25 February 2017

Guide

  • The network icon will now be displayed in the Guide

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some games would fail to connect to multiplayer
  • Fixes an issue where Upload Studio would crash on launch
  • Fixes an issue which resulted in no audio output from the console
  • Fixes an issue with the media remote having unresponsive play and pause buttons
10.0.15039.1004 (rs2_release_xbox_1703.170221-1900)

24 February 2017

User Interface

  • The new Share icon is now visible in more apps

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15043

  • Tabs will now show a book icon when reading a book
  • If a book is being read aloud, switching the page will now make the reader jump to that page
  • Edge will now remember your read aloud-settings for other books

And further

  • Improved video playback when using Continuum with Miracast

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused the Settings app to crash when going into the Devices category
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from pairing Bluetooth devices
  • Fixes an issue that kept the Bluetooth quick action from working
  • Fixes an issue where using Continuum with a wireless display now works correctly
  • Fixes an issue where screen rotation would not work
  • Fixes an issue where some tiles would not update correctly
  • Fixes an issue where "Some Settings are managed by your organization" would appear in Windows Update
  • Fixes an issue where you couldn't paste or drag a folder from your PC to your phone
  • Fixes an issue where tapping a link for a website with an app associated to it would cause Edge to crash and the app wouldn't launch
  • Fixes an issue where downloads from Edge to the SD card might use space on your local phone storage as well
  • Fixes an issue where the keyboard would dismiss after a second when opening a new tab in Edge
  • Fixes an issue that your personal typing dictionary getting deleted
  • Fixes an issue where you would be told to wait for a better connection after disconnecting and reconnecting while an update is being downloaded

Known issues

  • Speech packs won't be available in this build
  • Adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Wallet won't work
  • The Windows Insider Program icon in Settings is a square

Management and security

  • Option to clean the help options for the limpet.exe security tool
  • The IoT Dashboard can now identify IPv6 enabled devices
  • You can now switch languages from Bertha without having to reboot

Fixed issues

  • Fixes a number of spelling issues in the Windows Device Portal
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in a bluescreen when an appx is deployed without a certificate when developer mode is disabled
  • Fixes issues the improve security
  • Fixes an on-screen keyboard caps lock bug
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the wrong Windows Update status being displayed in the Windows Device Portal
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in your access being denied in the command line in the Windows Device Portal
  • Fixes a number of issues with Cortana
  • Fixes an issue with the VibrationDevice APIs
  • Fixes a number of issues with the Shell
  • Fixes an issue that caused a bluescreen during first boot for many devices
10.0.15043.0 (rs2_release.170221-1507)

User Interface

  • The new Share icon is now visible in more apps

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15042

  • When Flash is being blocked, you'll now get a question that allows you to allow Flash once or always on that website
  • Tabs will now show a book icon when reading a book
  • If a book is being read aloud, switching the page will now make the reader jump to that page
  • Edge will now remember your read aloud-settings for other books

Settings

System

  • The night light on/off animation now takes 2 minutes

Apps

  • You can now let Windows block all non-Store apps or ask for confirmation before installing

Update & recovery

  • Windows Defender settings have been removed

System

  • The Cortana animation has been reworked in the OOBE

Apps

Windows Defender Security center

  • Improved UI for dark theme and colored icons on the home page
  • You can now manage SmartScreen for apps, Edge and Windows Store

Other features

  • Right-clicking an app suggestion in the Share UI now allows you to turn them off

And further

  • The watermark and time bomb have been removed

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where you would see "Initializing..." when downloading new builds
  • Fixes an issue where the progress indicator for Windows Update would get stuck at 0% or other percentages
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Settings app to crash when going into the Devices category
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from pairing Bluetooth devices
  • Fixes an issue that kept the Bluetooth quick action from working
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from launching the Connect UX
  • Fixes an issue where "Some Settings are managed by your organization" would appear in Windows Update
  • Fixes an issue where the Action center would be shown blank or without color
  • Fixes an issue where touch input would not work and mouse input would result in beeps when upgrading while a Xbox controller is paired over Bluetooth
  • Fixes an issue where items in the autocomplete dropdowns in Edge would not be inserted when clicked
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would not render some images in PDFs
  • Fixes an issue where web notifications would not launch their website in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where some downloads would get stuck in "Waiting to download" in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where some tab previews would be rendered blank because they were taken before the layout was fully drawn
  • Fixes an issue where the calculator button on the keyboard wouldn't work if Edge was in focus
  • Fixes an issue where Win + Shift + left/right arrow wouldn't work when text was selected on the website in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where Alt + C with text selected in Edge didn't open the Cortana pane
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would fail to open the file:// protocol when AdBlock Plus was enabled
  • Fixes an issue where you would launch the app of a website when you were already in the website of that app and would navigate to another location within the domain of that website
  • Fixes an issue that kept you from entering text with the handwriting panel in some text fields
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would render password placeholder text lower than usual
  • Fixes an issue where some devices would bug check when resuming from hibernation
  • Fixes an issue where sometimes a notification toast might not pop up but added twice to the Action center
  • Fixes an issue where some text would be shown in as a white or colored box
  • Fixes an issue where ink would go under the protractor when using the highlighter
  • Fixes an issue where the first ink stroke would not enable the "Clear all"-button
  • Fixes an issue where the sample ink stroke seen in the Windows Ink pen, pencil and highlighter flyout would appear to blink when the flyout is first opened
  • Fixes an issue where the new XAML scrollbar animation gets stuck in the transition state
  • Fixes an issue where "Microsoft Camera Front" and "Microsoft Camera Rear" would show up with a barcode scanner icon as optional devices to connect in the Settings app on Surface Books
  • Fixes an issue where explorer.exe would crash when opening an ISO for the first time
  • Fixes an issue where the gateway host name was of the form [ipv6address]::port
  • Fixes an issue where the bug check screen on high resolution displays wasn't rendering the "Frowny" part of the frowny face
  • Fixes an issue where night light might not turn on/off automatically if the device was asleep at the time at which the state was supposed to switch
  • Fixes an issue where Edge's "Inspect Element" and "View Source" would now launch correctly

Known issues

  • Some devices may not be able to update to this build due to a corrupt registery key
  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may occur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • Some games will launch minimized
  • The F12 Developer Tools may crash, hang or fail to accept input
  • Windows Hello might fail to launch with a "Camera couldn't turn on"-error on the lock screen on Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices

23 February 2017

Guide

  • The network icon will now be displayed in the Guide

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some games would fail to connect to multiplayer
  • Fixes an issue where Upload Studio would crash on launch
  • Fixes an issue which resulted in no audio output from the console
  • Fixes an issue with the media remote having unresponsive play and pause buttons
10.0.15039.1004 (rs2_release_xbox_1703.170221-1900)

17 February 2017

Broadcasting

  • You can now configure the camera before a broadcast
  • There are now new visual cues to alert you when a broadcast is stopped or paused when switching games
  • Improvements to audio

Apps

  • The Beam app is now installed by default

And further

  • Improved stability and performance when broadcasting

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with the chat display and controls in the Guide when broadcasting
  • Fixes an issue that caused Cortana to be to responsive to phrases that sound like "Hey Cortana"
  • Fixes an issue where "Skip and go offline" when downloading a mandatory system update would cause the system to become slow and unresponsive
  • Fixes an issue that caused Moderate or Strict NAT type
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the console from automatically singing in a profile when automatic sign-in is enabled
10.0.15038.1001 (rs2_release_xbox_1703.170214-2312)

14 February 2017

Fixed issues

  • The IGN app will no longer crash when launched
  • Fixes an issue where the audio would stop for a few seconds when viewing a Beam stream
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the screen automatically scrolling down while not allowing the user to scroll up again
  • Fixes an issue where newly purchased or disc dwonloaded backward compatible games would not launch

13 February 2017

Fixed issues

  • The IGN app will no longer crash when launched
  • Fixes an issue where the audio would stop for a few seconds when viewing a Beam stream
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the screen automatically scrolling down while not allowing the user to scroll up again
  • Fixes an issue where newly purchased or disc dwonloaded backward compatible games would not launch

10 February 2017

Settings and behavior

  • You can now limit the screen time a child gets on their Xbox One

Fixed issues

  • If your profile settings are set to "Lock it down", you can now sign in again after playing a game
  • Fixes an issue where the dashboard briefly flashes after siging in with automatic sign-in enabled
10.0.15031.1003 (rs2_release_xbox_1703.170206-2328)

9 February 2017

User Interface

  • The share icon in the Segoe MDL2 font has been updated

Settings

Time & language

  • "Switch back to letters after I type an emoticon" is now disabled by default

Language

  • The rainbow flag icon has been added to the Transportation and weather sections in the keyboard

And further

  • Improved reliability when handling malformed Gifs in XAML-based apps

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some calendar appointments could cause Mail to crash with every sync
  • Fixes an issue with sending and receiving SMS
  • Fixes an issue where pausing a streaming track would cause re-buffering when playback is resumed to not work
  • Fixes an issue where copied text from a PDF in Edge couldn't be pasted
  • Fixes an issue where the ninja cats on the People and Animals page in the keyboard where displayed as two characters instead of one
  • Fixes an issue where Edge might not rotate into landscape mode
  • Fixes an issue where deleting an entire folder on the phone from the PC's File Explorer might not actually remove the folder
  • Fixes an issue where some games with an explicit option to "Exit game" would take a long time to close
  • Fixes an issue where some gaes where drawing up and to the left offscreen
  • Fixes an issue where a receiving a notification while on the phone was in your pocket would turn on the screen

Known issues

  • Speech packs won't be available in this build
  • Adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Wallet won't work
  • Going to Devices will cause the Settings app to crash
  • The Bluetooth quick action in Action center doesn't work
  • Continuum won't work when attemtping a wireless connection
  • Wireless display functionality doesn't work

Settings and behavior

  • You can now limit the screen time a child gets on their Xbox One

Fixed issues

  • If your profile settings are set to "Lock it down", you can now sign in again after playing a game
  • Fixes an issue where the dashboard briefly flashes after siging in with automatic sign-in enabled
10.0.15031.1003 (rs2_release_xbox_1703.170206-2328)

8 February 2017

User Interface

  • The share icon in the Segoe MDL2 font has been updated

Settings

Account

  • You can now enable Dynamic Lock to lock your device when your phone goes out of reach

Gaming

  • All pages now have an icon

General

  • The text to provide help has been updated

System

  • The OOBE will now skip Cortana if an audio output device isn't found
  • Improved recognition for 3 finger gestures

Other features

  • Apps can now implement compact mode, which allows an app to be shown on the screen in a small window on top of the window that's currently in focus
  • Game Bar now provides support in full screen for an additional 52 titles: Aion, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty Black Ops III, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Civilization VI, Company of Heroes 2, Crusader Kings 2, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Dishonored 2, Elite: Dangerous, Euro Trucks 2 Simulator, Europa Universalis IV, Eve Online, F1 2016, Fallout New Vegas, Far Cry 4, Football Manager 2016, Football Manager 2017, Garry’s Mod, Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition, Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Hearts of Iron IV, Hitman – Full Experience, Killing Floor 2, Lineage 2 – The Chaotic Throne, Mafia III, Mass Effect 3, Mechwarrior Online, Metro 2033 Redux, Metro Last Light Redux, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed, Path Of Exile, Planet Coaster, Planetside 2, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: Deluxe Edition, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Project CARS, Roblox, Smite, Source Engine Titles/Half Life 2, Team Fortress 2, TERA, The Sims 3, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Titanfall 2, Total War: Attila, Watch_Dogs 2, World of Warplanes and XCOM 2

And further

  • Improved reliability when handling malformed Gifs in XAML-based apps

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that resulted in Tencent apps and games crashing or working incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in popular games experiencing crashes or black screens when loading
  • Fixes an issue where the state of the Game Mode setting would be displayed incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue that caused the night light quick action being greyed out
  • Fixes an issue where audio would go quiet each time the Start menu was opened after SpeechRuntime.exe crashed
  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from dragging apps from the all apps list to their pins
  • Fixes an issue where tiles would appear blank and with a name starting with "P~" after upgrading
  • Fixes an issue where Win + Shift + S would not work if the Snipping Tool was already being used
  • Fixes an issue where the Snipping Tool would not be able to snip on a 4k screen when 60-80% was selected
  • Fixes an issue where Fn + Pause/Break would pause the progress when running chkdsk
  • Fixes an issue where resizing windows with a pen would be to slow
  • Fixes an issue where resizing a window across monitors with different DPI settings would not function correctly
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows Ink highlight preview wouldn't be visible in Edge when the browser was set to use the dark theme
  • Fixes an issue where files with the name GLOB(0xXXXXXX) would appear in the root of the system
  • Fixes an issue where you couldn't rename a disk in File Explorer
  • Fixes an issue where the share UI would no longer launch when tapping it multiple times in rapid succession until the device was rebooted
  • Fixes an issue where the thumbnails in Photos and Groove would visible shift up when the app resumed
  • Fixes an issue where the Theme settings page would blink when a theme was deleted
  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from typing ę on the Polish keyboard in the Settings search box

Known issues

  • The download indicator when downloading a new build is broken
  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may occur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • Going into Settings > Devices will cause the app to crash
  • The Connect UX can't be launched through the Action center
  • Some games will launch minimized
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • The F12 Developer Tools may crash, hang or fail to accept input
  • "Inspect Element" and "View Source" options don't work correctly in Edge
  • Windows Update might claim that "Some Settings are managed by your organization" despite not being managed
  • The Action center could appear blank and transparent
  • Audio could stop working with a "Device in use"-error
  • The icon for Settings > Update & security > Windows Insider Program is broken

7 February 2017

Settings and behavior

  • You can now let Xbox install updates automatically independently from the console's power mode
  • You can now change the transparency level of and the control the numer of achievements in the achievement tracker

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would fail to sign-in

6 February 2017

Settings and behavior

  • You can now let Xbox install updates automatically independently from the console's power mode
  • You can now change the transparency level of and the control the numer of achievements in the achievement tracker

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would fail to sign-in

3 February 2017

Features

  • Adds WEB Tutorial
  • Adds extended keys and other chagnes to the on-screen keyboard
  • Cortana is now set to NEAR-FIELD acoustic instead of FAR-FIELD acoustic
  • Improved Cortana language support
  • Improved language support for the on-screen keyboard

Management and security

  • New branding for the Windows Device Portal

System

  • Improved I2C Stop timing condition
  • Updated Joule BSP
  • RPI BSP packages have been removed from the ADK

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with Cortana
  • Improved stability for SetDisplayResolution
  • Fixes an issue that kept you from using a microphone while updating
  • Fixes localization issues in Bertha
  • Fixes an issue where Bertha would override the default app after an update
  • Fixes an issue that affected x64 devices while debuging from a remote device
  • Fixes Microsoft Account logon issues
10.0.15026.1000 (rs_prerelease.170130-1700)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an isue that prevented See-It-Say-It content from being displayed on Home, Community, OneGuide and Store
  • Purchasing content for Battlefield 1 and Happy Wars now works again
  • The correct "Too early" message is now shown again when launching a pre-ordered title from the Game Hub
  • When switching between apps or resuming an app from connected standby, in-game audio should now work again
  • Trove now launches correctly again
  • Dishonored: Definitive Edition will no longer crash when launching
  • Fixes an issue that caused in-game text to not be displayed in Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

2 February 2017

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15025

  • You can now let Edge read books aloud to you
  • If you click on an image, you can now use Ctrl + Mouse wheel to zoom in the e-book viewer

EdgeHTML 15.15025

  • When using emoji’s, Edge will now render them in full color by default
  • WebRTC 1.0 is now enabled by default
  • Re-deferral support
  • Chakra JIT is not out-of-process by default
  • Support for SharedArrayBuffer behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag
  • Support for WebAssembly behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag

about:flags

  • "Enable WebRTC 1.0" has been removed

Settings

Ease of Access

  • You can now set audio to use mono

Update & recovery

  • You can now require Windows to warn you more often before rebooting to update

Language

  • Latin-based languages now have an ellipsis child key when holding the period key on the touch keyboard

Other features

  • Apps can now request users to pin their primary tile

And further

  • Improved battery life when apps like OneDrive are running on the background

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that kept the Outlook Mail and Calendar tiles from updating until resized
  • Fixes an issue where some devices wouldn't be able to change the brightness
  • Fixes an issue that kept users from using Google websites
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Quiet Hours quick action not to work
  • Fixes an issue where notifications with a stylized icon would have to much padding on the bottom on high-DPI screens
  • Fixes an issue where tapping the notification of a newly received email wouldn’t open the Mail app
  • Fixes an issue that caused the screen not to dim before turning off
  • Fixes an issue where the Print Screen key on the keyboard wouldn't make a screenshot in Continuum
  • Fixes an issue that kept thumbnails from appearing correctly in the task switcher when using Continuum
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Phone 8.1 apps would crash after opening certain dialogs
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in Cortana's tile being blank
  • Fixes behavior of Cortana where it would perform a search after tapping the mic button and immediately pressing the Go button, instead, it will now give an "I can't hear anything" error
  • Fixes an issue where the Apps section of the Settings app would refer to desktop settings
  • Fixes an issue where the touch keyboard wouldn’t dismiss after pressing enter when searching in Apps & features
  • Fixes an issue where turning off and on Bluetooth would result in the media buttons on a keyboard connected over Bluetooth not working
  • Fixes an issue where Settings would be blank with the exception of the search box
  • Fixes an issue where the Settings icon would be pixelated on high-DPI screens when pinned to Start
  • Fixes an issue where Settings would hang when tapping the "Fix me" or "Start\Stop Insider preview builds" buttons in the Windows Insider Program settings page
  • Fixes an issue where Settings would crash on the Sign-in options page when tapping "I forgot my pin", setting it up again and then tapping "Remove"
  • Fixes an issue where SystemSettings.ViewModel.SettingEntry would be displayed on the Narrator settings page
  • Fixes an issue where the Messaging app's icon would be displayed as a red cross instead of the Messaging logo on the lock screen
  • Fixes an issue where videos made with the camera would appear greyed out in the Photos app
  • Fixes an issue where cellular connectivity would not work after rebooting
  • Fixes an issue where Bluetooth peripherals would not resume playing music in Groove Music when ending a Skype call
  • Fixes an issue where the Podcast app would mute when suspended
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator was not able to read the list of possible tones that could be picked from ringtones when selecting an alarm tone in the Alarms & Clock app

Known issues

  • On the emoji keyboard, the ninja cat emoji will be displayed as 2 characters
  • Edge might rotate into landscape mode unexpectedly
  • Adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Wallet won't work
  • Speech packs won't be available in this build

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an isue that prevented See-It-Say-It content from being displayed on Home, Community, OneGuide and Store
  • Purchasing content for Battlefield 1 and Happy Wars now works again
  • The correct "Too early" message is now shown again when launching a pre-ordered title from the Game Hub
  • When switching between apps or resuming an app from connected standby, in-game audio should now work again
  • Trove now launches correctly again
  • Dishonored: Definitive Edition will no longer crash when launching
  • Fixes an issue that caused in-game text to not be displayed in Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

1 February 2017

Settings

System

  • Night light can now go up to 1200K (very red)

Ease of Access

  • You can now install Braille

Mixed Reality

  • Mixed Reality has been removed

Ink Workspace

  • Improved performance when using the point eraser in Sketchpad
  • Windows Ink will now remember your most recently used stencil

Other features

  • Apps can now request users to pin their primary tile

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where clicking some elements in desktop games would cause them to minimize and not be able to restore them
  • Fixes an issue that kept users from visiting Google websites
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Edge extensions from working
  • Quicken 2017 will now work properly again
  • Fixes an issue where the Network flyout would appear blank
  • Fixes an issue where the custom color picked in Color settings would stop working when selecting a new color
  • Fixes an issue that would kept a theme from showing up in the Theme settings if you download it, remove it and then download it again
  • Fixes an issue that kept users from unpinning some tiles
  • Fixes an issue where pinning a tile could result in that tile being added in the middle of a group
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in colored boxes on places where text should appear in UWP apps
  • Fixes an issue where desktop shortcuts for URLs wouldn't work
  • Fixes an issue that kept users from using tab to go to the Other users section on the login screen
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would freeze after using Ctrl + C in the address bar
  • Fixes an issue where the shadow behind the set aside tabs in Edge wouldn't be dark enough
  • Fixes an issue where a reminder toast would not be interrupted by an alarm or Skype call
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the OOBE failing to connect with some captive portal Wi-Fi networks
  • Fixes an issue where the yes/no voice commands in the Wi-Fi portion of the OOBE would not work
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the screen flashing and explorer crashing when entering Safe Mode
  • Fixes an issue that kept TPM from starting
  • Fixes an issue where a window could appear stuck on the mouse when releasing it after dragging to resize it
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in bad quality scaling of the taskbar and task view thumbnail previews
  • Fixes an issue that caused taskbar previews to be dismissed after opening them

Known issues

  • The download indicator when downloading a new build is broken
  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may occur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • Some games may experience crashes or black screens when loading
  • The Game Mode setting will initially be displayed incorrectly
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • The F12 Developer Tools may crash, hang or fail to accept input
  • "Inspect Element" and "View Source" options don't work correctly in Edge
  • Dragging apps from All apps to pin them on the Start screen won't work
  • Some Tencent apps and games may crash or work incorrectly in this build
  • Windows Update might claim that "Some Settings are managed by your organization" despite not being managed
  • Audio could stop working with a "Device in use"-error
  • The Action Center could appear blank and transparent
  • The Desktop App Converter Preview won't work on this build

30 January 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes Azure VMs to lose network connectivity on reboot
10.0.14393.729 (rs1_release_inmarket_rim.170123-1753)

27 January 2017

Start

  • The animation when moving tiles in and out of a folder has been polished further
  • The default tile lay-out has been updated

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15019

  • You can now let Edge read books aloud to you
  • If you click on an image, you can now use Ctrl + Mouse wheel to zoom in the e-book viewer

EdgeHTML 15.15019

  • When using emoji’s, Edge will now render them in full color by default
  • WebRTC 1.0 is now enabled by default
  • Re-deferral support
  • Chakra JIT is not out-of-process by default
  • Support for SharedArrayBuffer behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag
  • Support for WebAssembly behind the Experimental JavaScript Features flag

about:flags

  • "Enable WebRTC 1.0" has been removed

Settings

System

  • "Blue light" has been renamed "Night light"
  • Night light has an updated range for color temperatures
  • Custom scaling has been added as a subpage

Personalization

  • The Wheel settings now list customizable apps alphabetically
  • The "Get more themes from the Store" button has been moved to the top of the Installed themes section

Gaming

  • Gaming has been added as a new category in the Settings app
  • "Game bar" has been added and allows you to manage the Game bar and hotkeys
  • "Game DVR" has been added with settings like storage location, FPS and more
  • "Broadcasting" has been added with settings to manage your broadcasts like audio quality and more
  • "Game Mode" has been added and allows you to enable Game Mode which will improve overall performance while playing a game

Ease of Access

  • You can now set audio to use mono

Privacy

  • You're now either in the "Basic" or "Full" group for feedback and diagnostics, with "Enhanced" removed
  • You can now disable Microsoft from using diagnostic data to provide a tailored experience

Update & recovery

  • Troubleshoot has been added as a new page and allows you to easily start troubleshooting a number of features in Windows
  • Under "Restart settings" you can now require Windows Update to show more notifications before restarting
  • The option to prevent Windows Update from installing drivers has been removed

Mixed Reality

  • "Holographic" has been renamed "Mixed Reality"
  • Settings on "Audio and speech" are now functional
  • "Environment" has been added and allows you to clear information about your environmnet
  • "Headset display" has been added and allows you to change display quality
  • "Spaces" has been added and allows you to remove holograms in your environment
  • "Uninstall" has been added and allows you to uninstall Mixed Reality

Ink Workspace

  • Improved copy reliability in Screen Sketch

System

  • The OOBE experience now includes a number of new privacy settings like Location, Speech recognition and Diagnostics
  • The OOBE now supports captive portal Wi-Fi connections
  • The OOBE has an updated design for signing into or signing up for a Microsoft Account
  • The OOBE now has pagination to indicate your progress
  • The OOBE now uses the new Windows Hello implementation to enroll
  • The OOBE now uses a recorded voice instead of a synthetic voice
  • The OOBE now supports subtitles
  • While you're account is being prepared after an upgrade or after installation, new strings will appear

Language

  • Latin-based languages now have an ellipsis child key when holding the period key on the touch keyboard

Apps

Mixed Reality Portal

  • "Windows Holographic" has been renamed "Mixed Reality Portal"
  • When clicking on "Get started", you'll now see a setup instead of the compatibility results

Windows Defender Security Center

  • Browser and app management has been added to the home page but is broken

Other features

  • You can now record with Beam
  • You can now resize Hyper-V windows in Enhanced session mode
  • Game Bar now provides support in full screen for an additional 17 titles: Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – Zombies, FIFA 14, FIFA 17, FIFA Manager 14, Grim Dawn, Guild Wars 2, Left 4 Dead 2, MapleStory, Paragon, Payday 2, Rocket League, The Elder Scrolls Online, The Sims 4, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Warface
  • Paint now has a "Open Paint 3D" button in the ribbon
  • The on-screen touchpad has a new design to make to left and right button better visible

And further

  • The System (Enhanced) setting is now available in the Windows ADK for IT Professionals
  • Improved Settings reliability
  • Windows Defender has been renamed Windows Defender Antivirus

Fixed issues

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements to the OOBE
  • Fixes an issue where right-clicking the night light quick action and clicking on Settings would open the main Settings screen instead of the night light settings
  • Fixes an issue where waking your device from sleep or connecting a new monitor would make Windows ignore the night light setting
  • Fixes an issue that would cause Explorer to hang if night light was enabled
  • Fixes an issue where connecting an Xbox 360 or One Controller to your PC would crash the DWM
  • Fixes an issue where in some games using Alt + Tab would cause both the game and the newly focused window to flicker
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator might not speak or say "No item in view" in Edge while tabbing or using other navigation commands
  • Fixes an issue where pasting on top of selected text in a Web Note would cause Edge to crash
  • Fixes an issue that kept users from viewing Twitch.tv streams in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where sharing a PDF in Edge would cause the browser to crash
  • Fixes an issue where typing [ in the F12 Developer Tools window would not work on the Hungarian keyboard
  • Fixes an issue where Taskbar preview icons would be small on high-DPI devices
  • Fixes an issue where tapping outside a textbox with focus in an UWP app would not dismiss the on-screen keyboard
  • Fixes a typo in the compatibility option to override high-DPI scaling
  • Fixes an issue where newly pinned secondary tiles would appear in the Recently Added list
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from dragging the final tile from a folder onto the same row as the folder tile
  • Fixes an issue where using Hey Cortana could cause SpeechRuntime.exe to use a high amount of CPU
  • Fixes an issue where Notepad when maximized with enough text to require a scrollbar would result in the scrollbar's right-most edge not responding when trying to drag it
  • Fixes an issue where pressing Alt to set focus to the menu bar in some apps would cause that app to become unresponsive if pressing Ctrl or clicking inside the app's child window
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana could crash when typing out a UNC path to slow when that path has been used in Cortana before
  • Fixes an issue where Default apps would crash when you clicked on an app under "Choose default app" and selected the option to look for an app in the Store
  • Fixes an issue that could cause some apps to crash after using the Open dialog to rename or open a folder
  • Fixes an issue where Win + Shift + S would not work in the Snipping Tool if it was set to something other than Rectangle
  • Fixes an issue where Windows would open multiple Snipping Tool processes when using Win + Shift + S and hitting Esc to stop
  • Fixes an issue where some file attributes, like +s, would get lost when copying or moving a folder to another partition
  • Fixes an issue where using the Command Prompt with some fonts would cause conhost.exe to use a lot of CPU
  • Fixes an issue with Windows Ink where undoing and redoing a point erase would cause the ink to reappear in the wrong order
  • Fixes an issue where the mouse and keyboard would become unresponsive for a few seconds at a time
  • Fixes an issue where some apps would crash when switched to Tablet Mode
  • Fixes an issue where calendar appointments that are marked Tentative or Out of Office would show up as Free in the Taskbar clock and calendar flyout
  • Fixes an issue where slideshows would not work when selecting multiple folders in the Background Settings
  • Fixes an issue where pages would flash when navigating from and back to the Theme settings
  • Fixes an issue on the Bluetooth & other devices settings page where it would show "Systemsettings.Viewmodel.settingentry" at the bottom
  • Fixes an issue that could cause the Netflix app to crash on launch
  • Fixes an issue where the Netflix app would crash when starting a movie on certain hardware types
  • Fixes an issue where DOTA2 would not launch correctly

Known issues

  • The download indicator when downloading a new build is broken
  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may occur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • Some Google sites will not load due to an implementation of a new security model
  • Microsoft Edge extensions do not work in this build
  • The F12 Developer Tools may crash, hang or fail to accept input
  • "Inspect Element" and "View Source" options don't work correctly in Edge
  • Windows Insiders will see a "Mixed Reality" entry in the Settings app
  • Some captive portal Wi-Fi networks will fail to connect in the OOBE
  • Yes and No commands in the OOBE will fail
  • Quicken will fail to run with an error stating .NET 4.6.1 is not installed
  • Dragging apps from All apps to pin them on the Start screen won't work
  • Some Tencent apps and games may crash or work incorrectly in this build
  • Windows Update might claim that "Some Settings are managed by your organization" despite not being managed
  • Audio could stop working with a "Device in use"-error
  • The Action Center could appear blank and transparent
  • Clicking some elements in desktop games might cause the game to minimize without being able to restore it
  • The Game Mode setting will initially be displayed incorrectly
  • Some games may experience crashes or black screens when loading
  • Broadcasting to Beam from the Game bar will require some Privacy settings to be changed
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting

26 January 2017

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer, Xbox and Skype

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3213986—Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the conversion of a 24-bit image to 32 bits
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of Windows Firewall rules after upgrade from RTM to 1511 or 1607
  • Fixes an issue that causes a file download from a webpage to fail in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the use of the Delete Browsing History feature in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that loads websites that bypass the proxy server in the local intranet zone when the Intranet Sites: Include all sites that bypass the proxy server (Disabled) is set.
  • Fixes an issue where an XSS false positive prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a network
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to fail if Active Directory Federated Systems is using the Japanese language set
  • Fixes an issue that causes System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) scenarios to fail 
  • Fixes an issue that prevents user-built keyboard events from working
  • Fixes an issue that causes incorrect tabledimensions in SAP® applications
  • Fixes an issue that overwrites a <br&rt; element when users select a line that is enclosed by a <span&rt; element
  • Fixes additional issues with Bluetooth, Internet Explorer, engaged reboot, clustering, Internet Explorer, Japanese Input Method Editor (IME), Windows Shell, Networking, storage, fonts, Xbox, encryption, Group Policy, Point and Print, wireless networking, virtual disk, disk operations, multimedia, Work Folders, encryption, enterprise security, deduplication, domain controllers, Audit File System, Debug Memory Manager, Virtual Machine Management Service (VMMS), Remote Desktop, Task Scheduler, Microphone Wizard, .NET, font cache, system boot and Surface Studio

25 January 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused which would result in no party chat headset audio after resuming form connected standby
  • Selecting Done to exit the purchase screen for an Xbox 360 backwards compatible game now works
  • Fixes an issue where it was not possible to navigate certain apps due to the lack of a cursor
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the interface to freeze and become unresponsive when a steeing wheel was connected
  • VUDU should ow launch properly

24 January 2017

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer, Xbox and Skype

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3213986—Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the conversion of a 24-bit image to 32 bits
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of Windows Firewall rules after upgrade from RTM to 1511 or 1607
  • Fixes an issue that causes a file download from a webpage to fail in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the use of the Delete Browsing History feature in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that loads websites that bypass the proxy server in the local intranet zone when the Intranet Sites: Include all sites that bypass the proxy server (Disabled) is set.
  • Fixes an issue where an XSS false positive prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a network
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to fail if Active Directory Federated Systems is using the Japanese language set
  • Fixes an issue that causes System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) scenarios to fail 
  • Fixes an issue that prevents user-built keyboard events from working
  • Fixes an issue that causes incorrect tabledimensions in SAP® applications
  • Fixes an issue that overwrites a <br&rt; element when users select a line that is enclosed by a <span&rt; element
  • Fixes additional issues with Bluetooth, Internet Explorer, engaged reboot, clustering, Internet Explorer, Japanese Input Method Editor (IME), Windows Shell, Networking, storage, fonts, Xbox, encryption, Group Policy, Point and Print, wireless networking, virtual disk, disk operations, multimedia, Work Folders, encryption, enterprise security, deduplication, domain controllers, Audit File System, Debug Memory Manager, Virtual Machine Management Service (VMMS), Remote Desktop, Task Scheduler, Microphone Wizard, .NET, font cache, system boot and Surface Studio
10.0.14393.726 (rs1_release.170112-1758)

And further

  • Improved reliability of Internet Explorer, Xbox and Skype

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3213986—Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the conversion of a 24-bit image to 32 bits
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of Windows Firewall rules after upgrade from RTM to 1511 or 1607
  • Fixes an issue that causes a file download from a webpage to fail in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the use of the Delete Browsing History feature in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that loads websites that bypass the proxy server in the local intranet zone when the Intranet Sites: Include all sites that bypass the proxy server (Disabled) is set.
  • Fixes an issue where an XSS false positive prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from connecting to a network
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to fail if Active Directory Federated Systems is using the Japanese language set
  • Fixes an issue that causes System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) scenarios to fail 
  • Fixes an issue that prevents user-built keyboard events from working
  • Fixes an issue that causes incorrect tabledimensions in SAP® applications
  • Fixes an issue that overwrites a <br&rt; element when users select a line that is enclosed by a <span&rt; element
  • Fixes additional issues with Bluetooth, Internet Explorer, engaged reboot, clustering, Internet Explorer, Japanese Input Method Editor (IME), Windows Shell, Networking, storage, fonts, Xbox, encryption, Group Policy, Point and Print, wireless networking, virtual disk, disk operations, multimedia, Work Folders, encryption, enterprise security, deduplication, domain controllers, Audit File System, Debug Memory Manager, Virtual Machine Management Service (VMMS), Remote Desktop, Task Scheduler, Microphone Wizard, .NET, font cache, system boot and Surface Studio
10.0.14393.726 (rs1_release.170112-1758)

23 January 2017

Dashboard and Cortana

  • The main tile has been replaced with the game's icon and a background of the game you're playing if no custom background has been set
  • Quick access to the Game Hub, interact with Clubs, Looking For Groups and your achievements for the game you're playing
  • Cortana can now set alarms and reminders

Guide

  • The Guide can now be opened with one tap on the Xbox button
  • The Guide has a new home page providing you access to your dashboard, recently used items, music controls and pins
  • You can now bring up the Guide and press "X" or "Y" to record
  • You can now show an achievement tracker which allows you to play and track you progress for an achievement while doing so
  • Beam has been added as a new tab, but is not available yet

Media

  • Blu-ray player bitstream passthrough is now supported in beta

Settings & behavior

  • When updating your Xbox, it will now show in more detail how much progress has been made
  • You will now be able to keep your Xbox up-to-date no matter the power mode
  • You can now play with two controlers but let them act like one with Copilot
  • Improved Narrator and Magnifier
  • New settings for audio output and custom rumble settings
  • Dolby Atmos for Home Theater, Dolby Atmos for Headphones, and Windows HRTF is now available for developers

Media

  • Support for Blu-Ray bitstream passthrough

Fixed issues

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements
10.0.14393.2152 (rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161208-1218)

19 January 2017

Start

  • Improved animation when dropping a tile onto another tile to create a folder

Cortana + search

  • Cortana's search box in the taskbar now has a lighter shade
  • Cortana text notifications now use the accent color and are larger

Taskbar + Action center

  • The power fly-out will now show a slider to choose the power mode
  • The Energy savings quick action toggle has been removed from the power fly-out, instead the slider has to be moved to the left to enable the mode
  • The mail app is now a default pinned app in the taskbar
  • The same app will no longer appear multiple times in the Action center icon when receiving multiple notifications from that app after logging in
  • When using Win + V to focus on a notification, there will now be a white focus rectangle around the X if you tab over to it
  • Stylized buttons in notifications are now aligned to the right to match other dialogs
  • The VPN button in the Wi-Fi fly-out is now aligned to the right and no longer shows a border
  • The Win + X menu now says "Apps and Features" instead of "Programs and Features"

Microsoft Edge

Edge 39.15014

  • "Books" has been added as a new page in the Hub
  • Web Notes and Set tabs aside have a new icon
  • You can now enable sites to open in apps if that is supported

Settings

System

  • The slider to change the blue light filter has been updated with a border for better contrast
  • A new option has been added under "Storage" to allow you to let Windows remove unused temporary files and files that have been in the recycle bin for longer than 30 days

Devices

  • Improved design on the Printers & scanners settings page

Network & Internet

  • "Wi-Fi Sense" and "Paid Wi-Fi Services" have been merged into the new "Wi-Fi Services" on the "Wi-Fi" page

Personalization

  • You can now set a custom accent color
  • You can now set a custom background color
  • Improved design on the Background settings page
  • The "Get more themes online" button now works on the Themes page

Update & recovery

  • "Removeable drivers" has been added as a new panel

Accessibility

  • Improved keyboard accessibility for the Snipping Tool

Apps

Windows Store

  • You can now buy books through the Windows Store

Other features

  • Snipping tool has a new Mode-button allowing you to choose which mode the snip should be made in while new immediately starts the snip and new icons

And further

  • Build branch strings and timestamps have been replaced with static values in the version resources of OS binaries
  • Improves the system tray logic to be more robust when bad data is presented

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where "Working on updates" would show a box instead of the progress wheel
  • Fixes an issue where shortcuts on the desktop with the "%" character would cause Explorer.exe to crash in a loop
  • Fixes an issue where projecting to a secondary monitor would cause Explorer.exe to crash
  • Fixes an issue where Ctrl + C doesn't work in Command Prompt
  • Fixes an issue where Windows would bugcheck when closing the lid of a laptop
  • Fixes an issue where clicking "Skip this step" on the Microsoft Account creation page would go back to "Who owns this PC?"
  • Fixes a translation issue in the Start menu in Catalan
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in an empty list of apps in the Wheel settings for the Surface Dial
  • Fixes an issue where Miracast would not work
  • Fixes an issue where a notification would be shown on top of the Action center when dismissing a notification before it and opening Action center
  • Fixes an issue that would result in the Action center appearing blank
  • Fixes an issue that could result in the Action center showing an empty space on top
  • Fixes an issue where refreshing a PDF in Edge would result in a blank page and required a second refresh to make it appear again
  • Fixes an issue where changing the brightness of the screen in the Settings app would be reverted when the app was closed
  • Fixes an issue where the "Do not dim my desktop" settings for User Account Control would result in the UAC being shown behind the File Explorer when running something from the File Explorer
  • Fixes a capitalization issue in the "Open PowerShell here" context menu entry when you Shirt + Right Click File Explorer whitespace
  • Fixes an issue where desktop icon layouts would get lost after rebooting
  • Fixes an issue where icons would get rearranged in multi-monitor setups
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in third party UWP apps crashing when the DPI setting is set to 150% or higher
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in all Store apps getting lost when upgrading from Windows 8.1

Known issues

  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may occur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • During the installation of this build a storport.sys bugcheck might cause the build to roll back to the previous build
  • Windows Update might claim that "Some Settings are managed by your organization" despite not being managed
  • The Netflix app may crash on launch
  • Quicken will fail to run with an error stating .NET 4.6.1 is not installed
  • Connecting an Xbox 360 or One controller will result in the DWM crashing and the display flickering and/or appearing blank
  • DOTA2 will fail to launch with the error "Unable to start game"
  • When using Narrator in Edge, you may hear "No item in view" or silence while tabbing or using navigation commands
  • Taskbar preview icons might be small on high-DPI devices
  • Windows Insiders will see a "Holographic" entry in the Settings app
  • Clicking some elements in desktop games might cause the game to minimize without being able to restore it
  • Dragging apps from All apps to pin them on the Start screen won't work
  • Some websites in Edge may show "We can't reach this page"
  • Saying "Hey Cortana, play [item] on [AppName]" won't work after installing the app for about 5 minutes
  • The download indicator when downloading a new build is broken

Start

  • Improved performance of HTTP images on Live Tiles

Action center

  • Stylized buttons in notifications are now aligned to the right to match other dialogs

Microsoft Edge

Edge 39.15014

  • "Books" has been added as a new page in the Hub
  • You can now enable sites to open in apps if that is supported

Settings

Network & Internet

  • "Wi-Fi Sense" and "Paid Wi-Fi Services" have been merged into the new "Wi-Fi Services" on the "Wi-Fi" page

Account

  • App corner has been removed

Apps

Windows Store

  • You can now buy books through the Windows Store

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that would result in some devices rebooting
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Windows Hello greeting animation being skipped
  • Fixed an issue where the display wouldn't turn off when in close proximity to your face while using Continuum
  • Fixes an issue that could result in your custom typing dictionary to be deleted
  • Fixes an issue on the new "Bluetooth & other devices" page in settings where Miracast would show als always connected, even if not connected

Known issues

  • Edge won't be able to sync Reading Lists and Favorites until a restart
  • Edge won't show passwords synced from other devices under "saved passwords"
  • When receiving an email notification, it won't open the Mail app when tapping it
  • The "Pause updates" feature contains redundant text about Windows Defender
  • Devices like the Lumia 635 and 636 might not be able to change brightness manually
  • On the emoji keyboard, the ninja cat emoji will be displayed as 2 characters
  • Adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Wallet won't work
  • Quiet Hours in the Action center doesn't work
  • Edge might rotate into landscape mode unexpectedly

12 January 2017

Cortana + search

  • Cortana can now provide links to Microsoft Edge tabs and SharePoint documents to let you continue where you left on another device
  • Cortana can now use notification grouping

Taskbar + Action center

  • Notifications in the Action center now support inline progress bars

Microsoft Edge

Edge 39.15007

  • You can now share a group of tabs you've set aside
  • Import from another browser now brings favorites, browsing history, saved passwords and other data
  • You can now run a download without saving it
  • A "Save as" link has been added in addition to "Save"
  • Web Notes now use the Windows Ink API instead of its own implementation
  • Apps for Websites will now work
  • You can now right-click on PDF documents and choose to show the toolbar
  • The PDF toolbar now shown an option to search in the document for words
  • The PDF toolbar has an updated design, altering the look of the pagination field

EdgeHTML 15.15007

  • First stage of render refactor to broaden support for independent composition
  • Ongoing work to complete support for WebVR APIs
  • Ongoing work to add support for Service Worker

Settings

Personalization

  • A Windows Store logo is now displayed on the Themes page but doesn't work yet

Account

  • Settings up Windows Hello now provides visual guidance which tracks your face in real-time
  • The progress indicator for Windows Hello has been improved

Holographic

  • "Holographic" has been added as a category to Settings

System

  • Behavior of the scrollbar has been improved for apps using the Creators Update SDK
  • Updated Bluetooth API with GATT Server, Bluetooth LE Peripheral role and unpaired Bluetooth LE device connectivity support

Apps

Windows Defender Security Center

  • Windows Defender has been renamed Windows Defender Security Center
  • Settings has been added to the menu
  • The icons on the home page are now blue
  • The UI for Family options has been improved and an image has been added
  • You can now disable summary notifications

Other features

  • The Virtual Touchpad is slightly larger
  • You can now use Alt + N to use the snipping tool and navigate with the arrow keys to select the area that has to be snapped
  • The Win + Shift + S snipping tool now supports navigating with the arrow keys as well
  • You can now enable and disable Game Mode in the game settings
  • A broadcast icon has been added to the Game Bar

And further

  • The rainbow flag emoji is now supported

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where dragging a tab into its own window in Edge would cause the PC to bugcheck
  • Fixes an issue where the Settings app would crash when going to Battery settings
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Virtual Touchpad to be missing from the taskbar context menu
  • Fixes an issue where the touch keyboard button would be missing on non-touch devices
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Hello would be unable to turn on the camera
  • Fixes an issue where Remote Desktop connections could unexpectedly fail due to an error saying invalid credentials
  • Fixes an issue that would cause the quick actions not appearing in the Action center
  • Fixes an issue where clicking the Surface Pen would not work when turing Bluetooth off and on
  • Fixes an issue that could cause the Data Usage page in Settings to not load
  • Fixes an issue where the Netflix app would show a black screen instead of video content

Known issues

  • Nonstop exceptions in the Spectrum.exe service may oocur resulting in audio not working and disk I/O becoming very high
  • Some devices may fail to install this build and be rolled back to the previous build
  • Clicking some elements in desktop games might cause the game to minimize without being able to restore it
  • Desktop shortcuts containing the "%" character will cause explorer.exe to crash
  • Explorer.exe might crash when projecting to a secondary monitor and setting the connection as "Extended"
  • Windows Insiders will see a "Holographic" entry in the Settings app
  • Changing the brightness in Display settings in the Settings app might be reverted when closing the Settings app
  • The list of apps in Wheel settings might be empty
  • Taskbar preview icons might be small on high-DPI devices
  • Quicken will fail to run with an error stating .NET 4.6.1 is not installed
  • Using Ctrl + C in Command Prompt won't work
  • Some websites in Edge may show "We can't reach this page"
  • Dragging apps from All apps to pin them on the Start screen won't work
  • Miracast sessions will fail to connect
  • The Netflix app will crash when starting a movie on some hardware types
  • Upgrading from Windows 8.1 directly to build 15002 will remove all Store apps without reinstalling them
  • 3rd party UWP apps might crash when the DPI settings are set to >= 150%
  • When using Narrator in Edge, you may hear "No item in view" or silence while tabbing or using navigation commands
  • Saying "Hey Cortana, play [item] on [AppName]" won't work after installing the app for about 5 minutes
  • Windows Update might claim that "Some Settings are managed by your organization" despite not being managed
  • This build might get stuck at 0% while installing
  • During the installation of this build a storport.sys bugcheck might cause the build to rollback to the previous build
  • This build might get stuck at 99% while installing
  • On some devices, the audio may stop working because of a "device in use"-error
  • The download indicator when downloading a new build is broken

Cortana + search

  • Cortana can now provide links to Microsoft Edge tabs and SharePoint documents to let you continue where you left on another device
  • Cortana can now use notification grouping
  • 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
  • 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
  • Time-based reminders can now be recurring every month or year
  • Improved reliability when using Cortana to receive incoming SMS messages over Bluetooth

Microsoft Edge

Edge 39.15007

  • You can now zoom into webpages up to 500% regardless of the meta viewport setting of that webpage
  • Apps for Websites will now work
  • You can now right-click on PDF documents and choose to show the toolbar
  • The PDF toolbar now shown an option to search in the document for words
  • The PDF toolbar has an updated design, altering the look of the pagination field

EdgeHTML 15.15007

  • First stage of render refactor to broaden support for independent composition
  • Support for WebVR
  • Support for Content Security Policy 2
  • Preview support for Web Payments
  • 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

about:flags

  • "Core platform support for Fetch abstraction" has been added
  • "Preliminary implementation of the Payment Request DOM API" has been added
  • "Support for the individual transform syntax for CSS transforms" has been added
  • "Allow independent rendering of HTML5 Video elements" has been added
  • "Enable individual transforms" has been added
  • "Enable Input Interleaved Tasks" has been added
  • "Allow background tabs to be put into a low power mode" has been added
  • "Enable experimental networking features" has been added

Settings

Devices

  • "Bluetooth" and "Connected Devices" has been merged into "Bluetooth & other devices"
  • Bluetooth audio devices can now be disconnected and reconnected

Personalization

  • You can now set Glance to be always on when the device is charging

Apps

  • Apps has been added as a new category
  • "Apps & features", "Default apps", "Offline maps" and "Apps for websites" have been moved from System to Apps
  • You can now reset apps

Account

  • You can now sync settings such as passwords, Wi-Fi profiles, Edge Favorites, Edge Reading List and app data with Azure Active Directory Identity
  • Logging in with Windows Hello will now work much faster

Update & recovery

  • You can now suspend updates for 35 days
  • Enterprises can now require SDs to be encrypted

General

  • A sidebar is now shown offering help and links to related settings
  • When scrolling in Settings, the header will now stay visible on top

System

  • Behavior of the scrollbar has been improved for apps using the Creators Update SDK
  • Updated Bluetooth API with GATT Server, Bluetooth LE Peripheral role and unpaired Bluetooth LE device connectivity support

Accessibility

  • Improved XAML framework to make UWP apps work better in high contrast

Other features

  • Alarms will now start at a higher volume level and ramp up from there

And further

  • The rainbow flag emoji is now supported

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some devices might take a long time to show up on a PC after being connected
  • Fixes an issue where System realted notification toasts did not work
  • Fixes an issue where videos recorded in portrait mode might not playback in the correct aspect ratio
  • Fixes an issue where the Skype Preview tile did not update with an alert badge when a message had been received
  • Fixes an issue where some pinned websites might perform a search instead of opening the website
  • Fixes an issue where the SIM Pin dialog would have truncated text in some languages
  • Fixes an issue where phones would get stuck on the Goodbye screen when Bluetooth was enabled
  • Fixes an issue that would cause Outlook Calendar to display the wrong date on its live tile when a new day has begun
  • Fixes an issue that kept Notification Listener apps from accessing notifications

Known issues

  • The Windows Hello welcome animation is missing
  • Your Favorites and Reading List might not roam to Edge when trying to immediately open these tabs
  • Edge won't be able to sync Reading Lists and Favorites until a restart
  • Edge won't show passwords synced from other devices under "saved passwords"
  • When receiving an email notification, it won't open the Mail app when tapping it
  • The "Pause updates" feature contains redundant text about Windows Defender
  • Devices like the Lumia 635 and 636 might not be able to change brightness manually
  • On the emoji keyboard, the ninja cat emoji will be displayed as 2 characters
  • Adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Wallet won't work
  • Some devices might randomly reboot

Features

  • Improved Cortana ambient mode
  • Users can now disassociate their MSA from Cortana

Management and security

  • Improvements to enable Device Guard functionality
  • Improvements to allow you to change the language
  • You can now check for store updates in the Windows Device Portal on the Ap Page and with a command line option in the DeployAppx tool
  • The app update policies ApplicationManagement/AllowAppStoreAutoUpdate are now available in IoT Core

System

  • Support for the IoT Device Wi-Fi Beacons Partner Spec
  • Updated IoTCoreAudioControlTool to allow users to select the default render or capture endpoint from the command line
  • IotCoreDefaultApp now supports Cortana Voice Activation
  • Updated Vibration WinRT API
  • Changes to the namespace for some Haptic control APIs
  • Enabled Port Proxy on IoT Core
  • Updates to the Vibration API

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would be dismissed even when set as the default app
  • Fixes an issue where Windows Update would show "Downloading updates" when it was not downloading updates
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the app package version to be updates after inbox servicing
  • Fixes an issue that could cause IoT Core to get stuck in the OOBE
  • Fixes an issue where NanoRDP would fail in some instances
  • Fixes the package version mismatch

10 January 2017

Features

  • Cortana is now enabled

Management and security

  • Visual improvements to the Winodws Devices Portal
  • The Windows Device Portal now has a quick run portal for IoT samples
  • Universal Write Filter has been added as an option to the Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer

System

  • Changes to the IoTShell to allow waiting for PPKG provisioned package installation to complete
  • Improved GPIO Interrupt Buffer API
  • Adds blockrebooton/blockrebootoff flags to Applyupdate.exe

Device specific improvements

  • Changed to the GUID of the UEFI file system volume on Dragonboard devices
  • The Dragonboard BSD has been updated to build 2110

Fixed issues

  • Fixes issues with Cortana when listening
  • Fixes an issue with the Class Extensions for Hardware Notification and USB Function to make them part of default IoT Core images
  • Fixes an issue with the power state API to ensure the wakup timer is cancelled when exiting from connected standby
  • Fixes issues with the Bluetooth LE stack when calling GattDeviceService.GetCharacteristics
  • Fixes issues with NanoRDP connecting

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel

And further

  • Improved the reliability of Groove Music playback in the background, App-V, video playback and Remote Desktop

Fixes issues

  • Fixes an issue where after successful fingerprint authentication on a device with the screen off, the screen does not turn back on
  • Fixes an issue where only one input device works when you connect two similar input devices to the same machine
  • Fixes an issue in the App-V Connection Group that allows users to have access to pieces of functionality that they were not designated to for access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue where the Request Control function does not work with Remote Assistance if the user being assisted is on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue with license conversion of Server Core from evaluation version to a retail version
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from opening Internet shortcut (.URL) files with Internet Explorer when Enhanced Protected Mode is enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from logging on if a device has been away from the corporate network over a period of time
  • Fixes additional issues with Microsoft Edge, clustering, Internet Explorer, Windows Update, input devices, facial recognition, Logon, Hyper-V, PCI bus drivers and Windows Kernel