How to: Make a Windows 10 "1703 LTSB" ISO

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  1. l33tissw00t

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  2. Enthousiast

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  3. Stewox

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    So what, is this dead project now, why are people trying to make it into Pro ?
     
  4. T-S

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    Is project dead just because a random user doesn't like it? :g:

    You can remove the crap from a PRO/Enterprise/LTSB today just like you can before this thread was started
     
  5. Stewox

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    Who said I don't like it, I don't see as much interest for this type of thing but im figuring stuff out as I go.

    Well I doing catchup now, I didn't notice this is not a real LTSB, some N version.

    In another thread for win7 calculator people said a LTSB is required to make those mods.

    I think they were talking about doing it on a live system. I don't want to only remove things, I want to completely modify the whole thing. Now I can probably do that with any edition in offline ISO editing, no need to be LTSB ?

    Wouldn't LTSB help getting rid of that so you we have less leftovers to get rid off ?

    So my question is why is everyone trying to be on those non LTSB editions, what, WHAT IS the big technial reason, long term reason ? patching, updating reason, feature reason, gaming reason, WHAT ?
     
  6. T-S

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    I didn't intend you but the user you quoted, obviously.

    The official LTSB is still on 10240, and newer versions has some small and sometimes not so small improvements (the snap function for one).

    So the purpose is to have a build as clean as the LTSB, while having a current OS base.

    Also the ghetto LTSB can be activated with a legit license, while the real one needs a KMS activation.

    Last but not least is fun and interesting to understand how the imaging works, at least for people who are not yet zombified by the metro UI and the iphones in their pockets.
     
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    #368 IncendiaryPyro, Jun 20, 2016
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    I searched and didn't really see anything. Does this affect the use of Windows Update? I got it installed but it can't seem to check for updates and says it can't connect.

    This is on Windows 10 Enterprise N to clarify.
     
  9. damianfox

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    #369 damianfox, Jun 20, 2016
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    Actually it does affect Windows Update if you remove all the components with MSMG Toolkit, I think the component its looking for is the Delivery Service component. This is mainly for people that don't use Windows Update aka. slipstream updates into the ISO and or manually updating there online systems. I usually just Disable the Windows Update service in the ISO before I install from it.
     
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  10. akq

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    The first post guide is outdated: MSMG ToolKit 4.8 (version today, 07.07.2016) has different names in the menu and more new options to remove more stuff.
    Also, the guide does not answer questions like:
    - How/where to download and integrate Windows Updates and should or shouldn't they be integrated first before doing other stuff.
    - How to reduce the size of the image after all integrating and removing has been done; many people have complained/asked what is wrong after they have removed stuff and they have end up with a bigger ISO-image file.

    damianfox can you update the guide?
     
  11. slomies

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    Is there anything that I shouldn't remove because it will break windows update? I don't use cortana or metro apps...
     
  12. valued17

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    Is this build then going to be good as a daily driver ?
     
  13. valued17

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    Anybody ???
     
  14. slomies

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    I followed the instructions on the first page about 2 months ago (the instructions are different now since there have been more features added to the toolkit) and use it as my daily OS on all my PC's. I removed all the metro apps and cortana and have no issues. Make yourself a disc and try it out and see if you like it.
     
  15. orbidia

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    The big question is how does this work with the Anniversary Update? It's now RTM apparently... Has anyone tried it?
     
  16. T-S

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    14393 is out since almost two weeks, so a lot of people has already tested it.
     
  17. dhjohns

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    of courses it is good as a daily driver, but I use all the Insider builds as a daily driver. I feel it is the best way to test. Use it all the time.
     
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  18. crashnburn

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    Yeah, little more of an outline/ reamdme/ Wiki would help.
     
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  20. doubtfire

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    Your Win10 ISO link is dead, OP.

    Will my en_windows_10_enterprise_2015_ltsb_n_x64_dvd_6848316.iso work fine in this case?