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  • Windows 10 2004 Slipstreaming?

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 2004 – May 2020 Update Windows 10 2004 Slipstreaming?

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        Ben Myers
        AskWoody Lounger

        Yesterday, I created yet another Windows 10 Version 2004 x64 flash memory stick, and promptly installed it on a computer’s new SSD.  I routinely apply all updates after a fresh install, and I was surprised to find that there were only a handful of updates, none of which were of the large Patch Tuesday flavor.  The end result was a Windows 10 Home that occupied little more than 25GB, smaller than I have seen before.

        The clear and obvious question is whether Microsoft is regularly refreshing the Win 10 2004 ISOs, slipstreaming in all the updates to date?  The evidence leads me to believe this, but it would be good for someone in the know at Microsoft to confirm this.  For those of us who regularly install Windows 10 on a fresh hard drive or SSD, this would be good to know.

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        EP
        AskWoody_MVP

        when it comes to integrating or “slipstreaming” updates for any Win10 version, ask in the MDL (My Digital Life) forums “Windows 10” section.

        the folks there are more knowledgeable about the matter than me – I was able to make updated Win10 v2004 USB install media that has the July 2020 updates for v2004 integrated.

      • #2287596 Reply
        Microfix
        AskWoody MVP

        Is it REALLY worth the effort?
        Unless there are lots of installation seats involved, then probably but,
        with the timescales factored in, you’d only be pushed onto another version eventually that defeats the whole purpose of pursuing it for a couple of devices. IMO

        Win8.1 Pro x64 + Linux Hybrids x86/x64 + Win7 Pro x86/64 O/L
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