7 December 2016

Cortana and search

  • Cortana can now shut down, restart and lock your device
  • Cortana can now change the volume of your device
  • You can now use Cortana to control music playback on more apps
  • Cortana will now remember what music app was used last time and open it by default if no app is specified
  • While listening to a radio station, you can ask Cortana to identify the song
  • Cortana can now recognize music in Chinese
  • If the device is idle, saying "Hey Cortana" will show a full screen UI optimized for long distance reading
  • Cortana now supports sign-in with Azure Active Directory identity to allow you to sign-in with your work or school account
  • The microphone icon for Cortana has been updated

Desktop

  • The "Settings" entry in the taskbar context menu has been renamed "Taskbar settings"

File Explorer

  • The "Open command window here" context menu item has been replaced with "Open Powershell window here"

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 39.14986 to version 39.14986 with the following updates
    • Console filter settings will persist for buttons and context menu
    • Improved ES6 Modules debugging experience
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 15.14986 to version 15.14986 with the following updates
    • Support for the Brotli compressed data format (on by default) as an HTTP content-encoding method
    • Updated the MS-prefixed FIDO 2.0 implementation to match the latest W3C Web Authentication specification
    • Partial support for CSS Custom Properties (aka CSS Variables)
    • Preliminary support for the IntersectionObserver API
    • Async/await is on by default
    • DOM performance improvements
  • The following flags have been changed
    • Core platform support for Fetch abstraction
    • Preliminary implementation of the Payment Request DOM API
    • Support for the individual transform syntax for CSS transforms

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • A new Enterprise Cloud Printers discovery UI is now available
    • Windows Update will now ask you to schedule a pending update if no good timeslot to automatically update can be found
    • You can now enable the Virtual Touchpad icon from within settings
  • Visual updates and others
    • The settings to change saving locations have been moved to their own page in Storage settings
    • The icons for full screen searches have been made smaller to allow for more results
    • The Storage usage page has been redesigned and categories are now ordered from highest usage to lowest
    • The Data usage page now shows a bar graph instead of a circle
    • Data usage details for individual apps now show usage as a bar

Ink Workspace

  • You can now start working on a previous screen sketch
  • The ink pen, pencil and highlighter now show a preview of what it looks like to use the currently selected color and thickness
  • The ruler can now be rotated in sub degree increments
  • The cursor will no longer be shown when you are using ink

System

  • This update is being rolled out with the Unified Update Platform
  • New rendering technology for content in UWP apps
  • Windows will now temporarily prefer the Microsoft driver for USB Audio 2.0 over a third party driver
  • The handwriting panel will now float next to the input field by default rather than being docked
  • Windows Hello recognition has been improved
  • The default user's numlock settings is now preserved after upgrading
  • Windows will try to reapply power settings that got lost in previous upgrades
  • Uploading crash data will no longer interfere with other network-intensive activities
  • Improved scaling in Microsoft Management Console and Disk Management

Accessibility

  • Narrator can now tell you about fonts, colors, line spacing, margins and more
  • The default Context Awareness level for Narrator is now set to 2
  • The shortcut to get advanced information about the element with focus in Narrator has been changed to Caps Lock + F

Language

  • Windows will now better handle fuzzy matching for pinyin with an updated Microsoft Pinyin IME candidate pane experience
  • The IME mode indicator in the taskbar now has a context menu
  • You can now import and export self-learned phrases in the Pinyin IME
  • The Wubi IME now support self-learned phrases
  • You can now enter text in linemode for Chinese (Simplified)
  • You can now remove text predictions from the Japanese IME
  • Improved conversion accuracy and responsiveness in the Japanese IME

Apps

  • Windows Defender has been added as a default app
  • View 3D Preview has been added as a default app
  • Windows Holographic First Run has been renamed Windows Holographic
  • Contact Supprt has been renamed Get Help

Other features

  • The Game Bar now supports an additional 19 titles in full screen
  • You can now use File Explorer keyboard navigation shortcuts in the Registery Editor

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented attaching the F12 Developer Tools to Windows web apps
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator would say "No item in view" when the focus was on a tile in start
  • Fixes an issue where input could get stuck in some environments in the Japanese IME
  • Fixes an issue where the Virtual Touchpad's left and right buttons might not work on some devices
  • Fixes an issue where the Virtual Touchpad wouldn't be launched if the primary monitor wasn't touch-enabled
  • Fixes an issue where apps would launch on their own if the device is idle
  • Fixes an issue where navigating to the Battery settings would crash the Settings app
  • Fixes an issue where using - to switch languages using the Thai keyboard when typing in Office apps could result in a hang
  • Fixes an issue where double clicking an Excel document in File Explorer would crash Excel
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Hello would get stuck on "Looking for you"
  • Fixes an issue where Insiders with a Surface Dial would hear unexpected beeps when rotating the Dial
  • Fixes an issue where the storage usage for "Other" might show an unexpectedly high number
  • Fixes an issue where the PowerShell entry in the File Explorer's File menu would be greyed out without reason
  • Fixes an issue where the Clock and Calendar flyout in the taskbar would fail to launch when the display language was set to Chinese (Traditional) and the phonetic sorting method was being used
  • Fixes an issue where some notifications would initially appear to high or too low and then correct themselves to the correct place
  • Fixes an issue where the outline of an incoming notification toast was visible if the banners for that specific app where disabled
  • Fixes an issue where an empty Favorites bar would be shown despite favorites being shown in the Favorites folder
  • Fixes an issue where that could cause CPU throttling when idling on some webpages with many gifs and looping videos in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where Alt + D would not set focus to the address bar in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where Microsoft Studio games like Sudoku, Jigsaw, Minesweeper, Taptiles and Treasure Hunt could freeze on the splash screen
  • Fixes an issue where the taskbar would be visible on the Welcome screens after upgrading when set to be on top

Known issues

  • Using keyboard monitor hotkeys to adjust brightness won’t work correctly
  • A popup “Catastrophic Error” dialog when opening OneDrive folders could show up
  • DirectAccess may not work
  • When using Microsoft Edge with Narrator, you may hear "no item in view" or silence when tabbing or using other navigation commands
  • Hey Cortana, play <blah> on <AppName> won't work immediately after installing an app

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where background music would stop playing in Pandora

5 December 2016

Fixed issues

  • Game installes will now be more reliable and encounter less installation failures on slow connections
  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from downloading games successfully
10.0.14393.2146.rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161202-1900

3 December 2016

Fixed issues

  • Looking For Group parties that have been filled will no longer appear in the Looking For Groups interface
  • Fixes an issue which kept users from accessing or sending messages
  • Unknown fixes and enhancmenets
10.0.14393.2145.rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161201-1900

1 December 2016

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 39.14965 to version 39.14977 with the following updates
    • Edge now supports the EPUB file format
    • The "Snooze" feature has been removed
    • Icons of pages in the hub are now larger

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • You can now manage notifications from the Settings app

System

  • Alarms from 3rd party alarm apps can now break through Quiet Hours
  • New rendering technology for content in UWP apps
  • OAuth is now supported for Yahoo Mail accounts

Other features

  • It is no longer possible to disale an alarm on the lock screen

And further

  • Improved translations for French (France and Canada) and Chinese

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where disconnecting and reconnecting a wired headset when watching a video could result in the audio stopping to work
  • Fixes an issue where Insiders may find some music apps to stop playing music after a single song
  • Fixes an issue where closing a tab in Edge and exiting the app and relaunching the app would result in Edge opening a blank page with the URL of the closed tab
  • Fixes an issue where Start settings wouldn't be rendered in Continuum
  • Fixes an issue where the Action Center wouldn't display notifications after opening it immediately after rebooting after you turned of the option to show notifications above the lock screen
  • Fixes an issue where Insiders might not be able to launch the Camera app after using the hardware camera button while the screen was off or using Glance
  • Fixes an issue with the Bangla keyboard where text prediction could stop working

Known issues

  • Installing additional keyboards, languages and speech packs won't work
  • Windows 10 phones with 8GB of internal storage might receive an 0x800700b7 error when attempting to update to this build
  • System related notification toasts like Bluetooth and USB do not work

29 November 2016

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component

Start and Action Center

  • You can now right-click on the header of an app in the Action Center instead of only the name and close icon
  • Dismissing all notifications from one app has been made easier with a larger target
  • The All Apps list and Most Used have been merged
  • "Recently added" can now show up to 3 apps instead of just one
  • All Apps is now full screen in tablet mode
  • The left rail now only consists of icons that can be expanded with the hamburger button
  • The Action Center icon has been moved to the right hand side of the clock
  • The Action Center icon now shows the number of new notifications and logos of the apps that have triggered them
  • Individual app notifications no longer have icons, instead the header now shows the icon
  • Notifications now support hero images and more
  • Clicking the Wi-Fi quick action will now open the Network fly-out instead of toggling Wi-Fi on and off
  • You can now manage all your playback devices from the Sound fly-out
  • When an app is shown with a name like "@{<app package name>}", there will now be an option to remove it
  • You can now dismiss notifications by middle clicking on them
  • The Action Center has a more polished interface
  • The start menu has a new default tile layout
  • In All apps, the numbered apps are now listed under "#" instead of "0-9"
  • The target to dismiss notifications is now larger
  • You can now sync notifications between PC and Mobile (as long as Mobile is on build 14352+)
  • The Action Center icon no longer shows the number of new notifications when the taskbar is set to small icons
  • The margin at the top off start is now smaller
  • Scrollbars will now disappear in start as soon as you leave their active area
  • The Recently installed-list is now displayed above Most used
  • Recently installed apps now stay visible under Recently installed for 7 days
  • If a Quick Action turns a certain functionality in your device on or off (Bluetooth, Flashlight, etc.) it will now show On/Off for a short period
  • The Action Center now has an animation when notifications are deleted or moved by Windows

Cortana and search

  • Cortana will now show a button on the top to search for music
  • Cortana is now supported in Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada)
  • Cortana now provides more freedom when creating new reminders
  • Cortana can now provide turn-by-turn directions with the new Maps app
  • Cortana can now sync across devices
    • You'll now get a notification whenever your mobile device is running out of battery
    • Find my phone/Ring my phone is now available through Cortana
    • You can now share map directions between your devices
  • Cortana can now automatically fetch the required speech language for you
  • Cortana can now give reminder suggestions
  • You can now change Cortana's language
  • Cortana's Settings have been moved outside the Notebook
  • Cortana is now available on the lock screen
  • You can now create reminders with photos or shared info from apps
  • Cortana no longer needs to be initiated to get started
  • Cortana now fully supports cross device functionality
  • You can no longer disable Cortana from within her settings
  • Reminders are now no longer sorted on type, but are shown in one list
  • OneDrive is now intergrated in search
  • Improved share UI for reminders
  • Cortana can now search in your Office 365 account
  • You can now let Cortana play music from the Groove Music Catalog
  • You can now set a timer in Cortana
  • You can now enable Cortana to help you on the lock screen with reminders, appointments and messages
  • The buttons for Settings and Feedback in the rail have been moved to the bottom
  • When listening to you, Cortana now shows a sound wave instead of random characters
  • Cortana should now listen more reliably after tapping the mic button
  • Cortana's home UI no longer shows your cards but hints and a button to show the cards
  • Right-clicking on a file will now allow you to open its location
  • The keyboard shortcut to open Cortana in listening mode is now Win + Shift + C

Desktop

  • Controls in taskbar previews now look better on high resolutions
  • You can now show a window on all your desktops
  • You can now set the taskbar to auto hide only for tablet mode
  • The clock on the taskbar now has calendar integrated into it
  • The clock is now visible on all monitors the taskbar is visible on
  • UWP apps can now show a badge on top of their icon in the taskbar
  • You can now switch desktops by swiping with 4 fingers over the touchpad
  • The File Explorer has a new icon
  • File Explorer is no longer pinned to the taskbar by default
  • Windows will now remember the "Show windows from this app on all desktops"-setting for each window
  • WIN + Alt + D can now open the clock flyout

User Interface

  • The logon screen now uses the lockscreen image as background
  • The upgrade experience has a new design
  • The emoji set has been completely revamped
  • The default emojis are no longer grey, but yellow
  • The lock screen no longer shows your email address
  • When playing media, the media controls will now be shown on top of the lock screen
  • User Account Control has been reworked to match the Windows 10 design language
  • The credential window has been redesigned
  • When closing a snapped app in tablet mode, the other app will take the full screen
  • When your profile starts to load, the background on the lock screen will zoom in a little
  • A number of icons, like the Blu-Ray icon and network icon have been updated
  • The width for the Japanese 12 key keyboard is now wider on small screens in portrait mode
  • Windows Hello will no longer show your name when logging in

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 25.10586 to version 38.14393 with the following updates
    • Right clicking the back-button will now show a dropdown with pages visited earlier
    • The ellipses-menu has a slightly new design
    • The hub-, webnote- and share-items will no longer appear in the settings-menu when there isn't enough space on the addressbar
    • When closing Edge, you can now choose to clear the browsing data
    • You can now change the favorites bar to only show icons
    • You can now create a folder right from the favorites bar
    • You can now rename items from the favorites bar
    • You can now require a prompt to pop up before a download starts
    • You can now choose the location where a download should be stored
    • Edge now supports Extensions
    • Extensions can now add an icon to the address bar
    • Tabs can now be pinned to the tab bar
    • The address bar now supports "Paste and go"
    • The address bar now supports "Paste and search"
    • When a download has completed, Edge will not show a notification in the Action Center
    • When the window becomes too narrow, the Hub, Web Notes and Share buttons will appear in the ellipses menu as icons instead of text
    • The padding between the URL bar and Hub-icon is slightly larger
    • You can now upload folders
    • Edge now supports importing favorites from Firefox
    • Imported favorites will now be put in their own folder, instead of the already existing favorites folder
    • The Favorites hub now uses a tree view
    • When closing Edge with running downloads, Edge will now warn you
    • You can now set a default save location for downloads
    • Edge's default opening settings are now a dropdown
    • When Flash content isn't the focus, Edge will pause it automatically
    • There is now an accessibility tree view in F12
    • You can now debug extensions through F12
    • You can now use DOM API profiling
    • Developer items no longer appear by default in context menus and have to be enabled by visiting the F12 tools one time
    • Extensions can now be downloaded from the Windows Store
    • You can now swipe to go back and forward
    • "What's new and tips" has been added to the menu in Edge
    • Download notificaions in Edge now include filenames, download status and site domain on separate lines
    • When a download is opened outside of Edge, Edge will now launch with the download hub enabled
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 13.10586 to version 14.14393 with the following updates
    • Support for grab and grabbing values for the cursor property
    • Default parameters
    • Async/await
    • Object.values and Object.entries
    • Opus audio format
    • Time element
    • Date element
    • Output element
    • Color input type
    • Canvas Path2D objects
    • Web Speech API
    • The User Agent String has been updated
    • Improved accessibility features
    • Web Notification API
    • Beacon API
    • Fetch API
  • The following flags have been added
    • You can now enable the ability to unload unpacked extensions
    • You can now set a flag for "Compose scrollbar thumbs independently"
    • You can now set a flag for DirectX settings "Use Windows.UI.Composition"
    • A flag for WebRTC 1.0 is available but not functional and will be removed in a later version
    • ES6 Regex symbols
    • You can now allow Edge to use an unrestricted amount of memory
    • You can now enable H.264/AVC for Object RTC
    • Experimental support for TCP Fast Open can be enabled
    • TCP Fast Open is disabled by default but can be enabled
    • A flag has been added to enable Standard Fullscreen API

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • You can now back-up your Startscreen layout, accounts and passwords to OneDrive
    • Windows Defender has been updated to version 4.10
    • Taskbar settings have been added under System
    • Your personal info and email settings are now split up under Accounts
    • Insiders can no longer change the Feedback behavior, it is now set to always ask questions
    • Windows Defender can now be used offline
    • You can now remove temporary files, downloads, recycle bin and previous Windows installations from Storage
    • You can now choose which app's notifications are more important to you
    • You can now choose how many notifications an app can have in the Action Center
    • You can now choose between dark and light mode
    • The color for title bars and the color for the taskbar, start and Action Center can now be toggled separately from each other
    • You can now manage on a per-app basis if an app can run in the background or not, or if this has to be handled by Windows
    • Windows Update now allows you to set the time you're most active in so that it can avoid updating at that point
    • You can now override Active Hours with the Restart Options
    • The Windows Update notification, after installing an update, now takes you to the device's update history
    • You can now enable Device Portal
    • You can now enable a number of developer-focused settings for File Explorer
    • There are now a number of developer-focused settings for Remote Desktop
    • You can now share your Wi-Fi as a hotspot
    • PowerShell also has a number of developer-focused settings
    • You can now set the position of all quick actions in the Action Center and choose which should be visible
    • The Pen settings have been updated to allow you to set pen shortcuts
    • You can now reset an app from the App settings
    • You can now set whether or not the lock screen should show your email address
    • "Project to this PC" settings have been added under System
    • "Dial Up" settings have been added under Networks
    • "Magnifier" settings have been added under "Ease of Access"
    • There is a progress bar added under "Battery" to indicate the charge of the battery
    • You can now change the sort order of apps on the "Battery"-pane
    • A link to Maps Storage has been added under Storage settings
    • The default pane for Network & Settings is now the new "Status"-pane
    • Settings now has a network speed test integrated
    • Hotspot 2.0 settings have been added under Wi-Fi
    • You can now disable badges on taskbar buttons
    • You can now prevent the lock screen from showing your email address
    • You can now see all add-ons per app
    • Under "Temporary Files", Windows now shows the amount of storage that pending updates and builds are using
    • Some of the activation info has been removed from "Activation"
    • Under Privacy, you can now enable apps on other devices to start on your PC to continue where you left off
    • Under Privacy, you can now enable apps on other devices to start on your PC through Bluetooth to continue where you left off
    • Apps for websites has been added under System
    • Sharing a network with your contacts in Wi-Fi Sense is no longer possible
    • The IME Settings page now has a "Clear Input History" option
    • You can now let your PC only be visible to project when plugged in
    • Upgrading from Pro to Enterprise no longer requires you to wipe the system and doesn't require a reboot
    • You can now enable Limited Periodic Scanning which provides a second line of defence when using other Antivirus solutions than Windows Defender
    • Recovery now shows a link to a help thread about starting anew with Windows
    • You can now allow Windows to use your login credentials to automatically finish setting up your account after an upgrade
    • Windows Defender will no longer sow recap notification in normal mode
    • Notifications has been added under "Privacy" to change which apps have access to your notifications
    • "Activation" now has a description to help people change their product key
    • The name, IP address, and mac address to be selectable for Mobile Hotspot are now selectable so that you can copy them
    • The 3D display state will now be saved when upgrading
  • Visual updates and others
    • The Settings app has a new design
    • The selected accent color now has a new marking
    • Power and sleep settings contain some new information about behavior of the lockscreen when using slideshows
    • Wi-Fi Sense and and Paid Wi-Fi settings are now relocated to Wi-Fi Settings
    • The accent color table has been redesigned and is now always shown
    • Battery settings are now displayed on one single page
    • Under "Activation" Windows will now say that the license is coupled to your account
    • Update History is moved out of Advanced Options in Windows Update
    • Individual pages now have their own icon
    • Every sign-in method (Windows Hello, Picture password, etc.) now has an icon
    • Windows Insider Program settings have been moved out of Windows Update
    • When using Search in settings, the initial results will appear in a dropdown instead of full screen
    • The "Updates installed" notification now links to the Update history instead of Windows Update
    • Ctrl + E now sets focus to the search bar
    • The "Change product key" link now has an icon
    • Some of the options under Network and Internet > Status now have an icon and description

Ink Workspace

  • The Windows Ink Workspace is now available

System

  • Improvements to OneCore
  • Fast user switching now also works with Picture Password
  • Improved performance for Japanse IME
  • Windows now has a one-handed Japanese kana keyboard
  • The Text Input Canvas has a new Japanese lined-mode
  • You can now use the Ubuntu Bash natively in Windows
  • Improved Japanese IME with improved predictions, cloud suggestion and typing history
  • Improved battery life for Connected Standby PC's
  • You can now enable paths with more than 260 characters for NTFS
  • The installation is no longer divided in 3 steps and now shows as just 1 step
  • Improved performance for account migration
  • Windows 10 now provides support for Hyper-V containers
  • Handwriting Recognition support for 23 additional languages
  • Ctrl + Shift + P can now be used to turn of Private mode when Japanese Input Method Editor is used
  • You can now troubleshoot activations
  • It is now possible to link your Microsoft Account to your digital license
  • Improved consistency in scrolling and zooming speeds between monitors when using a multiple-monitor setup with a precision touchpad
  • Improved battery life for Surface devices
  • Projecting to a PC auto-discoverability is now off by default
  • You can now mount iPods as USB mass-storage devices

Apps

  • The Get Skype app has been removed
  • The Windows Feedback app has been removed
  • Skype has been added as a default app
  • Connect has been added as a default app
  • Paid WiFi & Cellular has been added as a default app
  • Sticky Notes has been added as a default app
  • Feedback Hub has been added as a default app
    • You can now react on feedback in the Feedback Hub
    • The Feedback Hub now suggests a category when you've typed in your feedback
    • The "Alerts" page in the Feedback Hub has been removed
    • The Feedback Hub will now show Microsoft responses
    • You can now make a screenshot and open Feedback Hub directly with Win + F
  • Option now available to use the Camera app to take a photo and send it with Skype
  • The Win32 Sticky Notes app has been removed

Other features

  • The Credentials window now allows you to paste into the name and password fields
  • Tapping anywhere in the "Set location" notification will now allow you to set a default location
  • The Game Bar now supports more full-screen games
  • Task Manager settings will now be saved after upgrading to a new build
  • Improved learning speed and prediction in the Japanese IME
  • Improved sound and network icon on non-standard DPI settings
  • Improved reliability of Start, Cortana and Action Center
  • Narrator now supports using physical volume buttons to change the volume while Narrator is in Scan mode

And further

  • Windows 10 Education is now supported for the Windows Insider Preview
  • Copyright info has been updated to 2016
  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1607
  • The full buildstring is now displayed at the bottom of the desktop for previews
  • The build numbers for PC and Mobile are now synced
10.0.14393.479.rs1_release.161110-2025

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.448.rs1_release_inmarket_rim.161105-1459

Start and Action Center

  • Live tiles now update all at once on the startscreen instead of one-by-one if there are updates for their content
  • Live tiles now can update badges and content at the same time
  • Apps will now launch faster if there are incoming live tile
  • The app icon is no longer repeated in the Action Center, instead, it is shown only in the header
  • The All apps list now also follows the "Make Text Larger" option
  • The header for each app is now smaller to make more room for notifications
  • Notifications can now have hero images
  • Notifications in both banners and Action Center now follow the "Text Scaling" setting
  • You can now hold notifications to turn them off for the app or go to the notification settings
  • The size of notification icons has been decreased from 64x64 to 48x48
  • App names on Live tiles now follow the Ease of Access Text Scaling setting
  • The default wallpaper for a new device has been changed
  • When you dismiss multiple notifications at once, the background will no longer fade to black between them
  • If a Quick Action turns a certain functionality in your device on or off (Bluetooth, Flashlight, etc.) it will now show On/Off for a short period

Cortana and search

  • Cortana is now available in Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada)
  • Cortana will now show a button on the top to search for music
  • Cortana can now provide turn-by-turn directions with the new Maps app
  • Cortana can now sync across devices
    • You'll now get a notification whenever your mobile device is running out of battery
    • Find my phone/Ring my phone is now available through Cortana
    • You can now share map directions between your devices
  • Cortana can now show new notifications in the Action Center
  • Cortana can now automatically fetch the required speech language for you
  • Cortana can now give reminder suggestions
  • You can now change Cortana's language
  • Cortana's Settings have been moved outside the Notebook
  • You can now create reminders with photos or shared info from apps
  • Improved share UI for reminders
  • Cortana can now search in your Office 365 account
  • You can now send a picture from your phone to your PC through Cortana
  • Notifications on your phone will now be synced to your PC with Cortana
  • Cortanas listening animation has been updated
  • Cortana should now listen more reliably after tapping the mic button
  • Cortana's home UI no longer shows your cards but hints and a button to show the cards

User Interface

  • The back-button on the lock screen has been replaced with a camera button
  • The lock screen now shows media controls directly on the UI
  • The Bing logo on the Bing lock screen has been updated, appears smaller and no longer has the text "Bing"
  • The data migration process now uses a larger font
  • The "Goodbye" message will now stay visible until the device has been shut down completely
  • Glance screen now follows the Ease of Access scaling settings

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 25.10586 to 38.14393
    • You can now swipe to go back and forward
    • The X-button to close tabs is now larger
    • Word Flow now works in the Edge address bar
    • The InPrivate browsing icon is now placed next to the "New tab" button in the tab overview
    • You can now require a prompt to pop up before a download starts
    • Edge now shows a "Go forward" item in the ellipses menu
    • When an app opens a new tab, pressing back will now close it
    • When typing in a text box, you can now use the pase button above the keyboard
    • Download notificaions in Edge now include filenames, download status and site domain on separate lines
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 13.10586 to 14.14393
    • Default parameters
    • Async/await
    • Object.values and Object.entries
    • Opus audio format
    • Time element
    • Date element
    • Output element
    • Color input type
    • Canvas Path2D objects
    • Web Speech API
    • Improved accessibility features
    • Support for Beacon
    • Web Notification API
    • Beacon API
    • Fetch API
    • The User Agent String has been updated
  • The following flags have been added
    • Foundational work for Web Notifications has been implemented (but not functional)
    • You can now set a flag for "Compose scrollbar thumbs independently"
    • You can now set a flag for DirectX settings "Use Windows.UI.Composition"
    • A flag for WebRTC 1.0 is available but not functional and will be removed in a later version
    • You can now set a flag to enable VP9 support
    • ES6 Regex symbols
    • Web Payments
    • TCP Fast Open is disabled by default but can be enabled
    • A flag has been added to enable Standard Fullscreen API

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • You can now choose which app's notifications are more important to you
    • You can now choose how many notifications an app can have in the Action Center
    • You can now manage on a per-app base if an app can run in the background or not, or if this has to be hanled by Windows
    • Windows Update now allows you to set the time you're most active in so that it can avoid updating at that point
    • You can now manage the order of Quick Actions in the Action Center for all slots
    • You can now change the charge threshold before Battery Saver is enabled
    • It is now possible to hide Quick Actions you don't use
    • The is now a toggle for the VPN Quick Action button
    • You can now override Active Hours with the Restart Options
    • The Windows Update notification after installing an update now takes you to the device's update history
    • Navigation Bar settings now have their own page
    • You can now opt to use 3G only
    • Dual-SIM devices now support Visual Voicemail
    • You can now manage your Insider settings from the Settings app
    • You can now set how long it takes before Windows Hello requires you to sign in again
    • Apps for websites has been added under System
    • Sharing a network with your contacts in Wi-Fi Sense is no longer possible
    • "Always show Glance screen when charging" is now the default behavior for Glance screen
    • The Mobile Hotstpot page now gives clearer errors when setting up a hotspot fails due to the lack of a SIM being connected
    • The refresh rate for Wi-Fi data usage is now faster
    • Active hours can now be set to a range of up to 12 hours instead of 10
    • As of build 14361, your DPI settings will be backed up in the cloud and restored after your device is refreshed
    • Kids Corner is no longer available
  • Visual updates and others
    • Adjust brightness automatically is now enabled by default
    • Every page in Settings now has its own icon
    • Glance has been moved from Extras to Personalization
    • Improved performance when opening Settings > Update & security > For developers
    • The background of the category overview and sub-category overview is now black instead of dark grey
    • A selected sub-category now has a Groove-like select state
    • The title of pages is now displayed larger
    • The icons under Update & Security have been updated to be more reflective of their meaning
    • Improved performance for loading the app list under Storage settings

System

  • Continuum now supports USB Ethernet
  • The Bluetooth AVRCP profile has been updated to version 1.5
  • Windows now has a one-handed Japanese kana keyboard
  • You can now run up to 16 apps in the background
  • Improved performance when retrieving updated GPS coordinates while you're driving
  • Improves app launch reliability
  • Improved logic for refreshing the Live tiles on the start screen
  • Improved reliability for keyboards with large dictionaries
  • The thumbnail logic has been altered to only create a small thumbnail after making a photo, and making the larger thumbnail when required to save storage
  • During the final preparations, Windows will only go through 8 to 10 migration steps
  • The Word Flow keyboard has an improved recognition of longer words
  • You can now abort an autocorrection by tapping on the bolded word
  • The call in-progress banner is now shown above notifications so you no longer need to dismiss that notification to end the call
  • The emoji set has been completely revamped
  • The default emoji’s are no longer grey, but yellow
  • The text prediction engine has bene improved to show candidates based on the current keyboard language, instead of the language that was used when the word was written
  • 5-inch devices like the Lumia 640 and 830 can now also use the one-handed keyboard
  • Improve reliability of Bluetooth in cars
  • The back-up format is changed, causing back-ups to take less from your OneDrive space, however, back-ups are incompatible with older versions of Windows 10 Mobile
  • Improved battery performance for people that often turn the screen on and off again to look at the lock screen

Apps

  • You can now swipe a conversation to delete it in Messaging
  • The phone app now show an indicator for missed calls and voicemails
  • You can now cycle through pages in the phone app infinitely
  • Option to use the Camera app to take a photo and send it with Skype
  • The alarm will now go louder faster when using your music
  • FM Radio is no longer installed as a default app
  • Improved reliability for navigating between camera roll and the Camera app
  • The Insider Hub and Windows Feedback apps have been merged to Feedback Hub
    • You can now react on feedback in the Feedback Hub
    • The Feedback Hub now suggest a category when you've typed in your feedback
    • The "Alerts" page in the Feedback Hub has been removed

And further

  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1607
10.0.14393.479.rs1_release.161110-2025

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.448.rs1_release_inmarket_rim.161105-1459

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11
  • Improved Skype for Business reliability

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component

17 November 2016

Desktop

  • Command Prompt has been replaced with PowerShell in the Win + X menu by default

File Explorer

  • PowerShell is now the default command shell, replacing Command Prompt

User Interface

  • Desktop wizards like "Map a network drive" and "Extract from zip" will now scale properly when moving from one monitor to another

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 39.14965 to version 39.14971 with the following updates
    • Edge now supports the EPUB file format
    • The "Snooze" feature has been removed
    • Icons of pages in the hub are now larger

Ink Workspace

  • When using Ink, the cursor will no longer be displayed
  • Improved reliability when using the protractor

Apps

  • Paint 3D Preview is now included as a default app

Other features

  • Yahoo Mail accounts will now be able to use OAuth

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese and Chinese IME might crash when an incompletely download or corrupted dictionary file is present
  • Fixes a number of issues in the Japanese and Chinese IME concerning using conversion mixed with predictions and phrase segmentation
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in unexpected graphic glitches after using the Japanese and Chinese IME for an extended period of time
  • Fixes an issue where the Magnifier keyboard shortcuts would fail to work on the lock screen
  • Fixes an issue where Disk Cleanup would fail to clean up all files in the Windows.old folder
  • Fixes an issue where shutting down the PC with some Device Manager dialogs open would result in the PC getting stuck at "Restarting..."
  • Fixes an issue in Edge where closing a tab with a middle click would change the size of the tabs
  • Fixes an issue where the copy-action in the context menu in Edge wouldn't work for links
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would not remember the window size when closed by closing the final tab
  • Fixes an issue where pinned tabs in Edge would not get restored
  • Fixes a number of translations for Chinese speakers
  • Fixes an issue where expanding a notification in Action Center and then expanding another notification would result in the second notification collapsing immediately
  • Fixes an issue where the width of Start would not be preserved after rebooting

Known issues

  • Double-clicking on an Excel file will cause Microsoft Excel to crash
  • Microsoft Studios games like Microsoft Sudoku, Jigsaw, Minesweeper, Taptiles and Treasure Hunt may freeze at the splash screen on launch
  • Windows Holographic First Run will crash after going through a number of screens
  • Some apps like the Store, Photos and People may launch when your PC has been inactive for a period of time
  • Settings will crash after navigating to Settings > System > Battery
  • The monitor brightness can't be adjusted by the keyboard hotkeys in this build

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • It's now easier to differentiate between cellular data on each SIM in a multi SIM device

And further

  • Improved performance for English (India) text prediction

Fixed issues

  • Fixes the "Prendre une <photo/video/selfie>" command in Cortana, which used to open a Bing search
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would crash when typing "Create an appointment" then clicking the resulted suggestion to "Create an appointment"
  • Fixes an issue where setting an unlimited data plan would still prompt the user for a limit under Data Usage Settings
  • Fixes an issue where the "Sort by" dropdown on the Usage Details page under Data Usage Settings was to wide
  • Fixes an issue where NArrator would not give feedback when adjusting sliders
  • Fixes a migration issue that caused Edge to fail to laucnh after upgrading to a new build

Known issues

  • Installing additional keyboards, languages and speech packs won't work

16 November 2016

Desktop

  • In a dual monitor setup, you can now show a on-screen touchpad to navigate the mouse on other screens with touch if the screen on which the touchpad is displayed supports touch

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • There is now a link to handwriting training under "Pen & Windows Ink"
    • You can now disable the "Recommended app" in the Windows Ink Workspace

Ink Workspace

  • The number of Recently Used apps is now 6 instead of 5
  • When a lot of ink is present on a sketch, the Ink Workspace will now load faster
  • You can now make the protractor larger and smaller with the scroll-wheel on your mouse

System

  • You can now use Ctrl + L to set focus to the address bar in the Registry Editor
  • You can now use short notations for HKEY names (for example, HKCU instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER)
  • Hyper-V instances will now remember your zoom level for the next session
  • Upgrades will now remember UAC settings, startup shortcuts and File Explorer folders pinned to the Start menu

And further

  • Windows will now respond better when Win + L is pressen when playing a full screen game
  • The Alt + F4 Shutdown dialog has been improved to better handle DPI changes with external monitors

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the background in the Ink Workspace for Sticky Notes would ding when tapped
  • Fixes an issue where resizeing and inking on the protractor would cause the Ink Workspace to crash
  • Fixes an issue where changing the zoom level in a Hyper-V Machine might cause the window to not resize properly and result in scrollbars
  • Fixed an issue where the title bar of a maximized VM window would be occluded when taskbar had been set to on top
  • Internet Explorer will no longer crash after launch
  • Fixes the "Prendre une <photo/video/selfie>" command in Cortana, which used to open a Bing search
  • Fixes an issue where tooltips for taskbar notification area items would incorrectly size after DPI changes until rebooting or signing out
  • Fixes an issue that caused File Explorer to crash when adding or renaming a folder on a network share
  • Fixes an issue that could result in text in the Outlook Calendar tile to be a little bit fuzzy
  • Fixes an issue where deleted files could reappear in File Explorer as 0 byte files
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Windows Default Lock Screen window to show after logging for some people
  • Fixes an issue that caused File Explorer to crash after right-clicking an app in Task Manager and selecting "Open File Location"
  • Fixes an issue where lists made with XAML to animate in from the inside
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would crash when typing "Create an appointment" then clicking the resulted suggestion to "Create an appointment"
  • Fixes an issue where cancelling a file download in Microsoft Edge might result in other downloads getting stuck at the point where the first download was cancelled
  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese Input Method Editor would show the candidate window in the upper left corner of the PC and not allowing to enter text in Office 2016 apps or other text editors

Known issues

  • Double-clicking on an Excel file will cause Microsoft Excel to crash
  • Microsoft Studios games like Microsoft Sudoku, Jigsaw, Minesweeper, Taptiles and Treasure Hunt may freeze at the splash screen on launch
  • Surface Pro 3s with a SD memory card will get stuck at "Working on updates 22%"
  • Some apps like the Store, Photos and People may launch when your PC has been inactive for a period of time

14 November 2016

And further

  • Improved the reliability of the Windows shell, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with systems that randomly stop applying UNC Hardening group policy, leaving systems vulnerable until restarted
  • Fixes an issue with proxy authentication that causes Windows Update downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from accessing network resources after logon after they’ve installed KB3185614
  • Fixes an issue with point rendering in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t navigate to Internet sites when a network is configured to use Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD)
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t access Microsoft Store in an authenticated proxy environment
  • Fixes additional issues with enterprise security, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, datacenter networking, Windows shell, filter driver, the Access Point Name (APN) database, and wireless networking
  • Security updates to the Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Boot Manager, Internet Explorer 11, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Microsoft Video Control, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager, OpenType and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.10586.682.th2_release_inmarket.161108-1155

And further

  • Improved the reliability of the Windows shell, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with systems that randomly stop applying UNC Hardening group policy, leaving systems vulnerable until restarted
  • Fixes an issue with proxy authentication that causes Windows Update downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from accessing network resources after logon after they’ve installed KB3185614
  • Fixes an issue with point rendering in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t navigate to Internet sites when a network is configured to use Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD)
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t access Microsoft Store in an authenticated proxy environment
  • Fixes additional issues with enterprise security, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, datacenter networking, Windows shell, filter driver, the Access Point Name (APN) database, and wireless networking
  • Security updates to the Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Boot Manager, Internet Explorer 11, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Microsoft Video Control, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager, OpenType and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.10586.682.th2_release_inmarket.161108-1155

10 November 2016

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Cortana can now respond faster to commands like "Pause", "Play", "Mute", "Yes", "No" for US and UK users
  • Cortana will now better recognize requests like "Watch NBC", "Watch FOX", "Go to Netflix" and more and will reverse less to web searches
  • Cortana will now give more time for users to make a selection when they ask "Het Cortana, make a selection" or "Hey Cortana, select"
  • Improved speech recognition for France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Xbox Store

  • Refinements to the interface

Community

  • You can now join a club
  • You can now find new friends by posting a "want ad" with Looking for Groups
  • Tournaments have been changed to a "best ouf ot three" format, including the currently running Killer Instict tournament
  • When attemtping to send a message, the user will be shown a dialog if his/her reputation is to low to do so and direct them to Xbox Support

Clubs

  • Clubs can now view their chat history
  • You can now add descriptions to Clubs

Settings & behavior

  • You can now see if you're connected to a IPv6 network under "Network settings"

Input

  • Text suggestions will now appear above the top row of keys on the on-screen keyboard

And further

  • Improved responsiveness of signing in and switching profiles from Home

9 November 2016

Desktop

  • In a dual monitor setup, you can now show a on-screen touchpad to navigate the mouse on other screens with touch if the screen on which the touchpad is displayed supports touch

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • There is now a link to handwriting training under "Pen & Windows Ink"
    • You can now disable the "Recommended app" in the Windows Ink Workspace

Ink Workspace

  • The number of Recently Used apps is now 6 instead of 5
  • When a lot of ink is present on a sketch, the Ink Workspace will now load faster
  • You can now make the protractor larger and smaller with the scroll-wheel on your mouse

System

  • You can now use Ctrl + L to set focus to the address bar in the Registry Editor
  • You can now use short notations for HKEY names (for example, HKCU instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER)
  • Hyper-V instances will now remember your zoom level for the next session
  • Upgrades will now remember UAC settings, startup shortcuts and File Explorer folders pinned to the Start menu

And further

  • Windows will now respond better when Win + L is pressen when playing a full screen game
  • The Alt + F4 Shutdown dialog has been improved to better handle DPI changes with external monitors

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the background in the Ink Workspace for Sticky Notes would ding when tapped
  • Fixes an issue where resizeing and inking on the protractor would cause the Ink Workspace to crash
  • Fixes an issue where changing the zoom level in a Hyper-V Machine might cause the window to not resize properly and result in scrollbars
  • Fixed an issue where the title bar of a maximized VM window would be occluded when taskbar had been set to on top
  • Internet Explorer will no longer crash after launch
  • Fixes the "Prendre une <photo/video/selfie>" command in Cortana, which used to open a Bing search
  • Fixes an issue where tooltips for taskbar notification area items would incorrectly size after DPI changes until rebooting or signing out
  • Fixes an issue that caused File Explorer to crash when adding or renaming a folder on a network share
  • Fixes an issue that could result in text in the Outlook Calendar tile to be a little bit fuzzy
  • Fixes an issue where deleted files could reappear in File Explorer as 0 byte files
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Windows Default Lock Screen window to show after logging for some people
  • Fixes an issue that caused File Explorer to crash after right-clicking an app in Task Manager and selecting "Open File Location"
  • Fixes an issue where lists made with XAML to animate in from the inside
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would crash when typing "Create an appointment" then clicking the resulted suggestion to "Create an appointment"
  • Fixes an issue where cancelling a file download in Microsoft Edge might result in other downloads getting stuck at the point where the first download was cancelled
  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese Input Method Editor would show the candidate window in the upper left corner of the PC and not allowing to enter text in Office 2016 apps or other text editors

Known issues

  • Double-clicking on an Excel file will cause Microsoft Excel to crash
  • Microsoft Studios games like Microsoft Sudoku, Jigsaw, Minesweeper, Taptiles and Treasure Hunt may freeze at the splash screen on launch
  • Surface Pro 3s with a SD memory card will get stuck at "Working on updates 22%"
  • Some apps like the Store, Photos and People may launch when your PC has been inactive for a period of time

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • It's now easier to differentiate between cellular data on each SIM in a multi SIM device

And further

  • Improved performance for English (India) text prediction

Fixed issues

  • Fixes the "Prendre une <photo/video/selfie>" command in Cortana, which used to open a Bing search
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would crash when typing "Create an appointment" then clicking the resulted suggestion to "Create an appointment"
  • Fixes an issue where setting an unlimited data plan would still prompt the user for a limit under Data Usage Settings
  • Fixes an issue where the "Sort by" dropdown on the Usage Details page under Data Usage Settings was to wide
  • Fixes an issue where NArrator would not give feedback when adjusting sliders
  • Fixes a migration issue that caused Edge to fail to laucnh after upgrading to a new build

Known issues

  • Installing additional keyboards, languages and speech packs won't work

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.448.rs1_release_inmarket_rim.161105-1459

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.448.rs1_release_inmarket_rim.161105-1459

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.448.rs1_release_inmarket_rim.161105-1459

8 November 2016

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.447.rs1_release_inmarket.161102-0100

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.447.rs1_release_inmarket.161102-0100

And further

  • Improved the reliability of multimedia audio, Remote Desktop, and Internet Explorer 11
  • Improved Skype for Business reliability

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a virtual private network (VPN)
  • Fixes an issue with a scheduled task that doesn’t run in Task Scheduler after reenabling
  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with the system tray showing no Wi-Fi connection even when Wi-Fi is present
  • Fixes an issue with Windows devices that disconnect from the Internet prematurely before users can complete their paid Wi-Fi purchase
  • Fixes an issue to update the new Belarusian ruble symbol to Br and the new ISO 4217 code to BYN
  • Fixes additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, packaging release management, authentication, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, Active Directory, wireless networking, Windows shell, graphics, enterprise security and Microsoft HoloLens
  • Security updates to Boot Manager, Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Video Control, Common Log File System driver, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.14393.447.rs1_release_inmarket.161102-0100

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Containers

  • Improved performance
  • Network management for containers has been simplified
  • Support for Windows containers on Windows 10

Nano Server

  • Update module to build Nano Server images with a better separation of physical host and guest virtual machine functionality and support for different Windows Server editions
  • Improved Recovery Console with separation of inbound and outbound firewall rules
  • You can now repair the configuration of WinRM in the Recovery Console

Networks

  • You can now mirror and route traffic to new or existing virtual appliances
  • Enables distributed firewalls and Network security groups similar to Azure
  • You can now manage the entire Software-defined networking stack with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Docker can now be used to manage Windows Server container networking

Management

  • You can now run PowerShell.exe locally on Nano Server
  • New Local Users & Groups cmdlets to replace the GUI
  • PowerShell debugging support
  • Adds support for security logging and transcription and JEA in Nano Server

Features

  • New "Encryption Supported" mode with more protections than for a normal virtual machine, but less than "Shielded" mode, while still supporting vTPM, disk encryption, Live Migration traffic encryption, and other features
  • Full support for converting existing non-shielded Generation 2 virtual machines to shielded virtual machines, including automated disk encryption
  • Shielded virtual machines are compatible with Hyper-V Replica

And further

  • Improved time accuracy in physical and virtual machines
  • Unknown fixes and enhancements
10.0.14300.1071.rs1_release_svc.161014-1754

And further

  • Improved the reliability of the Windows shell, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with systems that randomly stop applying UNC Hardening group policy, leaving systems vulnerable until restarted
  • Fixes an issue with proxy authentication that causes Windows Update downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from accessing network resources after logon after they’ve installed KB3185614
  • Fixes an issue with point rendering in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t navigate to Internet sites when a network is configured to use Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD)
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t access Microsoft Store in an authenticated proxy environment
  • Fixes additional issues with enterprise security, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, datacenter networking, Windows shell, filter driver, the Access Point Name (APN) database, and wireless networking
  • Security updates to the Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Boot Manager, Internet Explorer 11, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Microsoft Video Control, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager, OpenType and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.10586.679.th2_release.161102-0059

And further

  • Improved the reliability of the Windows shell, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer 11

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes an issue with systems that randomly stop applying UNC Hardening group policy, leaving systems vulnerable until restarted
  • Fixes an issue with proxy authentication that causes Windows Update downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from accessing network resources after logon after they’ve installed KB3185614
  • Fixes an issue with point rendering in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t navigate to Internet sites when a network is configured to use Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD)
  • Fixes an issue where users can’t access Microsoft Store in an authenticated proxy environment
  • Fixes additional issues with enterprise security, Internet Explorer 11, Remote Desktop, datacenter networking, Windows shell, filter driver, the Access Point Name (APN) database, and wireless networking
  • Security updates to the Windows operating system, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Edge, Boot Manager, Internet Explorer 11, Common Log File System driver, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Microsoft Video Control, Windows authentication methods, Windows File Manager, OpenType and the Microsoft Graphics Component
10.0.10586.679.th2_release.161102-0059

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue to update the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Fixes an issue with deadlocks occurring after a user password reset
  • Fixes an issue with point rendering in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Fixes an issue with Japanese characters that are missing when converted by the Input Method Editor
  • Fixes additional issues with filter drivers, enterprise security, Windows shell, and Internet Explorer 11
  • Security updates to the Windows OS, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Windows File Manager, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows authentication methods, kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Virtual Hard Drive, Microsoft Video Control, OpenType and the Common Log File System driver
10.0.10240.17190.th1_release.161102-0059

6 November 2016

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Cortana can now respond faster to commands like "Pause", "Play", "Mute", "Yes", "No" for US and UK users
  • Cortana will now better recognize requests like "Watch NBC", "Watch FOX", "Go to Netflix" and more and will reverse less to web searches
  • Cortana will now give more time for users to make a selection when they ask "Het Cortana, make a selection" or "Hey Cortana, select"
  • Improved speech recognition for France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Xbox Store

  • Refinements to the interface

Community

  • You can now join a club
  • You can now find new friends by posting a "want ad" with Looking for Groups
  • Tournaments have been changed to a "best ouf ot three" format, including the currently running Killer Instict tournament
  • When attemtping to send a message, the user will be shown a dialog if his/her reputation is to low to do so and direct them to Xbox Support

Clubs

  • Clubs can now view their chat history
  • You can now add descriptions to Clubs

Settings & behavior

  • You can now see if you're connected to a IPv6 network under "Network settings"

Input

  • Text suggestions will now appear above the top row of keys on the on-screen keyboard

And further

  • Improved responsiveness of signing in and switching profiles from Home

5 November 2016

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Improved speech recognition for France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Community

  • When attemtping to send a message, the user will be shown a dialog if his/her reputation is to low to do so and direct them to Xbox Support

Fixed issues

  • Groove Music will no longer crash when launched with Cortana
  • Fixes an issue that caused Oneguide to crash when it is launched while Narrator is active
  • Fixes an issue where the virtual keyboard would sometimes stop recognizing input
  • Fixes an issue where the Detailed Network Statistics page in Settings would be blank if Xbox Live is experiencing an outage
10.0.14393.2121.rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161103-1900

3 November 2016

System

  • You can now override the scaling in Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some VMs would fail to display the remote desktop connection bar when entering full screen mode
  • Fixes an issue that caused the automatic brightness setting to be turned off after upgrading
  • Fixes an issue where domain connected PCs may fail to login if the computer was not connected to its domain network
  • Fixes an issue that caused some apps to be unable to update with error code 0x800700B7
  • Fixes an issue where some devices would crash when ejecting an SD card
  • Fixes an issue where disliking a Spotlight lock screen would show the new image, followed by a transition from the old image to the new one
  • Fixes an issue where launching apps from another app in Tablet mode would not cause the apps to show in side-by-side mode

Known issues

  • If you are running 3rd party antivirus software you might fail to install this build and will be rolled back to the previous build
  • Internet Explorer may crash after launch

Settings

  • Visual updates and others
    • Improved UI and performance for the Data usage page

System

  • This update is being rolled out with the Unified Update Platform
  • Windows will now no longer require you to go through another build when upgrading from a certain build

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that kept you from adding new cards to Wallet and paying with tap to pay
  • Fixes an issue that allowed users to close Start from the task switcher
  • Fixes an issue where some settings for the default calling app would be missing
  • Fixes an issue where apps that play media in the background to stop when Battery Saver turns on
  • Fixes an issue that caused the device to no longer copy/paste until it was restarted
  • Fixes an issue where Settings would hang after unchecking "Let apps automatically use this VPN connection"

Known issues

  • Installing additional keyboards, languages and speech packs won't work

2 November 2016

Fixed issues

  • When using Narrator and Groove Music, Narrator will no longer speak the progress of a song when navigating to a progress bar while a song is playing
  • Using tab to navigate the Settings app now works again
10.0.14931.1002.rs_prerelease_flt_prev.161030-2111

And further

  • Improved responsiveness of signing in and switching profiles from Home

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue which could sometimes cause a "Just getting your app ready" message to pop-up after launching a recently installed or updated app
10.0.14393.2117.rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161031-1900

31 October 2016

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements