Windows 10: Any reason to upgrade past 1511?

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  1. Posts : 24
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (desktop) Win10 Home x64 1607 (laptop) Win 8.1 Pro (desktop)
       19 Dec 2016 #1

    Any reason to upgrade past 1511?


    Updated Win7 Pro to Win10 6 months ago and Deferred the upgrades option
    All my programs run fine. I am not planning to play games or do 3D stuff

    I see 1607 had a few problems and 1703 is coming in a few months

    Thanks
    Gary
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  2. Posts : 3,434
    EL Capitan
       19 Dec 2016 #2

    The next RedStone is not due out until Fall 2017. 1607 does not have problems. It is those that have older hardware or have pre-existing problems from not doing a clean install when 10 first came out is where the problems are happening.
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  3. Posts : 1,527
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       20 Dec 2016 #3

    bro67 said: View Post
    The next RedStone is not due out until Fall 2017. 1607 does not have problems. It is those that have older hardware or have pre-existing problems from not doing a clean install when 10 first came out is where the problems are happening.
    Not true for me e.g. https://www.tenforums.com/installati...te-report.html

    There were also problems reported on the forum of missing drives or drives having RAW format after the Anniversary Update plus you have to tolerate the irritating lock screen on boot which can't be easily turned off.
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  4.    20 Dec 2016 #4

    Hi: lock screen: this (free) disables it including the default lock screen shown after booting:
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    You can try the update relatively safely if you are in the habit of routinely using disk imaging as we repeatedly recommend people should. You can restore your PC from an image you have created if anything goes wrong (excluding hardware faults other than disk failure).

    Early reports and bad experiences of 1607 and failing updates seem to have been largely overcome after a series of major cumulative updates. However, I recommend the cautious approach of using disk imaging.

    A very few programs were rendered incompatible with 1607; those I know of have caught up.
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  5.    20 Dec 2016 #5

    Wasn't support for 1511 ended Dec 8th this year ?
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Dec 2016 #6

    Version 1607 Build 14393.576 runs perfectly fine

    The only issue I had was that ccleaner would no longer work on this version.

    I`m sure that`ll get fixed.
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  7.    20 Dec 2016 #7

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Version 1607 Build 14393.576 runs perfectly fine

    The only issue I had was that ccleaner would no longer work on this version.

    I`m sure that`ll get fixed.
    CCleaner works here just fine, didn't even have to reinstall it, unlike MBAM for instance.
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    Windows10Pro 64Bit - Build 14393.1198
       20 Dec 2016 #8

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Version 1607 Build 14393.576 runs perfectly fine

    The only issue I had was that ccleaner would no longer work on this version.

    I`m sure that`ll get fixed.
    I agree with Mike, CCleaner runs fine on both my updated Win Pro computers, Also my MBAM does too.....new update yesterday for MB
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  9. Posts : 1,527
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       20 Dec 2016 #9

    CountMike said: View Post
    Wasn't support for 1511 ended Dec 8th this year ?
    Is that correct? I'm on the latest release of 1511 (10586.713) with updates deferred. I don't see any nag screens saying I need to update to 1607? Where do you find the definitive information on the end of support for 1511?
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  10.    20 Dec 2016 #10

    Steve C said: View Post
    Is that correct? I'm on the latest release of 1511 (10586.713) with updates deferred. I don't see any nag screens saying I need to update to 1607? Where do you find the definitive information on the end of support for 1511?
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/scc...t_timeline.png
    You can also run Winver.
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