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  1. Posts : 14,283
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       18 Apr 2015 #1

    Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC


    Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC | PCWorld

    Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC

    Although I know the denizens here in Ten Forums are in no danger, I would have expected better of PCWorld, than sensational headlines such as this!

    Regardless of the headline, at least it's an accurate article.
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  2.    18 Apr 2015 #2

    All of that information has been posted/shared around here already. And I can imagine the best way to keep up with testing the TP is by using the latest build(s).

    Thanks for sharing.
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  3. Posts : 8,732
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       18 Apr 2015 #3

    Agreed, they do that to get attention
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  4.    18 Apr 2015 #4

    Dude said: View Post
    Agreed, they do that to get attention
    And it's a shame that they have to do that.. it's just makes MS look bad.
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       18 Apr 2015 #5

    So does this mean I have to get off of 10056?
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  6.    18 Apr 2015 #6

    Gary said: View Post
    So does this mean I have to get off of 10056?
    Did you read the article?? Edit: and run winver to find out.
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       18 Apr 2015 #7

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    And it's a shame that they have to do that.. it's just makes MS look bad.
    Well, actually, in my estimation, it makes PCWorld look bad.
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  8.    18 Apr 2015 #8

    Wynona said: View Post
    Well, actually, in my estimation, it makes PCWorld look bad.
    That's been their MO for years. So in my estimation it's going to be hard to make themselves look any worse.
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  9. Posts : 14,283
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       18 Apr 2015 #9

    Gary said: View Post
    So does this mean I have to get off of 10056?
    Nah, Gary. The article just rehashes what we already know; each Build has an expiration date, and it's coming up for approximately the first four or five Builds we've tested. At some point a couple of weeks after the expiration date, your Preview will no longer boot.

    The good news is that if you should get into this situation, all you have to do is clean install the latest Build you can get an ISO for.
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  10.    18 Apr 2015 #10

    Wynona said: View Post
    Nah, Gary. The article just rehashes what we already know; each Build has an expiration date, and it's coming up for approximately the first four or five Builds we've tested. At some point a couple of weeks after the expiration date, your Preview will no longer boot.

    The good news is that if you should get into this situation, all you have to do is clean install the latest Build you can get an ISO for.
    And the date of expiration on build 10056 is:
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