Note: If you’re in the middle of a system update and need to find your OS version, pull both triggers and both bumpers on your controller. If you’re using Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, double-click the file to unzip it. Copy the contents of the file to the root directory of your flash drive.
Unplug the network cable if you’re using a wired network connection. Power off your console, and then unplug the power cord to ensure that the console is completely powered off.
Microsoft released the Xbox 360 console on November 22, 2005, a whole year earlier than both the Sony Play Station 3 and Nintendo Wii.
Since launch, Microsoft has been updating the OS monthly, with updates downloaded from the Xbox Live service directly to the Xbox One and subsequently installed, or by using offline recovery images downloaded via a PC.
The Xbox One console runs on an operating system that includes the Windows 10 core, although initially it included the Windows 8 core at the Xbox One's release.
Having the advantage of the lead, Microsoft was able to experiment with various customization options for the consumer’s individual consoles.
The ability to customize the way the console looked with various themes to fit the front and sides of it was something very different for home console users.
So you just bought your Xbox One, you unpacked it and set it up, you perform the mandatory day one system update and...