Windows 10 Redstone 3 Redstone 3

10.0.16176 · Version 1709

10.0.16176.1000 14 April 2017

Taskbar + Action center

  • The power-fly-out now shows a slider to switch the power mode


  • Windows will now throttle programs if they aren't being used

Other features

  • Windows COM ports can now be accessed from the Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • Holding the power button for 7 seconds will now trigger a bugcheck on devices that don't use legacy ACPI power buttons

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented Narrator from working
  • Fixes an issue where some apps and games could crash due to a misconfiguration of the advertising ID
  • Fixes an issue where the Start menu and Action center would have a framerate drop in their animations on some devices when transparency is enabled and UWP apps where opened
  • Fixes an issue where dismissing one notification in the Action center could dismiss multiple
  • Fixes an issue where the Clock and calendar flyout would not have its agenda integration
  • Fixes an issue where Surface Books would do a disk check after waking from sleep due to a bugcheck during sleep
  • Fixes an issue where Win32 apps wouldn't render their text correctly
  • Fixes an issue where the Extensions Process would be suspended during Connected Standby resulting in Edge becoming unresponsive after waking up if any extensions where installed

Known issues

  • Apps using the Desktop Bridge from the Store will cause your device to bugcheck
  • You may encounter a "Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available"-error in Windows Update
  • Double clicking the Windows Defender icon inthe notification area doesn't open Windows Defender
  • Surface 3 devices fail to update if a SD card is inserted
  • Pressing F12 in Edge to open and close the F12 Tools might not return focus to the tab the F12 Tools were opened against
  • Tapping an app listed in the Windows Ink Workspace's Recent Apps section will cause explorer.exe to crash
Windows 10
Redstone 3

14 April 2017

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