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Installing updates on an expired Windows 10 Insider Program build

I have switched to the Windows Insider Program some time ago and my build has expired. I have un-enrolled from this program and now I want to have the regular updates and experiences. Yet, for some ...
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Left Insider Program but still receiving Insider updates

I enabled windows insider program, it worked fine for a while, then windows 11 came and my laptop keep trying to update to windows 11. thing my laptop does not have TPM 2.0, so I can't install windows ...
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Your device is not eligible to join the windows insider program on windows 11

I was a Dev-Channel Insider when there was no Windows11. Once upgrading from win10 to win11 became available for Dev-Channel insiders, I did so. Now that I'm using Windows11, I want to become Dev-...
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Updated to Windows 11 insider release (2021-11) and now my WSL2 Ubuntu 18.04 isn't loading. What to do?

My computer just updated to the latest windows 11 insider release and now My WSL2 ubuntu 18.04 isn't loading. How do I go about debugging why it just hangs when I start it up? I even tried going to ...
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How do I exit the Windows Insider Program and update my Windows 10 to Windows 11?

I purchased a new laptop a few months back, and I decided to enroll for Windows 11 Insider Program a few months back. Now when Windows 11 has been officially released, I attempted to unenroll the ...
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Windows 11 Insider Dev Build no longer shuts down

I am running Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22471 as Primary OS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as Secondary OS. Before I was running Windows 11 Beta Build. I switched to Dev Channel and installed build 22471, ...
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How to skip update to Windows 11 on Windows insider program?

I am on Windows 10 (Home Edition) and want to try out WSLg but don't want to upgrade to Windows 11. Switching to insider Dev and Beta channels start downloading Windows 11. How do I get the Windows ...
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No windows insider option in Windows 11

I recently read that it would be better to switch from dev to the beta channel. But I can't find the windows insider option on the settings page. The error encountered message in the image has ...
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I'm in the Insider Dev channel, why can't I download the Windows 11 ISO?

Following the instructions on TechRadar, I joined the Insider program via Setting -> Update & Security -> Windows Insider Program and chose the Dev channel. I can now find the Windows 11 ...
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Windows 11 in beta channel of insider program

I am currently running on the beta channel of the windows insider program. The description of it says that Windows 11 will be installed, but when I click on windows update, it just says "you're ...
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I am not able to access preview settings [duplicate]

I want to change settings to send optional data. But it says it is controlled by an organization. I tried changing using gpdedit but it still did not work. I also tried enabling telemetry but it did ...
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Is anyone else experiencing keys (I am not touching) being sent to WSL 2 gui apps and how should I report it to Microsoft?

I am trying the Windows insider preview 10.0.21.390.1000 (co_release) with Ubuntu 18.0.4 (and Ubuntu 20.0.4) under WSL 2 to use Emacs in GUI mode without needing VcXsrv. With either version I ...
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Installing windows not completing

I am trying to upgrade Windows 10 Pro [Dev version] Insider Preview [b21376.1] (with Feature Experience Pack 321.11803.0.3) to the latest preview [b21390], but the installer is getting stuck at 61%. ...
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Windows Insider doesn't get updates

I "enrolled" to windows insider program for more than a year, and I do not get updates, I bothered me but I never got to it. I installed the windows insider iso to get updates to Version Dev ...
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Bluetooth adapter do not work on windows insider

I go the bluetooth dongle TP-Link UB400, which is a generic, and fairly popular adapter, for some reason it doesn't work (I tried multiple other adapters, all have the same issue), I am suspecting it ...
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How to Stop Receiving Insider Builds for Windows 10 without breaking VHD setup: \windows\systems32\winload.efi (0xc0000428)

I have enrolled myself into Dev Channel of Windows Insider Program. I am not quite sure whether I needed to enroll myself to Dev Channel of Windows Insider Program to setup my machine as a dual boot, ...
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Error Message This build of windows will expire soon

so I have an issue where this pop-up appears every so often And plus, I don't get updates and can't change insider channel (became grayed out) I have a genuine license, and I have no idea what ...
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Windows Insider Program “Something went wrong”

I am trying to join the Windows Insider Programme in the Dev Channel. But when clicking "Get Started", I receive this error message: Something went wrong. We aren't able to talk to our ...
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How to generate dev channel Windows 10 insider iso?

I know Microsoft provide a website for downloading them but the builds there aren’t up to date (by several public build numbers behind). For example, the current build number is 21327 and the lastest ...
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Upgrade AWS Windows Server 2019 to Insider Preview

I have an instance of windows server 2019 base running on aws and would like to install the windows server insider preview. Updating the settings for windows update in group policy editor did not ...
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How to opt-out of the Windows-Insider Program without having to check the opt-out again? And if I am still asked for new updates?

A while ago, I installed WSL2 and took the seemingly easier installer that is available from the latest Windows Insider Program version in the developer mode. After installing WSL2, I opted out of the ...
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Local Remote desktop connection while connected to VPN

When my Windows 10 is connected to PPTP VPN connection, I can still use the local IP address of the device that DHCP gave it, to connect to my Windows 10 from Android RD client app. this shouldn't ...
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Switching from Windows Insider to the stable release

I signed up to Windows Insider and everytime there is a new release, I usually download the ISO and install it. Twice a year, a new stable version of Windows is released, I've downloaded the ISO and ...
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Windows 10: 0x80070241 - Download Error (Windows Update)

I've joined the Insiders and now i'm updating but, when i update, an error comes up stating its 0x80070241 error code... how can i fix this? this problem is going for a while now. Here's a link to the ...
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Thinkpad X1 Yoga 4th Gen 20QF intel graphics incompatible with insider preview build 20170+

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8565U CPU I've been struggling with an extremely frustrating intel graphics issue since upgrading from build 20161. All versions of the intel integrated graphics driver ...
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How to fix "This build of Windows will expire soon" after switching Windows Insider Program channel from Dev to Beta?

I get this warning each time I login to Windows 10: This build of Windows will expire soon Your build of Windows will expire on 31/07/2020. You should move to a new build as soon as possible. Go ...
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WSL - How to roll forward after rolling back to the previous WSL kernel?

The latest WSL kernel caused some problems on a package and I reverted it to the previous WSL kernel with wsl --rollback. Now the package update indicates that this issue is resolved. I would like to ...
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Windows 10 Insider Activation Error

I recently upgraded to Windows Insider 20H1 and I am getting an error where it shows that Windows will expire but in the Control Panel it shows that Windows is activated. Please help me. Update @Jhon ...
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How to install Windows 10 Home 19018 update?

I'm using windows home edition, I have the latest update installed 1909. I want to install docker for windows 10 home edition. It keeps saying Docker Desktop requires Windows 10 Pro/Enterprise (...
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Windows 10 failed boot after insider update

The device is a Surface Pro. After updating Windows 10 and rebooting, I am getting the following error: Using F8 or Shift + F8 does not enter recovery mode. Booting from a stick with Windows 10 and ...
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High CPU usage for Windows Error Reporting Service on Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Version 2004, via the Slow Ring of the Windows Insiders programme. About a day later, I noticed that my computer is significantly slowed down and things like right-...
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Win 10 WSL not work after UPDATE

I have join in win 10 insider preview, today the system update to version 2004 build 19555.1001, then I cannot open WSL. Followings are results in CMD. Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19555.1001] (c) ...
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Our WSUS accidentally had Windows Insider updates turned on. How can I remove the 1909 update from my Windows Update screen without installing it?

There was a misconfiguration in my company WSUS and Windows Insider updates were accidentally included (our sysadmin checked the box for all Windows components and apparently Windows Insider was a ...
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keep privacy settings whith windows insider

I would like to use the new WSL 2. That requires me to install the latest windows insider builds. But after joining the windows insider program, it tells me that my diagnostics settings need to be "...
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Trying to join windows insider program windows 10 error 0x0

I keep getting error code 0x0 when pressing the button for windows insider program located in the settings
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Task Scheduler fails to start on WIndows 10 (Insider Build 1903 (18362.1)

I don't often deliberately reboot my PC but it is set to accepting Windows 10 Insider updates (Fast ring) and update overnight. As a result, it's usually up and it was only recently, that I noticed ...
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How do I get rid of the Evaluation copy message on Windows 10 Pro

I disabled the Windows Insider option a few months ago, and my Windows install has finally installed updates today. However, it still shows the following message on the desktop: I have tried ...
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Different Windows Insider builds in different VMs?

Is it possible to install the Fast ring for Windows Insider on one VM, the Slow ring on another, and keep my main machine running the release build of Win10 1809? If so, how, and would I need ...
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Can't opt out of Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview

I switched off the Insider Preview about 2 months ago, but I am still getting a message on my desktop that I am running Build 18272.re_prerelease.181026-1425. How do I revert back to a more stable ...
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How to replace the Desktop background image with a solid color, using PowerShell and registry?

I would like to replace the default Desktop background image with a darker solid color, on an unregistered Windows 10 Pro (Insider Preview) edition. I am testing various terminal coloring schemes, and ...
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Is mounting C drive owned by the default user and not root is possible under WSL without updating to windows insider?

I know it is possible to config the mounting points and options on /etc/wsl.conf and /etc/fstab after windows insider build 17093. However, I am using the university machine and it is advised to not ...
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How can I uninstall Microsoft Edge Beta, and install Microsoft Edge?

I've used the insider builds, but have since changed it to sit at the "slowest" setting until I get to the next public release. But I was wanting to roll back from Microsoft Edge "Beta" to the public ...
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Do latest windows insider preview builds work in vmware workstation 12?

I need to install and use Windows Insider running as a guest in vmware. I have an available license for vmware workstation 12, which appears to be the maintenance release branch. Will these two work ...
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Is it possible to upgrade to the next build of Windows Server insider preview 2019?

The insider preview expires tomorrow and a message dialog suggests to download the next preview build. I checked updates and there are none. Is it not possible to update to the next build or do you ...
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Getting 0x80070057 in Windows Update when trying to update to Build 17686

Windows Update tries to install the update as usual, and then after a while, I get a download error 0x80070057: At first I thought this was a storage issue (I had 3 GB of free space at the time), so ...
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Windows looping back to login screen for admin account

I have two accounts on my PC. A personal one for my own use, which has got all the administrative rights and requires a PIN to login. And the other I made for my friend with no privileges and no ...
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Task Manager not showing mini graphs or tabs on the left - Windows 10 Spring 18 update

Today for the first time I see that the Task Manager is not showing the mini graphs (which allow me to switch the active graph) on the left side. They are just gone. Making the window extremely big ...
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My speakers (internal) makes a loud buzzing sound when I set the volume to above 90%

Here's the sound it makes, not sure if it'll help: ONEDRIVE DOWNLOAD LINK, CLYP LINK It's an internal subwoofer. Here are the details: DEVICE, DRIVER, AND WI Device instant path: HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&...
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Windows Insider Program: enrollment doesn't let me finish

When I try to enroll my Windows 10 for the Windows Insider Program I navigate to Settings > Update and security > Windows Insider Program click 'Get Started' choose the account I want to connect with ...
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Activate Windows pops up after latest Insider update [duplicate]

I am an Insider on the Fast pace for Active Development of Windows. 5 days ago, I had installed the latest Insider update released on 13th December, 2017 (Build:17063.rs_prerelease.171213-1610). After ...
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