Compatibility update for upgrading to and recovering Windows 10 Version 1511: November 19, 2015

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1511


This update makes improvements to ease the upgrade and recovery experiences for Windows 10 Version 1511. 

How to get this update

Windows Update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this update. 

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.


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