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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,789
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       18 Apr 2015 #11

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    And the date of expiration on build 10056 is:
    Attachment 17025
    Same date for Build 10049. So, we're good to go, I guess.

    The only problem with having Build 10056 is that the next drop may refuse to install.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       18 Apr 2015 #12

    Wynona said: View Post
    Same date for Build 10049. So, we're good to go, I guess.

    The only problem with having Build 10056 is that the next drop may refuse to install.
    For me all I'll do is re-install build 10049 and then get the download, create an ISO and do a clean install. With the TP thing I'm just installing the bare minimum .. and things I need to code Python.
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  3. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,498
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Apr 2015 #13

    I have over half of my programs from Win 8 installed in the official build release of Win 10. That's why I won't upgrade build 10049 to 10056. I normally only do clean installs if I have to. I had build 10056 installed on one of my laptops last night just long enough to try it. I now have build 10049 installed on it so my wife can get use to Win 10 before it's released. If I'm not busy tomorrow I will install build 10056 in a VM and load a few programs so I can test it. It's something to do until a new build comes out.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       18 Apr 2015 #14

    More B.S. designed to confuse those of us who are already confused or living in a world of confusion. . .
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  5. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       18 Apr 2015 #15

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Did you read the article?? Edit: and run winver to find out.
    I ran Winver so it looks like I am good.

    Click image for larger version. 

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  6. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,394
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       18 Apr 2015 #16

    Another benefit of using VMs for testing.
    If it "dies", you don't need to panic.
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  7. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       19 Apr 2015 #17

    lehnerus2000 said: View Post
    Another benefit of using VMs for testing.
    If it "dies", you don't need to panic.
    Well said, and very true. . .
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 84
    Windows
       19 Apr 2015 #18

    Wynona said: View Post
    At some point a couple of weeks after the expiration date, your Preview will no longer boot.
    What? you mean I don't end up with a dead PC thats bricked permanently?

    The article mentions the builds get bricked which means irreversible damage hence a dead PC right? Oh wait, I think it was just my brain that got bricked by such a retarded article
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  9. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 7,002
    All kinds
       19 Apr 2015 #19

    UEFI and protected disk + Bitlocker can really make problems if OS expires and will not boot. "Luckily" windows will start nagging in advance.
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  10. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       19 Apr 2015 #20

    It is a long way till October comes around. I plan to be on a released build bu then.
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