Windows 10: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14376 for PC and Mobile Insider

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  1.    29 Jun 2016 #61

    Wynona said: View Post
    I haven't turned secure boot off for a long time. I just clean installed Build 14376 without turning off fast boot or secure boot. There was no indication that things weren't going as they should, and things seem to be OK now, so . . .

    I'm not going to jinx myself again by saying it's stable . . . waiting for the other shoe to drop but hoping for the best.
    Good! I'm delighted for your sake because it is a definite annoyance to have an update lockup at 75% complete...!.....Grrrrrr--r-r-r-rr....;) I've had it happen at 90%+, too--and that is infuriating...;) Not often, though, thankfully. (I keep smiling, though, as I tend to get a bit melodramatic about these things sometimes.) It's been great not to have to turn off secure boot these last few builds, though. It was my last resort, really, if I couldn't get a build to install--if that didn't work then it was making an ISO myself and upgrading that way. There are so many possible unique hardware configurations in the world--probably nearly as many as there are individual human beings running them, I'd imagine--the driver and hardware variations are enormous--and it's Microsoft's job to try and write code that runs on everything--every one of those configurations. If I have bugs and other people don't--that's just the way the computer crumbles--and sometimes it's the opposite with people having problems I don't experience. The joys of beta testing, eh?

    What I suspect (as I only do upgrades--no clean installs) is that some of the flight upgrade files downloaded from Microsoft before my attempt to install them were being corrupted in some fashion not obvious to me, as I have had more than one case of a failed "flight" upgrade through WU but then was able to create an ISO (from the .esd that I got from WU) and do my own local upgrade from the ISO--which would go just fine..! Anyway...it sure looks like everything is coming together here in the final month before the official commercial Anniversary release...but as I say that is only from my limited perspective, of course. I would hope that everyone is having an easier time of it as we close on the release date!

    And then...what? I told myself that I'd get off the Insiders' whirlwind--but I can't...;) It's stimulating to bug-hunt beta software--especially Windows. If I got out of the program then I'd constantly experience a feeling of "being left behind"...heh...;)...and I prefer "riding the wave" and so on...;)
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  2. Ztruker's Avatar
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       29 Jun 2016 #62

    mreasier said: View Post
    I did it last night. Each time I upgrade to a new build I need to reinstall the chipset drivers. They can be found here http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/...-8-pro/drivers. Working fine now. Since you can't get touch to work, looks like you may need to attach a USB keyboard and mouse. I have to do this each time I do a clean install. You can do this with a micro USB to USB hub. You may also need to reinstall the communications drivers.
    How do you attach a mouse and keyboard with only one micro USB port? Do they make a micro splitter to two female USB connectors? I have a micro to usb adapter that I just used to reinstall 8.1 from the Venue 8 recovery flash drive. That worked well. Now I'm in the process of downloading Windows 10 TH2 10586 again.

    Mean time I'll see if I can find a micro to dual USB adapter.

    Edit: Found a Micro to dual USB 2.0 at Amazon Prime.
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  3. Kari's Avatar
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       29 Jun 2016 #63

    Ztruker said: View Post
    How do you attach a mouse and keyboard with only one micro USB port? Do they make a micro splitter to two female USB connectors? I have a micro to usb adapter that I just used to reinstall 8.1 from the Venue 8 recovery flash drive. That worked well. Now I'm in the process of downloading Windows 10 TH2 10586 again.

    Mean time I'll see if I can find a micro to dual USB adapter.

    Edit: Found a Micro to dual USB 2.0 at Amazon Prime.
    For just to download and install chipset drivers you can manage quite well with mouse alone using on-screen keyboard. Have done that often.
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  4.    29 Jun 2016 #64

    Ztruker said: View Post
    How do you attach a mouse and keyboard with only one micro USB port? Do they make a micro splitter to two female USB connectors? I have a micro to usb adapter that I just used to reinstall 8.1 from the Venue 8 recovery flash drive. That worked well. Now I'm in the process of downloading Windows 10 TH2 10586 again.

    Mean time I'll see if I can find a micro to dual USB adapter.

    Edit: Found a Micro to dual USB 2.0 at Amazon Prime.
    I use a Sabrent 4 USB to micro USB that I got thru Amazon.
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  5.    29 Jun 2016 #65

    mreasier said: View Post
    I use a Sabrent 4 USB to micro USB that I got thru Amazon.
    I have a USB to four USB box that I have had "forever". Comes in handy sometimes.
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  6. Cliff S's Avatar
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       30 Jun 2016 #66

    Wynona said: View Post
    Yeah, I've used that one myself, but does it let you have a chat and/or video call?

    And, how is TeamViewer going to give us cooties?
    Skype? Here is an article to read: Five Best Remote Desktop Tools
    also
    Comparison of remote desktop software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    simrick said: View Post
    Cliff, that "scare" was due to public posts of other hacked accounts, where people were re-using the same passwords for everything. There was no hack of TeamViewer servers.


    It's not.
    I know, it was more an insider joke
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  7.    30 Jun 2016 #67

    Ztruker said: View Post
    How do you attach a mouse and keyboard with only one micro USB port?
    I use a keyboard with USB ports on it.
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  8. Wynona's Avatar
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       30 Jun 2016 #68

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Skype? Here is an article to read: Five Best Remote Desktop Tools
    also
    Comparison of remote desktop software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    I know, it was more an insider joke
    Yep, TeamViewer takes home the prize hands down. Not even Microsoft's own Remote Desktop solution (I tested on Windows 7) at second place can touch it (60.64% vs 14.56%)!

    And! I had no idea there were so many of 'em out there!
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  9.    30 Jun 2016 #69

    Going smooth so far
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  10.    30 Jun 2016 #70

    Clarification of my earlier post on connecting USB devices to a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I use the Dell Micro USB Dongle for Data and Charging (Model XGJT2) available thru Dell for $19.99. To that I attach a Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub with Individual Power Switches and LEDs (Model HB-UMLS) available thru Amazon for $6.99. This allows me to power the tablet while attaching up to four USB devices. Very handy for a clean install since touch and Bluetooth are not available. USB boot stick on one port with USB mouse and keyboard on other ports.
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