Windows 10 build 10074

Build of Windows 10
Architecturex86, x64
Compiled on2015-04-24
Expiration date
Timebomb2015-10-01 (+160 days)
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Windows 10 build 10074 is the first officially released Insider Preview build of Windows 10, which was released to Windows Insiders on 29 April 2015.[1]

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Name Key
Core 334NH-RXG76-64THK-C7CKG-D3VPT
CoreSingleLanguage 2NCXJ-T36QP-HQMH2-9672W-WBYW3
CoreCountrySpecific NQ4B7-4W72M-PV67K-QVRMF-QGH82
Professional 6P99N-YF42M-TPGBG-9VMJP-YKHCF
ProfessionalWMC (edition upgrade only) GBFNG-2X3TC-8R27F-RMKYB-JK7QT
Education (edition upgrade only) NCQDD-DCDRV-HRG6J-4F7PF-TVJDF

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • New system sounds have been introduced.
  • The context menu has been updated in some places.
  • The navigation buttons in the Settings app have received changes.
  • The Network icon has been updated.
  • Closing an application in Tablet Mode now takes you to the Start screen.
  • Multi-tasking improvements (Alt+Tab, Task-View, Snap Assist).
  • Personalization options in Control Panel have been removed, as the applet was only intended to be used for switching themes. However, this change would reverted in build 10547.
  • Express settings have been updated in the OOBE.

Search and Cortana[edit | edit source]

  • The search icon has received an update.
  • Accent color has been removed from the search box.
  • Start and Cortana are now more integrated.
  • New experiences in Cortana powered by Bing Instant Answers.

Music and Video Preview Apps[edit | edit source]

  • Full screen mode has been added to the Music app.
  • You can now download movies, TV shows and TV seasons with the Video Preview app on up to three devices.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Hardware compatibilities[edit | edit source]

If installing on VMware make sure to change the compatibility to version 12.x, otherwise the build will show a blue screen error when attempting to boot, and disable all network drivers or the build will update the time via the internet, thus activating the time bomb.

Missing translations[edit | edit source]

The non-English versions of this build have translations missing in some places.

Start menu[edit | edit source]

Change resolution and pulling up the taskbar may bring up the Start menu.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

English version[edit | edit source]

Japanese version[edit | edit source]

Login screen[edit | edit source]

Russian version[edit | edit source]

Simplified Chinese version[edit | edit source]

Enterprise SKU[edit | edit source]

Education SKU[edit | edit source]

Polish version[edit | edit source]

Updates[edit | edit source]

Only one update was released for build 10074:

  • 10.0.10074.1.fbl_impressive_cxe.150425-1755 - KB3061161

References[edit | edit source]