Alert: Windows 10 Anniversary Update Changing Host IDs

Hello everyone, we wanted to warn you that the latest major update to Windows 10, the "Anniversary Update", has begun rolling out this week (8/8/16). When this update is installed, your Niagara installation's Host IDs will likely be changed.

To update your licenses to the new Host ID, visit, open a ticket for the licensing department, and give them your old Host ID along with your new, updated Host ID. You can also contact your local Cochrane Supply branch for assistance.

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  • Mathew Angell   2 years ago

    I have a windows 10 PC host ID change for the second time. First when it upgraded to Windows 10 and again last weekend probably from a windows update. Is this going to happen a lot with windows 10? Is there a way to stop the host ID from changing?

    • Aaron Rickle   2 years ago

      @MathewAngell The second change was likely due to this Anniversary Update. As far as I know, major updates like this are not expected to occur often, as they have moved to a strategy of having more frequent, small updates every week.



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