Windows 10: Fresh Install Windows 10 TP Build 9860

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  1. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       22 Oct 2014 #1

    Fresh Install Windows 10 TP Build 9860


    If you have multiple PC's to update or having trouble updating VM or don't want to see multiple Recovery partitions created from the update.

    If you've already have the C:\RecoveryImage folder or if someone can put it in the dropbox for you to download.


    1. Download: esd-decrypter-v4c and unzip to the desktop
    2. Copy the content of the RecoveryImage folder into the same place where decrypt.cmd is
    3. Open Admin Command Prompt and type: decrypt install.esd
    4. Select option 3 or 4 (use 4 if you want to customize the installation)
    5. Use Rufus - Create bootable USB


    EDIT: Updated with the latest version esd-decrypter-v4c

    Hope this helps.
    Cheers
    Last edited by topgundcp; 26 Oct 2014 at 22:40.
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  2.    22 Oct 2014 #2

    AFAIK the cryptokey has changed in WTP...

    Code:
    if %build% GTR 9600 (
    dism\esddecrypt.exe %ENCRYPTEDESD%
    ...best to use the latest version 4c.
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  3. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
    Thread Starter
       22 Oct 2014 #3

    Superfly said: View Post
    AFAIK the cryptokey has changed in WTP...

    Code:
    if %build% GTR 9600 (
    dism\esddecrypt.exe %ENCRYPTEDESD%
    ...best to use the latest version 4c.
    Thank you but AFAIK, it worked and I would not post it if it didn't work.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 22 Oct 2014 at 04:37.
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  4. Posts : 11,204
    Windows 10 Pro
       22 Oct 2014 #4

    I made this tut for those interested, thanks for the idea topgundcp: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...-esd-file.html

    Credits where they belong, this quote from the very beginning of the tut:

    information   Information
    Thanks to our member topgundcp for the idea. This tutorial will use the decrypt script mentioned in his post, I have just edited the script to remove unnecessary code and corrected some errors and finally made these step by step instructions.
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  5. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
    Thread Starter
       22 Oct 2014 #5

    Kari said: View Post
    I made this tut for those interested, thanks for the idea topgundcp: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...-esd-file.html

    Credits where they belong, this quote from the very beginning of the tut:

    information   Information
    Thanks to our member topgundcp for the idea. This tutorial will use the decrypt script mentioned in his post, I have just edited the script to remove unnecessary code and corrected some errors and finally made these step by step instructions.
    Very good Kari and thank you
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  6. Posts : 814
    Windows 10 Home/10 Pro x 3/Windows 10 Insider Preview ?
       22 Oct 2014 #6

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Kari said: View Post
    I made this tut for those interested, thanks for the idea topgundcp: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...-esd-file.html

    Credits where they belong, this quote from the very beginning of the tut:

    information   Information
    Thanks to our member topgundcp for the idea. This tutorial will use the decrypt script mentioned in his post, I have just edited the script to remove unnecessary code and corrected some errors and finally made these step by step instructions.
    Very good Kari and thank you
    topgundcp this is a good example of the co-operation that exists on these forums to produce something new and unique, thank you for creating this topic.
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  7. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       22 Oct 2014 #7

    As I posted in Kari's tutorial, after the update to 9860 I do not have a C:\RecoveryImage\install.esd. I have C:\RecoveryImage\install.wim.
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  8. Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64
       23 Oct 2014 #8

    Ztruker said: View Post
    As I posted in Kari's tutorial, after the update to 9860 I do not have a C:\RecoveryImage\install.esd. I have C:\RecoveryImage\install.wim.
    Me too and it is the 9841 version - it was not updated by the upgrade.

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  9. Posts : 8,291
    Windows 10 Professional
       23 Oct 2014 #9

    Maybe the .esd file is buried in 'Recovery' Superhidden on some machines.
    For me, the upgrade created the 'RecoveryImage' folder in C: as I don't have a recovery partition.
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  10. Posts : 11,204
    Windows 10 Pro
       23 Oct 2014 #10

    Ztruker said: View Post
    As I posted in Kari's tutorial, after the update to 9860 I do not have a C:\RecoveryImage\install.esd. I have C:\RecoveryImage\install.wim.
    I will check this.

    I have now done this on three machines, all with small differences. One upgrade worked as it should, the install.esd was found at C:\RecoveryImage. One failed the upgrade after installation, the third I only installed but did not run the upgrade, In these two last cases the install.esd was found at C:\$Windows.~BT\Sources ($Windows.~BT is a hidden folder).

    Kari
    Last edited by Kari; 23 Oct 2014 at 06:32.
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