Updating setup files
The UI changes in Anniversary Update are so subtle that you may not even notice if your computer has already installed it. MORE: How to Get Windows 10 Anniversary Update & Use Its New Features If you want to perform an update on a computer that's offline or you want to save time (and bandwidth) while updating multiple PCs, you should create an install disk, either on a USB drive or blank DVD. If your Windows is on build number 14393 or higher, you've got it. Type "winver" into the Cortana box and click the icon which appears. You can also download an ISO file that can be copied and burned to several different disks. Here's how to build Windows 10 Anniversary Edition installation media. Connect a 4GB or larger USB flash drive if you plan to create a USB install disk. The choices for your current computer are already selected, but if you are planning to install it on a computer that has 32-bit Windows or one that's a different langugage, you might need to maniuplate these choices. If you want to burn to DVD or create multiple disks, choose ISO. Windows is going to "install" but it will keep all of your files, apps and settings in place so it's really just upgrading you to Anniversary Update. If you’re not an enterprise administrator and are looking to install Office 365 in your home or business, see Install Office with Office 365.
With Anniversary Update, you get Cortana on the lock screen, Windows Ink sketching and the ability to sync SMS messages with your phone, among many other new capabilities. I could take 30 to 60 minutes, depending on your connection. If you selected ISO file, burn the ISO to a DVD or Flash drive. Windows has built-in DVD burning, but if you want to burn the ISO to USB, you need a utility such as Rufus. Insert the installation media in the computer you wish to upgrade. We recommend that you select "Not now," to speed up the process. If you're tired of waiting for the automatic update, you can use Microsoft's Windows Upgrade Assistant to force the download. You can get there by clicking "Update & security" in the settings menu or just by searching for "updates" in the Cortana box. You can wait patiently and hope your computer automatically downloads the update soon or you can force the issue and download the new build manually. If you wanted to upgrade the computer you made it on, just keep it connected. If there are any additional updates on top of anniversary edition, they will undoubtedly download after you install the OS. However, you'll still need an Internet connection and you won't be able to create install media for use on other computers. Here's how to download Windows 10 Anniversary, either as an over-the-air update or as an ISO file you can burn to a USB key or DVD. Don't click "update now." You are downloading a full install of Windows 10 Anniversary edtion. After downloading the file, run the self-extracting executable file, which contains the Office 2016 Deployment Tool executable (setup.exe) and a sample configuration file (configuration.xml).
Before using the ODT to download or install Office, we recommend making sure you have the latest version. To work with the tool, you edit the configuration file to define what options you want, and then run from the command line.
Periodically, it may be necessary to update the Database Server Manager.