Windows 10: Windows 10 Build 10240 for PC is now available

  1.    26 Jul 2015 #1211

    EMINENT said: View Post
    I had switched from an old spin drive to an SSD and had to contact MS for activation using my 8.1 install disk.

    So, if you get a new machine and have a retail disk it is transferable, but can only be activated on one machine is how I understand it.
    It was always, one license, one machine except for special group licenses.
    If you install anew on another disk than yes you'd have to confirm with MS about license but if you cloned system disk, no.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       26 Jul 2015 #1212

    sgage said: View Post
    This is different, though. This is a blanket free upgrade, so not sure previous precedent is helpful. Why were they so clearly say 'for the life of the machine' if the license was transferable?
    I think, they are so careful to say "life of the device" because they are looking at life cycle of all devices (phones, tablets, etc.). Their intention of Windows 10 SaaS - Software as a Service - where, after a certain point in time, they will charge, kind of like the O365 subscriptions. Just my thought, nothing concrete to base that on.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    26 Jul 2015 #1213

    MS will have to come clean with conditions attached to various options soon, otherwise there will be backlash and outcry. It would have to be spelled clean as soon as they start selling windows.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    26 Jul 2015 #1214

    just did another update KB3074678
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    26 Jul 2015 #1215

    Dave44 said: View Post
    just did another update KB3074678
    Same here.. just got it a few minutes age.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    26 Jul 2015 #1216

    Another mystery update, it's not labeled Security and can't find what it's about. Went thru without a hitch. Did anybody notice how fast defender updates are coming, maybe even 5 times a day ?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 66
    Windows 10 10586 PRO RTM
       26 Jul 2015 #1217

    When right clicking network icon to change adapter settings not working anymore. The window opens but when trying to disable/enable adapters the screen just flashes and nothing happens. Have to go device manager to effect changes. Anybody else experiencing this? This happened after yesterdays updates.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    26 Jul 2015 #1218

    groze said: View Post
    This was the first build supposedly sent to the manufactures to put on their computers. So, the industry calls it an RTM release. Microsoft doesn't want it called that, the reason I think that it is possible that Microsoft is going to have more than one build that manufactures can put on their computers.
    . . .where is it posted that this build was sent to manufactures. . .please.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 21,950
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       26 Jul 2015 #1219

    Lee said: View Post
    . . .where is it posted that this build was sent to manufactures. . .please.
    Yes, please....
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  10.    26 Jul 2015 #1220

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Yes, please....
    It's practically axiomatic, manufacturers have to get it well in advance of the date OS has to start selling on, it takes time to provide OS on their devices.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I am currently running Windows 10 Build 9926 due to having issues installing Build 10162 using a USB. I had Build 9926 installed before and successfully updated to 10162 however a failed graphics driver install forced me to reinstall and since...
Remedy for Windows 10 not updating to build 10240 in Windows Updates and Activation
For all of you that are frustrated with Win 10 not updating, go to: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7565-optional-features-manage-windows-10-a.html Settings---->System---->Apps&Features---->Manage Optional features and then add "insider...
Solved Windows 10 build 10240 ISO Upgrade? in Installation and Upgrade
I have the Windows 10 build 10240 ISO​ on DVD do i need to do a clean install or can i upgrade from Windows 8.1 with the ISO?
failed activation Windows 10 Build 10240 in Windows Updates and Activation
first of all excuse for my english and explanation even on my own language i'm bad at this this is what happened. i have problem with upgrading 10166 to 10240 every-time i restart my pc after it finished downloading the build from windows...
Windows 10 Enterprise build 10240 activation in Windows Updates and Activation
Hi all! I have been reading through the forums for the past couple days after installing the Windows 10 Enterprise TP 10074 on a laptop here at work. I ran through the activation and setup of a MS account on that build and then ran Windows updates....
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:57.
Find Us