Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
  1.    07 Jul 2017 #21
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 125
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Hi!

    ok, thanks for the clarification! So right now it is more like a misinterpreted buzzword :-)




    Quote Originally Posted by Fafhrd View Post
    No it is not independent, since the Major version, Build 15063.xxx (1703) on your machine predates the document* from which you quote and base your assumptions upon.

    That does not make it a work of fiction but it is speculative.

    Just because your Windows has been updated to the current minor version .xxx does not make it the latest version of Windows 10.

    1703 has not yet become the Current Branch for Business, but is expected to be announced as CBB in August this year, although the date is not fixed.

    So it is still in the pilot stage, where the testing and feedback from the wider user base is still being analysed, and indeed patched by the monthly cumulative updates.

    Windows as a Service (WAAS) has been talked about since 2015 and is a policy that Microsoft is commited to achieve for Windows 10.

    This plan, which is being realised in stages, is expected to continue indefinitely, and over time, become more seamless, less intrusive and a more continuous update process for the evolution of the Windows operating system.

    This is supposed to be less arduous than the previous punctuated release of new Windows numbered versions every 3-5 years for all involved, from end users, thru IT staff and Microsoft itself, hence the definition as a Service rather than as a product.

    * Overview of Windows as a service (Windows 10) | Microsoft Docs is a section from a much larger document, available from that webpage to be downloaded as a PDF file.

    It is an unusual departure for Microsoft to publish such a detailed overview of its current flagship Operating system and its intended direction, and well worth reading if you want a good grounding in the company view of what windows is about and what is available, and what will be coming.

    Whether you or I believe it, will presumably become clearer as Microsoft delivers further Windows 10 updates towards their goal, or meet some stumbling block that causes them to change direction.

    The one stumbling block that has been mentioned in this thread is hardware, and its obsolescence, as users find that their devices become unsupported over time by future updates to Windows 10, and of course, legacy software will follow a similar path.

    I reiterate that it is a work in progress, and it is not here yet, despite the hype.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    07 Jul 2017 #22
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 125
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter

    Hi!

    I am indeed on version 15063.447, just checked. I assume I can leave the update schedule settings on business branch and that it will pick up the right pace after about august?


    Quote Originally Posted by Fafhrd View Post
    No it is not independent, since the Major version, Build 15063.xxx (1703) on your machine predates the document* from which you quote and base your assumptions upon.

    That does not make it a work of fiction but it is speculative.

    Just because your Windows has been updated to the current minor version .xxx does not make it the latest version of Windows 10.

    1703 has not yet become the Current Branch for Business, but is expected to be announced as CBB in August this year, although the date is not fixed.

    So it is still in the pilot stage, where the testing and feedback from the wider user base is still being analysed, and indeed patched by the monthly cumulative updates.

    Windows as a Service (WAAS) has been talked about since 2015 and is a policy that Microsoft is commited to achieve for Windows 10.

    This plan, which is being realised in stages, is expected to continue indefinitely, and over time, become more seamless, less intrusive and a more continuous update process for the evolution of the Windows operating system.

    This is supposed to be less arduous than the previous punctuated release of new Windows numbered versions every 3-5 years for all involved, from end users, thru IT staff and Microsoft itself, hence the definition as a Service rather than as a product.

    * Overview of Windows as a service (Windows 10) | Microsoft Docs is a section from a much larger document, available from that webpage to be downloaded as a PDF file.

    It is an unusual departure for Microsoft to publish such a detailed overview of its current flagship Operating system and its intended direction, and well worth reading if you want a good grounding in the company view of what windows is about and what is available, and what will be coming.

    Whether you or I believe it, will presumably become clearer as Microsoft delivers further Windows 10 updates towards their goal, or meet some stumbling block that causes them to change direction.

    The one stumbling block that has been mentioned in this thread is hardware, and its obsolescence, as users find that their devices become unsupported over time by future updates to Windows 10, and of course, legacy software will follow a similar path.

    I reiterate that it is a work in progress, and it is not here yet, despite the hype.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    07 Jul 2017 #23
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,826
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Quote Originally Posted by Win10usr View Post
    Hi!

    ok, thanks for the clarification! So right now it is more like a misinterpreted buzzword :-)
    Depends upon the interpreter
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved APC Good Customer Service
Just wanted to share a good experience. Last Sunday evening an APC UPS that I had bought in June failed. I called APC the next morning and by a little after noon the next day I had a replacement unit and a prepaid return shipping label. Put the...
Drivers and Hardware
Solved Epic fix by Samsung customer service
Some of you may recall my last thread titled "Windows 10 download major fail." The error message I was getting, "We couldn't update the system reserved partition" was telling me there was a problem with the SSD. I thought it had locked itself and...
Installation and Upgrade
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums