Windows 10: Win10 download includes which recent updates? How to tell.
Win10 download includes which recent updates? How to tell.
How can I find out how up to date a Win10 image downloaded using the MediaCreationTool is before downloading it- whether it includes the update KB3200970 (Nov8) for instance? I would like to avoid downloading a new image if it doesn't include the latest cumulative update which tend to be quite large.
Start the media creation tool. Accept the license agreement. Then with Media Creation Tool still open, look in C:\$Windows.~WS\Sources, right click on products.xml and select Edit. A few lines from the beginning you will see:
<PublishedMedia id="1078" release="20160802 RS1 WU Win10 RTM">
You can also look at the <Filepath>:
The bolded parts show you the release and RTM dates. Typically, Microsoft won't update the ISO file unless the major build number (14393 is the current series) changes.
Is the link above supposed to be browsable? I didn't see anything on that page.
No. It's just an example of the line you will see in the .xml file.
You can open an XML file in notepad, but for better formatting and readability, IE or some other browser may be preferable. Here's the difference:
From MS Edge
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8' standalone='yes'?><WindowsRE version="2.0"> <WinreBCD id=""></WinreBCD> <WinreLocation path="" id="0" offset="0"></WinreLocation> <ImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0"></ImageLocation> <PBRImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" index="0"></PBRImageLocation> <PBRCustomImageLocation path="" id="0" offset="0" index="0"></PBRCustomImageLocation> <InstallState state="0"></InstallState> <OsInstallAvailable state="0"></OsInstallAvailable> <CustomImageAvailable state="0"></CustomImageAvailable> <WinREStaged state="0"></WinREStaged> <ScheduledOperation state="4"></ScheduledOperation> <OperationParam path=""></OperationParam> <OsBuildVersion path=""></OsBuildVersion> <OemTool state="0"></OemTool></WindowsRE>
PS: Sorry, I couldn't lay hands on a "Products.xml" document without actually grabbing files from an ongoing install. Hope my alternate selection is OK.
How to See your Recent Activity of Downloads and Updates in Store app in Windows 10
The Windows Store offers various apps that users can browse through, purchase, or get for free to download and install to their Microsoft account in Windows 10...
Yesterday I was forced to reboot my computer as MS installed some Windows Updates. After the reboot I can no longer access google.com's main page and some other https site like my companies Citrix Storefront login page. These all worked before the...
My wife's Windows-10 HP Laptop got stuck in a Determining Problem/Restart to Repair/Determining Problem/Restart to Repair loop yesterday for 8 hours.
Finally, I just said "screw it", and used the Media Creation Tool to make a Win10 disk using...
So, I have both windows 7 and windows 10 installed on two computers. (Total of four operating systems) And I need to download User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 update for Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2, but when I click 'Click here' and...
My work laptop has been working fine for the last couple months on Win10 Technical Preview using the laptop screen in between a couple monitors for a 3 screen multiple monitor setup, but something broke it in a recent update back on 10074. Basically...