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Topic # 185136 11-Nov-2015 11:52
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It's almost here. A good description is available here: Windows 10 Fall Update.

Some cosmetic changes, some under the hood changes. 

Thoughts?






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  Reply # 1426140 11-Nov-2015 12:05
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excited just to have the start menu changes... the 512 limit has really been quite a frustration - Although not enough that i have stepped into third party solutions... 




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  Reply # 1427328 13-Nov-2015 07:41
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I haven't received it yet but Microsoft started distributing this update now: "First Major Update for Windows 10 Available Today".

I think for consumers there are lots of small things (although the blog post seems to put lots of emphasis on enterprise computing) but I am keen on memory compression and fine tuned Start menu.

Your views?





 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1427330 13-Nov-2015 07:44
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Waiting.... waiting.... waiting

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  Reply # 1427332 13-Nov-2015 07:48
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Updated ISOs are up on MSDN.

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  Reply # 1427350 13-Nov-2015 08:42
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Are they going to do anything about that stupid auto-update? Right now that is the only thing I care about.





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  Reply # 1427351 13-Nov-2015 08:44
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freitasm: I think for consumers there are lots of small things (although the blog post seems to put lots of emphasis on enterprise computing) but I am keen on memory compression and fine tuned Start menu.

Your views?


This update brings a lot of changes that will be visible to all users. I don't select from the start menu so the real estate changes makes no difference to me. But the memory compression is an another excellent reason for upgrading from older versions of Windows if you have limited RAM.

I'm looking forward to:
A simplified upgrade process (don't have to go back to Windows 7 or 8) and a visible activation Product Key in settings.
A more consistent interface including context menus, power menu, task bar, window bars and logo match profile colour scheme, new icons, automatic resizing of adjacent snapped windows.




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  Reply # 1427357 13-Nov-2015 08:55
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Hammerer:
freitasm: I think for consumers there are lots of small things (although the blog post seems to put lots of emphasis on enterprise computing) but I am keen on memory compression and fine tuned Start menu.

Your views?


This update brings a lot of changes that will be visible to all users. I don't select from the start menu so the real estate changes makes no difference to me. But the memory compression is an another excellent reason for upgrading from older versions of Windows if you have limited RAM.

I'm looking forward to:
A simplified upgrade process (don't have to go back to Windows 7 or 8) and a visible activation Product Key in settings.
A more consistent interface including context menus, power menu, task bar, window bars and logo match profile colour scheme, new icons, automatic resizing of adjacent snapped windows.





you can now activate Windows 10, Version 1511 (Build 10586) with a Win7,8,8.1 key



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  Reply # 1427358 13-Nov-2015 08:56
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Behodar: Updated ISOs are up on MSDN.


You mean the "Windows 10 (Multiple Editions), Version 1511 (x64) - DVD (English)" released today?







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  Reply # 1427374 13-Nov-2015 09:27
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Or "Windows 10 (Multiple Editions), Version 1511 (x64) - DVD (English-United Kingdom)" if you want it to spell things like "customise" correctly :)

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  Reply # 1427398 13-Nov-2015 10:00
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The update is downloading onto my Windows 10 laptop as I type.

"Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586."

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  Reply # 1427425 13-Nov-2015 10:40
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haven't got the update yet myself, the staggered release method microsoft use now can be a tad frustrating..

Seen reports that i can be obtained using the media creation tool update method, but thats alot of effort compared to waiting a little more... 




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  Reply # 1427436 13-Nov-2015 11:03
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Update complete (in a VM). The first thing I noticed is that my timezone has set itself to Eastern Australia...



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  Reply # 1427438 13-Nov-2015 11:09
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Updated from ISO. I'm at work and WU is blocked.

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  Reply # 1427442 13-Nov-2015 11:18
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The update servers seem to be struggling as there are many reports of updates that failed. Had a fail here.

Downloaded the Media Creation Tool and successfully updated two installations here.

If you have System Restore ON, don't forget to re-set it as these updates turn it off. The default progs can get changed as well e.g Edge being pushed. These things bother me as I have done nine win 10 installs for others and next time they want help I won't have a Restore fallback. No idea why MS would not stick to what is there.



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