Windows 10 Creators Update Redstone 2

10.0.14971 · Version 1703

Build 14971 for pc screenshot

Taskbar + Action center

  • 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 39.14971

  • 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

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In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

Changelog not available

The changelog you're looking for is not available. There can be a number of reasons for this:

  • The build you're looking at was just released and we're still working on the first draft of the changelog
  • This build doesn't exist (are you certain you followed an URL on our own website?)
  • An issue is preventing us from fetching the content

In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

System

  • Remote registry access is now available
  • Updated OS files including core OS bug fixes

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with BCD that caused some users to see the recovery mode screen

Changelog not available

The changelog you're looking for is not available. There can be a number of reasons for this:

  • The build you're looking at was just released and we're still working on the first draft of the changelog
  • This build doesn't exist (are you certain you followed an URL on our own website?)
  • An issue is preventing us from fetching the content

In case this build was just released or released in the past it's probably one of the first 2 issues, or in other words: it's a matter of time before the full changelog will be available. We usually post a tweet on our Twitter feed when the first draft of the changelog is ready. So stay tuned if this build is rolling out, we'll get it cover as fast as we can!

17 November 2016

Taskbar + Action center

  • 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 39.14971

  • 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

System

  • Remote registry access is now available
  • Updated OS files including core OS bug fixes

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with BCD that caused some users to see the recovery mode screen
Windows 10
Creators Update
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17 November 2016