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  1. PaulQ's Avatar
    I have two Windows 10 laptops. One updated to whatever version that added the "Find My Device" option in "Updates & Security." The other doesn't seem to be able to update to that version. Of course, the laptop that got it is one that stays at home and the one where it would be useful because I travel with it, it's not updating.

    I am just assuming the cause is that it's not updating Windows 10 to the version that activates "Find My Device."

    Can anyone advise me on this? Thanks!
    01-16-2016 12:41 AM
  2. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    Check the version of windows on the laptop that you feel isn't updating.
    settings> system> about

    See if it shows 10586 somewhere
    01-16-2016 01:21 AM
  3. PaulQ's Avatar
    I found the build number using the "winver" command. I have build # 10240.

    I just installed some updates but the "Find my Device" isn't listed.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!
    01-16-2016 11:11 PM
  4. ajayden's Avatar
    I found the build number using the "winver" command. I have build # 10240.

    I just installed some updates but the "Find my Device" isn't listed.

    Any ideas?


    Thanks!
    We have all moved on to Windows 10 Version 1511 Build 10586.63. Probably you have to update to newer build.
    01-16-2016 11:53 PM
  5. PaulQ's Avatar
    We have all moved on to Windows 10 Version 1511 Build 10586.63. Probably you have to update to newer build.
    Do you know how I do this? Or can you direct me to the info?

    Thanks!
    01-16-2016 11:54 PM
  6. PaulQ's Avatar
    PROBLEM SOLVED.

    After a researching on the web based on the fact I learned here about the build number, I finally found a way to do a forced update. Apparently, there is an issue where you can get stuck on an earlier build.

    Apparently I can't post links. So, I'll say it's a MakeUseOf article titled: How to Upgrade to Windows 10 Version 1511 Now

    Search that if you are having this problem and it has instructions on how to do the install.

    It took about 30 minutes. You're basically going through the whole Windows 10 install process again. It worked. Now I have the "Find My Device" function.
    Last edited by PaulQ; 01-17-2016 at 02:05 AM.
    01-17-2016 01:46 AM

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