Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18980

On Thursday Microsoft launched Windows 10 Preview Build 18980 to Insiders in the Fast ring, a build that adds update on Cortana and improvements on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

This Insider update also includes update on the Optional Features settings section as well as other features, improvements, and numerous fixes.

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Preview Build 18980 by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and checking for the latest update. read more

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18975 (20H1) adds the ability to move the Cortana window

Microsoft is rolling out Build 18975 (20H1) to Insiders in the Fast ring, that brings the ability to move the Cortana window and improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

This Insider update also includes preview and code release of PowerToys, adds update on Virtual Desktop renaming, as well as other features, improvements, and various fixes.

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Build 18975 (20H1) by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and then looking for new updates. read more

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18362.10019 (19H2)

Today Microsoft released 19H2 Build 18362.10019 to ALL Windows Insiders in the Slow ring which brings new features, improvements, and numerous fixes.

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Slow ring, you can update to the 18362.10019 (19H2) by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and then looking for new updates.

  • IF you received Build 18362.10014 with 19H2 features turned OFF by default on 8/19 – you WILL receive Build 18362.10019 today with all 19H2 features turned ON.
  • IF you received Build 18362.10015 with 19H2 features turned ON by default on 8/19 – you WILL receive Build 18362.10019 today with all 19H2 features turned ON.

If you’re on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and just joining your PC into the Slow ring to take 19H2 updates, you will also receive Build 18362.10019 with all 19H2 features turned on. Everyone in the Slow ring should be on the same build now with all the following 19H2 features turned on: read more

Windows 10 update to versions 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, and 1809 for update reliability

This update includes reliability enhancements to the Windows Update Service components under Windows 10, versions 1507, 1511, 1607, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803 and 1809. Steps can be taken to free up disk space on your device if you do not have enough disk space to install Windows updates.

This update contains files and resources that fix problems that affect the Windows 10 update process and may prevent you from installing important Windows updates. These improvements help to ensure a seamless installation of updates on your device and improve the reliability and security of Windows 10 devices. read more

Microsoft have released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18970

On Thursday Microsoft revealed Preview Build 18970 to Insiders in the Fast ring, that brings a new tablet experience for 2-in-1 convertible PCs and a Reset this PC Cloud download option.

This Insider update also includes other improvements, features and fixes..

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Preview Build 18970 by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and then looking for the latest update.

What’s new in Build 18970

Introducing a new tablet experience for 2-in-1 convertible PCs! 

They’re starting to deploy a new tablet application for 2-in-1 convertible PCs in beta form for Windows Insiders. This new experience allows users to get into the tablet’s stance without interrupting the familiar desktop experience, in addition to some important tactile improvements: read more

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18965 lets you control app restarts on login

This Wednesday Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 18965 to Fast ring insiders, a build that adds app restart control and Feedback Search UI updates.

This Insider update also includes Windows Insiders Achievements and other improvements, features and fixes.

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Preview Build 18965 by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and checking for new updates.

Control over restarting apps at sign-in

As some of you may already know, applications have the option to register for restart, which can be useful in some situations, especially if you need to restart your PC to get back to what you did. Previously, this option was associated with the option “Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device” under Sign-in Options in Account Settings. We’ve heard comments that some of you would prefer more explicit control over when Windows automatically restarts applications that were open when your PC restarted, and with 20H1 we offer this option. read more

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18362.10014 & 18362.10015 (19H2) enables Windows Defender Credential Guard for ARM64 Devices

Today, Microsoft released 19H2 Build 18362.10014 and Build 18362.10015 for Windows Insider in the Slow Ring. As a reminder, Microsoft is currently testing the ability to provide these updates with features that are disabled by default so that they can be enabled through controlled feature deployments. This helps them to get better feedback on the overall quality of the construction. A subset of insiders of the Slow ring have disabled the default features, and another subset has enabled them by default. read more

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18963 (20H1) brings GPU temperature monitoring to Task Manager

Microsoft has just announced Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18963 (20H1) to Insiders in the Fast ring, a build that adds GPU temperature monitoring to Task Manager and the ability to rename your virtual desktops.

This Insider update also improves the Optional Features page in Settings, makes Notepad store-updatable, adds Mouse Cursor speed to Settings, as well as other features, improvements, and numerous fixes.

If you’re a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, you can update to the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18963 (20H1) by going to Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update and checking for the latest update. read more