OOBE update for Windows 10: December 15, 2015

Applies to: Windows 10


This update improves the Windows 10 out-of-box experience (OOBE). It applies to the Windows 10 OOBE process and will be available only at the time that OOBE updates are installed.

How to get this update

Method 1: Windows OOBE

This update is installed during the Windows 10 OOBE process, assuming that an Internet connection is available during that process.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You must 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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