Windows 10 Threshold 1

10.0.10074 · Version 1507

Build 10074 for pc screenshot

10.0.10074.0 29 April 2015

Start and Action Center

  • When in fullscreen, the groups are verticaly centered
  • Start now has a blurred background
  • There are new Tile animations
  • Live Tiles can now be disabled
  • When tablet mode is enabled, the Windows, Search/Cortana and Task View icons get bigger (the actual icons, not just the space arround them)
  • There is a new sound control
  • You can now enable "Battery saver" or change the brightness from the "Battery status" icon in the taskbar

Cortana and search

  • Cortana is now integrated into start
  • Cortana's height is now variable to start
  • The Cortana icon is now smaller to match the start button
  • The search field, when disabled, will no longer cover the taskbar when opening the start menu, searching by typing is still possible
  • The search field now appears in the start menu when not enabled on the taskbar

Desktop

  • "Personalize" in the desktop context menu now opens the Settings app

User Interface

  • This build indicates the first build in the Insider Preview series instead of the Technical Preview
  • The installation now says "Installing Windows" rather then "Installing Windows 10 Technical Preview"

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • The list of default accent colors has been changed
  • Visual updates and others
    • The category icon is now shown next to the back-arrow
    • Some icons have been changed
    • Update & back-up has been renamed Update & security
    • Windows Defender settings are now also displayed under Update & security
  • The personalization settings have been removed from the Control Panel (except for themes)

Apps

  • Getting started
    • Getting started has a new tile icon (which appeared on the splash screen in 10061)
  • People
    • People has been revamped

And further

  • Some of the sounds have been renamed

10.0.10074.3 5 May 2015

Fixed issues

  • Project Spartan will no longer crash when attepted to open on some devices
  • The Start menu will no longer appera when screen resolution, DPI settings or screen rotation are changed