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20 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes a bug that resulted in inbox apps to crash and preventing them from being updated through the Store
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in some background tasks not running
  • Fixes an issue where you may lose your call, text and email history if your device would unexpectedly reboot
  • Speech Packs are now available to download and install normally again
  • Fixes an issue where you may experience connection failures after paring Bluetooth devices
  • Fixes an issue where replacing the default APN for LTE on the phone didn't work

Known issues

  • Some pages in Edge might reload, especially when scrolling
  • Upgrading directly from build 14393 to 15063 won't work, hopping to build 15055 is required
  • Windows Insider Program setting may require you to reboot your phone causing it to get stuck in a bootloop, fixed server side
10.0.15063.0 (rs2_release.170317-1834)

14 March 2017

And further

  • Improves the bandwidth of SSD/NVMe drives available to application workloads during S2D rebuild operations

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 in KB3213986 where the Cluster Service may not start automatically on the first reboot after applying the update
  • Fixes an issue where the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC) crashes when attempting to modify any attribute of any user account in Active Directory
  • Fixes an issue where the Japanese Input Method Editor is leaking graphics device interface resources, which causes windows to disappear or only partially render after typing approximately 100 sentences
  • Fixes an issue which improves the reliability of Enable-ClusterS2D PowerShell cmdlet
  • Fixes an issue where the Virtual Machine Management Service (Vmms.exe) may crash during a live migration of virtual machines
  • Fixesan issue where Work Folders clients get duplicate files (sync conflict files) when Work Folders is configured using Group Policy
  • Fixes an issue where Remote Desktop Servers crash with a Stop 0x27 in RxSelectAndSwitchPagingFileObject when RDP clients connect and utilize redirected drives, printers, or removable USB drives
  • Fixes an issue where adjusting the Windows Server Update Services settings using the Group Policy feature causes downloads to fail
  • Fixes an issue to hard code Microsoft's first-party provider registry key values
  • Fixes an issue that causes the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool to fail
  • Fixes an issue that causes Office 2016 profile corruption when used with User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) roaming
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to become unresponsive after upgrading the OS
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to fail when a SAP® application uses Transport Layer Security authentication
  • Fixes an issue where sequencing large registries using the Application Virtualization 5.1 Sequencer results in missing registry keys in the final package
  • Fixes an issue that fails to retain the sort order of names in a contact list after a device restarts when using the Japanese language
  • Fixes an issue that causes transactions to fail because of a memory shortage
  • Fixes an issue that allows files that are forbidden by the security zone setting to be opened in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to fail after installing KB3175443
  • Fixes an issue that causes applications that use the VBScript engine to fail after applying KB3185319
  • Fixes an issue that occurs in Internet Explorer when the CSS float style is set to "center" in a webpage
  • Fixes an issue that occurs whenever the multipath IO attempts to log I/O statistics with no paths present
  • Fixes an issue that causes a 32-bit static route added by a VPN solution to fail, which prevents users from establishing a connection through the VPN
  • Fixes an issue that may decrease performance by up to 50% when Ethernet adapters that support receive side scaling (RSS) fail to re-enable RSS after a fault or system upgrade
  • Fixes an issue to allow wildcards in the Allowed list field for the Point and Print Restrictions Group Policy
  • Fixes an issue with multipath I/O failure that can lead to data corruption or application failures
  • Fixes an issue that can lead to system failure when removing a multipath IO ID_ENTRY
  • Fixes an issue that occurs when a Network Driver Interface Specification function NdisMFreeSharedMemory() is not called at the correct Interrupt Request Level
  • Fixes an issue to utilize the proper service vault for Azure Backup integration
  • Fixes an issue where SQL server takes 30 minutes to shut down on machines with a lot of RAM (>2TB)
  • Fixes additional issues with updated time zone information, Internet Explorer, file server and clustering, wireless networking, Map apps, mobile upgrades for IoT, display rendering, USB 2.0 safe removal, multimedia, Direct3D, Microsoft Edge, enterprise security, Windows Server Update Services, storage networking, Remote Desktop, clustering, Windows Hyper-V and Credential Guard
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Information Services, Windows SMB Server, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, the Windows kernel, DirectShow, the Windows OS and Windows Hyper-V
10.0.14393.953 (rs1_release_inmarket.170303-1614)

And further

  • Improved reliability of Silverlight and Internet Explorer

Fixed issue

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3210721. Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors
  • Fixes an issue where the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC) crashes when attempting to modify any attribute of any user account in Active Directory
  • Fixes an issue that fails to launch a Help browser window when you click the Help icon in File Explorer
  • Fixes an issue to allow wildcards in the Allowed list field for the Point and Print Restrictions Group Policy
  • Fixes an issue that prevents clients from accessing a file server when using Server Message Block 1.0 and NT LAN Manager authentication after an upgrade
  • Fixes an issue where the default printer may change unexpectedly after disconnecting from a Remote Desktop Protocol session
  • Fixes an issue that prevents servers from being added to Windows Server Update Services after they are staged
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer to fail after installing KB3175443
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer to fail after removing a CSS style
  • Fixes an issue that prevents users from selecting multiple certificates simultaneously through the UI
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • Fixes an issue where devices go into BitLocker recovery if users enter the wrong password
  • Fixes an issue that causes excessive audit log events when using the Audit File System category
  • Fixes an issue where an executable’s icon will flicker indefinitely when Explorer opens the executable and its file attribute is set to FILE_ATTRIBUTE_OFFLINE
  • Fixes an issue that causes Start menu and other items to disappear or malfunction when using roaming user profiles
  • Fixes an issue that causes OpenGL rendering to fail
  • Fixes an issue that causes high CPU usage for scheduled tasks when using devices whose daylight saving time occurs at 12 A.M
  • Fixes an issue that causes the loss of Windows Firewall rules after upgrade from RTM to 1511
  • Fixes an issue where using registry exclusions with Unified Write Filter (UWF) enabled increases the system boot time substantially
  • Fixes an issue that prevents multiple users from accessing shared, offline folders
  • Fixes an issue that prevents administrators from accessing mapped network drives
  • Fixes an issue that causes print preview to fail in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that prevents Internet Explorer from receiving keyboard events from external processes using addEventListener
  • Fixes an issue that prevents the use of the Delete Browsing History feature in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes incorrect table dimensions in SAP® applications
  • 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 that prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site
  • Fixes an issue that allows files that are forbidden by the security zone setting to be opened in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that overwrites a
    element when users select a line that is enclosed by a element
  • Fixes an issue that fails to apply the Group Policy setting value of “Unrestricted” for the media connection cost
  • Fixes an additional issues with updated time-zone information, enterprise security, security credentials, Internet Explorer, updates to the Access Point Name (APN) database, wireless networking, Media Center, and the Windows shell
  • Fixes security issues in the Windows OS, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Hyper-V, Server Message Block, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, SHA-1 deprecation for SSL/TLS certificates and Microsoft XML Core Services
10.0.10586.839 (th2_release.170303-1605)

10 March 2017

Apps

  • View 3D Preview has been added as a default app

And further

  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1703

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the volume control could stop working when listening to music in Groove when the endpoint is changed
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana could fial with a connection error
  • Fixes an issue where multi-turn Cortana speech interactions wouldn't work

Known issues

  • Some background tasks will fail to work
  • You may lose your call, text and email history after an unexpected reboot
  • Some pages in Edge might reload, especially when scrolling
  • Some apps might fail to launch until they have been reset
10.0.15055.0 (rs2_release.170307-1445)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused unecpected reboots
  • Fixes an issue where some inbox apps like Calculator, Outlook Mail & Calendar and Groove Music would not be installed after a hard reset
  • Fixes an issue where Groove wouldn't resume playback after ending a phone call if the app became suspended during the call
  • Fixes an issue where attaching larger photos to a message in Messaging wouldn't work sometimes
  • Fixes an issue where the keyboard would crash after selecting editable text and pressing Shift
  • Fixes an issue where pivots in UWP apps would become offset after scrolling through pages fast
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would get a high pitched distorted noise when emojis where used back to back in a text message it reads over Bluetooth
  • Fixes an issue where the PIN-pad would be replaced with a full QWERTY keyboard

Known issues

  • Speech packs won't be available in this build
  • Some background tasks will fail to work
  • You may lose your call, text and email history after an unexpected reboot
  • Some pages in Edge might reload, especially when scrolling
10.0.15051.0 (rs2_release.170303-1951)

8 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused unecpected reboots
  • Fixes an issue where some inbox apps like Calculator, Outlook Mail & Calendar and Groove Music would not be installed after a hard reset
  • Fixes an issue where Groove wouldn't resume playback after ending a phone call if the app became suspended during the call
  • Fixes an issue where attaching larger photos to a message in Messaging wouldn't work sometimes
  • Fixes an issue where the keyboard would crash after selecting editable text and pressing Shift
  • Fixes an issue where pivots in UWP apps would become offset after scrolling through pages fast
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would get a high pitched distorted noise when emojis where used back to back in a text message it reads over Bluetooth
  • Fixes an issue where the PIN-pad would be replaced with a full QWERTY keyboard

Known issues

  • Speech packs won't be available in this build
  • Some background tasks will fail to work
  • You may lose your call, text and email history after an unexpected reboot
  • Some pages in Edge might reload, especially when scrolling
10.0.15051.0 (rs2_release.170303-1951)

3 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from adding a new card or paying with an existing card in Microsoft Waller
  • Fixes an issue where the play/pause button in Edge would only work after two taps when opening in full screen
  • Fixes an issue where the Data usage page in Settings would not show some info about cellular data usage
  • Fixes an issue where some characters on the Polish keyboard would not work in Continuum when typing in the Edge address bar
  • Fixes an issue where the -word option might stop appearing in the candidate pane for words added to the typing dictionary
  • Fixes an issue where task switcher would respond slowly
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in flicker when interacting with the Maps app after rotating the phone into landscape mode
  • Fixes an issue where dragging the position indicator in the video progress slider in Edge would go back to 0 upon release
  • Fixes an issue where notifications from SIM 2 would not appear in the Action center

Known issues

  • Speech packs won't be available in this build
10.0.15047.0 (rs2_release.170227-1452)

2 March 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
10.0.15043.0 (rs2_release.170221-1507)

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

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

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

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)

19 January 2017

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
  • 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

10 January 2017

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

Fixes issues

  • Fixes security issues related to Microsoft Edge

4 January 2017

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements
10.0.14393.594 (rs1_release_inmarket.161213-1754)