ?Fast? ring of the Windows Insider Program ? Build 9879! Once again this build has a ton of changes, some noteworthy new features, and a few gotchas to be aware of. It also has a number of things that YOU have influenced directly with your problem reports and suggestions. Thanks!

Getting started:

If you are new to the Windows Insider Program you may want to check out my post here from last month since this post is using some terms and concepts I first shared there. (e.g. our ?ring progression? model.)
Just like last time, this new build will come to you automatically via Windows Update, installed during your maintenance window if your PC is plugged in and on or sleeping.
If you don?t want to wait for it to download and install on its own ? you can go to PC Settings, Update and recovery, Preview builds and click the Check Now button to go get it now.
If you?re currently in the Fast ring, the build is available now. If you?re in the Slow ring, you won?t receive the build right away ? we?ll publish to Slow after we see how everything goes with the Fast ring.
This is a full build, and it will be installed as an in-place upgrade, so you?ll go through those colorful ?installing your apps? screens again. This is because your account is being re-provisioned after the upgrade.

New build available to the Windows Insider Program

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Am I the only one who expects problem when installing the Intel HD Graphics driver? It seems they're not recognizing the operating system.

The Intel Utility Updater doesn't help as it shows me an older version of the driver than the one that I'm using.

The drivers got by MS update work, though. But the Intel Graphics driver isn't updated since August.

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Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions

The Windows Insider Program has been in full swing for almost a year now with countless Insiders helping shape Windows 10 as you see it today. Windows 10 is an ever-evolving operating system that relies heavily on Insiders' feedback to help shape the way it will evolve for the better. Below are some frequently asked questions about the Insider Program.

The Windows 10 Insider Program offers Windows users access to Insider Preview builds of Windows 10. Preview builds are effectively beta releases with the sole aim being for Insiders to test the build for stability, bugs, compatibility and general performance prior to the build being released to the general public.

As should be expected with beta software, Insider Preview builds can cause compatibility issues with programs (including anti virus software), drivers or hardware, damage or loss of data and network connectivity issues. With this in mind it would be advisable to not use your daily PC with an Insider build as your main operating system, but consider setting up a dual boot with your existing installation of Windows 7/8/8.1, creating a virtual machine or install on a completely separate system for testing purposes. It is also recommended to back up all of your data prior to setting up a dual boot.

The Insider Program is recommended if you:

Want to test Windows 10 while in the development stage.Want to give your feedback abo... Read more

A:Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions

Well done Gav!

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Windows 10: Windows Insider Program participants can upgrade to the RTM build next year


Offering the latest build of Windows 10, Microsoft's upcoming operating system that is set to launch in 2015, via a special Windows Insider Program to eager beta testers is a new move on Microsoft's part, in the hopes of obtaining as much feedback as possible. With a simple click of a button, you can check for a newer build and download/install it for evaluation purposes. This allows you to be on top of the developmental process and give testers the chance to tinker with the latest improvements and features.

Microsoft has already outlined a roadmap for Windows 10's release, which is set to happen sometime between late summer or early fall of next year. But one question has come up regarding these preview builds. Will Microsoft allow testers the ability to upgrade a preview build to the RTM (final) version of Windows 10 once it becomes available? The answer is yes.

Windows 10: Windows Insider Program participants can upgrade to the RTM build next year

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I keep getting pop ups saying my copy of windows is about to expire. "12/31/2016 4:29:44 PM"
I have: Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Evaluation copy. Build 14295.rs1_release 160318-1628
Every time I try and use Windows Update, I keep having the following errors...

No mater what I do I can not get the updates to install, in fact windows wont even let me go back to an earlier build.
Really don't want to lose all my settings, apps games, I've backed up what I can but really dreading all the customization and settings I had to tweak.

Anyway to stop the expiration? fix the updates so it works or download and install offline so i can keep all my settings and stuff?

Also tried WindowsUpdateDiagnostic and wushowhide. both didn't do anything for me. tried clearing the "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution" and that didn't work.

Anyone know how to fix this?

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Hi all, I have a dell xps 13 2015 touch screen. It started an insider build update on Windows 10 a week or two back and is still stuck on 80%, howner can i fix this? Please send help.

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I run again in problems with the a/m update. Pc freezes or restartq without updating, same as with the November updates (installed manually) Can I find the files to download for a manually update?
I have only the problem with the (ex) patch Tuesday updates the smaller updates are no problem and my PC is running well.

I'm running windows 10 64 bit build 10240 on a Dell Inspiron


Kind regards


A:December update dd 2015/12/8 - Manually update request

Originally Posted by already999

I run again in problems with the a/m update. Pc freezes or restartq without updating, same as with the November updates (installed manually) Can I find the files to download for a manually update?
I have only the problem with the (ex) patch Tuesday updates the smaller updates are no problem and my PC is running well.

I'm running windows 10 64 bit build 10240 on a Dell Inspiron


Kind regards


Bit confused.... you state you are running 10240. That is pre-RTM release. Current build is 10586.29. How can you be updating 10240 with updates for 10586?

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Hi,I just upgraded to Windows Insider 17074 and now the Fingerprint stopped working. (Error 31) in Device Manager (Windows is not able to load the driver)I already tired to reinstall Synaptics Metallica MOC Touch Fingerprint Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPadAny idea? Regards Dirk

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We have released a Cumulative Update (KB3176925) to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 on PCs and Mobile devices which will bring the build number to 14393.3. This Cumulative Update includes a handful of fixes:

We have fixed an issue where keyboard input on some Windows tablet devices would not rotate to landscape normally.We have fixed an issue that results in Windows Updates being delayed on systems with Connected Standby.We have fixed a problem with text input with Korean Input Method Editor (IME) in some Store apps.We fixed an issue causing Store apps to stop launching due to a licensing issue.We have fixed an issue with apps that synchronize using DDE for inter-process communication.

Source: Cumulative Update to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14393 now available - Feedback Hub

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Today I updated my ideapad 320 to latest insider preview(version:1803, os build:17115.1), after updating i found dolby audio was removed without no intimation!!
This happened even the last time! Don't know why this happens?
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

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source: Insider Preview Update KB4046355 Silently Uninstalls Windows Media Player

After Windows Insiders installed update KB4046355 for the Insider Build 16299.15, they discovered that Windows Media Player had been silently removed from the computer. As Build 16299 is the Fall Creators Update that is scheduled to come out this month, it is unknown whether the removal of Windows Media Player is intentional as part of this large update or a bug.
Insiders not happy with missing Windows Media Player

The only way Insiders realized that Windows Media Player was removed was when they tried to use it to play a video. It was then discovered that Windows Media Player was silently removed after installing the October 3rd 2017 KB4046355 update. This update is called and "FeatureOnDemandMediaPlayer", but does does not provide any information as to what it does.

The only thing we do know, is that after this update was installed, all that was left behind is an empty Windows Media Player folder.Click to expand...

Thankfully, it may be possible to reinstall Windows Media Player
While some people have reported that they were unable to restore Windows Media Player, others have stated that they were able to install the program again using the Apps control panel. To restore Windows Media Player in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, simply follow these steps:
Goto Settings.
Click on Apps.
Click on Manage Optional Features.
Click on Add a Feature
Scroll down and you should see Wi... Read more

A:Insider Preview Update KB4046355 Silently Uninstalls Windows Media Player

Yikes not good at all.

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  I'm getting a window telling me I need to update the time and date on my HP Pavilion PC.  I can get the time ok but not the date which is presently set for December 12, 1969.

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Hi all, now I got a new laptop 3 days ago (Samsung NP-RC530-S05) which is an amazing machine. I really like it, and is very user-friendly. I just forgot the Rule Number One: as soon as possible you switch on your laptop for the first time prohibit windows update. So, one of these recent updates crippled my laptop. I wonder if anyone had noticed similar issues: next booting is very slow, often interrupts with the message "please select booting device or insert key", then if you can re-boot and reboot patiently you can get past the welcome screen (sometimes minutes of waiting in front of a black screen) and then no windows software works past Explorer: can't start even windows help or detect network. Fail to initialize anything with the error: failed to load Excel into memory or failed to initialize I/O error godknowswhat. The mouse also failed to work, the optical mouse did not emit light. I needed to do two system restores in safe mood and now I have to re-install a couple of things but still, only in safe mood I could restart because after system restore and the next reboot the screen remained black with the white mouse pointer in the center. Similar thing happenned once in my XP era with my first Toshiba laptop in 2003. I wrote a flaming post in a forum and I got criticized that I should not talk ill off Microsoft. So now I just want to express how deeply I am thankful to Microsoft again, and I hope all these guys are doing well, their family are happy and in good... Read more

A:December 09 or 10 microsoft Update wasted my OS

I'm not sure if you need help or you're just having a rant?

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I've installed a major update for Office 2007 on my Vista computer on 11 december 2008. Since then my Excel keeps on crashing. Shall I uninstall all the updates that were installed at that date?

God this is annoying, you install an update in order to improve performance, but it gets worse. Damn!

A:Excel keeps on crashing after Office update of 11 December 08

Hey aaalp,

Have a look here about how to repair office;
How to install and to repair 2007 Office features

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so what do I do if im member of insiders build 10 was  trying to help with bugs, then got a update which messed up rolling back to 8.1 so had to do fresh install. now I cannot access my previous version on the same serial key I used from before please
fix this issue for those already signed up as windows 10 insiders not fair to those who actually have been apart of helping to find bugs and then update screws it all up. 

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After the install had finished I checked for 'Installed updates' and found only one, KB976902.

How can I check to see exactly which updates are now in the system?

A:New install of December 2015 integrated W7 Ultimate has only 1 update?

Well thats Service pack 1 200+ to follow.


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Windows 10 home.
When I go to the update screen it tells me that my "insider preview build settings" need attention. (1st image below)

Actually, I am not part of that Windows 10 insider program and when I go to the insider program settings, that is in fact the case. (image below)
How do I fix this mixup?

Also noticed that the update download (image 1) remains stuck at 0% and update history says none. But this is the installed anniversary update.

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Just had to reinstall Windows 10 (long story) but it seems now I cannot return to the Insider Program for some reason. Every link I try wants to reinstall windows 10. Any help is appreciated

A:difficulties return to insider program

You are going to the Get 10 pages. Have you simply tried logging into the program itself by way of the original email if you saved it that is? First you need to sign into the existing account at Home page - Windows Insider Program Don't click on the Get Started button but the Already an Insider? Sign in instead. From there onto the next page you will arrive to see....

Welcome back, Insider Thanks to all of your help and hard work, Windows 10 is now available worldwide, and we're proud to say it's the best Windows ever. The Insider program is continuing with new Insider preview builds, check here to make sure your PC set up, and here for your supported phones!

And even without logging in there directly you can still start receiving insider builds. I have a fresh Threshold 2 update VM now waiting for the latest build. Insider Builds - Start or Stop Receiving in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Maybe a stupid question, but how is one's W10 licence activation affected by the Windows Insider program? Do the Insider builds use the existing licence? Is it possible to go back to the public release build cycle without a clean install?

A:Insider Program and Licence Activation?

The license is unaffected - the existing license is used.

If you want to go back to the public release cycle you have the following options:

Restore back to the backup you made before joining insider program (you really should make one).Revert to previous build (as long as you have only upgraded once). Windows 10 - Go Back to Previous Windows - Windows 10 ForumsClean install public build (10586 currently).Wait until Anniversary edition. At this point the insider and public cycles become synchronised again and you can simply leave the program. At least this happened the last 2 times for 10240 and 10586. A week or so before the public release the insiders got the (exact same) build. You can tell when this happens as the watermark disappears.

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Hey guys. Before Windows 10 was released, I joined the Insider Program and upgraded to the Windows 10 Insider beta, or whatever they called it. That was around May. I had just built a new PC with an activated version of Windows 7, and I thought I should just go ahead and upgrade to the beta before I got too invested so I wouldn't risk screwing everything up after I had everything installed.

So now in December, I'm getting sick of all of these major updates, and I'd like to just opt out of the Insider program and use the normal release version. But it won't let me permanently leave. I go to the Advanced Options in Windows Update settings, and choose "Stop Insider Preview builds," and it gives me choices of times to turn it back on. When I click the link that says "Stop receiving Insider Preview builds" to permanently stop, it just takes me to some web page explaining how to do what I just did, and it won't let me opt out.

Just to clarify, I'm now on build 11082, and I did upgrade this from an activated install of Windows 7. It's not like I did a clean install from an ISO and I'm after a free key or anything. I'm really hoping I don't have to reinstall Win7 and upgrade to the normal version.

A:Can't leave Insider Program Build 11082

You're going to have to re-install a release build, such as the November update. Since you've already successfully upgraded, you can reinstall clean and it will automatically activate, just skip any requests for entering a key.

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Have windows 10 1511 with digital rights. At 7 am NY time this morning I changed my settings for fast ring, I am a registered insider. How long before I get 14393.5 update?


A:Insider update.

Usually takes 24-48 hours after switching ring. There is truly no rhyme or reason to the exact time MS clears you for the download. You will get 14393.0 first and then a Cumulative Update to 14393.5 if and only if you are set to the Fast ring. So be sure to check which ring you have after you get 14393.0. For me it was initially set to Release Preview.

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Hello everyone!
My problem is the following:
I'm running windows 10 insidier build 14915 and Windows Update can't see new windows update, only defender updates.
I already reseted Software Distribution and catroot2 folders.

A:Insider build 14915 Can not update

Originally Posted by Reazin

Hello everyone!
My problem is the following:
I'm running windows 10 insidier build 14915 and Windows Update can't see new windows update, only defender updates.
I already reseted Software Distribution and catroot2 folders.

The only update I've seen mentioned is to Build 14926 and may not yet be available to everyone in the Insider program, just as 14915 took awhile to get to those running 14905. Just requires a bit of patience.

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Hi,My Sony VAIO(SVF15213SNB) currently on Win10 Home Single language version 1607 build 14388.I Just want to discontinue getting insider builds after anniversary update that comes this August 2nd .Is there a possibility to do this without losing anything from my pc ,something by doing an inplace upgrade of the rs_1 after getting that buid.If it's possible,what is the final build and version number??

I just want to get regular official builds instead of insider builds,Since too many builds and updates is using too much data which my data plan is incapable of.What should I do to get back to regular official builds after rs_1 without a risk of losing my documents,music and video .Is it okay to just stop insider builds after getting rs_1 without any further problems ?Please help me.

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i have tried to install the latest insider update about 7 times all seems well then it says trying restore previouse instalation then i`m back to previouse again(build 14936)
windows 10 pro insider.

Anyone else?

regards top

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I have been successfully updating as a Insider Win 10 since Oct 2014 with no problems. I recently did a clean install of build 11102 and it seems ok. A few slow downs and hangs but generally ok.
Recently I received notification from MS that build 14257 was available for download. I downloaded the file as always and it went through the usual prep and getting ready etc. When it rebooted to start the install I get a screen asking me to "Choose your Keyboard L/O" I choose United States and then it reverts back to "Choose an Option" I choose "continue & Exit to Win 10" and it boots back into my build 11102. I've tried this three or four times with the same result.
I have downloaded and run the MS Fit-It for upgrades to no avail. I have tried using a Local account, still does the same thing. I created an ISO TechNet and it does the same thing when trying to do a clean install.
Any ideas??
I have run DISM and SFC /scannow

A:My Insider build 11102 won't update to 14257

You can create an iso to manually clean install by extracting install.esd and converting to an iso using esd-iso tool in tutorials section.

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Just received a cumulative update for 14342.

A:New Cumulative Update for Insider Build 14342

Yep, got this update here too. Interesting.
I think we'll have a Feedback Hub post about this patch in a few hours.

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good evening guys,
as the title says I can't update any app store giving me this error

is there is any thing I can do!

A:After downgrading from insider to AU, can't update apps 0x87AF0001

When I had same problem with same error code, turning off Firewall until updates were done fixed it.

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I have a Windows 10 Pro Insider (v.14936) and since the last update (the 14936), I do not anymore have access to my network hard drives (NAS Synology DS210j and another Thecus N2800 NAS).
Previously I had no problem accessing the NAS, I've also another computer under 10 on my network and this one i've no problems for access it. They both have the same antivirus and the same firewall settings (ESET Smart Security).
Here is the error message I get when I try to open my network drives :

I deleted the credentials stored in Windows.
In addition, following the recommendation of Microsoft support (KB912998) I checked the next local strategy was well off: "Network access: Do not allow storage of credentials or .NET Passports for network authentication"
I tried a system repair using the command "sfc / scannow" and "chkdsk / r" without any changes.
Do you have an idea to solve this problem? Is this a bug referenced in this release?
Thank you in advance for your assistance,

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I just did install my updates for Dec. 8 and it installed the get windows 10 malware. Can someone tell me what KB it was and if uninstalling that update will get rid of the sysem tray icon ?

A:December Updates & Windows 10

See this thread https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-remove-windows-10-upgrade-notice.1149394/

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Today I tried to update my Windows 10 insider preview (fast) system to the latest build. During the first attempt I received a BSOD and rollback. After multiple reboots and cleanups (such as removing kaspersky) I was able to do the update again.
The update completed, since I once had the "hi" screens after login, however after a reboot I am not constantly getting the spinning white circle. (left for an hour), no desktop. This is the 2nd stage with blue background, not the initial loading windows flag. I've since rebooted a few times, but ... nothing ...
I booted a windows 10 USB to attempt to run recovery options but received a message that an update was in progress ("it looks like you started an upgrade and booted from installation media"). I was unable to revert to a previous build, and startup repair didn't help. I can get to the command line but other than copy files there's little else I can do (system is *of course* all backed up anyway to crashplan, and non system drive data looks intact in any case)
Any tips - other than a clean install? perhaps not such a bad thing after over a year of insider builds....

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Hello. My name is Peter.
It's December, and my PC has got messy on OS update installs, and I need to free-it-up a bit.
What I can remove from those?
Thanks in advance!
Note: a screenshot of Revo Uninstaller section list.

A:Windows XP - a December clean-up, uninstalling components

It would be helpful for you to download MiniToolBox from here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/minitoolbox/Run MTB.Check ONLY List Installed Programs, then click GO.When finished Notepad will open on your desktop with the results.Copy the results and paste it in your next reply.

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Hello all,
Immediately after the December 2016 updates, we started to see some serious issues with multiple services crashing on all of our workstations.  My band-aid fix for it was to change the recovery options on the below services to just keep restarting,
but I think I've tried everything else google has to offer on this. Has anyone else ran into this issue? See services below.
Multimedia class service
IP helper
Group policy client
User profile service
Shell hardware detection services
User profile service

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a problem has been found and a temp fix is on there
let everyone know when microsoft makes a update for windows to fix it

A:windows xp security problem (posted on december 30)

Theres abit more about it here:


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Hi Guys ......... I'm new to the site. I apologize if this post is in the wrong section.

Backstory: I purchased a Gateway NE56R47U shipped with Windows 8 in late 2013. I attempted UNSUCCESSFULLY to upgrade to 8.1 in December 2013 with an 0x80070004 error. Prior to this 8.1 attempt, I was receiving all the windows updates. So out of total frustration, and a lack of a technical fix, I gave up and ran the laptop as is. I researched Microsoft Community, but I never saw a solution to my problem. I ran across your site my accident, and I'm glad I did. Now with the upcoming Windows 10 free upgrade on the horizon, I NEED to upgrade to 8.1 to comply with the upgrade requirements. But first I need to get ALL the Windows 8 updates I've missed since 12/13 installed on this laptop, and upgrade to 8.1 from the Windows Store.

In the past week I've tried numerous attempts to receive the win updates with limited success, I'm able to get Office 2010 updates, but nothing concerning Windows 8. I've ran the SFC scan and the DISM tool to the degree where they both come back clean with no errors. I've ran the Microsoft (FixIt) Windows Update trouble shooter numerous times where it says it has fixed all of the errors it finds. Looking at the Windows Update log, it states the 'Window Update Agent 7.8.9200.1694 failed'. This has produced two errors (8007371C and 800703F1), from subsequent tries.

So, I haven't been able to get any 8.0 win updates to download, either automatically or m... Read more

A:Unable to download Windows 8 updates since December 2013

You can download 8.1 from MS and use it to update/upgrade with same registration, if OEM it should activate automatically.
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

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