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Last post Author Topic: Windows 10 Announced  (Read 292397 times)

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1025 on: April 09, 2018, 03:37 PM »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1026 on: April 09, 2018, 07:35 PM »
How to block the Windows 10 spring update, version 1803, from installing

But why?

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1027 on: April 11, 2018, 08:47 AM »
How to block the Windows 10 spring update, version 1803, from installing

But why?

Some people might want to block it early in the release because it's buggy then.

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1028 on: April 11, 2018, 08:53 AM »
Windows 10 SCU includes new Screen Capture API.jpgWindows 10 Announced

Windows 10 SCU includes new Screen Capture API

Competition for Mouser or help?

Microsoft releases new cumulative update OS Build 17133.73 to Windows Insiders.jpgWindows 10 Announced

Microsoft releases new cumulative update OS Build 17133.73 to Windows Insiders

Win 10 update 04-11-18.jpgWindows 10 Announced

Not version 17133, but still an update.




« Last Edit: April 11, 2018, 09:20 AM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1029 on: April 16, 2018, 10:39 PM »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1031 on: May 03, 2018, 07:59 PM »
Windows 10 Meltdown Patch Has 'Fatal Flaw,' Update Now.jpgWindows 10 Announced

Windows 10 Meltdown Patch Has 'Fatal Flaw,' Update Now

Looks like the next Patch Tuesday will be more like Repave Tuesday.

5 ways Edge is better with Windows 10 April 2018 Update.jpgWindows 10 Announced

5 ways Edge is better with Windows 10 April 2018 Update


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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1032 on: May 08, 2018, 08:27 PM »
Win 10 update 05-08-18.jpgWindows 10 Announced

First try: online through Windows Update. Froze with black screen at ~40%. Rebooted and it restarted with the original Windows OK.

Went to Windows Update and shut down the new download. Then downloaded the disk image and burned it to disk.(I'm sure some people would have wanted it to be at the stake).

Shut down computer(only way to unplug external disks safely), then restarted and shut down(paused) antiviruses including Windows Defender(which was already off) and exited all other taskbar programs.

Started Update disk, but it did nothing so I ended it with Task Manager. I had lost my internet connection so I unplugged and reinserted the USB cable to the wi-fi adapter. Got the internet back and when I restarted the Setup with internet, it got going.

No problems and it restarted at 87%. That restarted again at 30%. A momentary blanking at 43% and the 3rd restart at 75% which continued without errors and restarted me into the new version with tedious intro texts. No problems after that and all my programs were still there(Classic Shell did have to re-configure for the new OS). I reconnected the UPS and restarted the antiviruses, the got a screenshot of the new version with winver and came here.

« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 10:04 PM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1033 on: May 08, 2018, 09:57 PM »
I updated two computers without issue the other day through Windows Update in the Settings menu. :Thmbsup:

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1034 on: May 08, 2018, 10:05 PM »
I updated two computers without issue the other day through Windows Update in the Settings menu. :Thmbsup:

Let's hope that everyone else has no problems also. I went to an extreme because of problems during the previous update. That computer died in the shop, so it may not have been an Update problem.


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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1035 on: May 09, 2018, 11:10 PM »
Win 10 update 05-09-18.jpgWindows 10 Announced

The latest version of Windows is brand new and it is already patched.

Win 10 update 05-09-18.jpgWindows 10 Announced

The Fall Update is still in use, so it got patched also.



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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1036 on: May 10, 2018, 10:43 AM »
Two workstations both HP Z400 series, both having the latest - as of last week - BIOS firmware, and both having been updated to v1803 b17134.48.

HP Z420 took 2 hours and came out fine.
HP Z440 took less than an hour (has SSD), and is now complaining about the TPM "firmware" being out of date … Which I'd have to assume - since it is not listed separately - should have been part of last weeks BIOS update.

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1037 on: May 25, 2018, 02:05 PM »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1038 on: June 25, 2018, 05:43 PM »
Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade.jpgWindows 10 Announced

Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade

Anyone here still interested in getting a free Win 10 license?


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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1039 on: June 25, 2018, 08:37 PM »
Anyone here still interested in getting a free Win 10 license?

I am. I'll give it a try and see if it works.

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1040 on: June 25, 2018, 08:43 PM »
Did it a couple of weeks ago, Win7Pro x64 -> Win10Pro x64 - worked without a problem.

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1041 on: June 25, 2018, 09:51 PM »
Did it a couple of weeks ago, Win7Pro x64 -> Win10Pro x64 - worked without a problem.

Nice. I thought I tried it earlier this year and it didn't work, but maybe I didn't actually follow through with trying and just gave up when I read that the free upgrade through the Get Windows 10 app had ended.

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1042 on: June 26, 2018, 12:55 PM »
I see now what the problem was from the last time I tried it.

I attempted it again last night and it didn't work. Then I tried again, doing something slightly different and got it to work.

It seems my Windows 7 ISO is old and doesn't include SP1. And you can't upgrade your activation if you don't have Windows 7 SP1 or newer.

So I had to track down network drivers (which was an ordeal in and of itself) and install SP1 through Windows Update before upgrading to Windows 10.

Now my device is activated with Windows 10! :Thmbsup:

Incidentally: Anyone have a link to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ISO with SP1?

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1043 on: June 26, 2018, 04:15 PM »
Incidentally: a link to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ISO with SP1

>>> http://www.softpedia...ents/Windows-7.shtml

CLICK THE TOP LINE ("Standalone"), when you reach the page identical to this screenshot:
2018-06-26.gifWindows 10 Announced



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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1044 on: June 27, 2018, 03:29 AM »
Thanks. But this appears to be just the SP1 update to be installed on top of an existing Windows 7 installation. I guess there isn't any Windows 7 installation media that comes with SP1 included?

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1045 on: June 27, 2018, 06:32 AM »
Incidentally: Anyone have a link to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ISO with SP1?

If you can get a clean ISO of any Windows 7 x64 with SP1 in the right language, you should be able to install the Ultimate edition¹ from it by removing/disabling the ei.cfg file from the iso file.
There's a dedicated tool for that so you don't need to have a specialized .iso editor (most of which aren't free AFAIK).

¹ : or any other, from Starter to Ultimate, provided that you have a valid serial for it
« Last Edit: June 27, 2018, 06:44 AM by ConstanceJill, Reason: further clarification, maybe better grammar? »

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1046 on: June 27, 2018, 07:42 AM »
Incidentally: Anyone have a link to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ISO with SP1?

Via Raymond.cc - few methods to get a Windows 7 ISO from MS servers on the page, below is the Microsoft way.

Windows 7 ISO @ Microsoft - you need to enter your valid product activation key to verify before download, (Retail only).

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1047 on: June 27, 2018, 03:46 PM »
Windows 7 ISO @ Microsoft - you need to enter your valid product activation key to verify before download, (Retail only).

My key is from an MSDN subscription that has since lapsed, so I'm out of luck there.

But thanks anyway. It's not too much of a hassle to just download SP1 manually. And I suspect I may never install Windows 7 again in my life, so I figure it's not worth putting any more time and effort into this and further derailing this thread.

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1048 on: June 27, 2018, 04:48 PM »
My key is from an MSDN subscription that has since lapsed, so I'm out of luck there.
Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 x86 or x64, I have both..

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Re: Windows 10 Announced
« Reply #1049 on: June 27, 2018, 04:50 PM »
Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 x86 or x64, I have both..

I'll PM you so we can get this thread back on topic. :)