Η Microsoft announced last week that Windows 10 2004 build 19041.207 is the final version RTM and will be released next month as an update to Windows 10 in May 2020. For those who want to download an ISO file and perform a clean install of Windows 10 2004, before it is released, the following steps can be followed.
For those who don't know what an ISO image is, these are true copies of one DVD which are stored in a disk image file. This ISO file can then be recorded to another DVD, thus creating a copy of the original, placed as a drive letter on Windows, or extracted from a program such as 7-Zip for access in the files contained therein.
How to download Windows 10 2004 ISO
Since the May 2020 update hasn't been released yet, you need to download Windows 10 2004 ISO from website of Windows Insider. To be able to do this, you must first sign up for the program Windows Insider. Participation in program Insider is not charged, and allows you to preview access to upcoming versions of Windows 10. It also allows you to download Windows 10 ISO for the latest versions of Windows 10.
To sign up for Windows Insider and download the latest Windows 10 2004 ISO, you can follow these steps:
- Go to the Windows Insider program site, click the button "Become an Insider" and sign up for the program.
- Once you're done, make sure you're logged in to your Windows account and go to the page Preview downloads of Windows Insider.
- On this page, scroll down until you see a section titled "Edition selection" with a growing context. Click the drop-down menu "Edition selection" and select «Windows 10 Insider Preview (SLOW) - Build 19041». Then press the button Confirmation.
The site will ask you to select your language and then press the button again Confirmation. Finally, the site will present two download links that will expire within 24 hours. Select the appropriate version of Windows 10 you want to download. For most users, download the version 64-bit is the best choice. Once you click on the download link, an ISO 5 GB file will be downloaded to your computer. This can take a long time, depending on your Internet connection.
What to do with ISO
When you download the ISO, you can use it for upgrade of your existing Windows 10 operating system or reinstall Windows 10 2004 on a new one computer. For clear installation, you must have a Windows 10 product code available. Before using ISO, you will first want to write it to a blank DVD. You can then create a USB boot unit from ISO and use it to install operating system. It should be noted that this ISO is for Windows 10 2004 build 19041.84. To upgrade to the final Windows 10 2004 RTM, you must first install it with this ISO and then do a quick Windows update to install the overall KB4550936 update. Once this update is installed, you will find the Windows 10 2004 build 19041.207 version, which is the final RTM version.