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member of windows 10 insider build update messed up computer had to fresh install and lost my upgrade.

Q: member of windows 10 insider build update messed up computer had to fresh install and lost my upgrade.

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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Preferred Solution: member of windows 10 insider build update messed up computer had to fresh install and lost my upgrade.

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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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Hi hopeing someone here can help out.
 
built a new PC and installed Win 8.1 and updated it all.
had the BSOD clock watchdog time out since system 1st built
 
here is speccy link
 
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/s4AK5C6zNUVqlIYOPjkGncw
 
minidump file zip
 
https://www.mediafire.com/?5jtz00ulfjo5170
 
could only get access to 1/2 of the files ?
 
also attached is output of last 10 errors from mini tool box.
 
I am going to run 10 Pass memory test overnight to see if there are any errors with the memory.
 
Did speak to guy where i bought the components and his idea was to do full wipe and reinstall of windows.
I do try and leave this to last ditch attempt.
 
Thanks for all and any help or advice.
 
 
Ross.

A:Clock watchdog timeout win 8.1 fresh build pc and fresh windows install

A wee update.
 
ran mem test over night. did 10 passes and no errors with the memory.
 
Cheers

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


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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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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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Hey all!

My computer finally came in yesterday, and I threw it all together. Here is the basic rundown:

1 XION Black XION II XON-103 SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply
1 DFI LP UT nF4 SLI-D Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard
1 SAPPHIRE 100130SR Radeon X800GTO2 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16
1 AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Venice 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor
2 CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200)
1 Western Digital 160GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive
1 NEC Black IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner Model ND-3550A - OEM

Basically a copy and paste from NewEgg. (Please note, no Floppy drive). Anyways, put it all together, and fire it up. Boots fine, good ole DFI Lanparty logo, yada, yada. Go to BIOS, change the Boot sequence to boot off the CD (for Windows XP Pro SP2), and I start installing it, it then requires a restart to finish setup. It restarts, and I get a wonderful, beautiful BSOD!

Basically (I'm at work, so I can't recall the error message off hand), I got a IRQL_LESS_THAN_EQUAL error. Now, do you think this is an issue of it trying to boot off the floppy even though there isn't one? I'd imagine that this isn't an issue, but it might still be in the BIOS (didn't go back, had to go to work) albeit in a lower boot order since it was properly running off the CD.

Any ideas what needs to be set to remedy this issue? I don't think it's exactly a driver yet (I can't install th... Read more

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Hi, I'm trying to help my very frustrated teenage son with his PC that he's built himself. He's confident that he's bought components which should all be compatible but on running graphically demanding games (and "some" benchmark tests), the computer keeps freezing and requires a hard reset. I'll try to detail the problem as bast I can:
PC Specifications:

Motherboard: MSI Z170 TOMAHAWK
Processor: I5 6600K (3.5 GHz) CLOCKED TO 4.1 GHz
Cooler: SPC FORTIS 3 v2
Graphics Card: XFX RX480 GTR 8GB
PSU: CORSAIR VS650 650w
RAM: KINGSTON 2133 8GB
SSD: TRANSCEND 128GB SSD
HDD: WD GREEN 1TB
Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Benchmark Tests:
Prime 95 - runs fine
FurMark - runs
Heaven Benchmark - crashes PC after 30secs - 1min (freezes, hard reset required)
Fallout 4 (any presets between Medium - Ultra) - crashes PC after 30secs - 1min (freezes, hard reset required)

Some other points to note:
The PC always crashes in the same way - a solid colour fills the screen (e.g black, white, orange, brown) and the speakers emit a loud buzz. It is then completely unresponsive and requires a hard reset.
This was a fresh installation of Windows 10 and all updates have been installed
All drivers for all the components have been updated from the manufacturer's websites.
He has tried default settings, overclocking and underclocking the GPU and CPU with no effect.
He tried increasing the voltage to the GPU a little, with no effect.
The PC operates fine browsing the net, w... Read more

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Hi all,

Overall I'm pleased with Windows 10 since using it over a year. It trumps Win 7 in almost every way.

Just checking, on my second computer (which is currently Win 7), I'm also looking to install Windows 10 Insider for free - is this still possible, just as I did last year?

Many thanks.

A:Can I still install a fresh copy of Win 10 Insider Preview?

Yes, just sign up for it, and install.

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Am not on Insider builds. Getting Error on Updates Your Insider Build Needs Attn........
Not logged in to a MS account.
Running anniversary ed upgrade from last release clean install, valid retail key win7
Running Norton Utilities 16, Spybot Anti-Beacon and O&O Shutup10, registry hacked to turn off Cortana
Everything Win10 that can be uninstalled is or is turned off in settings.

All I have seen is to fix if on Insider Build Program, any suggestions ?

A:Not on Insider Build but error message: Your Insider Build Needs Attn

Hello Pkshadow Welcome to the Ten Forums!

The prompting you are seeing is most likely to get you to notice and install updates that have been accumulating. Otherwise that is a strange one. You might have to sign into an MS account if you already had one setup in order to see that account's information updated on the change from Insider to Anniversary. That would then see everything synced properly.

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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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I have Insider Preview 10525 installed on a dual boot system with openSUSE. Windows 10 is activated. However even though I'm on the Fast Ring I haven't gotten any updates or new build for quite awhile. I use WSUS to get security updates.

I downloaded Windows TH2 Build 10568 from the "official" Windows 10 News site (Microsoft - but uses MEGA servers) which posted today.

Windows 10 boots fine but says to install Windows from my installed copy - fair enough.

When I run setup.exe from the DVD I get the helpful message "Something happened" - real informative. After trying several times I get to the license page and skip the updates (this caused the helpful message above. I skipped the product key entry since Windows 10 was installed and activated. Then I get the refallyh bizarre error that the installer cannot determine if I am running Windows 10!

I have almost 97 programs installed and working great so I'm not going to do a clean install. I probably can't return to build 10240 if I use the recovery mode but I'm almost ready to try to revert - if I can - since I have an image created by the AOEMI Backupper program which has restored system backups many times when I or Windows screws up.

Does anybody have any idea how I'll be able to install build 10586 - since apparently the normal Windows 10 update in Settings is not going to work.

A:Can't upgrade Insider Preview 10525 to TH2 Build 10586

Moved to where??

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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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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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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to release Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16251 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring! The same build will be available for Insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15235 to Insiders in the Fast ring. We won?t have a new Windows Server Insider Preview build for Windows Insiders this week.

What?s New in Build 16251 For PC

Windows lets you link your phone and PC
You may remember at Build we talked about PCs and phones working better together. With Build 16251, we are introducing the first set of features that enable ?linking? your phone to your PC. This build?s scenario is focused on cross-device web-browsing. Today, we?re asking for you Windows Insiders to help us test this experience out using your Android phones. Support for iPhone is coming very soon, stay tuned.

To get started, after installing today?s new build on your PC, go to Settings > Phone and link your phone. Having you link your phone ensures that your sessions from your phone are continued only on to the PC that you?ve chosen. After adding your phone to be linked, you will receive an SMS from us directing you to install a test application called ?Microsoft Apps? for Android that completes the link between your phone and PC and enables one of our first cross device browsing scenarios.

After you?ve linked your phone, just go to your phone and start browsing the web. When y... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16275 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). Note that if you joined Skip Ahead and leave it to take this build, you will be unable to re-join Skip Ahead. As we mentioned in the blog post for our flight on Wednesday, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we intend to release new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build includes a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

NOTE: Some of the x64 versions of Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise for this build in languages such as EN-GB, FR-FR, DE-DE, RU-RU, PT-BR and several others are not yet published. We?re working to have these published shortly.

We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15245 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

Also ? join us on Tuesday August 29th at 10am Pacific for our Engineering Systems webcast on our Mixer channel!

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue resulting in Asphalt 8 not accepting input in recent flights.
We fixed an issue from recent flights where when Slideshow was enabled resuming from sleep a second time might place the Lock screen in a state where it couldn?t be dismissed without pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del.
We fixed an issue tha... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to release Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16241 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring! We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15230 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

Upcoming Bug Bash
We?re really excited to do our 2nd (and final) Bug Bash for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update! The Bug Bash will start at 12am (Pacific Time) on Friday July 14th and will run a full week ending at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday July 23rd. This build will be our Bug Bash build. As usual, we will be publishing new quests so be sure to open Feedback Hub and complete as many quests as you can!

And we?ll also be doing Mixer webcasts at the following dates and times for the Bug Bash:
Tuesday July 18th: 1:30pm ? 3:00pm (Pacific Time)
Friday July 21st: 10:00am ? 11:30am (Pacific Time)
What?s New in Build 16241 For PC

Windows Shell Improvements:
Recover your pin and password from the lock screen: Self Service solutions empower end users, unburden helpdesk/IT admins, and save organizations money. Cloud Self Service Password Reset (Cloud SSPR) has been a really popular Azure AD Premium (AADP) feature and now we want to take this great capability one step further ? Windows Integration. If you?re using an AADP or MSA account and you find yourself stuck at the login screen, you can now reset your password and PIN straight from here. Just click the ?Reset password? (for password) / ?I forgot my PIN? (f... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16288 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

On Build 16288, you will notice that the watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop has disappeared. You will also see that the OS now reports as ?Version 1709? which is the official version number for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release. However, this is NOT the final build as we?re not done yet. We?re just now beginning the phase of checking in final code to prepare for the final release. So we will have more builds to release to Windows Insiders between now and then. And the desktop watermark may re-appear in these builds.

We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15250 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC

Windows Shell Improvements
We fixed an issue resulting in the Facebook Messenger app failing to accept the enter key when sending messaging in recent flights.
We fixed an issue where the ?New? text displayed under the names ... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to be releasing our #TacoHat Thursday build ? Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16215 for PC ? to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring! We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15222 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

Our goal is to do a Windows Insider webcast on our Mixer channel every month. This month?s webcast will take place next Wednesday June 14th from 10:30am ? 12:00pm (5:30pm- 7:00pm UTC). Be sure to tune in!

What?s New in Build 16215 For PC

Start & Action Center bring elements of Fluent Design
This build introduces new UI for Start and Action Center that includes elements of our new Fluent Design System which was announced at Build 2017.

Start improvements include:
Acrylic: If you have transparency enabled for Start, you?ll notice it?s now been updated to use the new acrylic design.
Vertical resize: No more glitches at the bottom of the frame.
Horizontal resize: The frame now starts resizing horizontally immediately (like vertical resize), as opposed to only ?snapping? to certain widths.
Diagonal resize: The frame can be resized diagonally!
Resize grips: It?s now easier to ?grip? the edge of the frame to start resizing.
Tablet mode transition: Smoother transition into tablet mode.

A new look for Action Center: Action Center has been redesigned based on your feedback to provide much clearer information separation and hierarchy. And the new design for Action Center also inc... Read more

A:Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16215 for PC + Build 15222 for Mobile

wow tonnes of improvement,Microsoft is releasing version like antivirus defination update
 

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to release Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16232 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring! We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15228 to Insiders in the Fast ring. Earlier this week, we announced new end-to-end security features coming with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and this build for PC includes some of those new security features.

A note about app updates
In order to provide Windows customers with the highest quality inbox apps possible, we will pause testing new versions of our inbox apps with Windows Insiders. This means that Insiders will not receive app updates from the Windows Store for our inbox apps that are newer than the apps included in the build. Insiders may notice that some features we were testing in our inbox apps ? including recent updates to the Photos app ? will temporarily disappear. This is because some of our inbox apps won?t have all the latest new features without getting an update from the Store. It is critical that Insiders are experiencing the same version of Windows that will be released as the default version for all Windows users. Insiders will once again start receiving app updates in the very near future. As always, your feedback will help us tremendously to define the overall Windows experience and insure the quality of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is excellent for our customers.

What?s New in Build 16232 For PC

Windows Defender Applicatio... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to release Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16257 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and also in Skip Ahead! We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15237 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

We won?t have a new Windows Server Insider Preview build for Windows Insiders this week.

What?s New in Build 16257 For PC

Eye Control (beta)
Yesterday, we announced Eye Control, which makes Windows 10 more accessible by empowering people with disabilities to operate an on-screen mouse, keyboard, and text-to-speech experience using only their eyes. The experience requires a compatible eye tracker, like the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C, which unlocks access to the Windows operating system to be able to do the tasks one could previously accomplish with a physical mouse and keyboard. We are starting by supporting the EN-US keyboard layout, and we are looking to expand to more keyboard layouts in the future. We are excited to release this experience as a beta and would love your feedback!

Setting up Eye Control:
Own or purchase a Tobii Eye Tracker 4C (Coming next will be support for Tobii Dynavox PCEye Mini, PCEyePlus, EyeMobile Plus, and I-series.)
Download and update to Tobii?s Core eye tracking hot fix release 2.10.11.6458 and run calibration with your own profile
Check for Windows Updates; the new Tobii Eye Tracker HIDClass Driver should be found on Windows Update and installed automatically.
Make sure your Tobii ... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Build 2017 is taking place right now here in Seattle and during this morning?s keynote, Terry Myerson has unveiled the next Windows 10 update arriving in the fall ?? the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. You can read about everything announced this morning here in this blog post from Terry. Windows Insiders who have been running builds from our Development Branch over the last few weeks have already been helping test the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. And we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16193 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring today along with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15213 to Insiders in the Fast ring.

If you are at Build, be sure to stop by the Windows Insider Program booth! Brandon and Jason will be there as well as several of our Community Champs such as our favorite emoji master, Jen Gentleman!

Upcoming Bug Bash
We know Windows Insiders love participating in Bug Bashes. So we?re really excited to do our very first Bug Bash for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update! The Bug Bash will start at 12am (Pacific Time) on Monday May 15th and will run a full week ending at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday May 21st. We?re also planning to do two Beam webcasts on Thursday May 18th ? one in the morning, and another in the evening ? to reach many of our global Insiders! Look for specific timing from us early next week on these webcasts so you can attend! We?ll also publish some new quests as usua... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16199 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. We are also releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15215 to Insiders in the Fast ring. Our first Bug Bash for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update continues ? running right now through to 11:59pm on Sunday May 21st. Today?s new builds for PC and Mobile can also be used for the Bug Bash. Be sure to send us all the feedback you can and do all the Quests! And tomorrow, we will be doing two 90 minutes webcasts on our Beam channel for the Bug Bash at the following times:
10:00am ? 11:30am (Pacific Time)
5:00pm ? 6:30pm (Pacific Time)

Hope you can join us!

Please note: Language Packs via Settings > Time & language > Region & language will be unavailable for this build. If you have Language Packs already installed from the previous build, they will carry over.

An update on the Story Remix feature in the Photos app
Last week at Build, we unveiled Story Remix ? an evolution of the Photos app that makes it easier to relive your memories and introduces video story creation from your photos and videos. Story Remix is being rolled out to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring as part of A/B testing. A/B testing is a scientific method to prove the causality of a change on the observed impact. In other words, using A/B testing, we can be sure that the observed impact is caused by the change we made and not simpl... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17101 (RS4) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. We are also releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17604 (RS5) to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead.

Flighting to Skip Ahead
Right now our focus is on stabilization for RS4. As part of the stabilization process, we have ?forked? RS4 into its own branch called ?RS4_RELEASE? just like we did with RS2 and RS3. Going forward ? RS4 builds will come from the RS4_RELEASE branch. This also means that we intend to release new RS4 builds to Insiders more quickly to both the Fast and Slow rings as these builds we include mostly bug fixes.

In RS3, we experimented with the idea of flighting two different releases at the same time with something we called Skip Ahead. A subset of Insiders were able to choose to ?skip ahead? to the next release of Windows 10 and receive builds from RS4 while we were finishing up RS3. That experiment went well as our engineering teams benefited from the early feedback. So we?re going to do it again!

Up until today ? Insiders who opted into Skip Ahead previously were receiving the same exact RS4 builds as Insiders in the Fast ring since Build 17017. Skip Ahead never ?turned off? and many Insiders remained in Skip Ahead since joining at the beginning of RS4. Starting today ? Windows Insiders who opted into Skip Ahead will now start receiving new builds for RS5 which is our next Windo... Read more

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Hello, all. I built my first gaming PC last week. The build went well, but the following day, I got 2 or 3 random bsod's, mainly on start up. Updated mobo bios hoping it would solve the problem. System was stable for a couple days, then started getting bsod's again. One on start up, one after computer was idle. After another crash after booting up my PC last night, I decided to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 (64 bit) and just start over. Got all "up to date" drivers for all components, did not install any extra programs other than Steam and Norton. Everything was running fine... until I started performing the numerous Windows Updates. Then, it started happening again. BSOD's. I have ran checks on the RAM, SSD, etc, but have come up with no issues. Must be a conflict with 1 (or more) of the windows updates/drivers? I restored from a previous point where windows was working last night, but am getting crashes again now this morning. I tried uninstalling Norton to see if that was the issue, but that did not help. I would really like to figure out what is causing this? I have already had 3 or 4 random bsod's this morning... Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have uploaded the data/reports requested in the "how to post on this thread" with this post. I am new at this, but am somewhat technically sound, and can give you any info you need to provide me with any help. Once again, thank you.
P.S.
My set up- (just in case you need it)

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A:Numerous BSODs on fresh install/new build after windows updates..

Re-install Norton. It most likely is not the culprit (assuming it is up to date and the 2012 version) in your crashes and you need a security program installed on your system.

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\breakingadam\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032812-7815-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0300c000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03250650
Debug session time: Wed Mar 28 09:26:19.788 2012 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:02.505
Loading Kernel Symbols
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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i did a fresh reinstall of windows xp home as my computer had a copy of windows xp with a volume product key as it belonged to a school. i was told to install a fresh copy of windows as all stickers had been removed from the machine and it didnt come with any cds of any kind. plus it just said owner and i wanted to put in my name as owner plus a tech told me now it will have the proper codes if i ever need to have anything fixed. before i reinstalled windows on my c drive i had 83% free space after reinstall and putting back everything i had like ie7, updates, my antivirus and antispyware etc, i only have 77% free space. what happened to the other 6%? the c drive total compacity is 37.24 gb and ive got 28.93gb free space or 77% free. i thought when you do a fresh clean install its supposed to put it back to like new settings. im curious as to how 6% just disappeared into thin air. if anyone can solve this puzzle for me ill be glad to hear any suggestions.
 

A:lost some free space after fresh install of windows xp

mystery solved. it seem like when i had the original windows xp in the computer it hardly had any updates in it. when i reinstalled windows it had 66+ critical updates that needed installed. plus i took one of my programs out for my printer that dealt with faxing that i dont use as i dont have dialup anymore. i also set my system restore back to the most recent point so now i have 79% free space. i think only losing 4% free space isnt a big deal now.
 

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Hi there, I've just bought a SSD and had planned to do a fresh install of windows on it rather than transferring straight from my current hard drive. The problem is that I can no longer find my windows 7 product key. I orginally got the key through MSDNAA while at university but as I have now graduated I can no longer log into their website and retrieve my key. I did have a written copy of the key but I've lost it, although I did find the installation disc.

I've tried using several pieces of software to retrieve the key but the most I've been able to get is the last 5 digits (this seems to a common issue with MSDN keys?).

I'm not terribly familiar with these things but given I currently have an activated windows installation on my old hard drive, is there any work around that will allow to do a clean install on my new SSD?

A:Windows 7 fresh install - lost MSDN product key

Welcome to the forum,

I know what you mean, I have a 7 Pro install on my laptop from an MSDNAA and the key finders don't work.

Without that key, I don't see you doing a clean install. I have mine written down in a few places just in case.

We do have an excellent tutorial for transferring your OS to a SSD,

SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System

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Hello,
After updating to this insider build my start menu,cortana menu,WiFi menu and action center do not work,how can I fix these?

Also sfc /scannow does not work "Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service." - FIXED with batch file

Settings menu will not open since the start menu wont,even the personalization menu from the desktop does not open.

A:Windows 10 build insider build 14295

Assuming you updated to 14295 through Windows Update ?
If yes, try to reinstall using the newly released 14295 ISO file.....
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...mkD9g%29%28%29

Download the iso file that corresponds to your Win 10 Insider Preview version ( i.e. language and bit-version )> save it to a folder.
Right click at the iso file > click Mount > click Setup.exe.
Installation will begin.
No product key is required.
Activation will be automatic.

Hopefully, reinstall will fix the problems.

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Hi there i have a acer v5-431p and just install a new windows 8 pro a fresh install and i just delete all the my file from HDD and now i encounter a error 0xc000001 i do have some research in the internet and they said its a Atheros wifi the driver of that wifi and somehow i search on net and i did see something Oder solution like making a autounattend.xml but my problem is i don't know that this kind of way is gonna work.... can someone Pls. help me with this problem..

here are the pics!

A:ACER V5-431P error 0xc000001 fresh install windows 8 pro Build 9200

I'm sorry, maybe I am reading this wrong.

It looks like you said you installed afresh windows 8 and then deleted everything.
I assume you mean, during the install of windows 8 you told it to delete everything from you harddrive and proceed with the install.

Have you installed the driver CD that came with the computer or downloaded latest drivers from Acers website, from another computer and copied to USB stick to install on this computer

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I'm currently running the initial version of Windows 10 and i'm planning to do the november upgrade release soon. However, anybody has an idea if your system will be faster when you do a clean install with the november update instead of an upgrade? (similar to the speed difference when installing the clean initial version instead of upgrading from W7)?

A:Windows 10 November update, fresh install or update

Originally Posted by moorken


I'm currently running the initial version of Windows 10 and i'm planning to do the november upgrade release soon. However, anybody has an idea if your system will be faster when you do a clean install with the november update instead of an upgrade? (similar to the speed difference when installing the clean initial version instead of upgrading from W7)?



Hi.
The difference of W7 > W10 upgrade vs. W10 clean install is substantial.
The difference of W10 10240 > W10 1511 upgrade vs. clean install is pretty negligible, IMO.

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Hi all, with the free windows 10 update fast approaching I'm getting a wee bit nervous.

I have 2 laptops & a desktop all due the upgrade. Both laptops are on Win7 & desktop on Win 8.1.

I'm nervous as I would never normally install an OS as an update/upgrade. I've always installed them clean from a OEM version on a formatted drive/partition.

Re-building all 3 machines from scratch is not something I relish the thought of.... and neither is running a update to install a new OS. I do want to move to 10, as all I've read is reassuring regarding performance and fixing some the quirks that us desktop users dislike about windows 8.

How are other users who have critical PCs approaching this? I use a plethora of software and I just don't trust the process of upgrading... Can anyone offer me some reassurance? Would you upgrade or wipe and do a fresh install? Is a fresh install even available?

(I'm not concerned over personal data as I've always stored this on separate drives to the OS. )

Thanks for any insight.

Cheers.

A:Questions regarding Windows 10; Upgrade or fresh install?

According to microsoft, users upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 VIA Windows update will keep data and settings. Not sure about Windows 7 though.

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Several months ago I got the free upgrade from Win 7 to 10. I did fresh install onto a blank HDD using a proper ISO and used the key on the bottom of my Toshiba laptop. Toshiba provided no Win 10 drivers, but I got everything working with 7 and 8 drivers. Now the question occurs to me, if something goes terribly wrong and I choose to do a fresh re-install, will I be able to do it with that same Win 7 key? Just in case the answer is "no", I've already made of clone of my HDD, which I can put into service should the need arise. Is MS planning on our future need to do a fresh reinstall, and then facing the only option of having to buy a Win 10 key?

A:Fresh RE-install for free upgrade to windows 10?

Having installed Win 10 you can reinstall it on the same system. That includes changing the disk drive. Activation should be automatic- no key needed.

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Hi.
I just recently bought an AMD FX-9590 CPU and come to find out my old motherboard didn't support it.
I've upgraded to a Gigabyte 990FXA-UD5 from an ASUS M4A78T-E.

After a fresh install of Windows 7, I continually get an F4 and 7A error code BSOD.

Main Drive is 107GB OCZ-VERTEX2 3.5 ATA SSD, it is the only thing plugged in at the moment as far as hard drives.

Details of when, usually seems to interrupt me when I'm trying to do something specific like download/install something, however I've seen it do it after a clean restart as well.

I have run Memtest86 with 0 errors.

My BIOS is up to date save for a single beta update that is newer but I didn't want to go that route just yet.

I've attached the zip file that the "before you post" section had me do, along with a couple very recent dump files, including one that I believe captures a time when I had just simply opened IE after a restart.

My guess is corrupt memory after everything I've read on here, but I have no way of reading the dump files for myself as I seem to have an issue installing Windows SDK, but that's another issue for another forum...

Also, I have no idea how to fix that.


Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance.

A:BSOD After Fresh Windows 7 Install, Motherboard Upgrade

Update.
Now while attempting to verify any un-updated drivers, I've reached a state of:
BSOD - Restart - Attempt to Open IE - BSOD - Restart - etc repeating.

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I installed a fresh Windows 7 SP1 64-bit on my Dell Precision M6400 yesterday from a Dell OEM disk I've used before without any problems. At 2PM the disk was installed and I went to Update knowing there will be hundreds of Updates. All afternoon and evening it was "Checking for Updates. I left it on and went to sleep at 10PM, which is 8 hours of checking. I figured overnight it would finish.
 
I was wrong. Checked it at 7AM and it had turned off. Don't know why? So I put it back in the Update mode and hope it will finish today...this morning. The only change I can see after all those hours is Windows does say Activated.
 
This seems like a very long time. Should I reinstall Windows 7 if it doesn't update today? 
 
Lately on other laptops with Windows 7 the Updates have been slow, very slow. 

A:Windows 7 Fresh Install Won't Update? Help

Download the April 2016 rollup package as shown on this page. You need IE to download from the catalog. This will get you all updates and improvements since SP1. After the install make sure you have IE11 and .NET 4.61. If not you can get IE11 here and .NET 4.61 here. 
 
Download and install the June 2016 rollup. Make sure you have the prerequisite KB3020369 as shown on the page. 
 
Reboot after each and install. Then check again for any upadates.

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I have just finished my PC build with the PSU coming in the post today and windows 7 coming shortly after. I have a Revodrive 3 ssd 120gb which needed drivers installed first to work. Wasn't a problem I just inserted a memory stick with them on.

I get through expanding files etc fine just when I get to the product key part it says key not valid.
Two things I think are causing the problem, it is a upgrade package for 3 PC's, I am not doing a upgrade as it is a bran new PC with no OS. Also it says for US distribution only but I am in the UK.

This is what I bought

I have contacted the seller and I am waiting for a response.

If I can not use this windows 7 do I have to wipe the ssd to install a different windows 7 product key? If it is a windows 7 home premium key?
How do I wipe it?
 

A:Solved: Fresh install with windows 7 upgrade - product key not valid.

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Hey all,

First post here. Apologies if I mess something up. Going to include all of the information I can at the top and work from there.

Current build: Intel Core i7-5820K, EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, Fractal Design Define R5 (Black) - xnaasDT - xnaas's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker
Old build (until I update my site): Desktop Specs
Dump files:https://p.xnaas.me/020116-6937-01.zip
https://p.xnaas.me/020316-7984-01.zip
https://p.xnaas.me/020416-7468-01.zip

How this started
So I was running on my old build just fine. I wanted to upgrade from an i7 to make streaming hurt a bit less and maybe experiment around with some server stuff. Anyway, I went to Fry's on Sunday(?) and bought everything. I got Windows installed and everything the following day (Feb 1, where the first BSOD occurs). When I installed Windows, I completely wiped my SSD and did a new install of Windows 10 Pro via USB. Installed all my drivers and thought everything would be good to go. BSOD on day 1. I thought it couldn't be too big of a deal and went on.

Where we are now
Now, I've gotten 3 BSODs. I cannot get another one to happen. I ran memtest overnight and my RAM completed 48 passes with 0 errors. I know this isn't a 100% sure way to know that the RAM is fine, but it seems like a pretty good indicator. Granted, it's Patriot, which is like the lowest tier of RAM, so it's very likely I just have faulty RAM.

I've attached SSD and RAM support lists. Technically neither is on the list, but... Read more

A:Random BSODs after Hardware Upgrade and Fresh Windows Install

Please delete this thread. I realize now I just posted into the Windows 7 forums instead of 10. Oops!

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Hey all,
First post here. Apologies if I mess something up. Going to include all of the information I can at the top and work from there.
Current build: Intel Core i7-5820K, EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, Fractal Design Define R5 (Black) - xnaasDT - xnaas's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker
Old build (until I update my site): Desktop Specs
Dump files:

https://p.xnaas.me/020116-6937-01.ziphttps://p.xnaas.me/020316-7984-01.ziphttps://p.xnaas.me/020416-7468-01.zip

How this started
So I was running on my old build just fine. I wanted to upgrade from an i7 to make streaming hurt a bit less and maybe experiment around with some server stuff. Anyway, I went to Fry's on Sunday(?) and bought everything. I got Windows installed and everything the following day (Feb 1, where the first BSOD occurs). When I installed Windows, I completely wiped my SSD and did a new install of Windows 10 Pro via USB. Installed all my drivers and thought everything would be good to go. BSOD on day 1. I thought it couldn't be too big of a deal and went on.
Where we are now
Now, I've gotten 3 BSODs. I cannot get another one to happen. I ran memtest overnight and my RAM completed 48 passes with 0 errors. I know this isn't a 100% sure way to know that the RAM is fine, but it seems like a pretty good indicator. Granted, it's Patriot, which is like the lowest tier of RAM, so it's very likely I just have faulty RAM.
I've attached SSD and RAM support lists. Technically neither is on the list, but it see... Read more

A:Random BSODs after Hardware Upgrade and Fresh Windows Install

I should add that I have found no corruption in windows running
Code:
sfc /scannow
or various
Code:
DISM
commands. CHKDSK also returned back to me clean.

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Hey people,
So recently I've had a lot of trouble, had a bad hard drive, now it's been replaced and I have reinstalled Vista Home Premium x64. On first start up it says there are 72 updates for my computer. When I okay installation it installs them all except about 5, then it restarts and shows a screen saying that it's installing the updates. Then the wait begins, I fell asleep waiting for it last night, 2 hours down and still no movement.
Is there a way I can just install them a few at a time?
I think it's hanging out cos it can't take that long to apply the changes, can it?

ED

A:Fresh Install Windows update issue

Edhorny,

I recently had similar troubles with updates. Your computer is set to update automatically. If you change this setting to just inform you that there are available updates, then when you view those available you can uncheck and/or check the updates you want to install at any one time.

Once I did that and now only update a handful at a time, I have not had any problems since. Also, I have found out quickly on this forum that other people periodically have problems with a patricular update so it is usually worth your while to investigate the individual updates before you install them. It could save you some headaches.

Hope this helps a bit.

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My PC:
 
Mobo: MSI A75MA-G55
CPU/GPU: AMD A8-3850  (an APU)
RAM: 8 GB
OS: W7 SP1 Home Premium X64 OEM
HDD: 1 TB spinning rust
 
Computer is self built, i.e., I put it together from parts several years ago, (shortly after the APU came out)
 
I recently put together a new PC for myself, and my wife wants the PC described above. I reinstalled W7, from the OEM disk, used the mobo driver CD to get the drivers. Works fine; Graphics, NIC, etc.I'm using it now. Downloaded Avira Free AV, installed the Palemoon web browser.
 
Went the Windows updates in the control panel, said I needed to update the updater, so I did. rebooted the computer, and went back to WU it showed checked for updates: Never, last updated Never.  Looking at installed updates shows that the updater was indeed updated.  Seemed odd, but I click check for updates, and it was still checking after 2 hours.  This isn't normal W7 behaviour. I closed the update window and rebooted.
 
Tried a MS W7 fix for Windows update. Said it fixed a problem. Tried to update the OS again, but again it never finishes checking for available updates.
 
Any help to get this fixed would be much appreciated, as I don't want to run an unpatched, internet connected PC.
 
TIA,
 
jbarntt56
 

A:Fresh install of W7 SP1, Windows update hangs

Are you getting any Windows Update errors? If you check Event Viewer, System logs, and filter for WindowsUpdateClient, are there any error, warning or critical logs?

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So I installed Windows 7 yesterday. Now when I turn the system off, it downloads something like 70+ updates. When I switch my system back on, I think it tries to install them, but it stays at 0% for 3/4 minutes, then says something about 'reverting' and then goes to the log in screen. The same thing happens everytime I turn it off and back on, it can't seem to install the updates, or whatever it's trying to do when I turn the system on.

Any ideas?

Thanks for any replies.

A:Fresh Windows 7 install, having update problem.

Don't attempt to install such a large batch of updates.

It's more time consuming I know, but try installing them in batches of half-a-dozen or so at a time.

You might also want to change your update settings vis: Start>All Programs>Windows Update>Change Settings>Check for Updates but let me choose whether to download and install them.

By trying to install such a large batch you risk having a load of them fail.

Also, try and install SP1 as soon as you can as a lot of the updates you mention will be included in it.

[SP1] Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Download Available

The reverting message can occur when you try and install an update before one in being hasn't finished, but if updates are being installed Windows can and does appear inactive for some time, so give the system time to finish its task.

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Have an Inspiron 3268, and just wondering how the licencing works. Currently has Win10 Home, and would like to update to the Creator version - will I need a key, or will it just recognise that it has had Windows 10 on it? For both the upgrade /and/or a full reinstall...
Thanks.

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Hey guys, I've had my computer running flawlessly for a year now. Recently I bought a external hard drive for school (computer repair class). In class, we installed windows 7 and ubuntu as partitons on the external hard drive. I brought it home yesterday and unplugged the esata cord from my Primary SSD into my external hard drive with ubuntu on it, and tried to boot from the external instead of my primary SSD. I went into the bios also to make sure the computer was reading the new hard drive as the primary, and was #1 in priority.

The boot manager came up asking which version of Ubunto i would like to load, this is all normal. It started doing the postcheck (I think this is what its called). Its where the list of drivers are being collected before ubunto loads, kind of like running windows 7 in safemode and watching the devices load before windows boots up.

After the list of drivers were loaded, my screen goes completly black, and my monitor comes up saying no input signal. I figured this was a driver problem as ubuntu was installed on my external hard drive using my school computer. So I tried to restart the computer in windows again, to get on the internet to troubleshoot.

I turned the computer off and plugged the esata cord into my SSD, changed the bios settings back so that the SSD was primary and in priority, then sure enough i get the error "Please insert a boot device blah blah blah". The error you get when no operating system is installed. I fooled ar... Read more

A:BSOD after fresh install and windows update! HELP

Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown


problem details:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
Locale ID: 4105
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\112510-19578-02.dmp
C:\Users\Cameron\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-22105-0.sysdata.xml
Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows
If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

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Hi

Anybody doing fresh install of Windows 7 these days, its a pain to install windows 7 updates. My Windows update uses close to 5 GB of RAM in my 6GB system. Granted, I was able to fix it with the Memory Leak Fix update available online. It just get old if you are trying to install windows 7 in a few systems.

Also, you can never know what happens with the Windows 7 Updates, it ends up sometimes checking for updates or installing takes forever and i have to resort to multiple manual fixes posted online to correct this.

I thought i would just write here lol, its frusturating.
 

A:Windows 7 fresh install update nightmare

That is probably because you have an Iso with Windows 7 that was last updated in 2009 xD
Try to get an Iso with major of updates included. For example I have one with all updates till September this year.
Sorry Horrible english
 

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The error code is CODE 800B0100
Two different updates have failed

A:Windows update fail fresh install

CheckSUR shows these problems...

Code:
Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_bbbd9451086ff7a8.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-security-schannel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_7ff589cd6c16bfc6.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-security-ntlm_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_da922b92795eac1d.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-security-digest_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_98ac89d69388fcce.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_5f9ef8cd50128672.manifest
winsxs\manifests\wow64_microsoft-windows-security-schannel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_8a4a341fa07781c1.manifest
winsxs\manifests\wow64_microsoft-windows-security-ntlm_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_e4e6d5e4adbf6e18.manifest
winsxs\manifests\wow64_microsoft-windows-security-digest_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_none_a3013428c7e9bec9.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-lsa.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18489_en-us_e4871310ad6f402c.manifest
servicing\packages\Package_121_for_KB2984972~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.4.mum
servicing\packages\Package_121_for_KB2984972~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.4.mum
servicing\packages\Package_122_for_KB2984972~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.4.mum
servicing\packages\Package_122_for_KB2984972~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.4.mum
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Morning,

I am rebuilding a workstation here and I am wonder "when" (In terms of order) do you guy run Windows Update during a bare metal reinstall of Windows 7?

I currently do ALL my drivers first (and confirm all devices are working) and then move over to Windows Update. But I see some folks go to WU right after the Windows 7 installer is done and you are placed on the desktop for the first time?

Thoughts?

Cheers,

VP

A:When is the best time to do Windows Update in a fresh install?

Personally I would do as you said and install the up to date drivers first then apply the updates. That way you wouldn't install any outdated drivers windows update may throw up. After all updates create a system image and store it somewhere safe, that way you never have to go through the process again, you can just recover from your image and save yourself hours of time.

Danny

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I've built a new system and after about a week of it operating it has decided to be a complete douche to me for some unknown reason. Everything was okay until I installed the SSD (so I was aware of anyway, the computer belongs to my sister and she never told me when the system used to crash, so it could have crashed before the SSD). Anyways, when I was made aware of the computer issue I checked the Event Viewer logs to see what was wrong and tehre was loads of Kernal Power issues. So I could only assume that maybe the old PSU was not good enough for all the cool new hardware, so I bought a new PSU; although the problem still persisted.

I've had more chance to observe the system today and determine what is going on. I've removed 2 HDDs from the system and kept the SSD in (I ran a health check of the SSD on my own system, and it reported it to be perfectly fine). Anyways, reformatted the SSD and everything was going well after installation. After give the OS a lovely 150 updates it BSOD on me. I read a log which suggested there was bad drivers, so I just assumed the ethernet drivers I had to manually install were incorrect (even though they worked fine before SSD upgrade). So I went to a wireless connection for the time being, did everything all over again and got the same result. At this point I determine Windows Update must be giving me grief. I installed security updates only at first, and everything was going fine. Then installed SP1, and after maybe the odd 3 more updates... Read more

A:BSOD even after fresh install (Windows Update may be the cause)

Hello Mattster.

Scan the system for possible virus infection. It is needed, despite of it being a clean reinstall.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Roll back to your display driver to an earlier one.
Download and install Driver Fusion.
Reboot the computer in Advanced Boot Options, safe mode. Search Driver Fusion in your start menu, and remove all components of your Intel Graphics Driver.
Download an immediate older version form Intel Download Center and install it.
Install Service pack 1.

Code:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack Center - Microsoft Windows

Let us know the results. And, next time upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.

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Hello everyone. Some background: I wanted to redo a fresh install of Windows 7 onto a Samsung 850 EVO SSD. After using DISKPART to set up the SSD the installation went flawlessly. Of note, I have the Users folder on a separate Toshiba 1TB HDD using Audit Mode instructions I found here. I installed my monitor drivers, mobo drivers, wifi adapter, webcam, HP printer drivers and Google Chrome.

I then proceeded to do the Windows Update. It updated to SP1 fine. I continued Windows Update and it was in the process of installing more critical updates when my BSOD occurred. The necessary files are attached. Thanks for taking time to review my case.

A:BSOD during Windows Update after fresh SSD install

So I just experienced a second BSOD, also while performing Windows Update. Latest log files are attached. I've also been experiencing errors with some Windows Update files.

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