September 15, 2016

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build


Following the launch of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14915 earlier this month, Microsoft has officially released an all-new build of Windows 10, Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14926, to Windows Insiders for download and testing.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14926 brings some new features as well as other enhancements like:

  • New experimental “Snooze” action on a tab in Microsoft Edge has been added to provide you with a way to set a Cortana reminder on the website you are viewing
  • When your PC updates it will check for apps that have been uninstalled, and it will preserve that state once the update has completed
  • Regardless of your Num Lock state, numbers will be input if you’re typing into the pin password field
  • The ability to export your favorites from Microsoft Edge to an HTML file
  • The issue causing Adobe Acrobat Reader to crash when you try to launch it has been fixed
  • he issue causing the Settings app to crash when navigating to Settings > Personalization has been fixed
  • An issue where Windows icons and text are not rendered correctly on some devices with Intel Atom (Clovertrail) processors has been fixed
  • Scaling for full screen games where the aspect ratio doesn’t match the native display resolution, for example, when playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive using a 4:3 stretched resolution has been improved
  • The issue where some people would experience a bugcheck (bluescreen) after plugging/unplugging certain types of Kindles such as the Paperwhite and Voyage has been fixed
  • This build improves the performance on websites with changes to large numbers of HTML Elements containing text by improving spellchecker efficiency
  • The largest cause of reliability issues in Microsoft Edge running on Insider Preview builds has been addressed 
  • An issue resulting in certain links (for example, Facebook) displaying a default favicon in the Microsoft Edge Tab, rather than the logo intended by the website has been fixed
  • An issue where the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar might show full bars when connected to a Wi-Fi network with low signal has been fixed
  • The issue which prevented the wireless network adapter in Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 devices from working as well as issue with the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows not working. and other wireless network adapters from third-parties such as D-Link has been fixed
  • An issue where File Explorer’s “Open Command window here” context menu option was opening set to the C:\Windows\System32 path, rather than the desired directory has been fixed
  • An issue potentially resulting in the taskbar no longer auto-hiding when a full screen window has focus has been fixed
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14926 is now rolling out through Windows Update as part of the company's Fast Ring builds program for registered Windows Insiders.

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