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This should upset the last of the DX fanboys! Myself, Win10 was pure overreach, and im done with MS...
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I'm still not seeing any updates.

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Hmm.. Do I use the ISO to upgrade from my 240 version leaving all files intact?

Download the iso and put it on a usb drive or something and then run the setup off that, it will ask you if you want to keep your files or not, no point in waiting for windows update to download the update since its the same exact thing. (they both will let you keep your files)
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These updates are seriously infuriating. I downloaded and installed it, thinking it was your run-of-the-mill update. Next thing i know, it's changing my previous options and installing new hardware drivers.

The only good thing that came out of this was the smaller start menu. My boot time is actually longer now, contrary to what the update details had me believe.
    
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What the heck?

Guide for policy editor?
It's under: 'Administrative templates/Windows Components/Windows Update'. Then, disable whatever you want from the list below. If you're looking for a specific 'don't update hardware drivers' tab then it's not here. I have no idea where it is....if it even exists. Win 10 is super stable for me, even moreso after this latest update so I'm just completely disabling auto updates from now on.


I also see "Data Collection and Preview Builds" in the GP editor. Time to go through everything in it and see what else they have.
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Also, my understanding is, you can now use Windows 7, 8, 8.1 keys now to install Windows 10, and skip the upgrade install with that new .ISO, which to me is big


more about that here

Could anyone confirm?
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Originally Posted by Leito360 View Post

Could anyone confirm?

It looks like you still need to upgrade your version of Windows 7 or 8, and then you can do a clean install of Win 10 and by doing that you will not require a CD key afterwards.

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It looks like you still need to upgrade your version of Windows 7 or 8, and then you can do a clean install of Win 10 and by doing that you will not require a CD key afterwards.

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In the comments of your source:
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We have received a lot of feedback from Insiders on making it easier to activate Windows 10 on devices that take advantage of the free upgrade offer to genuine Windows by using existing Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 product keys. If you install this build of the Windows 10 Insider Preview on a PC and it doesn’t automatically activate, you can enter the product key from Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 used to activate the prior Windows version on the same device to activate Windows 10 by going to Settings > Update & security > Activation and selecting Change Product Key. If you do a clean install of Windows 10 by booting off the media, you can also enter the product key from prior Windows versions on qualifying devices during setup.

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I believe you're suppose to do the upgrade option first, so it takes your older key and 'transfers' it to 10. Then, you can do a clean install after that.

Ah yes, they made a lil change. Notice something? Gone is disabling hardware driver updates. Very sneaky. Policy Editor here I come....


I thought they couldn't fail more when they force installed drivers but still allowed the user to temporarily disable that stupidity but I was wrong. MS have outdone themselves.

Win 10 NSA Epic Fail Edition.
Win 10 NSA Enterprise Ad Edition.

Have I missed any other editions?
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Windows 10 Defender Edition

You must defend Windows 10 because it's the best OS ever!*
*Basic features and customization not included.



Windows 10 Free Edition

It's not really free, but if we lie long enough, people will believe it!
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Windows 10 Defender Edition

You must defend Windows 10 because it's the best OS ever!*
*Basic features and customization not included.



Windows 10 Free Edition

It's not really free, but if we lie long enough, people will believe it!

It is free.
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