Windows 10 Creators Update Redstone 2

10.0.15042 · Version 1703

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

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

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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!

24 February 2017

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

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