What is new in Windows 10 May 2020 Update version 2004 (20H1)

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  1. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Version 1909 x86_64
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    Waiting eagerly for the official release.


    Waiting eagerly for May 28 to update my main desktop.
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  2. cereberus's Avatar
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       #71

    Well, here is an interesting "new feature" for Windows 10 Home Users cleaning installing .

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    10 Home x64 (2004) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
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    cereberus said:
    Well, here is an interesting "new feature" for Windows 10 Home Users cleaning installing .

    I'm not sure it is specifically a new 2004 feature. I think that this may be controlled from the MS servers. The OoBE seems to download instructions from the web if it finds that is connected. I have recently done a clean install of earlier versions that used to offer the offline account in Home, but they too had stopped showing it.

    However it has been fixed, it's a welcome return of an old friend.
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  4. cereberus's Avatar
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    Bree said:
    I'm not sure it is specifically a new 2004 feature. I think that this may be controlled from the MS servers. The OoBE seems to download instructions from the web if it finds that is connected. I have recently done a clean install of earlier versions that used to offer the offline account in Home, but they too had stopped showing it.

    However it has been fixed, it's a welcome return of an old friend.
    I was kidding. Obviously MS have retracted their unreasonable position about forcing users to use an MS account. Probably got told by their legal department that they were in breach of anti competition practices, I bet.
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  5. Posts : 143
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       #74

    cereberus said:
    I was kidding. Obviously MS have retracted their unreasonable position about forcing users to use an MS account. Probably got told by their legal department that they were in breach of anti competition practices, I bet.
    When you did the install did you have internet access?
    Cause that is the workaround to getting a local account, install with no networking.
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  6. sygnus21's Avatar
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    Win 10 Pro (x64) 1909 18363.836
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    EdKiefer said:
    Cause that is the workaround to getting a local account, install with no networking.
    Or you could try the procedures in step 24 here - To Set Up Windows 10 with a Local Account.
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  7. cereberus's Avatar
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       #76

    EdKiefer said:
    When you did the install did you have internet access?
    Cause that is the workaround to getting a local account, install with no networking.
    You miss the point. You no longer have to do that with 2004 as our old friend "use offline account" link is back for Home even if connected to internet all the time.
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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  9. HRPuffnstuff's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #78

    I'm thinking that this so called update won't appear until sometime next month so they can have more time to iron out things.
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  10. RingTailCoon's Avatar
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    Windows 10 HOME 64-BIT
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    HRPuffnstuff said:
    I'm thinking that this so called update won't appear until sometime next month so they can have more time to iron out things.
    Meh, don't think so... (remember that leaked calendar?)
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