Windows 10 build 10162

Release date of Windows 10, July 29, 2015, is getting closer.

I installed Windows 10 build 9841 in October 2014 as soon as Microsoft announced Windows Insiders program. Many things have changed since that time…

Yet I haven’t decided yet whether I want to change the usual Windows 7 to the new Windows 10. By the way, Microsoft offers free upgrade from Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

To experience the new OS better, I installed Windows 10 on desktop, more powerful than laptop. I used Windows 7 on this desktop since its release on October 22, 2009.

It took about 20 minutes to install Windows 10 build 10162 on the desktop, and about 10 minutes more to prepare the system for the first start.

After installation, you see usual Desktop with Start button on taskbar and with Start menu:

Windows 10 build 10162: Start menu

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Russia goes to winter time

After living for three years in “eternal” DST, on October 26, 2014, Russia will turn the clock 1 hour back to the standard, or winter, time.

Operating systems installed the corresponding updates. The time zone changed to UTC+3, and its title has RTZ 2 specification in parenthesis.

Windows 7 notifies: Daylight Saving Time ends on October 26, 2014 at 2:00. The clock is set to go back 1 hour at that time.

Windows 7: Daylight Saving Time ends on October 26, 2014 at 2:00. The clock is set to go back 1 hour at that time.

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