Windows 10 Post-Install Tasks

Mark Berry November 28, 2016

Due to problems installing a cumulative update, I decided to delete my Windows partition and install Windows 10 Pro x64 1607 from scratch.

Windows 10 does an amazing job of finding and installing hardware drivers—usually the first thing you have to do after an OS install. I was able to skip that, but there are still a few things that need to be tweaked to get a stable, recoverable system. Here are my notes on what to do after the install.


Windows 10 Re-Installs Cumulative Update

Mark Berry November 21, 2016

After finally getting the November 2016 cumulative update to install into Windows 10 (by installng Windows 10 from scratch, twice), I was a bit dismayed today to see that Windows wanted to re-download and re-install the 800MB cumulative update.


When DISM Won’t RestoreHealth

Mark Berry November 19, 2016

I’ve been having trouble installing the Windows 10 cumulative update for November 2016. DISM is supposed to scan or restore your Windows image, as explained in this Technet article. But when I tried DISM /RestoreHealth with both online and local sources, it kept telling me that it couldn’t find sources.



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