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  1.    06 Nov 2015 #11
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    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I agree... when the build becomes the new RTM MS will have to make that one the available via the media creation tool. Or.. heck they could just use the method they have for years and only have the base(10240) and everything else will come via an update.

    I hope the do come out with an ISO.
    I kind of messed up my last post. I edited accordingly.

    BunnyJ,

    I have notice they do update at least the media creation tool (Not sure about the iso images) with the most current updates. I think they do that once a month.

    Is there a way to tell what build/version you have on a dvd or a usb drive before installing windows 10?
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  2.    06 Nov 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Dublin, Ireland
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    Windows 1.00 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Build 14971.1000

    Quote Originally Posted by groze View Post
    I kind of messed up my last post. I edited accordingly.

    BunnyJ,

    I have notice they do update at least the media creation tool (Not sure about the iso images) with the most current updates. I think they do that once a month.

    Is there a way to tell what build/version you have on a dvd or a usb drive before installing windows 10?
    I wondered that myself.
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  3.    06 Nov 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by groze View Post
    Is there a way to tell what build/version you have on a dvd or a usb drive before installing windows 10?
    You can check the build with dism - see here
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  4.    06 Nov 2015 #14
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    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by halasz View Post
    You can check the build with dism - see here
    I just happened to find another way. Boot up the windows 10 instillation. When you see language screen, type shift +F10 to bring up the command prompt.

    Then type ver and hit enter.
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  5.    06 Nov 2015 #15
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    The simplest thing is to check the properties/details of setup.exe on the setup DVD or USB in File Explorer:
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    7-zip version 15.10 beta now can view and extract from inside ESD files as well as ISO and WIM images. The 7-zip file manager will allow you to read properties of files inside the image files.
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    Note that the properties of the file inside the ESD or WIM include the xml information for the Image file - which again contains the build number.

    I use permanent marker pens to label an ID on DVDs, USBs if I am likely to forget their contents.
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  6.    06 Nov 2015 #16
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    Win 10

    When the "preview" version came out for 10247(?) - the version that was released to the public, the watermark was removed from the Preview version. So this new "Preview" version could be the Threshold 2?
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  7.    07 Nov 2015 #17
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1703 (15063.502)

    I got a hold of this update today and put it on my No 2 machine that had an Insider build but, is this the same one that will be the Threshold 2 release promised for the 10th?
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  8.    07 Nov 2015 #18
    Join Date : Jan 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Pendaws View Post
    I got a hold of this update today and put it on my No 2 machine that had an Insider build but, is this the same one that will be the Threshold 2 release promised for the 10th?
    From my understanding it is.
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  9.    07 Nov 2015 #19
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 IoT

    New ISO's usually show up on the Insider Page when a new build goes out on the slow ring. 10586 is I believe Fast Ring only at the moment. Slow Ring on patch Tuesday maybe? If the Consumer Build does become 10586 they will update the MCT to that build. Why wouldn't they, wouldn't make any sense not to. The question is when do they update it? They may wait a few days just to get people to do upgrades for testing. Me, I'll just keep looking at MSDN for new ISO's to show up. When that happens I'll test the MCT to see what comes down the pipe.
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  10.    07 Nov 2015 #20
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 14393.0 Slow Ring

    Howtogeek has a nice article describing in detail some of the upcoming changes. The only "disappointment" IMO is that the Start Menu will now have advertising for targeted apps.

    Look for "What's New in Windows 10 First Big Update".
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