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Windows 10 build 9879 is rolling out to Slow ring users. filecluster

Microsoft has started seeding a build 9879 of Windows 10 Technical Previews for Slow Ring users.

Build 9879 has been previously made available for Fast ring of Windows Insider Program. Now Microsoft's Gaberiel Aul has updated the Windows Blog with the roll-out for Slow ring users.

"Today we have published Build 9879 to the Slow ring and made the ISO images available for download via the Windows Insider Program website. We have also released a hotfix package to Windows Update to address a few issues seen in this build," according to the release note posted at the blog.

As announced by Gaberiel earlier, build 9879 adds some changes based on the direct feedback. One of them is the ability to hide the Search or Task View Buttons on the taskbar. New minimise and restore animations for app has been updated and the three dots in Windows Chrome for modern apps have been replaced with a hamburger-style icon. Also included in the new build are the several fixes.

#WindowsInsiders 9879 is publishing to the Slow ring now.

— Gabriel Aul (@GabeAul) November 24, 2014

Hey #WindowsInsiders, ISOs for 9879 are now posted:

— Gabriel Aul (@GabeAul) November 24, 2014

Calling all #WindowsInsiders! Just posted hotfix for the 0xAB bluescreen that some in Fast ring were hitting. Please go to WU to download!

— Gabriel Aul (@GabeAul) November 24, 2014

Gaberiel has also confirmed the availability of ISO files for build 9879, which the company is also referring to as the November update. Users will receive this update automatically via Windows Update. But if you are looking for clean installation or, installation via virtual machine, you can directly download an ISO file. Following is the method explaining how to install ISO file.

  • Click the desired link to download an ISO file that you can use to install the preview

Download links for ISO file

  • Once the download is completed, move the ISO file to installation media such as a USB flash drive or DVD
  • Boot your PC from the installation media, and then follow the steps to perform a clean install

Your machine should now be updated with new build 9879.