Stuck on build 9841

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Stuck on build 9841

    Just installed last night, and seem to be stuck on the old build. Anyone have any ideas? No windows updates available either.

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    I'm wondering if this is related. I saw several places mentioning fbl_release, but that fbl_awesome would have all the future updates. Maybe I got shifted to fbl_awesome too early? should I try changing to fbl_release? and then change back after I update there? I confirmed that fbl_release has an update available, but I'm not sure if that's a safe way to go.
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  2. Posts : 69,664
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

    Hello Flyingmoose, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could download a direct copy of the 9879 ISO file from Microsoft below to install with. :)

    See "latest" one for Technical Preview at top:
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  3. Posts : 7,724
    3-Win-7Prox64 3-Win10Prox64 3-LinuxMint20.2

    Hi and welcome to TenForums,
    This could be a blessing :)
    Review this and know what might happen and it might be best to wait for the new build to be released later this month and do a clean install of it then,
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  4. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I saw the posts about the 'bricking' hard drives and it looked like they were related to old motherboards/hard drives. (as per the post you linked in that thread: build 9879 bricking drives!!!! - Microsoft Community) Not something that applies to me.

    Since I was looking at a probable reinstall, I downloaded the up to date iso's and created a new install usb just in case, then decided to go ahead and set my branch name back to "fbl_release" and it let me update to see what would happen. It successfully updated me to 9879 and it then automatically reset the branch name back to the fbl_awesome1501 via the KB update (don't recall the number, don't care). No issues so far, thanks for the help.
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  5. Posts : 1
    windows 8.1,windows10

    same issues here. There is something broken on my machine with the searching for new preview builds. I am on 9879 on 17/4/2015, when I boot up, there's a warning saying that my build is out of date, and that it will keep restarting, but when I follow all of the suggestions, such as renaming registry key to fbl_release, fbl_awesome1501, etc, clicking 'check now' in preview builds, rebooting over and over, etc, I *always* get the same message:

    "No new preview build was found, please try again later".

    I have a feeling something hosed this install, perhaps when I paused the VM while it was downloading.

    So far I'm frustrated with windows 10. I want lots of text output telling me exactly what it's doing so that I can start to debug it. Instead I get the sanitised messages for technophobes. Can you run these dumbed down apps from the console, with '--verbose' enabled, or something like that? That's what I feel like I need!

    "Please try again later". How many times am I supposed to believe that actually waiting is the solution?

    Currently downloading a newer iso, and I'll wipe the install completely and go from there.

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  6. Posts : 696
    Windows 10 Build 14267

    From 9926 to 10041 I had to go for a clean install. Why don't you download 10041 ISO and try to upgrade to 10049.



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