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Windows 10 Threshold 2

I am going to upgrade from Win7. Should I wait till Threshold 2 or update right now via GWX? Also, will the Media Creation Tool update itself directly to the new build? What is new in this update apart from UI changes, insiders?

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The Media Creation Tool will install. However.

You'll need a license for a clean install on a machine that hasn't run 10 before. I see you know about W10T2 so I won't elaborate.

License discussions are so well done now so I'll just answer the new build needs a license question. Your choice to wait or not.

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I don't know anything about w10t2 but...

I just upgrade a computer 3 days ago (x64) and it was build 10240. I didn't use the creation tool. It was strictly off the internet live. I did some upgrade couple months ago (using .iso) and I see it has the same build version. So things have not been change yet.

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Technically there is no reason to wait.

Windows 10 is different from the past Windows. They are doing updates to Windows 10 now that in previous version they saved to release in service packs. So in the released product you are basically getting fixes as you go and Thresold 2 is basically freatures planned for the release of Windows 10 that were held out because OEM's were pushing for an earlier release to the public of Windows 10. The Windows insiders are still testing features that will be in Threshold 2 as there have been 3 or 4 new builds released to the Insiders. Some of the changes are with the

1. Edge browser being able to use extensions
2. Performance enhancement
3. Improved Media Creation Tool
4. Cortana will be improved
5. SMS text messaging will be built in
6. Customized Start Menu changes
7 UI changes.

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Thanks!

Edge isn't getting any extensions till Redstone though or so I have heard.

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