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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 14393.82 for Insiders in Release Preview

Q: Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 14393.82 for Insiders in Release Preview

Microsoft has begun to rollout Build 14393.82 for Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring. On PC, the latest update is KB3176932. This is a cumulative update so, while the release notes haven?t been published yet, it?s safe to say that it contains mostly bug fixes and small improvements instead of launching any major new features.

It?s important to emphasise that this update is for those special Windows 10 andWindows 10 Mobile users who have been enrolled in the Windows Insiders program. This program consists of volunteers who offer to run preview builds of the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile operating systems on their own devices. Microsoft uses these users as a way to test the stability and security of special features and functions before rolling them out to the general population.

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The wheels have kept turning at the Microsoft headquarters during the holiday period as a new cumulative update has been released to Insiders on the Release Preview ring.

The new update is listed as KB3209835, bringing the build number up to 14393.351, which is quite a jump from build 14393.479, released to Insiders on the Release Preview ring back in November. At present, no changelog has been released as Microsoft rarely offers notes regarding bug improvements, and fixes to the cumulative updates that ship to Windows Insiders. However, we will provide details once available, typically after the update has reached the Production ring.

There is also no corresponding update yet for Windows 10 Mobile users. If Microsoft decides to release an update for the mobile community, we will be sure to update you as we find out more.

If your computer is currently configured to be in the Release Preview ring, then you can grab the update by heading over to Settings > Update & security > Check for updates.

A:Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.594 to the Release Preview ring

Thanks Kardo for this Heads Up.
Will Update later tonight. PeAcE

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Microsoft today released a late-afternoon cumulative update today for PCs in the Release Preview rings of the Windows Insider Program today. KB3176938 brings the build number to 14393.105.

In case you've got some type of photographic memory and KB3176938 looks familiar to you, that's because it is. It's the same KB number as was seen in the last cumulative update that Insiders got, 14393.103, which was for PC and Mobile. Today's update does not have a counterpart for Windows phones.

The last update to hit the Production ring (non-Insiders) for PCs was 14393.82, which broke PowerShell DSC. At the time, Microsoft promised to have a fix available on August 30, which happens to be today. That update wouldn't happen as planned.

It was assumed that today's update (had it been released) would have been 14393.103. Presumably, the company found a bug in last week's cumulative update that prevented it from being shipped to non-Insiders, forcing today's 14393.105 release.

There is no changelog available yet for today's update, which isn't entirely surprising. It's likely, however, that it's almost the same as 14393.103 was, since it has the same KB number.

A:Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.105 to the Release Preview and Slow rings

Thanks Kardo, I will retry this version and see if I get the same boot loop.
I sure hope not, I hate having updates disabled.
Thanks for the Heads Up

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Insiders on the Release Preview and Slow rings. Build 14393.222 comes one day after the company offered Mobile build 14393.221 to Insiders.

Unlike when the Windows 10 Mobile build was released, today's update comes with a changelog, which can be found in the Feedback Hub. Fortunately, the release notes for today's build also applies to the one for phones.

Improved reliability of the Windows Update Agent, shared drives, virtual private network (VPN), clustering, HTTP downloads, Internet Explorer 11, Hyper-V platform, multimedia playback, and Microsoft Edge.
Improved performance of push and local notifications, Hyper-V platform, and some social media websites using Microsoft Edge.
Addressed issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn?t work with administrator credentials.
Addressed issue causing movies that were ripped using the transport stream (.ts) format to play without sound in Windows Media Player and the Xbox One Media Player app.
Addressed issue causing the Movies & TV app on the Xbox to stop working when attempting to play content that was just purchased from the Store.
Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database.
Addressed issue causing ?Print all linked documents? to not work in Internet Explorer 11.
Addressed issue preventing some users from changing the default download location in Windows 10 Mobil... Read more

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A new cumulative update is available for non-Insiders that are already running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, build 14393.351. Insiders on the Release Preview ring got the update early this morning, but it's not available in the Production ring (non-Insiders).

As with all PC updates that show up in the Production ring, there is a changelog (Insiders are rarely so lucky when it comes to cumulative updates). Here's what's new:

Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Start, File Explorer, action center, graphics, and the Windows kernel.
Addressed issue that was causing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console to crash in State view.
Addressed connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway that doesn?t have HTTP tunneling enabled.
Addressed issue of updates not being restored when doing a system reset, even if those updates were permanently installed.
Addressed issue that was causing domain logon attempts to fail on a Windows 10 Pro device after upgrading from Windows 10 Home.
Addressed issue that was causing failed logon counts of non-admin users without network logon permissions to be counted as cumulative, resulting in devices going into BitLocker recovery more frequently.
Improved support for websites by updating the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list.
Improved support for IT administrators using Group Policy to block users updating the operating system from Windows Update.
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Microsoft today is rolling out a new cumulative update for PCs and phones in the Release Preview ring of the Insider Program. KB3201845 brings the build number to 14393.479.

As usual, there is no changelog available, as Microsoft rarely offers release notes for cumulative updates that it ships to Insiders. If it does publish them, it only arrives after a day or two, and the company is yet to explain why it's so hard to offer release notes at the same time as it actually releases the build.

The new update will replace 14393.447 for PCs, and 14393.448 for Mobile, which were released about three weeks ago. If you're on the Production ring (non-Insiders), you're likely to see the new build in two weeks, which would be the December Patch Tuesday.

If Microsoft does find it in its heart to publish some kind of changelog of the build, it should show up in the Feedback Hub. We've reached out to the company to find out what it includes, and we'll keep you updated as we know more.

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A new cumulative update is rolling out to Insiders that are on the Release Preview ring, which is build 14393.726 for both PC and Mobile. The new update comes exactly two weeks after the last one that reached the Production ring, 14393.693.

As you should be able to guess by now, there is no changelog available just yet. It's unclear why the company seems to have so much trouble with publishing release notes at the same time that an update is released, but if Microsoft does publish them, they'll probably show up in the Feedback Hub.

Also, it's worth noting that if Microsoft doesn't offer a changelog at all, it certainly wouldn't be the first time, so you probably shouldn't hold your breath for this one. We've reached out to the company for comment.

First spotted by Windows Central, the update will show itself as KB3216755 on PCs. If you're already on the Release Preview ring, you can grab it on your device by checking for updates. If not, you can always go to the Windows Insider Program tab and click "Get started".

A:Windows 10 build 14393.726 for PC and Mobile is rolling out to the Release Preview ring

Thanks Kardo

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Microsoft today released the first cumulative update for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update since its release a week ago. KB3176495 brings the build number to 14393.51.

As with most cumulative updates, don't expect to see any new features. Instead, it focuses on fixes and improvements.

Here's what's new:

Improved reliability for Internet Explorer 11.
Addressed issue to keep pen click settings after updating to Windows 10 Version 1607.
Addressed issue that may cause Windows 10 Mobile devices to hang after turning Bluetooth on and off very quickly.
Security updates to Kernel Mode Drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, and Windows Authentication Methods.
Of course, not everyone is on the Anniversary Update yet, and today is Patch Tuesday, so everyone gets a patch. Microsoft also released build 10586.545 (for the November Update, Version 1511) and 10240.17071 (for the original Windows 10 release, 1507).

Here are the improvements in 10586.545:

Improved reliability by allowing more time for devices to recover from connected standby mode.
Addressed issue affecting some devices with Bitlocker enabled that didn?t start up to the BitLocker password entry screen.
Addressed issue with MouseUp and MouseDown events not working correctly when using a scroll bar in an Inline Frame (IFrame).
Addressed issue that delays the display of content when resizing the Internet Explorer 11 browser window.
Addressed issue with special ke... Read more

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Microsoft today released new cumulative updates for all versions of Windows 10, including Windows 10 Mobile, as opposed to a few weeks ago when the company released 14393.222 to PCs, but the corresponding Mobile build - 14393.221 - was still only available to Insiders.

Today's build 14393.321 is available to PCs and phones on the Anniversary Update; however, it would seem that all devices in the Release Preview ring, and phones in the Slow ring (PCs on the Slow ring were updated to Redstone 2), are still on the previous cumulative update. Here's what's new:
Improved reliability of Bluetooth and storage file system.
Addressed issue causing printer drivers to not install correctly after installing security update KB317005.
Addressed issue causing sign-in errors if a password is entered incorrectly or a new password doesn?t meet password complexity requirements after installing security update KB3167679.
Addressed issue that required users to log out and log back in before using the application they installed using the Windows installer (MSI).
Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database.
Addressed issue that was causing excessive battery drain on Windows 10 Mobile when connected to Wi-Fi.
Addressed issue in which setting up both fingerprint and iris recognition sometimes causes the sign-in to fail on Windows 10 Mobile.
Addressed issue that was causing high CPU usage on Windows 10 Mobil... Read more

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It's been just three weeks since Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public, but the company is back at it again with a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build for users on the Fast Ring.

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A:Microsoft releases first Windows 10 Insider Preview build post-launch

Well whaddya know, Julio lays out his desktop almost identical to mine, apart from the jump lists which I have no use for and a 12 hour clock.

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Microsoft today released yet another cumulative update for Windows 10 PCs that are running the Anniversary Update, bringing the build number to 14393.187. KB3189866 brings a number of improvements.

Today is Patch Tuesday, so the update isn't a surprise. Unfortunately, nothing is available for Windows 10 Mobile yet, even though 14393.105 was offered to the Release Preview and Slow rings last week.

Microsoft has been releasing updates rather frequently for the Anniversary Update since its release, as the last one was only two weeks ago. We found out today that the full rollout for the AU may not be completed until November, so it's clear that the firm wants to get as many bugs squashed as possible before then.

Here's what's new in today's update:
Improved reliability of Windows Shell, map apps, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge.
Addressed issue causing push-button reset to not work correctly and roll back on devices with language set to any of the Unicode languages.
Addressed issue causing devices to crash after disconnecting an e-reader that was attached to the device.
Addressed issue causing devices to not recognize a Secure Digital (SD) card if it is inserted and removed multiple times.
Addressed issue causing some apps to not respond to the commands in the app bar in Windows 10 Mobile.
Addressed issue that sometimes blocks alarm notifications in Windows 10 Mobile.
Improved support for using the camera app in Windows 10 Mobile... Read more

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Fast Ring Windows Insiders have been treated to yet another new Windows 10 build. The latest release, arriving with build number 14986, is now available for PC. As you'd expect, build 14986 contains an absolute slew of new features, fixes and improvements for Insiders to check out, along with its share on known issues to be aware of.

Build 14987 just began rolling out and it may take some time to show up on your PC, so don't fret if you don't see it right away. In the meantime, you can read through Microsoft's full changelog for the update, which we've included below:

What's New?

Turn off your computer, change volume with voice commands: Being able to control your computer with just your voice is one of the top requests we get with Cortana, so we're excited to say that we've added several new features to Cortana that let you do just that. Now you can shut down your PC just by asking Cortana. You can also restart, lock, or put the system to sleep, and raise and lower your system volume with just your voice. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Cortana loves music: You can now use Cortana to control music playback on more of your favorite music apps (EN-US only). Starting with this build, we've enabled natural language compatibility for iHeartRadio and TuneIn Radio. This will work on both, above the lock screen (PC is locked) as well as below! You can try queries like?
Play <Artist/Track/Title/Genre> on
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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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If I get an .iso of Windows 10 RTM (14393) , I can install over the Preview Build (14931) I'm using without losing my personal files, Win32 programs and applications?

A:Install RTM Build (14393) over Preview Build (14931)

Yes. Mount the ISO file as virtual DVD by double clicking it and launch the Setup.exe to start upgrade.

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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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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Build 14371 for PC

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile build 14371 for the fast ring a few hours ago and it?s the turn of PCs to receive the very same build if they are enrolled in this fast track.

Windows 10 build 14371 for PCs brings just a new feature that concerns the way activation is performed on a desktop computer.

Microsoft says that it received plenty of complaints from users who were unable to activate their copies of Windows after changing hardware such as hard drives or motherboards so with this new build, it introduces a new Activation Troubleshooter (available in Settings > Update & security > Activation > Troubleshoot) that guides you through the necessary steps to activate your PC successfully.

?For example ? if your device has a digital license (formerly called ?digital entitlement?) for Windows 10 Pro from a previously installed activated Windows 10 build but you accidentally re-installed Windows 10 Home on such a device, the troubleshooter will automatically guide you through upgrading to Windows 10 Pro and activate Windows,? Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider program, explained.

Just one known issue
Furthermore, with this build the company is also introducing a new option that lets you link Microsoft accounts to the activation digital license.

?If you already used an MSA to log in to your activated Windows 10 Home or Pro device, your MSA will be automatically linked. You can... Read more

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 PCs and phones, bringing the build number to 10586.494.

KB3172985 is a bit of a mystery at the moment, as Microsoft hasn't published a changelog for either version. Typically, the PC release notes would be published to the Windows 10 Update History page, which isn't currently showing anything new.

The Mobile version is always a bit of a jumble, the release notes sometimes showing up in Microsoft's Answers forum and occasionally, in the Feedback Hub. Perhaps most interesting is that the changelog for phones is almost never available at the time that the update is offered.

The last cumulative update that we saw was 10586.454 in the Release Preview ring. No Release Preview update has ever made it to the Production ring, so the last public update was 10586.420.

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It's Patch Tuesday, and you know what that means. It's time for cumulative updates. Today's update is for both Windows 10 PCs and phones, and it brings the build number to 10586.420.

The update is available to both the Production ring and the Release Preview ring, continuing an interesting trend. Since the Release Preview ring was made available back in February, not a single cumulative update has been made available to the ring and later to the Production ring.

For example, builds 10586.242 and 10586.338 were offered up to Release Preview, but they never made it to Production. The updates that do make it to Production show up in the RP ring at the exact same time.

Here's what's new in Windows 10 for PCs build 10586.420:

Improved reliability of Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, audio playback, audio playback in Groove Music app, Maps app, Miracast, and Windows Explorer.
Fixed issue with balloon tip notifications always appearing in the upper left side of the screen.
Fixed issue that caused VPN to not work properly when switching between different network interfaces (for example, switching between Wi-Fi and cellular).
Improved Narrator?s ability to read bulleted lists, hyperlinks, and image information.
Fixed issue in location that caused navigation apps to lag behind user?s actual location.
Improved performance of loading webpages in Internet Explorer 11 when roaming user profiles are used.
Fixed issue that... Read more

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Microsoft today released the second Redstone 2 Insider Preview build 14905, this time for both PCs and phones. That makes it the first Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 build.

The news isn't particularly surprising. Yesterday, the company released 14393.82 to the Release Preview ring; however, both the Fast and Slow rings saw nothing new.

There weren't any new features listed for the PC build, but there are a number of fixes, improvements, and known issues.

Here are the fixes and improvements:

We have fixed an issue causing a large blank space to appear between the address bar and web content after the address bar moves back to the top when opening a new tab in Microsoft Edge.
We have updated Narrator Scan mode for table navigation to now support CTRL + ALT + HOME to go to the beginning of the table CTRL + ALT + END to go to the end of the table.
Microsoft Edge now supports the CTRL + O keyboard shortcut for setting focus to the address bar.
We fixed an issue resulting in Sketchpad and Screen Sketch crashing after trying to change the ink color twice in a row when the ruler was visible.
Here are the known issues:

Support for kernel debugging over 1394 has been removed, but will be available in an upcoming kit release. A work-around will be posted to the Debugging Tools for Windows Blog shortly.
Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes when you try to launch it.
Cortana?s text to speech capabilities is not working in this build. For example, Cortana won?t be able t... Read more

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I'm going to be building a PC very soon. Obviously I'm going to need an OS for it. Rather than shell out ?80 for Windows 7 only to upgrade to 8 when it comes out a couple of months later, could I instead install the release preview onto it and upgrade to 8 when it comes out? Link to the release preview:

Windows 8 Release Preview

My concern is that the 64-bit version is a 3.3GB download. I'm guessing that means this version is intended as an upgrade from 7? Meaning I won't be able to use it as a clean install?

So should I just settle for 7? Or could I get away with using this release preview as an OS until the full version of 8 comes out?


A:Installing "Windows 8 Release Preview" onto new build...

Hello Jack, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Yes, you can do a clean install with the Windows 8 Release Preview.
Clean Install - Windows 8

You could also use Windows 8 Release Preview until the final retail version of Windows 8 is released. You should be able to upgrade from the Release Preview to the full RTM, but it would recommended to do a clean install with the full RTM instead.

Hope this helps,


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Microsoft has released a new preview build of Windows 10 to Insiders currently on the Fast Ring. Build 10122 is largely a collection of minor changes and updates, as Microsoft begins finalizing the operating system for its public release later this...

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A:Microsoft tweaks Windows 10 in new preview build

So far so good. it didn't crash yet.

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Microsoft has finally committed to something I suspect they intended to do all along. Windows 10 Insiders (anyone who is currently using the Windows 10 Preview builds) will receive a direct upgrade to the final release of the operating system...

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A:Windows 10 will be free for Insiders, grab your Preview copy now and update to RTM later

I got old laptop lying around. If I set it up with W10IP will I be able to tranfer license to my main PC after confirm it's stable? Account is linked to email address or checks for motherboard too?

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About a month away from Windows 10's official launch, Microsoft has launched a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build that aims to fix bugs and increase the level of polish throughout the OS. The new preview version, build 10158, is...

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A:Microsoft launches Windows 10 Preview build 10158

Just tell me one simple and logic reason for us to move to Windows 10 and leave Windows 7 behind. Other than having the latest thing, which is a virus today, I don't see one. The interface is clearly a downgrade. The quality of the experience seems worse to me. Cortana is just a gimmick and you have google audio search for that. So, it's just an upgrade for the sake of upgrading. In the ol' days there was a feel of finished/quality product in Microsoft's creations. Now, they look like a patched sort'of attempt, which is kinda normal, considering they release new versions of Windows faster than users can adapt to changes. Good!

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Addressed issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with
Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled. 
Seems to be breaking Zone 'Protected Mode', When turned Off, all websites show navigator.platform as Win32, expected Win64 for Internet and Restricted zones, expected Win32 for intranet and restricted zones.

Seems to be causing Tasks manager to show 100% disk usage When turned on.


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Microsoft has released a new version of the Windows 10 Preview, build 10061, to members of the Insider program for beta testing and feedback. Compared to the previous Preview build, this new build features a number of general improvements, additions and...

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A:Microsoft launches new Windows 10 Preview build with range of improvements

Just installed it a few minutes ago. They really need to make the build updates install faster.

Build 10061 seems to be fairly stable (sans the known bugs). The UI changes are nice, but it's still incomplete. Hopefully we'll start seeing the finished look (or at least close to it) in the big June build. I really do like the new look of the theme, but there still are some things that are clearly not finished appearance wise.
Feature wise I'm still not sure how close to finishing it they are. They still need to work a lot on Cortana, Spartan, some important core apps and other smaller things.

In my opinion people can start using it for their home PCs without any major issues or for light work, but I don't recommend it unless you are a bit tech-savvy.

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Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Technical Preview build to those on the fast track release channel, and this update brings with it the company's highly anticipated Project Spartan browser. Build 10049 is just a week newer than the...

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A:Microsoft unleashes Spartan with latest Windows 10 preview build

Like I said when Spartan was first revealed, it's nothing more that a touch friendly browser with a new render engine (should have just stuck that in IE11).

Look at who much spaced is wasted above and below the text on the title bar. Same thing for the address bar too. It's like they decided that no font could be under 14 pt and no object could be under 20 pixels wide and square. It couldn't be more obvious that these design changes are not to make it easier for desktop users.

I'll stick with firefox and chrome.

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It was announced recently that no more Windows 10 builds would be issued to Windows Insiders this year, and that the program will resume in early 2015. That leaves over a month and a half between now and the next publicly available build, so what can we expect to see in early 2015?

Since the launch of the Windows Insider Program, Microsoft has introduced us to a new Start Menu, windowed Modern UI apps and many more awesome desktop-like features. The whole point of the Windows Technical Preview at this stage was to show Enterprises that Windows is still a viable desktop operating system, as well as receive feedback from Windows Insiders regarding the desktop as a whole.

Internally, Microsoft is considering this a success. Over 200,000 bits of feedback has been submitted by Windows Insiders, and Enterprises are happy with the direction in which Windows 10 is heading. So what's the next step for Microsoft and its development journey with Windows 10? Consumers.

Windows 10 Consumer Preview: Here's what Windows Insiders can expect in 2015

A:Windows 10 Consumer Preview: Here's what Windows Insiders can expect in 2015

The message came through pretty quickly that businesses had no use for Windows 8. This really hurt the PC market as there was no incentive to upgrade and the ready made suppliers learned that to continue to offer Windows 7 at least salvaged some sales.

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After rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14366 to the Fast and Slow Rings nearly two weeks ago, Microsoft has now released ISOs for Slow Ring users. The build includes a number of fixes and improvements comprised of updates to the size of the Windows Ink Workspace icon, Mobile Hotspot settings page, and Cortana search results, among others.

As with Insider Preview build 14342, Microsoft has made the ISOs available just two weeks afterrolling out the build to Fast Ring users.

Five versions of the ISOs are available:

Windows 10 Insider Preview - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Enterprise - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Education - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Home Single Language - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Home China - Build 14366
The ISOs are available in various languages, depending on the version you choose. It is also interesting to note that ISOs for build 14342 are still available for users.

As always, Microsoft's release notes also point out that "you will need to install the Windows 10 Insider Preview build on a device that has been previously activated with Windows 10 or with a Windows 10 product key." You can find further details about that here.

For those willing to try out newer builds, Microsoft has already released build 14372 to Fast Ring Insiders on both PC and Mobile.

Download: Insider Preview build 14366 (Microsoft.com)

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I am trying to install the latest Insider Preview and I keep getting the error in the title. I have searched the internet to see if there is a solution. I tried SFC scan and it found corrupt files and corrected them. I ran this twice to make sure no other issues.

I click the Retry and it acts like its downloading the file. It does the download sequence. It installs the first downloaded updates then it downloads more updates. Completes the download but remains on Downloading updates 100% for a long period of time then displays the error.

I would appreciate any suggestions to correct this.


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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 11082

A:Hey Windows Insiders, would anyone like a new PC build today?

Just got it and I'm creating an ISO,.

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Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14931 for PCs - but it also announced that it was holding off on a new Mobile build from the Redstone 2 branch as it needed more time to fix two major issues that had popped up in build 14926, which was released a week earlier.

Today, Microsoft announced the rollout of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14936 for both PCs and phones, so those mobile issues have now been resolved.

As part of the announcement, Microsoft's Dona Sarkar shared a reminder regarding the upcoming expiration of some older Insider Preview builds:

Since September 15th, PCs running really old Insider Preview builds started to see build expiration notifications once a day. Starting on October 1st, these PCs will start rebooting every 3 hours and then on October 15th ? these PCs will stop booting all together. If your PC is running one of these old Insider Preview builds, please make sureyou update to the latest build available via Settings > Update & security > Windows Update. Build 14926 and newer has an updated expiration date of May 1st, 2017. If your PC is running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 14393) in the Slow and Release Preview rings today ? this does not apply to you and you will not be notified of your build expiring.

The new build is available now to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring - be sure to let us know how you get on with them.

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Windows 10 build 10586.71 expected to roll out tomorrow for PCs, and for Insiders on Mobile

Barring any show-stopping bugs, it appears that an update is on the way for the general release of Windows 10, and possibly for Insiders using Windows 10 Mobile. The new updates will bump PCs up over the current 10586.63 build released on January 13, and Mobile devices up from build 10586.63 available to the Insider program. According to Italian website AggiornamentiLumia, which discovered the listing for the update, it will roll out tomorrow, January 26, 2016.

As with other cumulative updates, this one is likely to address issues such as stability and bug fixes, and may also improve battery life on mobile devices. The build will be part of the Threshold (TH2) development branch, and not the Redstone stream; early Redstone builds have only been released to Insiders on PC.

Language packs associated with new Mobile build 10586.71 were spotted by Gustave M (@gus33000), which you can view here.

For those that haven't been upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile yet, you will have to wait a bit longer, as Microsoft has reportedly confirmed to its partners that the rollout won't start until February. The company is also said to have delayed the next firmware updates for its newest flagships, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL.

Source: Aggiornamentilumia (Italian) via WMPU and Windows Central

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since last Windows 10 update from time to time IE 11 hang for 3-5 seconds.


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when trying this upgrade I receive, "C++ runtime error; Program C:\windows... BT\Sources\SetupPlatform.exe".
I reply OK and it reverts back to Windows 10 before the upgrade.

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Hi there
I have tried many many things. I do get Windows 10 Pro x64 VL V.1607 Build 14393.447 but they are more than usual DVD storage space. So can't fit in DVD

I then tried to get a little older version Windows 10 Pro x64 VL V.1607 Build 14393.351 updated Oct 2016 and tried to integrate November 8, 2016?KB3200970 (OS Build 14393.447) with NTlite, DISM and other methods. It does the job and test installation is at required build Build 14393.447 but again same problem. the resulting ISO file size increases more than a DVD.

actually most win 10 build now use Install.ESD instead of Install.WIM. so whatever method I chose to slipstream Nov update to it, it first needs to convert ESD to WIM. Then only Install.wim can be serviced i-e integrated with updates. I played a lot with conversions.

All what I need is an ISO that can fit in a DVD but when I install win 10 from this ISO/DVD, it gives me straight at the level of Windows 10 Pro x64 VL V.1607 Build 14393.447 so I do not have to apply nov 2016 update after OS installs.

many ready ISO are showing up on internet but they are out of DVD size and mostly with install.ESD so I can't play/configure it later with my options.

please give me some idea how to get an ISO/DVD sized installation media with my required build. I can Volume license it after install

please suggest

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is windows 10 build 10.0.14393.51 a feature update or a just a cumulative update?

A:is windows 10 build 10.0.14393.51 a feature update

Just a cumulative update.

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You can about it here and here.

If you can't get them through the Windows 10 update function, you can get them here:


A:New Updates Available For Windows 10(1607 Build 14393)

Got them, thanks for the heads up!

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Microsoft announces a third ring for Windows 10 Insiders -- 'Release Preview'If you?re a Windows 10 Insider you currently have the choice of being in either the Fast or Slow rings. The Fast ring is used for cutting edge -- and potentially more buggy -- builds, while Slow ring releases tend to be pushed out less frequently, but are proven to be more stable.
Which ring you choose depends on how desperately you want to try out new builds -- it?s safe to say Fast ring releases aren?t really suited for use on your main PC. However, from today there?s now a third choice available to Insiders, and that?s the Release Preview ring.

This new ring, for both PC and mobile, focuses on Insiders who want to take hardly any risks at all, but still gain access to important OS, application, and driver updates before they are pushed out to non-insiders.
Builds on the Release Preview ring are based on the Current Branch, that is (for now) Build 10586.
Microsoft?s Gabe Aul explains the three rings like this:

Fast -- Best for Insiders who enjoy being the first to get access to builds and feature updates, with some risk to their devices in order to identify issues, and provide suggestions and ideas to make Windows software and devices great.Slow -- Best for Insiders who enjoy getting early access to builds and feature updates, with less ... Read more

A:Microsoft announces a third ring for Windows 10 Insiders

See also:

Inside WDG - Branches and Rings

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I currently have Windows 8 Release Preview, it is my main OS. I have many programs,files,settings,etc.

My question is when the final version of Windows 8 comes out will I be able to upgrade to that version from my current version (Windows 8 Release Preview). What I mean by upgrade is not doing a clean install and having everything put into the windows.old folder.

Thank You.

A:Windows 8 Release Preview -> Windows 8 Final Release.

some minor hints that it won't work, nothing concrete though sorry.

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Insiders on the Slow and Release Preview rings found a cumulative update waiting for them today, specifically Windows 10 build 14393.103 for PC and Mobile. At the time, there wasn't a changelog available; however, one has since been published.

As you might expect, there aren't any new features to be seen in a cumulative update; however, there are a number of fixes and improvements.

Here's what's new in Windows 10 build 14393.103:

Improved reliability of the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft Component Object Model (COM), Cluster Health Service, Hyper-V, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), NTFS file system, PowerShell, Internet Explorer, facial recognition, graphics, Microsoft Store and Windows Shell.
Improved performance for the speed of purchasing Store apps.
Improved battery life of wearable devices (such as the Microsoft Band) while Bluetooth is connected and idle.
Improved compatibility of using Xbox One controllers with various games.
Addressed issue with incorrect character mapping between Japanese and Unicode for the question mark (?) symbol.
Addressed issue that prevents the download and initialization of .NET objects in Internet Explorer.
Improved support for new near-field communication (NFC) chips for Windows 10 Mobile.
Addressed issue with game or app audio not resuming after ending a call on Windows 10 Mobile.
Addressed additional issues with compatibility, Remote Desktop, BitLocker,... Read more

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Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14393 for PC and Mobile to the Fast ring.

Unsurprisingly, there are no new features of note.

After all, the Anniversary Update is only about two weeks away now. The new build instead focuses on fixes and improvements.

Here's what got fixed and improved in Windows 10 for PCs build 14393:

We have improved the reliability of Start, Cortana, and Action Center.
You should now be able to mount iPods as USB mass-storage devices.
Here is the lone known issue:

We are aware of certain cases in which Surface Books and Surface Pro 4?s may bugcheck (bluescreen) due to a camera driver issue. An updated driver will roll-out via Windows Update soon that will fix this.
There have been reports by some that say that build 14393 is the RTM build, meaning that it's the build that non-Insiders will get as the Anniversary Update. Since the known issue is clearly labeled as something that will come as a driver update rather than a new build, this is entirely possible.

If you're on the Fast ring, you can grab build 14393 by heading to Settings -> Update & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates. If you're not and you want to be, go to Windows Update -> Advanced options, turn on Insider builds, and when your PC reboots, go back and set it to the Fast ring.

A:Here are the fixes, improvements, and known issues in Windows 10 for PCs build 14393


I found ESD download links for build 14393

ESD Decrypter

Use decrypt-esddecrypt to decrypt ESD to ISO.


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Greetings to the forum,

A new member here.

Here are the details from your SysInfo Utility:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4300 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8191 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 200 Series, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (818 GB Free); E: 1862 GB (1785 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, 760GM-P23(FX) (MS-7641)
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

I have ESET Smart Security Running

The Problem:

If I try to the get the Settings window to open, it opens briefly and before I can do anything it closes. I got an .iso from Microsoft tech support and it re-installed Windows 10 without affecting any installed programs or data. If I run that .iso again will I be able to keep all installed programs? Is there another solution.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Be well,

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Microsoft today released Windows 10 build 14393.67 for both PC and Mobile to the Fast, Slow, and Release Preview rings. This is actually the second cumulative update that the company released today; 14393.51 was released to Insiders and non-Insiders alike earlier in the day.

KB3176931 offers everything that we saw in 14393.51 with a couple of additions. In other words, if you've already updated your PC once today, this is all that's new:

Addressed issue that causes significantly reduced battery life on Windows Phone when using Bluetooth with ?Hey Cortana? feature enabled.
Addressed issue that prevents users from completing the out-of-box experience (OOBE) with a local account using Korean characters.

If you're on Windows 10 Mobile, you haven't received a cumulative update since 14393.5, so you'll get everything above, as well as the following:

Addressed issue that may cause Windows 10 Mobile devices to hang after turning Bluetooth on and off very quickly.
You can check out the full changelog from 14393.51 here, but that was the only part of it that could apply to Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft is now gearing up to begin releasing builds from its development branch again, which are codenamed Redstone 2 (Rs2). We're expecting to see Rs2 soon, so if you're on the Fast ring, don't get too comfortable.

A:Here's what's fixed and improved in Windows 10 build 14393.67 for PCs and phones

Downloading now
Will post back with any new issues found, if any

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You can read about it here:

Note: This update applies to those who have already installed the "anniversary update" for Windows 10.


A:Windows 10(1607 Build 14393.222) Update Released

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Hi folks,

As the thread title says, can anyone please tell me where can I download a legitimate, genuine Windows 10 1607 Build 14393.10 .iso file?



A:Where can I download Windows 10 1607 Build 14393.10 .iso file?

About as genuine as your going to get. Windows 10 ISO Download

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Microsoft has made its latest pre-release build of Windows 10 available for installation to members of its Windows Insider program. The build includes much of what Microsoft showcased earlier this week including the new Start Menu with the ability to...

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A:Windows 10 build with Cortana is now available to Windows Insiders

I was mulling over installing W10 preview and dual booting it with Fedora earlier today. I decided better of it. Welp, guess it's time download it again because I'll take this update as a sign from the reformat gods.

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