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Question: Should Windows Insider Program be replaced with Microsoft Insider Prog

Should the Windows Insider Program be replaced with the Microsoft Insider Program?

Gabe tweeted this:

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Answer: Should Windows Insider Program be replaced with Microsoft Insider Prog

What's the difference ?
Different label, same content. Is it ?

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Should the Windows Insider Program be replaced with the Microsoft Insider Program?

Gabe tweeted this:

Answer:Should Windows Insider Program be replaced with Microsoft Insider Prog

What's the difference ?
Different label, same content. Is it ?

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got a lumia 1320..updated to windows 8.1 without any issue.
did hard reset/soft reset..then downloaded windows insider so that I can upgrade to windows 10.. but getting errors like "A connection error prevented us from downloading programs for you, check your date/ time settings in your phone"
changed date/time settings to US, India and everything still no success.
Browsing forums suggested that I have to register on insider . windows.c o m
While I tried to do that, I am not able to do so...I have a screenshot of the error but not able to paste the link here..

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Greetings all,

I have a DVD copy of the latest Insider Build (16288) thanks to 'f14tomcat'

I have the latest Creator's Build on both my laptop/desktop (15063.608). I am wondering if i can do an update using the DVD (within Windows, not booting from the DVD) without actually being part of the Insider's program?? If so, will this trigger my Windows install to automatically put me in the Insider's program (hoping not)

Since this build has no expiration i was hoping to run it on my desktop (taking image before doing of course) till the Fall Build is released & install that over 16288. Is this possible?? Can anyone point out any negatives to doing such??

I've read more positive remarks about this build so i'm willing to give it a shot as long as it is doable. I will hold off till i hear from the gurus.
TIA,

Ray

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I want to install windows 10 preview and still its not getting update. What to do?

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I was looking into the option of getting Update 2 (only) by enrolling in Insider Slow, then deleting the app, but on my 830 the only option is Insider Fast. On my Lumia 810 the options are Slow or Fast. What gives?

Answer:Windows Insider only option is Insider Fast w/ Lumia 830 RM-985 CA-00

Microsoft (Gabe Aul) stated that they don't have anything for slow ring until next build at the soonest. You can try to get it through fast ring though.

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Want to to join the Office Insider Program? Office Insider is available on Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Mac and Android.
Says Microsoft,

Office 2016 is rolling out around the world, and we?re already hard at work on the next wave of updates. We?ve asked Office 365 Home, Personal, and University subscribers to help make the next Office even better by becoming an Office Insider. It?s easy to join, just install the Office Insider build and get early access to the new Office innovations.

Visit Office.com here to sign-up and download.

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I am trying to update to windows 10 free licence.
witch is best.
Windows 10 with insider program on
or
Windows 10 full licence without insider program on
Thank you
Edi.

Answer:Which is best for use insider program or not insider?

Windows 10 is just about one month away. I don't see any point in getting on the Insider program at this late date... Just wait for the official release.

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Got this





Hello, Windows Insider ?

I'm Gabe, and I lead the Data & Fundamentals Team here in the Operating Systems Group (OSG). My team is excited about helping to review and understand all of the feedback we get from you via the Windows Insider Program, and working with all of our feature teams to make changes based on what we hear. You can expect to hear from me going forward on the Insider Program.

Download, and get new builds
◾If you haven't already installed Windows 10 Technical Preview, you can do it here. (If you are an IT pro, Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise is here.) Just a reminder ? this is pre-release software , so check out Before you install to be sure it is right for you.


◾If you have already installed Tech Preview, the latest builds will come to you automatically via Windows Update. For most of you this means in the middle of the night. As long as your PC is plugged in ? and either on or sleeping ? the builds will be downloaded and installed for you. Note that Windows Update will not automatically download new builds over metered networks.


◾You can choose how often you'll get new builds ? "Fast" or "Slow." With more frequent updates, you'll see the latest features sooner, but you're more likely to run into bugs. By default, all Insiders will be opted into the "Slow" track.


◾Build 9879 is the last new build of the year for Windows Insiders... Read more

Answer:Windows Insider Program

I think everyone did get that.

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Is the Insider program still available if you want to keep getting the new builds as there become available. If so, can it be setup for only one PC so all others on the network don't get the new builds?

Answer:Windows 10 Insider Program

Hello Jackman,

Sure, you can still join the Insider program to get builds on your one PC.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

New build 10547 was released today.

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10547 for PC

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Hi All ,
Can someone pls save me from this hell , i want OUT of this program .
attached is the info of my PC .

when clicking on stop insider builds, it redirects me to a website , which says i have to wait for a stable build , but i am using version 1607 ?!?!?!?!?

other posts say if i have OS build >= 14393.351 i can stop it . but its not working .
please someone , i don't want to format my laptop because of this stupid mistake .

Answer:get out of windows insider program

Just a question: did you take advantage of the free Upgrade when it was offered between July 29, 2015 and July 29, 2016? If so you may still have a digital license on Microsoft's server but it may require a clean install of Build 14393 to clear things up. If you didn't do the free Upgrade you'll need to buy a copy/license.

The first released version was Upgraded in Nov. '15, Version 1511 then the next Upgrade is Version 1607, now on Build 14393.351.

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I hate this damned lockscreen! I dont want windows isider. How do i remove?

Answer:how do I get rid of windows insider program?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I hate this damned lockscreen! I dont want windows isider. How do i remove? If you're looking to get out of the insider program, here's a helpful write up on how to do so: How to unenroll from the Windows Insider Program for PC and Mobile | Windows Central
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Hi All ,
Can someone pls save me from this hell , i want OUT of this program .
attached is the info of my PC .

when clicking on stop insider builds, it redirects me to a website , which says i have to wait for a stable build , but i am using version 1607 ?!?!?!?!?

other posts say if i have OS build >= 14393.351 i can stop it . but its not working .
please someone , i don't want to format my laptop because of this stupid mistake .

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Is the Insider program still available if you want to keep getting the new builds as there become available. If so, can it be setup for only one PC so all others on the network don't get the new builds?

Answer:Windows 10 Insider Program

Hello Jackman,

Sure, you can still join the Insider program to get builds on your one PC.

Insider Builds - Start or Stop Receiving in Windows 10

New build 10547 was released today.

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10547 for PC

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the poll will tell you

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I can't figure out how to get the Windows insider program. I have developer preview but I don't think that's the same thing. Hell please

Answer:How do I get Windows insider program on my phone?

Install the insider app.
But it doesn't do anything yet (unless you work for Microsoft)

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Hi everyone, I?m excited to share the news that we?re rolling out our next build update to the ?Fast? ring of the Windows Insider Program ? Build 9879! Once again this build has a ton of changes, some noteworthy new features, and a few gotchas to be aware of. It also has a number of things that YOU have influenced directly with your problem reports and suggestions. Thanks!

Getting started:

If you are new to the Windows Insider Program you may want to check out my post here from last month since this post is using some terms and concepts I first shared there. (e.g. our ?ring progression? model.)
Just like last time, this new build will come to you automatically via Windows Update, installed during your maintenance window if your PC is plugged in and on or sleeping.
If you don?t want to wait for it to download and install on its own ? you can go to PC Settings, Update and recovery, Preview builds and click the Check Now button to go get it now.
If you?re currently in the Fast ring, the build is available now. If you?re in the Slow ring, you won?t receive the build right away ? we?ll publish to Slow after we see how everything goes with the Fast ring.
This is a full build, and it will be installed as an in-place upgrade, so you?ll go through those colorful ?installing your apps? screens again. This is because your account is being re-provisioned after the upgrade.





New build available to the Windows Insider Program

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Ok so the time I heard that Windows 10's Tech preview was released, from what I can remember, I kinda signed-up for Insider. And today, they said that Insider Users will have to update their windows 10 tech previews to continue it to be genuine. Even i signed up, i didn't have time to download the preview. Plus, what's weird is the "reserve windows 10" button in my screen disappeared. And btw, i signed up in Insider from a different laptop(Windows 7) and a different e-mail address, and I am using my new laptop(Windows 8.1)without the new email being signed in to insider, but it is a microsoft account. So what is bothering me now is that is a microsoft account already an insider account? Because i didn't sign my new microsoft account in a new laptop and in a new Manager (Outlook) . So why did my reserve button disappear?

Answer:How do I leave Windows 10 Insider Program?

A Microsoft Account is not automatically an Insider, and the reserve icon is disappear for everyone, nothing to worry about it.

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Helo there, right now am not a member at windows insider program. If I get into it can I download the latest frame ware that is windows 10 mobile 10586.63 ? What are the steps to be take for this ?
Posted via the Windows Central App for Android

Answer:windows 10 mobile insider program

Watch this:

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hello i have genuine Windows 7 SP1... and now im downloading Windows 10 Insider... when Microsoft releases Windows 10 at 29th July... am i able to delete the insider Program and keep my version as "real" version? because i dont want to have more insider updates after 29th july

Answer:Am I able to delete Windows Insider Program?

Yes you can: How Insiders can stop receiving new builds after Windows 10 launches | Windows Central - the screenshots might look a little different with newer builds (the let Microsoft try features option has been removed) but this should let you opt out of insider builds after release

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After the last update, my settings for the preview builds are changed in fast to slow.

The settings slow or fast are not clickable. Is there a option to turn it on?

Thanks..

Jasper

Answer:Only see slow in the windows insider program

Hello Jasper,

Are all of your Insider settings grayed out like in the tutorial below with a red "Some settings are managed by you organization" type message at the top?

Enable or Disable Insider Build Settings in Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows Update Activation Tutorials

For now, you might see if you may be able to manually change your Insider level to the Fast ring using Option Two below.

Change Windows 10 Insider Program Ring Level Windows 10 Windows Update Activation Tutorials

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Hello,
I thought I was already enrolled in the Windows Insider Program (Slow Ring), but I have not been able to receive the latest update on my Lumia 950 (released yesterday)
I checked Windows Insider App, and it asks me if I want to "Get preview builds", did it used to specify which ring I was enrolled in? I did try (twice) to re-enroll in the Slow Ring, but every time my device resets, I still get the same "Get preview builds" option (and my device still cannot see the latest update)
Any suggestions?
Thanks

Answer:How to tell if enrolled in Windows Insider Program?

The Ring factory made a lot of users confusing.
The 10586 threshold update is for:
1 - all not insiders Window10 eligible phone
2 - all Release Preview insiders for not eligible phones
3 - NOT for already Redstone slow and fast ring. (threshold is inferior than Redstone)
Who got the Fast and Slow Ring is in the Redstone build, NOT threshold. Did you noticed build # is inferior? :)

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Has any one gotten their copy of Windows 10 activated via windows insider?
I've been in the program for almost a year and have gotten all the windows 10 previews on my system. I got the 10240 rtm build in my system via upgrade from the insiders program.
Like all tech enthusiast I decided to do a clean install on my system with a fresh windows 10 RTM from the windows website. It all ran smooth and working fine.
Now I enrolled back on the program using the options on the windows update settings, I did a restart buy still not activated.
I heard that the insiders program is on hold due to the RTM release. How true is this? Anyone else with this issue. Did anyone got this fixed?

Answer:Windows activation via insider's program?

Hi, I have a similar issue. Windows Insider programme updated my Surface Pro 2 after July 29th. It said 'Windows 10 Pro' in the About section of Settings, and the build number disappeared from the desktop. So I assumed that meant it was now my official Win 10.
I then performed a clean install via the downloadable USB installation - in retrospect I likely should have just 'Reset' the PC from Settings (but when you want RTM, you want the proper RTM as much as possible). Since then my copy of Windows 10 won't Activate.
Speaking to MS Support they suggested, initially to find the Product Key via a PowerShell method, and input it into the Activation screen.. But that didn't help. So they suggested installing Windows 8, and upgrading to Windows 10. Logical, but laborious.
Since downloading the Surface Pro 2 recovery image I have had no end of trouble trying to get Windows 8 to install. In fact all I've achieved is re-installing Windows 10 at least 3 times, in various different ways (I might set up another post about that!). It seems Windows 10 doesn't want me to go backwards.
And yet it certainly doesn't want me to go forwards and activate my copy of Windows 10. So any update you have on ideas, put them in the thread.

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Guys i recently checked for windows 10 for phones via windows insider there are two options insider slow and insider fast please recommend me for which option should i go for??

Answer:Difference between insider slow amd insider fast please tell me??

Originally Posted by Zohaib ZJ Guys i recently checked for windows 10 for phones via windows insider there are two options insider slow and insider fast please recommend me for which option should i go for??
In fast you will get updates faster.
In slow you can get the updates after checking and repairing with fast developers.
In slow your phone damages lower ?.

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Keep getting notification "Insider builds need attention", I do not want to leave insider builds...keep getting this notification since upgrading to win 10, why?

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Am I the only one who expects problem when installing the Intel HD Graphics driver? It seems they're not recognizing the operating system.

The Intel Utility Updater doesn't help as it shows me an older version of the driver than the one that I'm using.

The drivers got by MS update work, though. But the Intel Graphics driver isn't updated since August.

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I get through all of the downloads and part of the installation section and then it get to the part where it has the percent showing with the circle around it. This is the part where it starts to copy files and do the other two things. It get to 3% when copying the files then the computer just turns off. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

Answer:Why won't my Windows 10 Insider Program finish installation?

What Build are you trying to install?

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My husband passed away and I would like to delete his account.

Answer:How can I talk to a person regarding the Windows Insider program?

Hi and welcome to Windows Central. I am so sorry for your loss.
Please see the following link which explains the process regarding how to close the account: How to Access a Deceased Loved One?s Online Accounts | TIME.com

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Remove delete my account windows insider p[rogram

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Currently i m on wp8.1 on my l830 ..i m little confused right now,should i go for insider program or wait till officially wm10 is released??

Answer:Should i enrol in windows insider program for mobile.

Originally Posted by beingshaz Currently i m on wp8.1 on my l830 ..i m little confused right now,should i go for insider program or wait till officially wm10 is released?? If you don't mind things possibly not working, you can go ahead. If you are a person who wants everything to work the way it should, I wouldn't recommend it.

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Hi. I just signed up for the windows 10 insider program but it says that it's not done yet and I can't download it. Other people can download it. Anybody else facing this problem?

Answer:Unable to download windows 10 insider program

After yesterday they closed the old Technical Preview. You have to wait until next week to download again, but this time if the new version.

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Hi everyone,
Before heading off for the holidays I wanted to give a little bit of an update on how things are shaping up for Windows 10, especially since we don?t have a build for you this month. I know that some of you are disappointed that we didn?t release another build (though we know some of them escaped?.I?m looking at you 9888 & 9901?)* but now that we?ve announced our event on January 21st I can finally explain why we didn?t. We?ve been very hard at work putting together a great build for you that includes a bunch of new features and improvements. As all of those payloads came in we needed to stabilize code, fix any integration issues, and ensure all of the new UX is polished. We?re really focused on making the next build something that we hope you?ll think is awesome. In fact, just so that we have a *daily* reminder to ourselves that we want this build to be great, we even named our build branch FBL_AWESOME. Yeah, it?s a bit corny, but trust me that every Dev that checks in their code and sees that branch name gets an immediate reminder of our goal. We?re super excited to show you what we?ve been up to! Look for a follow-up blog post from us on where to tune-in to the live webcast on January 21st.

This Windows Insider thing seems to be gaining momentum

We have over 1.5 million registered Windows Insiders today which is amazing, and about 450k of you are what we consider ?highly active?. In other words, you?re re... Read more

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Hi, before windows 10 was out, I was dual booting my system and I had windows 8.1 and windows 10 insider preview on it. So after windows 10 was out, I deleted the windows 10 insider preview partition and did a dirty install over the windows 8.1 (not an upgrade). Skipped product key entry on install and logged in with my Microsoft account (which is also my insider account). The thing is now, my window 10 shows it's activated but I am not in the insider program ( I have checked in the settings app and I am not in the program). So did Microsoft give it to me for free? because I thought the prerequisite for having a genuine windows 10 is either buying it or being in the windows insider program.

Answer:Windows 10 pro showing activated but not in the insider program?

Microsoft automatically activate computers if they're registered in their servers. When you used the insider edition that key was stored with your hardware id in their servers. When it loaded it activated itself automatically using that key which it pulled from their servers. That means it's got a limited time line and that in order to keep windows 10, you'll need to re-enroll as you haven't upgraded which would have given you a permanent key. Hope this helps

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I've read the release notes for Insider Preview Build 14372Mobile that an issue with Bluetooth clipping of voice prompts is supposed to be fixed. I'm having an issue where, when connecting to our car, initiating a call hangs the phone, and I suspect that it is related to this clipping issue. I'm an insider, but "Windows Insider Program" option in the phone Settings >> Update & Security area is not present like is shown in the tutorial I found at Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Builds - Stop Receiving . I think this is where I would get the insider preview updates. (I have a Lumia 950 XL.)

Can anyone assist? I tried searching but couldn't find anything on this. Thanks!

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Am I the only one who expects problem when installing the Intel HD Graphics driver? It seems they're not recognizing the operating system.

The Intel Utility Updater doesn't help as it shows me an older version of the driver than the one that I'm using.

The drivers got by MS update work, though. But the Intel Graphics driver isn't updated since August.

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Quite a busy day here: we heard your feedback that the Windows Insider sign up site needed a bit of a refresh so we started! FB welcome!

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Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions


The Windows Insider Program has been in full swing for almost a year now with countless Insiders helping shape Windows 10 as you see it today. Windows 10 is an ever-evolving operating system that relies heavily on Insiders' feedback to help shape the way it will evolve for the better. Below are some frequently asked questions about the Insider Program.

 1: WHAT IS THE INSIDER PROGRAM?
The Windows 10 Insider Program offers Windows users access to Insider Preview builds of Windows 10. Preview builds are effectively beta releases with the sole aim being for Insiders to test the build for stability, bugs, compatibility and general performance prior to the build being released to the general public.

As should be expected with beta software, Insider Preview builds can cause compatibility issues with programs (including anti virus software), drivers or hardware, damage or loss of data and network connectivity issues. With this in mind it would be advisable to not use your daily PC with an Insider build as your main operating system, but consider setting up a dual boot with your existing installation of Windows 7/8/8.1, creating a virtual machine or install on a completely separate system for testing purposes. It is also recommended to back up all of your data prior to setting up a dual boot.

The Insider Program is recommended if you:

Want to test Windows 10 while in the development stage.Want to give your feedback abo... Read more

Answer:Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions

Well done Gav!

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I have 4 machines with the latest insider version installed. all were updated from win 8.1. I now see product ID, but no serial numbers on two of them. where did they disappear to.

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I installed the Technical Preview of Windows 10 on an old desktop that is a spare machine. Because it is beta software, and also due to privacy concerns about text entry and so forth being captured to develop things like predicative text, I didn't put it on my laptop, my primary machine. I had enrolled in the Insider program to get the Win10 software, using my outlook.com address.
Now, I see that the Insider Program will remain in place after the release of Win10. However, I don't want to receive beta software after the release, nor do I want the potential loss of privacy that comes with it. Furthermore, I use the same MS account information on the laptop as I do on the desktop. I want to ensure that only a final version of Win10 is ever put on the laptop.
So, how will I un-enroll from the program, or at least exclude a machine from it?

Answer:How will I unenroll from the Windows Insider program once Win10 is released?

You should be able to do so from within the "Advanced" options of Windows Update. Currently there is a section which says "Choose how Preview Builds Are Installed", I'd say it's safe to say this option will become functional after RTM, allowing you to choose to opt out of Preview Builds / Updates.

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With the anniversary update rolling out, and me being on the slow ring (for the entire time in the last year) what am I to expect?
I saw that the recent build for fast ring insiders 14393.10 had some updates for the maps, so obviously me being in the slow ring I didn't get that.
But other than that, I already have the anniversary update?
Also, if I stay with the insider/slow, I do not have to pay for any future updates, right?

Answer:I am on the slow ring for windows 10 insider program... a question?

You should have got that update if your on pc (it's released to all rings and public). And yes as long as windows is activated you will continue to get updates until the devices hardware isn't capable of running 10. If your on mobile same story till the hardware isn't capable, and the 14393.10 hasn't been released for mobile.

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Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions


The Windows Insider Program has been in full swing for almost a year now with countless Insiders helping shape Windows 10 as you see it today. Windows 10 is an ever-evolving operating system that relies heavily on Insiders' feedback to help shape the way it will evolve for the better. Below are some frequently asked questions about the Insider Program.

 1: WHAT IS THE INSIDER PROGRAM?
The Windows 10 Insider Program offers Windows users access to Insider Preview builds of Windows 10. Preview builds are effectively beta releases with the sole aim being for Insiders to test the build for stability, bugs, compatibility and general performance prior to the build being released to the general public.

As should be expected with beta software, Insider Preview builds can cause compatibility issues with programs (including anti virus software), drivers or hardware, damage or loss of data and network connectivity issues. With this in mind it would be advisable to not use your daily PC with an Insider build as your main operating system, but consider setting up a dual boot with your existing installation of Windows 7/8/8.1, creating a virtual machine or install on a completely separate system for testing purposes. It is also recommended to back up all of your data prior to setting up a dual boot.

The Insider Program is recommended if you:

Want to test Windows 10 while in the development stage.Want to give your feedback abo... Read more

Answer:Windows Insider Program: Frequently Asked Questions

Well done Gav!

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I sent a feedback without adding enough details to make the feedback look useful, can I?

Answer:Isn't there anyway to modify/delete sent feedback in Windows Insider program?

I don't think there is, you should be able to add to it by adding a "meet to comment" under your feedback?
Not saying this is what you should do, personally I type up all my feedback in notepad / word and copy + paste in the feedback app. Due to the intermittent sign out bug have had to adopt a different approach to give feedback lol.

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I was upgrading to the latest slow ring upgrade using the insider program. It downloaded smoothly and stuck once while preparing for installation due to less memory. I cleared out some apps and data and tried again and it proceeded. After that it rebooted and started installation (the gears started grinding). But after sometime it suddenly showed a sad smiley face. The phone rebooted and gears came but it again showed the sad smiley face. Every time I connect it to a power source it goes on a loop like that. I tried hard resetting but the exclamation mark never reached. The windows recovery tool is not identifying it.
What should I do?

Answer:My lumia 520 bricked while upgrading to windows 10 using the insider program.

Can you get into the boot loader?
Do a soft reset and then hold the volume up button immediately when it vibrates it may take a few tries. Sometimes for me it's just before it vibrates or right on the mark. Which is pretty weird....
Hold the volume up button until you see Nokia written larger than normal ontop of the screen, not the middle.
Start the Windows Device Recovery Tool and choose my device is not detected, immediately plug in your phone and wait abit.
Post back results.
Also use the Nokia pre-supplied cable whenever possible as that is factory cable.
Once in the bootloader do not let the phone run out of charge and always before flashing make sure your phone is fully charged!

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Microsoft Kill Switch for Windows 10 Insider versions - gHacks Tech News

Microsoft revealed yesterday that it will kill old Windows 10 Insider versions that are expired so that devices won't boot killed builds anymore.

The company's Insider program is designed to give users and companies a chance to test new builds of the Windows 10 operating system before they become available on the stable channel, and to provide Microsoft with data that it can use to fix or modify features.

Insiders can upgrade to the next build whenever it becomes available. All Insider Builds have an expiration date associated with them after which the copy expires.

The concept is not entirely new though. Last year, Microsoft announced that it would block old Windows Insider versions from booting.

Microsoft handles the expiration of licenses differently on retail versions of Windows. This involves usually a black desktop background, a notification, and reboots every hour.

This does not mean that the operating system cannot be used anymore though. Microsoft plans to change that however.

Microsoft's Windows 10 Kill Switch








Microsoft won't kill Windows 10 Insider Builds the moment they expire. The company will use a tiered approach for that to give users and administrators ample time to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10.

The process has the following steps:
September 15, 2016: Build expiration notifications are displayed on "really old Insider Pr... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Kill Switch for Windows 10 Insider versions

This will go a long way in the fight to curb pirating of the insider builds too.
Now that it is a paid OS I have run into advertisements for unlocked insider builds,
MS is obviously aware of this too. Its a good tactic.
An OS rebooting every hour would drive me nuts lol
I like the Kill Switch idea, till malware authors find a way to exploit it and
your system starts rebooting randomly rofl.
Great share Exterminator
 

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I am using lumia 1520 and I am on the windows insider program and after the creator update Microsoft my phone wont get the updates on the fast ring so will it re-join the program In the future?

Answer:would the lumia 1520 re-join the windows insider program in the future?

I doubt it will, it has been end of life for a while. It was a great phone and sometimes I find it hard to believe that the Lumia 640 (which is also a great phone, mind you) is still receiving updates and the 1520 is not, but hey, what can you do...

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Several months ago, Microsoft said they were merging Windows Insider with Xbox Preview. But, I don't believe a word has been whispered since, and unless I'm blind, the two have definitely not been merged. Is this something they scrapped?

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I am a current rogers wireless customer who has been waiting patiently for update 2 but I havent yet received it. I am not a member of the insider program or part of the developers group so I am wondering if and when the update will be available?

Answer:Has anyone on rogers who isnt a member of the windows insider program been able to get update 2?

How can I check? Im reasonably confident I have it, and I am Rogers without Insider.

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Fully one month after its previous release, Microsoft has finally provided a refreshed new build of Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. But build 10549 offers yet another complexity for testers to wrestle with: With this build, you have to upgrade from Windows Phone 8.1. That means wiping out any phones that are already using previous Insider Preview builds.

Yep. That?s the sound you hear. wa-waa-waaahhhh.

Why this draconian step? According to Microsoft, which it discovered a bug late last night?yep, last night?that caused phones upgrading from build 10536 to get stuck at a black screen after the new build is installed. So rather than make you wait even longer, Microsoft decided to release this build as a single update from Windows Phone 8.1 only.

The good news: If you decide to stick with build 10536, you can just wait a bit?hey, what?s a month between friends??and upgrade to the next Fast Ring build instead.

?We know having to go back to Windows Phone 8.1 to get this new build is a bit of work,? Microsoft explains. ?By doing so you are also helping us test the upgrade path that millions of Windows Phone 8.1 customers will take to upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, so we appreciate the adventurous Insiders who choose to go this route and give us feedback.?

LOL. Whatever.

Here?s what?s new in this build:

Cortana improvements. Cortana now works for users in Japan and for English speakers in Australia and Canada. You can find out more here.
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Fully one month after its previous release, Microsoft has finally provided a refreshed new build of Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. But build 10549 offers yet another complexity for testers to wrestle with: With this build, you have to upgrade from Windows Phone 8.1. That means wiping out any phones that are already using previous Insider Preview builds.

Yep. That?s the sound you hear. wa-waa-waaahhhh.

Why this draconian step? According to Microsoft, which it discovered a bug late last night?yep, last night?that caused phones upgrading from build 10536 to get stuck at a black screen after the new build is installed. So rather than make you wait even longer, Microsoft decided to release this build as a single update from Windows Phone 8.1 only.

The good news: If you decide to stick with build 10536, you can just wait a bit?hey, what?s a month between friends??and upgrade to the next Fast Ring build instead.

?We know having to go back to Windows Phone 8.1 to get this new build is a bit of work,? Microsoft explains. ?By doing so you are also helping us test the upgrade path that millions of Windows Phone 8.1 customers will take to upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile, so we appreciate the adventurous Insiders who choose to go this route and give us feedback.?

LOL. Whatever.

Here?s what?s new in this build:

Cortana improvements. Cortana now works for users in Japan and for English speakers in Australia and Canada. You can find out more here.
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Quote:




A Windows Phone app from Microsoft called Phone Insider has been discovered today. The app could possibly signal that the company is preparing to launch its rumored preview version of Windows 10 for smartphones.

The short description of the app simply says: "The Phone Insider application provides registered Windows Insiders the ability to receive pre-release OS updates on their phone, directly from Microsoft. For more information about registering and becoming a Windows Insider visit http://insider.windows.com."





New Microsoft Phone Insider app may be a prelude to a Windows 10 preview for phones | Windows Central

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It's been just three weeks since Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public, but the company is back at it again with a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build for users on the Fast Ring.

Read more
 

Answer:Microsoft releases first Windows 10 Insider Preview build post-launch

Well whaddya know, Julio lays out his desktop almost identical to mine, apart from the jump lists which I have no use for and a 12 hour clock.
 

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After rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14366 to the Fast and Slow Rings nearly two weeks ago, Microsoft has now released ISOs for Slow Ring users. The build includes a number of fixes and improvements comprised of updates to the size of the Windows Ink Workspace icon, Mobile Hotspot settings page, and Cortana search results, among others.

As with Insider Preview build 14342, Microsoft has made the ISOs available just two weeks afterrolling out the build to Fast Ring users.

Five versions of the ISOs are available:

Windows 10 Insider Preview - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Enterprise - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Education - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Home Single Language - Build 14366
Windows 10 Insider Preview Home China - Build 14366
The ISOs are available in various languages, depending on the version you choose. It is also interesting to note that ISOs for build 14342 are still available for users.

As always, Microsoft's release notes also point out that "you will need to install the Windows 10 Insider Preview build on a device that has been previously activated with Windows 10 or with a Windows 10 product key." You can find further details about that here.

For those willing to try out newer builds, Microsoft has already released build 14372 to Fast Ring Insiders on both PC and Mobile.

Download: Insider Preview build 14366 (Microsoft.com)
 

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Windows 10: Windows Insider Program participants can upgrade to the RTM build next year


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Offering the latest build of Windows 10, Microsoft's upcoming operating system that is set to launch in 2015, via a special Windows Insider Program to eager beta testers is a new move on Microsoft's part, in the hopes of obtaining as much feedback as possible. With a simple click of a button, you can check for a newer build and download/install it for evaluation purposes. This allows you to be on top of the developmental process and give testers the chance to tinker with the latest improvements and features.

Microsoft has already outlined a roadmap for Windows 10's release, which is set to happen sometime between late summer or early fall of next year. But one question has come up regarding these preview builds. Will Microsoft allow testers the ability to upgrade a preview build to the RTM (final) version of Windows 10 once it becomes available? The answer is yes.




Windows 10: Windows Insider Program participants can upgrade to the RTM build next year

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Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14931 for PCs - but it also announced that it was holding off on a new Mobile build from the Redstone 2 branch as it needed more time to fix two major issues that had popped up in build 14926, which was released a week earlier.

Today, Microsoft announced the rollout of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14936 for both PCs and phones, so those mobile issues have now been resolved.

As part of the announcement, Microsoft's Dona Sarkar shared a reminder regarding the upcoming expiration of some older Insider Preview builds:

Since September 15th, PCs running really old Insider Preview builds started to see build expiration notifications once a day. Starting on October 1st, these PCs will start rebooting every 3 hours and then on October 15th ? these PCs will stop booting all together. If your PC is running one of these old Insider Preview builds, please make sureyou update to the latest build available via Settings > Update & security > Windows Update. Build 14926 and newer has an updated expiration date of May 1st, 2017. If your PC is running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 14393) in the Slow and Release Preview rings today ? this does not apply to you and you will not be notified of your build expiring.

The new build is available now to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring - be sure to let us know how you get on with them.
 

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Cannot get out for more than a few days and these half baked builds are killing me! They say to get the next public build and opt out then. Where are these public builds? All I ever get are insider builds!

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Question: MS Insider Program

Hi, I've installed Win10 TP in VM player yesterday, received the security code from MS, 10 was activated. I'm not a PC expert or an IT pro, do I need to join the insider program to receive build updates? I have sent some feedback already when I was trying it out yesterday.

On another note, since it's installed in a virtual machine will that stop any build updates from being installed? I'd rather not install it on the SSD of my home desktop, for my situation VM is best right now.

Thanks for replies

Answer:MS Insider Program

Welcome to the Forums.

If you are using VMPlayer 6.x I recommend updating to 7.x. I have found that 7 handles the preview much better. Even on 6.x I was able to update to the next release. Using 7 you should be fine.

Also it's a good idea to defrag inside W10 then use the VMPlayer defrag of the virtual disk, and finally a defrag of the host OS. This sequence is recommended by VMWare.

This should make W10 more responsive. Without defrags you may get Explorer windows opening sluggishly etc..

Have fun with it!

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Question: Insider 3D program

All:

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question, but here it goes!

I am running the Insider fast ring release 15019. It has a new*3D program that I would like to run!
I started it & it looked at my computer & it passed everything but the DirectX 12!

Granted,*my rig is a bit*old!
But I do have a 500 GB*SSD & a large*ITB HD.
My power supply is 500 one!

I would like to replace the motherboard & add a Graphics Card.
I have looked for*a good combination, but can't find a good match between MB & Graphics Card.
I prefer an ASUS*MB & a good GeForce Graphics*Card!

Possibly an i7 processor, but I don't need a gammer setup!

Any one out there that could possibly*suggest a good combination!

Thanx
The Oldest Member of this Forum
Will be 88 on 14/02/17

Tully

Answer:Insider 3D program

I got a new ASUS Desktop computer from them in December, has the ASUS M52BC_M32GB Series motherboard, AMD FX-6300 Six-Core Processor at 3.50GHz and a single 8.00GB RAM module [single channel]. It has an add-in nVidia GeForce GT 710 PCIe X16 video card with 2GB RAM on it. I'm not a gamer so it does a very fine job for me. I might get a bit more performance by changing the RAM to 2x4GB dual-channel modules but if doing the change I'd go ahead and get 16GB [2x8GB]. Looking at dxdiag shows it supports DirectX 12.

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Hi :)
Would anyone inform me how to get out of Insider Program. I've joined but now I think upcoming Denim update is just enough great for me.
Thanks in advance :)

Answer:How to get out of Insider Program

Just uninstall or don't use the Windows Insider App. You'll only be prompted for a new build inside the Windows Insider App.
That's all we know for now, might be further information when the TP is available.

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Question: insider program

I'm on the insider program. Can I move it to another Computer ? If so how? I want to sell my old test computer.

Answer:insider program

Yes. . .just use a copy of 10240 (ISO) then sign in with your Microsoft Account that you used to originally join the Insider program with. . .good luck. . .

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I want to learn how to use the new 3D program!

I have done a lot of searching for information & instructions, but have not found anything that starts from the beginning!

Please tell me where to go to learn this program from the beginning!

I am familiar with CAD/CAM 3D!

Tully

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When the Creator's update is released, what is the best way to leave the Insider's and do a clean install of the update?

Answer:Best way to leave Insider program

I would think that you get the option to get off the Insider train in the Settings at some point when the build matches what is going to be released to the public. I don't think a clean install will be necessary unless things are going wrong.

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I do have Win 10 running as an insider on an old computer. I would like to do a new "Insider install" in Virtual Box for convenience on a new computer. Is there a way to do that?

Answer:Can one still join the Insider Program?

not sure but it would seem so still :

https://insider.windows.com/

TC

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I was in the Insider program for nearly a year, and then dropped out because I tired of keeping up with the changes.

But now that I've been out, I continue to follow the program and have seen some really interesting changes coming out recently -- and would like to rejoin the program.

So, I have a couple of questions that current Insiders might be able to answer:

1) How do I go about rejoining?

2) I am running the latest "released" version of Win10 on my desktop -- and don't want to compromise that in any way.

If I install the latest Insider version on a separate disk, will that affect my ability to continue using the "released" version in any way? Asking because I use that daily, and don't want anything (like deactivation) to happen to it.

Thanks in advance for any help ...

Answer:Rejoining Insider Program

Welcome back Mark
Make a copy on a separate disk...then re-join insider on one, and keep the other as build 1607.
Better still if you replace your standard disc holder with a two disc quick swop holder to save stripping the computer to change each in turn.
I recommend Vantec NextStar SE Dual 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Rack.
Open Settings...Update and Security... to rejoin Insider....click on rectangle as shown in attachment.

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You should already have received this in your email.Microsoft has made some adjustments in the agreement for those who are in the insider program.https://insider.windows.com/en-us/program-agreement/?OCID=WIP_r_Body_termsIt appears to be just a change in some legal terms.Here is my question. Does this really change anything?In a commercial environment, automatic updates can present some risk to the business. So frequent backups and a redundant method of doing business ought to be standard. Doesn't everybody know that?   

Answer:Insider Program Update.

They have updated the terms a few times previously.I found a previous copy of the terms here:https://web.archive.org/web/20170827044049/https://insider.windows.com/en-us/program-agreement/It looks like the new revision is much, much shorter. (6 versus 13 pasges when I pasted into Word)Looking it over it seems like they largely simplified it.I'm not sure what your last paragraph/sentence has to do with this, though. This agreement only applies to "Windows Insiders"; an exclusive term they have used to replace their QA department with volunteers.

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i hear that insider program is same for phones and pc's too, i recently bought a new laptop. it has 8.1 pre installed, i dont want unpolished software on it. whereas my 520 is almost 2 years old ie perfect for testing ,so if i join insiders program will i have to download it on my pc also ?? pls help

Answer:Is the insider program the same for phones and pc?

No. Its the same program in terms of signing up, but you choose what to install it on.
I probably will give 10 a go on my 920, depending on how baked it is, but 10 is not touching any of my PCs for the time being.

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Hello, I have the latest RTM technical preview installed, but I don't want or need a TP update every couple of days, so I would like to leave the Insider program and return to a regular build. Microsoft listed this as an option when the public version came out, but didn't say how to do it. So how would I go about doing it, without losing my programs or data?

Also, where on DreamSpark can I find a 10 key? I already have a full, verified account.

Answer:How to leave Insider program?

The officially supported way to leave the insider program is to re-install your qualifying OS and run the upgrade on that. It defaults to not being in the Insider program.

I maintained a drive image of 8.1 for the purpose. (Since gone on to a clean install. Most programs have been re-installed.)

I know nothing about DreamSpark. I've been out of the educational system for a few decades.

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Windows 10 home.
When I go to the update screen it tells me that my "insider preview build settings" need attention. (1st image below)

Actually, I am not part of that Windows 10 insider program and when I go to the insider program settings, that is in fact the case. (image below)
How do I fix this mixup?

Edit:
Also noticed that the update download (image 1) remains stuck at 0% and update history says none. But this is the installed anniversary update.

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Windows 10 home.
When I go to the update screen it tells me that my "insider preview build settings" need attention. (1st image below)

Actually, I am not part of that Windows 10 insider program and when I go to the insider program settings, that is in fact the case. (image below)
How do I fix this mixup?

Edit:
Also noticed that the update download (image 1) remains stuck at 0% and update history says none. But this is the installed anniversary update.

Answer:Insider program mixup

I am also curious [but won't take your Login name] about the updates. I'm seeing what could be a lot of confusion as to whether the Insider Preview version is actually an update to the RTM 1511 to bring it up to 1607. I'm just waiting for it to settle down, just too much iffy when having two versions available at the same time. It's also possible for a post to contain a link to the Insider Preview that any user on 1511/RTM can get. As far as I've seen on my Insider Preview computer since the beginning is it is still only a test version and it may not be convertible to an RTM version.

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Phone : Lumia 830
OS Version: 10.0.10536.1004 Insider build
I have got in the Insider program a long time ago and upgraded to an iPhone. Right now the Lumia 830 is my back up phone and I need it to be working.
So how can I get out of the preview program since I can't update it further more?

Answer:Why can't I get my phone out of the Insider program?

Hi, the easiest option would be to reset your phone with the Windows Device Recovery Tool.
Then upgrade to Win 10 mobile with the Upgrade Advisor App.
Lastly just go the rough the phone updates to get to the Anniversary update.
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Received this today via email, could not find anywhere else this was posted:

The latest news from the Windows Insider Program




Getting Started | Install | Feedback



Hello Windows Insider,

With our public release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on October 17th, we?d like to thank you for your ongoing feedback as a Windows Insider. Our Insider community has an enormous impact on how we develop Windows ? and this release was no exception.

Last month, we asked Windows Insiders to vote on their favorite three Windows 10 Fall Creators Update features. The feedback was amazing, with Insiders from around the world casting their votes. Here are the final results:

Improved gaming features. You and up to 3 friends can combine streams into a single view using Mixer. Plus, you can easily switch on Game Mode right from the Game Bar for even better performance.PDFs in Edge. Fill in PDF-based forms within Microsoft Edge and make notes directly on PDFs.Better storage management. With Windows 10 Creators Update, we added the ability to automatically remove files you don?t need using Storage Sense. Now, you can also choose to have files in your Downloads folder automatically deleted as well.


It?s great to see that we have a lot of enthusiastic gamers out there! We?re also happy to see a lot of interest in our new security and productivity features. Here are a few runner-up features that made the Top Ten list:

Ransomware protections. Windows Defender Antivi... Read more

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Ok, so I was part of the windows insider program and was testing it on a VM.

Is there a way now to use that VM license and use it on a new PC?
 

Answer:W10 Insider Program License

As on a different pc? Don't think so, but it would be nice right?
 

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Hiya

In this special edition on protecting your PC, you will learn how Microsoft is working to help keep your PC safe. Get three easy steps to better security from using an Internet firewall to automatic updates and antivirus software.

Note: These downloads are supported by the following Media Players:
Windows Media Player 9 - 100kbps & 300kbps
Windows Media Player 8 - 100kbps & 300kbps

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

Required disk space: 98 MB
Windows Media Player 6.x or later
Internet Explorer 5.x or later
MSXML 4.0 SP2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...37-c50d-45a2-84bc-9958f3e3f0a7&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Following a link from Understanding versions in an evergreen browser - Windows 10 Forums

http://insider.microsoft.com

brings up this message from my ISP's redirector, BT:

Sorry, the website insider.microsoft.com cannot be found.
Did you mean http://www.microsoftstore.com?

I seem to recall that the site is not available from the UK - am I correct?

Answer:http://insider.microsoft.com - not available?

Fafhrd said:

Following a link from Understanding versions in an evergreen browser - Windows 10 Forums

http://insider.microsoft.com

brings up this message from my ISP's redirector, BT:

Sorry, the website insider.microsoft.com cannot be found.
Did you mean http://www.microsoftstore.com?

I seem to recall that the site is not available from the UK - am I correct?



Hmm. I can't seem to reach it here in the U.S. either. The site may be down for the time being.

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Am not on Insider builds. Getting Error on Updates Your Insider Build Needs Attn........
Not logged in to a MS account.
Running anniversary ed upgrade from last release clean install, valid retail key win7
Running Norton Utilities 16, Spybot Anti-Beacon and O&O Shutup10, registry hacked to turn off Cortana
Everything Win10 that can be uninstalled is or is turned off in settings.

All I have seen is to fix if on Insider Build Program, any suggestions ?

Answer:Not on Insider Build but error message: Your Insider Build Needs Attn

Hello Pkshadow Welcome to the Ten Forums!

The prompting you are seeing is most likely to get you to notice and install updates that have been accumulating. Otherwise that is a strange one. You might have to sign into an MS account if you already had one setup in order to see that account's information updated on the change from Insider to Anniversary. That would then see everything synced properly.

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Am not on Insider builds. Getting Error on Updates Your Insider Build Needs Attn........
Not logged in to a MS account.
Running anniversary ed upgrade from last release clean install, valid retail key win7
Running Norton Utilities 16, Spybot Anti-Beacon and O&O Shutup10, registry hacked to turn off Cortana
Everything Win10 that can be uninstalled is or is turned off in settings.

All I have seen is to fix if on Insider Build Program, any suggestions ?

Answer:Not on Insider Build but error message: Your Insider Build Needs Attn

Hello Pkshadow Welcome to the Ten Forums!

The prompting you are seeing is most likely to get you to notice and install updates that have been accumulating. Otherwise that is a strange one. You might have to sign into an MS account if you already had one setup in order to see that account's information updated on the change from Insider to Anniversary. That would then see everything synced properly.

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I was just browsing around and I have the Xbox Insider App. I'm pretty sure that I haven't been invited to anything, but I opened it up and hit the join button for the Xbox One Update Preview program, and it gave me the rundown to accept the agreement. I did, and now it's in a (Pending) status.
My question is this: Is it possible that I am able to join the program, or is there a chance that it will stay in pending status, or eventually tell me that I cannot join?

Answer:Xbox Insider Program Question

They just opened it up to every one it takes up to 72 hours to accept u. My problem is I got accepted listed my Xbox to take preview builds on ring 4 and never got a update
Sent from Idol 4s

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Just had to reinstall Windows 10 (long story) but it seems now I cannot return to the Insider Program for some reason. Every link I try wants to reinstall windows 10. Any help is appreciated

Answer:difficulties return to insider program

You are going to the Get 10 pages. Have you simply tried logging into the program itself by way of the original email if you saved it that is? First you need to sign into the existing account at Home page - Windows Insider Program Don't click on the Get Started button but the Already an Insider? Sign in instead. From there onto the next page you will arrive to see....






Welcome back, Insider Thanks to all of your help and hard work, Windows 10 is now available worldwide, and we're proud to say it's the best Windows ever. The Insider program is continuing with new Insider preview builds, check here to make sure your PC set up, and here for your supported phones!



And even without logging in there directly you can still start receiving insider builds. I have a fresh Threshold 2 update VM now waiting for the latest build. Insider Builds - Start or Stop Receiving in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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I just joined the insider program and installed the new version on my activated system which was running with no issues but I enjoy testing so decided to give it a try. I now have the watermark showing in the corner with the beta build 10525.

My question is this. Now that I am getting these test builds is there a way to stop and stick with the next stable public release of Windows 10...OR will I have to do a clean install to get out of the insider program?

Just wondering for future reference.

Thanks!

Answer:Just Joined the Insider Program - Question

If you want to stop insider builds, just go to Settings>Update& Security>Windows Update> Advanced options. Click on Stop insider Builds, you will be asked to confirm and then you can roll back or clean install. I think that the roll back option is good for about 30 days before the windows.old folder is deleted.

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Just had to reinstall Windows 10 (long story) but it seems now I cannot return to the Insider Program for some reason. Every link I try wants to reinstall windows 10. Any help is appreciated

Answer:difficulties return to insider program

You are going to the Get 10 pages. Have you simply tried logging into the program itself by way of the original email if you saved it that is? First you need to sign into the existing account at Home page - Windows Insider Program Don't click on the Get Started button but the Already an Insider? Sign in instead. From there onto the next page you will arrive to see....






Welcome back, Insider Thanks to all of your help and hard work, Windows 10 is now available worldwide, and we're proud to say it's the best Windows ever. The Insider program is continuing with new Insider preview builds, check here to make sure your PC set up, and here for your supported phones!



And even without logging in there directly you can still start receiving insider builds. I have a fresh Threshold 2 update VM now waiting for the latest build. Insider Builds - Start or Stop Receiving in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Maybe a stupid question, but how is one's W10 licence activation affected by the Windows Insider program? Do the Insider builds use the existing licence? Is it possible to go back to the public release build cycle without a clean install?

Answer:Insider Program and Licence Activation?

The license is unaffected - the existing license is used.

If you want to go back to the public release cycle you have the following options:

Restore back to the backup you made before joining insider program (you really should make one).Revert to previous build (as long as you have only upgraded once). Windows 10 - Go Back to Previous Windows - Windows 10 ForumsClean install public build (10586 currently).Wait until Anniversary edition. At this point the insider and public cycles become synchronised again and you can simply leave the program. At least this happened the last 2 times for 10240 and 10586. A week or so before the public release the insiders got the (exact same) build. You can tell when this happens as the watermark disappears.

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Maybe a stupid question, but how is one's W10 licence activation affected by the Windows Insider program? Do the Insider builds use the existing licence? Is it possible to go back to the public release build cycle without a clean install?

Answer:Insider Program and Licence Activation?

The license is unaffected - the existing license is used.

If you want to go back to the public release cycle you have the following options:

Restore back to the backup you made before joining insider program (you really should make one).Revert to previous build (as long as you have only upgraded once). Windows 10 - Go Back to Previous Windows - Windows 10 ForumsClean install public build (10586 currently).Wait until Anniversary edition. At this point the insider and public cycles become synchronised again and you can simply leave the program. At least this happened the last 2 times for 10240 and 10586. A week or so before the public release the insiders got the (exact same) build. You can tell when this happens as the watermark disappears.

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When I click "Get Started", it ask me to register an account, I click Switch account and select my Microsoft account, but it still asking me to register an account. Help?

Answer:Account still required for Insider Program even logged in

Nevermind, I register it on website and it worked.

First, I thought that register means create an account

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I'm using lumia 630 and each time I try to update my phone to Windows 10, it's not working

Answer:Won't the insider program in 512mb ram phones work?

No, official Windows 10 Mobile upgrade is available only for phones with at least 1 GB of RAM. I think I've read it somewhere that after anniversary update rollout 512 MB devices won't be able to upgrade to old .107 build too (before they could go to .107 but not further).

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It seems I can't change the setting in the "Insider Preview Program" area due to being managed by something else. How do I fix this?






 

Answer:Settings Managed & Insider Program Issue

Does anyone have a solution to this yet?
 

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Do I need to make a bootable flash drive? Or Creation tool only is enough? ++ for drivers should I download them from the web?
Thanks in advanced!

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"Please note that if you roll back on some devices like the 630 (by doing a restore) you will not be getting 10, but you will be stuck with 8.1. Installing Windows Insider will not get you 10 as AU is not available for these devices. Just a word of caution on this!"
there is an escape for that? i want to try again windows 10 with anniversary update...
i've exactly a lumia 630 and roll backed on 8.1 for hotspot problems.

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I have had that on my HTC One for Windows since the last build. Today they said it wouldn't be available. (If what I'm calling the Insider is the Insider Hub.) Anyway mine came back just fine. Reads the battery strength, settings buttons, etc. I'm still looking around to see what might not work. The update seems to have gotten rid of the button freezes and my VoiceMail now works again. The text is absolutely better as it used to be off center on some boxes and little things here and there.
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Hey guys. Before Windows 10 was released, I joined the Insider Program and upgraded to the Windows 10 Insider beta, or whatever they called it. That was around May. I had just built a new PC with an activated version of Windows 7, and I thought I should just go ahead and upgrade to the beta before I got too invested so I wouldn't risk screwing everything up after I had everything installed.

So now in December, I'm getting sick of all of these major updates, and I'd like to just opt out of the Insider program and use the normal release version. But it won't let me permanently leave. I go to the Advanced Options in Windows Update settings, and choose "Stop Insider Preview builds," and it gives me choices of times to turn it back on. When I click the link that says "Stop receiving Insider Preview builds" to permanently stop, it just takes me to some web page explaining how to do what I just did, and it won't let me opt out.

Just to clarify, I'm now on build 11082, and I did upgrade this from an activated install of Windows 7. It's not like I did a clean install from an ISO and I'm after a free key or anything. I'm really hoping I don't have to reinstall Win7 and upgrade to the normal version.

Answer:Can't leave Insider Program Build 11082

You're going to have to re-install a release build, such as the November update. Since you've already successfully upgraded, you can reinstall clean and it will automatically activate, just skip any requests for entering a key.

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Hey guys. Before Windows 10 was released, I joined the Insider Program and upgraded to the Windows 10 Insider beta, or whatever they called it. That was around May. I had just built a new PC with an activated version of Windows 7, and I thought I should just go ahead and upgrade to the beta before I got too invested so I wouldn't risk screwing everything up after I had everything installed.

So now in December, I'm getting sick of all of these major updates, and I'd like to just opt out of the Insider program and use the normal release version. But it won't let me permanently leave. I go to the Advanced Options in Windows Update settings, and choose "Stop Insider Preview builds," and it gives me choices of times to turn it back on. When I click the link that says "Stop receiving Insider Preview builds" to permanently stop, it just takes me to some web page explaining how to do what I just did, and it won't let me opt out.

Just to clarify, I'm now on build 11082, and I did upgrade this from an activated install of Windows 7. It's not like I did a clean install from an ISO and I'm after a free key or anything. I'm really hoping I don't have to reinstall Win7 and upgrade to the normal version.

Answer:Can't leave Insider Program Build 11082

You're going to have to re-install a release build, such as the November update. Since you've already successfully upgraded, you can reinstall clean and it will automatically activate, just skip any requests for entering a key.

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I took the plunge and got into the fast ring of the insider program and updated my Lumia 928 however I can't find the glance screen settings now. Where I believe it should be (Extras) it's not there. If I do a search for it in the settings menu nothing shows up. I installed sysapp pusher and it tells me I have glance installed. Any suggestions?

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