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FAQ:>Which version should I get?>Where can I get the ISOs?>What the fuck is an .svf file?>What does LTSC 2019 have?>How do I verify the ISOs aren't fake/infected?>How do I activate Windows?>How do I change to a different edition post-install?>How do I disable backported telemetry in 8.1/7?>What software do you recommend/should I install?
See paste. (your other unmentioned question is probably here, too)>How do I debloat/debotnet Windows 10 1803-2004?
Offline (pre-installation): Optimize-Offline
Online (live installation): privacy.sexy / wpd.app / W10Privacy / privatezilla
Don't mix offline & online tools with each other.>Do I really need to debloat it?
If you had to ask, then no.>Can you get the Ryzen scheduler on LTSC 2019?
No. Wait for LTSC 2022, or use SAC (semi-annual channel) editions.>Can I upgrade to LTSC 2019?
Only from a previous LTSC build w/o doing the upgradematrix hack in paste.>Is Windows 10 2004/20H2 OK?
Only Education & Enterprise.>I already run Windows 7, but don't want to clean install?
The non-LTSC installers can upgrade.>Are homebrew ISOs safe to use (Gen2/Ameliorated)?
Depending on trust&rep, almost never. Most of the time these are unverifiable and unreproducible.
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