The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Has Reached RTM

Although the full roll-out for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update won't start until October 17, 2017, it appears like the final build has been released to insiders for that major update. Any bugs that come up will probably be released using patches and cumulative updates from Windows Updates.

Read more about it in the links below:

Development on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now complete. Last week, Microsoft internally signed off on the final build of the Redstone 3 development cycle at build 16299, with build 16299.15 being the build that Microsoft is releasing to manufacturers for pre-loading onto new hardware.

At this point, I'm not in a real hurry to move on to this major "Fall" update, so I haven't checked to see if the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool has this particular version. I'll get to it soon enough.

Hope this helps.


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Excellent work

Really a good would be helpfull for us

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Post was last edited on October 19, 2017 12:06 PM PDT

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First Installs Of Fall Creators Update Here

Only a couple of test computers here were updated, but so far, so good.

Both computers were upgraded with the Media Creation Tool by downloading the Windows 10 ISO (Build number 10.016299. In one case, on a Sony laptop, the ISO was downloading to a folder on the computer, mounted the ISO in the folder, and then Setup.exe was run. On the other computer, a custom-build desktop, I downloaded the ISO and burned the image to a DVD and ran Setup.exe from the DVD. I uninstalled the antivirus programs from both computers, then ran Setup afterward. And with the desktop, I also unplugged the computer from the internet (ethernet) and changed the USB mouse and keyboard to PS2 versions. Both computers took a couple of hours to run the updgrade, had multiple restarts, and afterward, a single Flash Player update for IE was found and installed at Windows Update. No real problems at this poit but these are basic computers with no malware, etc.

The current version and build number is Version 1709 Build 16299.19 (run "winver" from a command line), and after running the upgrade install, I ran "chkdsk /f /r /x" and defrag and had no problems with either

We'll see how things go from now on.

Hope this helps...................


Post was last edited on November 9, 2017 8:19 PM PST

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Hi Grif...

just did my update. seems to have gone well. No issues uptill now, seems to be fine.

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excellent work

it is very helpful for us..................

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Email received from "Infopackets Newsletter"

Hello Grif,

Today I received an email from Infopackets with the headline/subject line reading "[11/16] Windows 10 Free Upgrade Loophole ends Dec 31, 2017". I am no tech guru Shocked and can only do what I am capable of doing as far as taking care of my PC desktop, but I did upgrade for free way back when they offered it, from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Is their email legit? I really do not want to click on any links, but would I be wrong to copy/paste that part of the email on here, for your review? I just don't trust links sent to my email that I feel would jeopardize my PC. I thank you in advance and i look forward to any response! Wink

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Likely bogus.

Don't post that link here. Do not click on the email or links inside. Delete the email and add it to your spam filter.
PS. Looks like it's abandoned. Delete, forget, move on.
PPS. Having read further, it's a genuine link but not one you need.

Post was last edited on November 16, 2017 4:15 PM PST

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Good Idea to Not Trust Such Links

Since you're already upgraded to Win10, simply delete the email per Dayfdd's instructions.

Although the ability to upgrade to Win10 from Win7/8.1 has still been available past the deadline, it's only reasonable that such an option will end sometime. For most, the upgrade has already taken place and you can ignore such email.

Hope this helps.


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Information is so useful

Thanks for sharing the valuable info.

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got it

got it

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Window 10

Microsoft internally signed off on the final build of the Redstone 3 development cycle at build 16299. Now that development on the Fall Creators Update is pretty much done, Microsoft will be eager to get the remaining Fast ring users over to Redstone 4 development builds,
It is incredibly likely that with the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft will drop support for more Windows phone devices as it has done in the past.

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(NT) Yep, That's From The Article. Why QuoteFrom the Old Article?
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The Windows 10 Fall Creators

Great information provided.....

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