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Unable to update from Windows 10 original build (build 10240)

Q: Unable to update from Windows 10 original build (build 10240)

Hi everyone,

After not recieving the AU from Microsoft I took a look at winver I noticed that my PC has never received or installed an update since the original Windows 10 build (Version 10.0 or build 10240).

I began to investigated and noticed that Cumulative Update KB3185611 keeps trying to install however Windows Update always fails to install this update giving me this error:

"There were problems installing some updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help:"
No error code is provided.

I took a look at setuperr.log within the Windows.BT folder and this is the only error present.

Error SP CSetupPlatform::ResurrectNewSystem: Cannot resurrect new system.: Win32Exception: \\?\C:\$Windows.~BT\Sources\NewSystem.dat: The system cannot find the file specified. [0x00000002] __thiscall UnBCL::FileStream::FileStream(const class UnBCL::String *,enum UnBCL::FileMode,enum UnBCL::FileAccess,enum UnBCL::FileShare,unsigned long)[gle=0x00000002]

I would really appreciate if anyone could help me out with this issue, as i'd like to move up to the AU :-)

Please let me know if you need any more info.
Thanks!

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Preferred Solution: Unable to update from Windows 10 original build (build 10240)

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My win 10 pro build 10240 hasn't received the November update build 1511 while my other win 10 home versions have. I know I'm not the only one having this problem but here's my two cents. On my xw4600, I upgraded from win 8.1 pro to win 10 pro as soon as 10 was available some months ago. I still receive other windows updates. I downloaded the most recent iso from the media creation tool but I don't have an option to mount it from the right click menu. Both sfc and dism have no issues. I would burn it do a disk but I've read other users say its just reinstalled build 10240 instead.

I was using another random win 10 pro computer at work today and noticed it hasn't received the November update yet either. Anyone else with win 10 pro that did get the update?

Maybe this issue has more to it, like when I upgraded to 10 pro I had an issue with onedrive. I don't really use it so I only disabled it from startup in the task manager, but it as a service disappeared (except for registry entries and program files) and I haven't found a way to reinstall it ... yet. I know I could do a clean install of windows but that's not my style. I move from pc to pc over the years using disk images. This onedrive issue is the only problem I've come across that I haven't figured out, without a clean install. I mean, I wiped onedrive from my system completely, registry keys and all, but attempts to reinstall fall short (error corrupted file). During the attempted installation it place... Read more

A:win 10 pro build 10240 hasn't received the November update build 1511

RE : I downloaded the most recent iso from the media creation tool but I don't have an option to mount it from the right click menu.

Did you burn the iso to a bootable media, then insert the media to the computer ?
If that was what you did, then you would NOT see the Mount option.
Instead, you would see the Setup option. Use that to start the installation.

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Since the beginning of 2016 I have been unable to upgrade ending with constant requests to restart and the failure data as per attachment is the latest.

I did defer this upgrade but recently it has been ignored and the upgrade has been installing and failing again on a regular basis.

I have tried the ISO's and other links to this upgrade and they all finish with a simple statement "Failed". Funnily in Security & Maintenance it shows a failure almost as soon as it starts to download and then about an hour later it says it was a successful update. I expect to see a Windows.old in 'C' drive but there isn't any.

Last night a notification suddenly announced "We are working on it!" - what? Today it did another upgrade download and installation and guess what - failed.

I am under the impression that Microsoft want to get this upgrade going in preparation for the Windows 10 anniversary end July 2016.

I notice in Tiribos's post the instructions for downloading the ISO and mounting etc, but mine downloads as zip file but I suppose it all amounts to the same performance.

What to do?

This forum seems to be the best place to post as there is so much useless crap elsewhere on the internet mostly from a year or more ago.

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Hi,
I have a Packard Bell OneTwo S3221. It came factory installed with W7.

I upgraded to W10 last year after difficulty - upgrading to W10 via Windows update would not work, kept installing to a certain percentage then would reboot to a blank screen and freeze indefinitely, I needed to power off then on restart it would roll back to W7. This happened repeatedly despite trying all sorts - clean boots, uninstalling antivirus and updating drivers, etc.

I finally installed W10 using Media creation tool. Everything ran fine. But when the big update came in Novmember 2015 that failed to, in the same way as above, however all other monthly windows updates install fine.

Windows update never tried to push the Nov 2015 update on me again - I'm still on build 10240 now.

I was prompted to install the anniversary update by Windows update last week but that also failed in the same way as above. Download ok and begins installing fine, then at some point after 50% complete I get the blank screen indefinitely and have to power off, then it reverts back to W10 build 10240.

Having checked Packard Bell website my model is not supported by Packard Bell for W10, and they are not providing any drivers for it. This may explain the problems.

Can anyone suggest how to find out what the problem is and if there is a solution? I've tried looking in Update history for error codes, but there is none, it doesn't even show an attempt to install the anniversary update. Like i said every other ... Read more

A:Can't install Windows 10 Anniversary update, stuck on build 10240

Hi, simplest answer is avoid windows update and create the appropriate bootable medium or iso and use it as you did before.
As you know plenty of people have this sort of problem.

Note that the upgrade can introduce new issues for some (search the net), and some are delaying because of that. Older machines like yours could well exhibit such problems. So before you make this change, I recommend you create a disk image of your existing setup - a procedure you should do routinely anyway- to give another way of restoring your system.
E.g. Macrium Reflect (free) + its boot medium + external storage for images.

It's best to have a physical bootable medium as it covers all of:
a. if you need to repeat the installation
b. as a bootable medium for recovery options
c. in case you need to do an in-place upgrade repair install

without taking up disk space.

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I have been an Insider since the beginning and have received all the updates during the past few months.  I'm currently stuck in build 10166 and Windows Update informs me that my device is current.  Checking for updates yields nothing new except that Defender is updated daily, sometimes more than once.  On the next page I see a "Fix Me" button, but when I click on that up comes a dialog asking if I want to discontinue future builds.  Nothing else happens.
 
I ran the update troubleshooter, which reports: "Problems found: Service registration is missing or corrupt.  Not fixed".  I don't know if this is the cause of my problem, nor do I know how to repair the service registration.  I'd appreciate any help as I suspect this will impair my upgrade to the final Windows 10 build on Wednesday.  Thanks.

A:Can't Get Update To Build 10240

What is the latest build you have, which has a full iso?  Sounds like you need to reinstall it, but I don't know if that will work now.  My latest full iso is 10162, and when I installed it, then came 10166 as download, and on the day of the 10240 release, I got it in Updates.
 
Do you have any important files on it, or was this just a tester?  Obviously you'd need to backup first, else.
 
If all else fails, use one of your eligible licenses to download and get Win10.  It should self-activate when you do.

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I installed the Tech Preview and registered as an Insider early on and largely rode the updates/releases when published, until build 10240. I sat on this build for a while (disabled the Windows Update service) and didn't do much with this preview install for a while. Now I'm wanting to work with it more and would like to update/upgrade to the latest build. I enabled/started the Windows Update service, but it won't update. If I go to Windows Update in Settings, besides the title bar, all I see is a blank page/pane with activity dots indefinitely flying across the top. Same deal if I open Settings and search for 'Advanced' and click on Advanced Windows Update options.

Troubleshooting steps taken:
Reboot numerous timesLeave it sit for many hoursBoot into safe mode with networkingStop bits, wuauserv and cryptsvc services, rename C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution and C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 and start the previously stopped servicesRan the Windows Update TroubleshooterRan sfc /scannow (no problems found)Ran dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth (no problems found)Clean BootedReset Windows. The process appears to complete (I see something like 95% before the system reboots; not sure if it actually gets to 100% or if it fails before) but after restarting, I see a message like boot device inaccessible. I've tried the reset process 3 or so times, it successfully reverts to the pre-reset environment after rebooting 2 or 3 times.

Earlier, after update attempts, I would open ... Read more

A:Can't update / upgrade from build 10240

The easiest way to get to the current build is to use the media creation tool use the upgrade this computer and keep all apps and files. Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums .

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Hey, I cannot update to the latest build of Windows 10. I'm still stuck at build 10240.

Can anyone help me to update without having to reinstall programs, apps etc.?

A:Stuck on build 10240, can't update to 1151 November update.

 HAM0511
You do not mention what error you get trying to update. Can you provide your Computer model and  message you get when you try updating to the latest Windows 10 version?
Below is a link that may help you get it installed.
How to Upgrade to Windows 10 Version 1511
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number.

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Is this build version outdated? I am using this version so do I need to upgrade it or something?
 

A:Windows 10 build 10240

Is this the same laptop in this thread?
https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-10-64-bit-on-low-specs.1180786/

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Build 10240 now available for Windows Insiders in Fast and Slow rings | Blogging Windows

A:Windows 10 build 10240 now available

The chaos that has surrounded the update to 10240 bodes ill for the 29th.

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Microsoft has reportedly finalized Windows 10 ahead of its July 29 release date. The company has selected build 10240 as the final release to manufacturing (RTM) copy according to sources familiar with the matter as reported by The Verge.

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A:Windows 10 has been finalized, goes RTM on build 10240

Installing in my VM now 30% done.
 

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Hello,
So I have seen that Windows 10 build 10240 came out,should I install it or should i wait till July 29th
 

A:[DISCUSSION] Windows 10 Build 10240

If you are an active user to test the builds then go ahead, nothing should happen any wrongful situation. But if not then better secure your reservation to receive the most stable version as possible of Windows 10 valid to be lifetime.

Just feel your guts which you prefer to be comfortable.
 

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windows tells me my Laptop is up to date build 10240
Cant see this is correct

A:windows tells me my Laptop is up to date build 10240

Did you receive the update for th2 10586 back in November or have you been receiving Windows updates ?

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If you're still using this original version of Windows 10, Microsoft will stop updating and supporting it on May 9th.

Because Microsoft wants to focus on updating and supporting no more than 2 versions and builds at one time, I'm guessing version 1511 build 10586 will be next on the chopping block.

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I'm on Windows 10 Pro(build 10240). What I want to know is do I have to be on the newest win 10 build or just stick with what I have? Also on Microsoft's website with the list of updates for the "initial release" I don't have all the updates listed. Should I manually download them and apply to my PC? Thanks

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A:Build 10240

Hi, you are now 2 major builds behind, as you have just the first release of Win 10. 10.0.10586 came out in Nov 2015 and 10.0.14393 in August this year, still being delivered to customers.

That suggest you have Windows update disabled, or are not connected to the internet, or Windows update is not working.

So you can either fix those problems, if any, or manually download the current iso and burn a DVD or USB disk manually, or directly create a bootable medium using MS's media creation tool, or just mount the iso and proceed from there.

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Hello, I have been trying to use custom themes on my laptop for the past 2 months, but none of them work fully, and just end up changing the desktop wallpaper, cursor and some colours on the windows, etc.

example of the theme I'm currently trying (what it's supposed to look like):


What it looks like on my computer
(ignore the start button, it's from classic shell :x)

I've tried lots of tools like UxStyle, UltraUXThemePatcher, programs to replace explorerframe.dll, etc. but none of them work.

I've had this problem even back when I was still using windows 8.1

Win 8.1 theme (what it's supposed to look like):


What it looked like on my computer
This is my laptop, though I don't know if the laptop itself is related to the problem...

Would be grateful if anyone knows what's the problem. Been wasting too much time trying to get this working.....

A:Help using 3rd party themes (build 10240)

Hi

Are the first screens under windows 10 ? if so , I wonder how you managed to get a custom picture as explorer background

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A:Having Trouble Activating Build 10240?

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I'm a Insider member since Oct 2014, get all the builds till the official launch of Windows 10 last July.

A few days before the official launch my Windows 10 TP (build 10240) had a boot problem and gave me a UEFI boot error, since the Insider Program was locked and I can't get any Insider Preview build to work I had format my PC and install my Windows 8 Pro and follow the upgrade path to Windows 10. (Reserve a copy, wait for the update and install the Windows 10 (Pro) and activate with my valid Windows 8 Key, no hassles there.

After success upgrade I went to Security and Updates > Windows Update > Advanced Options and hit the Get Insider builds > Get Started button, restart my PC and check if Fast Ring was selected and it was. Last month it came out Build 10525 and later on Build 10532 and I didn't receive any of those.

I tried to force the download by hitting constantly the Check update button on Windows Update, but the only thing my Windows Update download is Windows Defender definitions. So, I tried the following: in Advanced Option, I hit the Stop receive preview builds, restart PC and go there again I hit the button Get Preview Builds, restart again and wait a few days... no luck.

Since I don't had any luck there I post some questions in Microsoft Answers and report the problem, a few days later receive some answers, but none of the those answers worked out and one of them seems to me a bit stupid, so the suggestions was:
1 - Uninstall any anti-virus. (d... Read more

A:Don't get Insider Builds, stuck on build 10240

Welcome to Ten Forums Ed
When I changed from slow to fast it took 4 days to update for me. Have you waited the four days?

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Microsoft today released cumulative updates for most versions of Windows 10. Being the second Tuesday of the month, this is par for the course for Patch Tuesday. While 14393.576 for PC and Mobile are available for Anniversary Update users, 10240.17202 and 10586.713 are available for those that are using older versions of Windows 10.

In fact, the only version of the OS that didn't get an update today is Windows 10 Mobile version 1511 (build 10586). This isn't surprising, as only around 1.3% of Windows phone users use that version, although Microsoft does patch it from time to time.

Here's what's fixed in version 14393.576:

Improved reliability of Security Support Provider Interface.
Addressed a service crash in CDPSVC that in some situations could lead to the machine not being able to acquire an IP address.
Addressed issue where a Catalog-signed module installation does not work on Nano Server.
Addressed issue with Devices left with Hello on for an excessive amount of time will not go into power savings mode.
Addressed issue with gl_pointSize to not work properly when used with drawElements method in Internet Explorer 11.
Addressed issue where Azure Active Directory-joined machines after upgrading to Windows 10 Version 1607 cannot sync with Exchange.
Addressed additional issues with app compatibility, updated time zone information, Internet Explorer.
Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Uniscribe, Common Log File System Driver... Read more

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The 1511 build installed yesterday and since then I have been having trouble booting up computer in AM. It gets stuck with an arrow on a black screen. I have to turn off PC and turn back on for it to boot up into windows. Even then, it takes forvever.

I want to revert back to the previous Windows 10 build 10240. (I think that was the build number). Do I just use recovery to 'go back to an earlier build' ? Is there anything else I need to do first?
I understand that after the recovery I have to run the tool that hides updates for Windows 10. Do I have that right?
If all else fails, I did a full system back up just a few days before the update to the new Build happened.

A:Need to revert from Build 1511 (10586.36) to 10240

It's not the November 11th Threshold 2 update or otherwise referred to the 10586.93 version 1511 build pushed by way of the Windows updates but a flimsy upgrade to the newer build as the actual problem! When seeing the 10565 and 10576 builds each upgraded to the 10586 not one problem was seen while the distance between the 10240 and 10586 being greater as well as the 10240 not being so good as an upgrade build to start with you are much better simply going for the 10586's clean install.

That can be done by first downloading the updated Media Creation tool if you have an 8gb usb flash drive available as a 4gb will be too small since the TH2 release is actually a roll up of both the Home and Pro editions as well as seeing both the 32bit and 64bit options! Since 10 is already on and had been activated the clean install will not only see the 10586.39 go on fresh for the actual best end results but upgrade the build you are running as well.

As for the existing recovery options found in the F8 menu's Advanced recovery options the Reset option will likely see the 10240 build restored as long as nothing on the drive has changed since the TH2 upgrade took place like running the DiskCleanup tool or removing the Windows.old if created.

You might have to boot live from 10 media to get there however if you are unable to get into the F8 boot options directly! And that would bring you right back to the need to download 10 directly either by the MC Tool or going to the Tech Bench site for... Read more

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The 1511 build installed yesterday and since then I have been having trouble booting up computer in AM. It gets stuck with an arrow on a black screen. I have to turn off PC and turn back on for it to boot up into windows. Even then, it takes forvever.

I want to revert back to the previous Windows 10 build 10240. (I think that was the build number). Do I just use recovery to 'go back to an earlier build' ? Is there anything else I need to do first?
I understand that after the recovery I have to run the tool that hides updates for Windows 10. Do I have that right?
If all else fails, I did a full system back up just a few days before the update to the new Build happened.

A:Need to revert from Build 1511 (10586.36) to 10240

It's not the November 11th Threshold 2 update or otherwise referred to the 10586.93 version 1511 build pushed by way of the Windows updates but a flimsy upgrade to the newer build as the actual problem! When seeing the 10565 and 10576 builds each upgraded to the 10586 not one problem was seen while the distance between the 10240 and 10586 being greater as well as the 10240 not being so good as an upgrade build to start with you are much better simply going for the 10586's clean install.

That can be done by first downloading the updated Media Creation tool if you have an 8gb usb flash drive available as a 4gb will be too small since the TH2 release is actually a roll up of both the Home and Pro editions as well as seeing both the 32bit and 64bit options! Since 10 is already on and had been activated the clean install will not only see the 10586.39 go on fresh for the actual best end results but upgrade the build you are running as well.

As for the existing recovery options found in the F8 menu's Advanced recovery options the Reset option will likely see the 10240 build restored as long as nothing on the drive has changed since the TH2 upgrade took place like running the DiskCleanup tool or removing the Windows.old if created.

You might have to boot live from 10 media to get there however if you are unable to get into the F8 boot options directly! And that would bring you right back to the need to download 10 directly either by the MC Tool or going to the Tech Bench site for... Read more

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My Parents figured it was time to upgrade to ten so I made up a disc and upgraded both their computers to 10 build 10586 successfully. I had already had 10, I got new parts so I upgraded via a disk my dad made when 10 first came around, build 10240.

I want to play Forza 6 but unfortunately it isn't supported on my build of Win 10 and security is better on 10586 yada yada yada. I insert the same disk, upgrade begins, it goes through the whole process on the purple screen and when it goes for the first reboot, it boots back up into startup repair asking me to choose keyboard language. I choose a shut down and when the computer boots back up it tells me,

"Installation Failed in Safe_OS Phase With an Error During BOOT Operation 0xC1900101 ? 0x20017"

I have tried many of the suggested fixes, I have:
1. Tried installing with all USB ports vacant
2. Removed my wireless adapter
3. Installed using a clean boot
4. Removed IIS and its associated user
5. Completely uninstalled my antivirus
There may be more but I dont remember

Fresh Install is not an option so please dont suggest it, theres got to be a way around this issue.

I have attached the error log of my latest attempt at upgrading.

I've also heard that downloading the ISO and then modifying some intel file could be a possible fix but Id rather try something that doesn't include modifying the OS, that might bring up a "not genuine" error later as I have heard.happens.

Thanks in advance for your help ten... Read more

A:Cannot Upgrade Win X build 10240 to 10586 (0xC1900101 0x20017)

Download iso using this link, double click on it and run setup.exe.

Windows 10

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I had to rebuild, reinstall Windows XP on my PC. Originally it had Windows Media Edition and I installed WXP Pro. When the system boots up it asks which system to start, and if I choose the second one, WXP Media, it goes into the install mode asking for the W XP disk etc. Now the new W XP Pro which I am using right now is installed on the H drive of my HP computer. The old operating system is on the C drive. Can I just delete that whole Windows file on the C drive? Or should I just leave it there?

A:How to get rid of old Windows XP files from original build?

you can delete it but all your boot files for both installs will be on the c drive and you will probably have to run fixboot,from the recovery console to get the new install to boot afterwards

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Hello!

I have been a Windows 10 Insider since the beginning. My main "test" machine for the builds is on my Mac but in Parallels Desktop. I'm considering moving to Boot Camp instead and just use Parallels to boot from the Boot Camp partition if I need OSX and Windows 10 side by side for specific tasks.

My question is this: Will I still be considered an Insider (or rather, still activated) if I install a fresh new insider build on Boot Camp and just sign in to my MS account? I'm planning to use the ESD file that updated my build to 10240. Once that is done, I'll just delete my current VM. Just to be clear, I am not trying to migrate the Win10 VM itself to a Boot Camp partition. Since that in itself is quite a hassle to do and considering a boatload of hurdles to overcome.

Oh and please tell me if I posted this question on the correct category thread and move it accordingly if needed.

Thanks! ^_^

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I tried updating normally using Windows Update. It fails in less than 10 seconds.
I tried using Media Creation Tool. It downloads the update, but at the end it fails again and tell me restart my PC and try again.
I tried deleting the files at C:/Windows/SoftawareDistribution/Download and then going back to Windows Update. It didin't work.
I'm desperate to update because this Build is crashing and freezing in almost any game that I play or application that I use. I'm only able to use Chrome and Office properly. Everything else usually freezes and crash.
Any ideas of whatelse I could try ?

A:Unable to update to Build 10586

I'd use the Media Creation tool to download the .ISO, or get the ISO directly from Tech Bench .

Not guaranteed to help, but it may save you from repeatedly downloading multiple gigabytes of installer.

Your existing Windows 10 installation will allow you to mount the .ISO, and you can then run the update directly from that.

10586 is more of an upgrade than an update. If memory serves, it generates the windows.old folder. I recommend imaging the current Win 10 installation before updating.

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Hi All
I'm Tired Of Still Formatting My PC When Evered Anew Build Is Released
Can I Update Win 7 From Build To Build Without Formatting ?

Thanks

A:Can I Update Win 7 From Build To Build Without Format

Quick Answer: Yes

You could upgrade from a build to another build but it is recommended to do a clean install.

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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 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 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 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 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

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Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK and the Mobile Emulator to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 16278 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 16278 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area.

The Preview SDK and Mobile Emulator can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider.

For feedback and updates to the known issues, please see the developer forum. For new developer feature requests, head over to our Windows Platform UserVoice.

Things to note:
This build works in conjunction with previously released SDKs and Visual Studio 2017. You can install this SDK and still also continue to submit your apps that target Windows 10 Creators build or earlier to the Windows Store.
The Windows SDK will now formally only be supported by Visual Studio 2017 and greater. You can download the Visual Studio 2017 here.
Known Issues:
Compilation fails on non-Windows 10 platforms

When building apps with the minimum target platform version set to 10.0.16278.0 you get the build error:

?The program can?t start because api-ms-win-eventing-classicprovider-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem.?

This will occur if the minimum target platform version is set to 10.0.16278.0. To work around this, edit your project file and change the version to a previous released SDK. For example:

<WindowsTargetPlatformMinVersion>10.0.10586.... 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.
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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 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 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 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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My current system was upgraded to windows 7 32bit from vista 32bit (I bought the windows 7 home premium upgrade disc when it was first released). I am going to build a complete new system. Can I install windows 7 64bit from the same windows 7 disc? Or do I have to buy a new windows 7 disc? Is there a way around buying a whole new disc?
 

A:Solved: New computer build work with old build's Windows 7 Disc?

It won't activate and you will end up in Safe Mode permanently. One machne = one license. You need to buy another full version. But you can do it if you don't use 7 on the old machine. You will just have to activate by phone and explain. Then if you go online with both, one will deactivate and go to Safe Mode.
 

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Microsoft released Windows 10 for PCs build 14901 today, the first Insider Preview build since the Anniversary Update was launched last Tuesday. The company noted that it might take a few hours for the build to show for everyone.

As promised earlier this week, there's not a lot that's new. There are just two known issues and one new feature. Here's what's new:

Improving Product Education: As part of an effort to explore new ways of educating our customers on features in Windows 10 ? we are testing out new notifications within File Explorer. They?re designed to help customers by providing quick, easy information about things they can do or new features they can try to have a better experience with Windows 10. If you want to opt out of these notifications, you can do so by unchecking ?Show sync provider notifications? from the Options menu in the File Explorer View tab.



Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider Program, took the time to mention Windows 10 Mobile, which was the one version of Windows 10 that didn't get an Anniversary Update last week. She said that the team is "laser-focused" on getting the AU to Mobile, and she thinks that they're almost ready. According to Dona, you can help by installing build 14393.67 on your phone and submitting feedback.
 

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Windows 7 has reached RTM builds
and there will be several candidate builds in RTM.

first candidate build of RTM is build 7260.

6.1.7260.0.win7_rtm.090612-2110 - RTM branch build

compiled on 12 june.


You may ask why the first assembly win7_rtm has already been collected on 12 June not 15 June. There are several working groups involved in the process of assembling win 7 RTM build and will be assessing the quality of assemblies. Once the assembly is collected and its quality is confirmed, only then they put to the vote.

you may take time to understand all of these steps and procedures, so only the assembly from June 12 and June 15, attained the status of the real candidates for the final RTM release.

Edit :Link Removed.
but im not sure in news thread we quote links but not allowed in discussion threads
any reason for that!!!

A:Windows 7 Build 7260 (first candidate build of RTM)

Airbot pls do your job

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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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I've just finished a brand new PC build, but I am unable to initiate the OS install. I have a legitimate Windows 7 Professional x64 product key, and I used it to get an .iso straight from Microsoft. I first used the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool to setup my flash drive as a boot drive, but when I boot from it on my PC it says there a missing drivers. Then I tried burning the .iso to a DVD, setting the ODD as my primary boot device, and restarting the PC, but then I got the black screen saying "Insert boot media". Any ideas?

PC Specs:

AMD A10 7870K
ASRock A88M-G/3.1
32 GB HyperX Savage
Samsung 850 Evo 500 GB M.2 SSD
Asus DRW-24B1ST

A:Unable to install Windows 7 -- New Build

I used the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool to setup a different DVD with the same .iso, and I got passed the "Insert boot media..." screen. I make it to the same step as with the USB -- "Where do you want to install Windows?", but it seems my SSD is not detected. I was unable to find any drivers on Samsung's website for the M.2 SSD.

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I recently had a windows corruption on my hard drive. I got a new Hitachi EIDE hard drive and set it up as my 0 Slave. I have a CD/DVD drive as my 0 Master. I also have 2 other hard drives set up on my 1 IDE cable. I've constantly tried to boot into windows with the XP Home edition CD then after I either run into the recovery mode to fix my old hard drive or try to set up windows on my new hard drive, it spontaneously shuts off. I've disconnected my 2 old hard drives, but it still gives me the shut down with the new hard drive. I'm not sure if it could be my memory or my CPU fan is running inefficiently. Can anyone help me here? Thanks
 

A:Unable to install Windows onto new build

MemScope (Floppy and CD images.)
Microsoft Memory Test (floppy or CD ISO image)
Memtest86
 

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Dear all
i found something interesting in google search .
wana share with you .
Windows 7 Build 7057 32-bit and 64-bit getting leaked. As of now build 7057 is closest Windows 7 RC Build and has many changes like new wallpaper, user account pictures and most interesting part is you can now remove many windows component like Internet explorer 8. Windows 7 Build 7057 has WMP 12 version 12.0.7057.0 which currently latest version of WMP 12 we are still unaware of any new extra feature of WMP 12.0.7057.0 but if you are not planning to upgrade your Windows 7 public Beta 1 and want to install this latest version of WMP 12.0.7057.0 then here is way to do it.

Windows media player 12 dll files which you need to place in your Windows 7 Beta 1 or any older windows 7 build’s system folder to enjoy Windows Media Player 12.0.7057.0.
- copy wmploc.dll in C:\Windows\System32
- copy Windows Media Player folder to C:\Program Files
Screenshot of Windows Media Player 12.0.7057.0 from Windows 7 build 7057



Download Windows Media Player 12.0.7057.0 files from Windows 7 Build 7057

thank you.

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A:Windows Media Player 12.0.7057.0 Original Files from Windows 7 Build 7057

What do you think is the great advantage of WMP 12 version 12.0.7057.0? I would rather downgrade my WMP! With build 7057 I'm experiencing issues while updating the library. Every few minutes WMP get's stuck and I get the message that Windows Media Player has stopped working.
Or Windows Media Center messages it has lost the remote connection to Windows Media Player.

I saw that it is possible to deselect my current version, but can I also install another version? And is there somebody out there who can give me a previous version?

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Hi,
I haveupgrade Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit (English US) to Windows 10 Pro, 64bit also English(US) when I received the Microsoft notification in my HP ENVY 17 laptop, onJuly 29th according to my memory.
The upgradingprocess was without difficulties, like a charm; the laptop continued to worksatisfactorily and I am happy with Windows 10
Since thattime a number of updates were automatically downloaded and installed forWindows, Windows Defender (a lot), Office and two Cumulative Updates: KB3105213and KB3116869.
The laptophas i7, RAM 16GB, HDD 1TB with 750GB of free space.
However inNovember v1511, Build 10586 was not automatically downloaded and obviously notinstalled. So, my current version still is 10.0 Build 10240.
Therefore,I tried to install 10586 manually with an ISO file saved on a DVD and downloadedvia the Media Creation Tool and Tech Bench.
Aftermounting the ISO I tried to install 10586 opening its exe file as Administratorbut installation always stuck at 25%. Similarly with the program downloaded to anUSB and opened via Advanced startup or directly from the USB itself.
As anexternal device I only have an USB Microsoft mouse. I also tried to use the laptoptrackpad instead the mouse but results were the same.
At 25%always appear the same phrase: ?Something happened Windows 10 installation has failed?.
Ialso tried to deactivate both Windows Firewall and Windows Defender, but sameresult.
Both sfc /scannowand dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth commands were and ar... Read more

A:Unable to upgrade to Windows 10, v1511, Build 10586

What anti-virus are you using? Try uninstalling it. You can reinstall after the upgrade.
Same if you are using a firewall other than the built-in Windows firewall.

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Hello,

I have 5 laptops and all of them have the latest windows 10 update which is 1511 except one that has not received that update and I am wondering if there's way to get it on this laptop ?

A:unable to obtain Windows 10 1511 Build 10586

Download the ISO from Tech Bench, double click on the ISO to mount it then double click on setup.exe

There are a couple of tutorials here:
Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums (follow option 1)
Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums (start at step 8)

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A buddy of mine is looking to build a new computer and turned to me for advice. I got some help here last year on my build and I never did post a follow up so here's what I ended up with:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz (overclocked to 4GHz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 280 1GB (overclocked)
HSF: Xigmatek HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler with Xigmatek Retention Bracket
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 7200RPM
CD/DVD Burner: Samsung 22X DVD+-R DVD Burner
RAM: G.Skill PI Black 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800
PSU: Corsair CMPSU-750TX 750W
Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX-2
OS: Windows Vista Ultimate 64-Bit
Case: NZXT Tempest ATX Mid Tower
Monitor: Acer X223Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD
Speakers: Logitech S-220 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System

I'm happy with the choice I made and never looked back. The build went smooth and I'm looking forward to doing another one in the future.

I keep myself up date on everything new that's out. The only problem is that my friend is looking at cheaper products that I haven't looked into nor do I have the time. Here is what he's looking for:

Budget: $600
No gaming. He'll be using the computer for browsing the web, hosting web sites, and that's about it. He does want a fast CPU though.
1TB HDD
He already has a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
At least 4GB of RAM
He would like to not have to upgrade for a few years.
He... Read more

A:Build Update and New Build Help

As you know you'll get some great help here so I'll suggest that he consider an AMD build. For what he wants to do and his budget he can get a very, very nice build especially since he won't be gaming.

Consider the AMD AM3 Propus 620 quad core 2.6 GHz for $99.00 at NewEgg with free shipping and for a few dollars more there is the 630 @ 2.8 Ghz. Both chips are getting great reviews.
 

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