Microsoft has released a new version of Windows 10 Build 10240 to Windows Insider members on both the Fast and Slow Rings. And it’s the final copy of Windows 10 OS that will be sent to PC OEMs.
It’s the first build to drop the desktop watermark and its also the first build which Microsoft isn’t referring to as a preview. Means that this latest build is indeed the Windows 10 RTM version (Release to Manufacturing), that Microsoft is releasing to OEMs.
Official Announcement Reads:
Over the past few days we’ve been preparing our release pipelines and processes, and this build is one step closer to what customers will start to receive on 7/29. For example, you’ll notice with this build that the desktop watermark is no longer there (you can still do Search > Winver to see your version number.
While it’s the final version, Microsoft is already building many Windows updates and app updates ready for July 29th. Updates will include extension support for the Microsoft Edge browser and a bigger update later this fall.
Microsoft will not make ISOs available for Insiders until July 29th as the company wants to test it Windows Update mechanism to make final tweaks and changes to the way Windows 10 will be distributed to existing PCs later this month.
To get this new build, go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates on your PC. Remember that you’ll need to be logged in with your Microsoft Account in order to receive the new build.
[Source: Windows Blogs]
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