A long wait should be coming to an end sometime this week (that’s my educated guess!). When the wait ends, we Windows Insiders will get some new builds to play with. The previous builds — namely, 18362 for the Release Preview Ring, and 18875 for the Fast and Skip Ahead Rings — were released two
As we explained in an earlier article, the release of Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) to the Release Preview ring last week brought some changes to the Windows Insider program. The Fast Ring now gives pre-release builds for a build still a year away, for version 20H1. However, for thousands of users who installed the
There’s a fundamental flaw in Windows 10 Setup when performing a clean install on a new empty hard disk or SSD. The same is true when wiping the disk empty on a device containing a previous Windows 10 installation and deleting all partitions and performing a clean install. The flaw is, Windows Setup positions the
Microsoft finally released its first Insider Preview build of the Chromium based Edge browser yesterday. For the record, its version number is 188.8.131.52. ? Calling all web devs and tinkerers! ? The first preview builds of the next version of #MicrosoftEdge are ready for you – try it out now! https://t.co/I531hfmD3G pic.twitter.com/Tvh6OGGouO — Microsoft Edge
Earlier today, Brandon LeBlanc posted a release notice for the version of Windows 10 formerly known as 1903. Now, it’s called the May 2019 Update. The bits are available to the Release Preview ring. Looks like that’s what I’ve also got on my formerly Fast Ring, now Slow Ring, PC. It’s Build 18362.30. It ‘s
Historically, prior Windows releases (up through and including 1803) have defaulted to require use of the “Safely remove” notification panel widget to properly disengage external USB storage devices, like flash drives. Starting with the current release, that is no longer required. You can simply pop those little suckers out whenever you feel like it (though
In Part 3, we customized the deployment image by modifying our answer file, INI files and adding software. But there’s another method, one I personally prefer you could use to proceed . My personal preference is to capture a custom image from a reference machine, and then import that captured custom WIM file to MDT
Edit Answer File To customize a deployment task and the related image, we can edit its answer file Unattend.xml. Right-click the deployment task sequence, select Properties, select the OS Info tab, and then click Edit Unattend.xml to open it in the Windows System Image Manager (WSIM), part of Windows ADK you installed in Part 1:
For those seeking older Windows ISOs (and other MS ISOs, too) HeiDoc.net’s ISO download tool is worth getting to know — and using!
Microsoft recently upped its tally of Windows 10 users to 800 million, after a year or more at the 700 million level. They’re already behind on hitting the 1 Billion mark, but should get there eventually.