Microsoft has made a rather odd announcement, which may not please all users.
The Redmond Company has asked Windows Insiders who are running on older builds of the operating system, to update to the latest version available, i.e. Windows 10 Build 10240.
This is apparently mandatory, if users want to continue using the Windows Store on their computers. WinSuperSite reports that Microsoft made the announcement through the Insider Hub app available in Windows 10. This is what it says:
“The Windows 10 Store team has been making some great fixes and improvements to reliability and performance. To ensure you are able to benefit from these important [...]
Today I am going to be reviewing the general performance of the latest build of Windows 10, (Build 10240)
I have been running Windows 10 as my primary operating system on my computer since Build 9926 was released in January. And I have used every single build of Windows 10 that Microsoft released, ever since. The operating system has improved greatly overtime, especially in the recently builds. So, just how good is the Windows 10 Build 10240? Is Windows 10 ready for its public debut on July 29th ? Let me tell you how it performs on my laptop.
Well, honestly I have never experienced any major issues with the operating system. And this [...]
A few days ago, Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 10240 to both rings of the Windows Insider Program.
This build is supposedly the RTM version, which has been shipped to manufacturers.
That suggests that Build 10240 will be bug free, but it appears otherwise, as today’s update does fix some issues.
Today, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, announced that the company has released a new Windows Update for Build 10240.
This is what he stated on Twitter:
We’re releasing an update package on WU for PC build 10240 today. It will install automatically or you can check for updates to grab it.
— Gabriel Aul [...]
Microsoft has surprised users, by releasing Windows 10 Build 10240 for the Fast Ring and Slow Ring of Insiders.
This build is touted as the Windows 10 Build 10240 is the RTM (Release to Manufacturing). This build has been reportedly sent out to OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers), such as Dell, Toshiba, for them to include the operating system on new PCs. We recently reported that some new PCs will be sold with Windows 10, on July 29th.
These systems are likely to ship with Windows 10 Build 10240. So, if this is true, we have officially reached the end of the Preview Builds before the launch of Windows 10.
Changes in Windows 10 Build [...]