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  1.    22 Oct 2014 #151
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    Windows 10 Home/10 Pro x 3/Windows 10 Insider Preview ?

    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    Anyone had a good look in PCSettings?

    Quite a few new items there with and asterisk beside them. I presume these are pending updates.
    @davehc there are actually two shortcuts to PC settings in the "All Apps" menu. One major difference is the original PC Settings shortcut has the check for new preview builds link in the Update & Recovery section and the other shortcut zPC Settings does not and contains the asterisks you are referring to.

    It would be wise to keep both PC settings shortcuts so all settings are available.

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  2.    22 Oct 2014 #152
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Nothern Ohio
    Posts : 493
    Windows 7/64 Professional

    I started downloading 1 hour and 10 minutes ago and it is still downloading.
    I'm watching the lights on my modem and router and they are blinking very fast so I know it's still downloading.

    My ISP speed is 3.0. Does anybody have a idea how long this might take?

    I'm in W-10 with a separate ssd dual boot with W-7. If my thinking is correct I'm shouldn't have to disconnect other drives to install the new preview.

    Is that correct?
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  3.    22 Oct 2014 #153
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    South Carolina, USA
    Posts : 16,942
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Must have took me about 2 to 2 1/2 hours to finally download.
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  4.    22 Oct 2014 #154
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Nothern Ohio
    Posts : 493
    Windows 7/64 Professional

    Thank Chuck.
    It give me some idea of the proper time to wait before giving up.
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  5.    22 Oct 2014 #155
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,535
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    Quote Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
    Thank Chuck.
    It give me some idea of the proper time to wait before giving up.
    I used the W10 Task Manager to monitor what was happening (CPU & Network).
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  6.    22 Oct 2014 #156
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,251
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooly View Post
    2 hours in and I'm confronted with my W10 dual boot screen. Select Tech Preview and the result is a big fail with the message " Windows was unable to complete the update, your PC has been restored back to its previous state".

    Its a lot of work to set all this up again as a working OS from scratch by making a new ISO and all... I might sit this one out until it either looks a lot more interesting... or... well we'll see
    That's exactly what happened to me when I tried to update my Oracle VB Windows 10 TP client. Haven't tried it again yet and won't until I have some idea what went wrong and how to fix it.
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  7.    22 Oct 2014 #157
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    Australia, Adelaide
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    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    Kari has created a tutorial about creating an ISO file from the update.

    Tutorial
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...-esd-file.html
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  8.    22 Oct 2014 #158
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,251
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    K..., open regedit and navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

    Attachment 7326
    You can do this from a Command Prompt as well:

    reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion" /v EditionID


    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
    EditionID REG_SZ Professional
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  9.    22 Oct 2014 #159
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,251
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Quote Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
    Kari has created a tutorial about creating an ISO file from the update.

    Tutorial
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...-esd-file.html
    I think I'll give that a try in a VM. I should be able to get it from my Acer Laptop that I updated to the new build.
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  10.    22 Oct 2014 #160
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
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    Thanks Ztruker


    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    You can do this from a Command Prompt as well:

    reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion" /v EditionID


    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
    EditionID REG_SZ Professional
    Thanks Ztruker.

    I'd better bookmark this thread as there have been so many handy tips.
    I've got no chance of remembering them.
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