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Yesterday

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Edge would hang and become completely unresponsive
  • Fixes an issue where the localized files and registery keys associated with any additional language packs on the system would not be installed after enabling .NET Framework 3.5

Known issues

  • Your PC might fail to install this build on reboot with 8024a112
  • Your PC might appear to hang during reboot when installing this build
  • You may encounter a "Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available"-error in Windows Update
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
10.0.15063.0 (rs2_release.170317-1834)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that caused form display issues with CRM 2011 on Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that prevents users from updating apps from Windows Store with 0x80070216 error
10.0.14393.970 (rs1_release_inmarket.170318-0600)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4012606 that caused form display issues with CRM 2011 on Internet Explorer 11
10.0.10586.842 (th2_release_inmarket.170318-0600)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4012606 that caused form display issues with CRM 2011 on Internet Explorer 11
10.0.10240.17320 (th1_escrow.170318-0600)

20 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Edge would hang and become completely unresponsive
  • Fixes an issue where the localized files and registery keys associated with any additional language packs on the system would not be installed after enabling .NET Framework 3.5

Known issues

  • Your PC might fail to install this build on reboot with 8024a112
  • Your PC might appear to hang during reboot when installing this build
  • You may encounter a "Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available"-error in Windows Update
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
10.0.15063.0 (rs2_release.170317-1834)

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429 that caused Windows DVD Player (and 3rd party apps that use Microsoft MPEG-2 handling libraries) to crash
  • Fixes an issue with KB4013429, that some customers using Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 1607 Client with Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) enabled might experience a deadlock or when changing the physical adapter’s link speed property, this issue is most commonly seen as a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION or when verifier is enabled a VRF_STACKPTR_ERROR is seen in the Memory dump
10.0.14393.969 (rs1_release_inmarket.170315-1735)

17 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where mp4 files in Movies and TV would contain visual distortion
  • Fixes an issue where the new OOBE would crash when tapping the birthday date field when creating a new account
  • Fixes an issue where some VPN connection may not show up under Network Connections
  • Fixes an issue where some Direct3D 9 games might fail to launch

Known issues

  • You can't install new language packs
  • Your PC might fail to install this build on reboot with 8024a112
  • Your PC might appear to hang during reboot when installing this build
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
10.0.15061.0 (rs2_release.170315-1424)

And further

  • Improved video playback quality on the target device when using Miracast to connect between a high-DPI PC to another high-DPI device

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented inbox apps from launching and updating through the Store
  • Fixes an issue where some UWP apps would show their app package name in the titlebar instead of the app name
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would navigate back when going into fullscreen or maximizing Edge when Edge is snapped to a size smaller than half the screen
  • Fixes an issue where the mouse pointer would stay visible when watching a video fullscreen in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where the Wi-Fi settings page might crash
  • Fixes an issue where the desktop session sometimes crashes after locking if the PC was set to lock on sleep
  • Fixes an issue where renaming an encrypted PDF would reset the default PDF reader

Known issues

  • Some devices might be unable to update to build 15002 or higher due to a SYSTEM_PTE_MISUSE error
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • The F12 Tools in Edge might have issues finding cross-origin iframes
  • Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 devices will have to remove their SD memory card before updating to this build
10.0.15058.0 (rs2_release.170310-1436)

16 March 2017

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Settings icon in the taskbar would show a background color
  • Fixes an issue where the Settings tile pinned to Start would have no title and become greyed out after clicking it
  • Fixes an issue where 3rd party IMEs wouldn't show up in Settings
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would stop responding when quickly typing and deleting character in a website's search box while using the MS Pinyin IME
  • Fixes an issue where the Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 would be unable to install new builds when a SD memory card was inserted
  • Fixes an issue where taskhost.exe could crash after pressing Tab while quicly typing in UWP app sign in fields which could result in not being able to type for a short period
  • Fixes an issue where Edge might fail to launch after a crash for several minutes due to previous instances getting stuck in the background
  • Fixes an issue when exploring pages using the F12 Tools in Edge on pages with cross-origin iframes

Known issues

  • You can't install new language packs
  • Your PC might fail to install this build on reboot with 8024a112
  • Your PC might appear to hang during reboot when installing this build
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
10.0.15060.0 (rs2_release.170314-1527)

14 March 2017

And further

  • Improved video playback quality on the target device when using Miracast to connect between a high-DPI PC to another high-DPI device

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented inbox apps from launching and updating through the Store
  • Fixes an issue where some UWP apps would show their app package name in the titlebar instead of the app name
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would navigate back when going into fullscreen or maximizing Edge when Edge is snapped to a size smaller than half the screen
  • Fixes an issue where the mouse pointer would stay visible when watching a video fullscreen in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where the Wi-Fi settings page might crash
  • Fixes an issue where the desktop session sometimes crashes after locking if the PC was set to lock on sleep
  • Fixes an issue where renaming an encrypted PDF would reset the default PDF reader

Known issues

  • Some devices might be unable to update to build 15002 or higher due to a SYSTEM_PTE_MISUSE error
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • The F12 Tools in Edge might have issues finding cross-origin iframes
  • Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 devices will have to remove their SD memory card before updating to this build
10.0.15058.0 (rs2_release.170310-1436)

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)

And further

  • Improved the reliability of .NET and Internet Explorer

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an known issue called out in KB3210720. 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 reduces performance because excessive multicast Domain Name System packets are created whenever new devices are searched for, added, or removed
  • 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 that causes text to disappear when you resize an Internet Explorer window after changing the encoding to Hebrew
  • Fixes an issue that occurs in Internet Explorer when the CSS float style is set to "center" in a webpage
  • Fixes an issue that may cause an app or webpage to become unresponsive or sluggish if it uses the web browser functionality of Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer to fail after removing a CSS style
  • Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer to fail after installing KB3175443
  • Fixes an issue where a list in a combo box fails to update based on the selected item in another combo box
  • Fixes an issue that occurs when copying a file that has Encrypting File System (EFS) encryption to a share that is not encrypted by EFS
  • Fixes an issue that causes the Start menu and other items to disappear or malfunction when using roaming user profiles
  • Fixes an issue that causes excessive audit log events when using the Audit File System category
  • Fixes an issue where devices go into BitLocker recovery if users enter the wrong password
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a smart card module from pairing with a contactless smart card reader
  • 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 fails to apply the Group Policy setting value of “Unrestricted” for the media connection cost
  • 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 in which locally installed fonts are not used when Font Download is disabled in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue that causes incorrect table dimensions in SAP® applications
  • Fixes an issue that prevents a webpage from loading after logging in to a site
  • Fixes an issue where a text box doesn't allow the user to type the maximum number of allowed characters when using the Japanese Input Method Editor in Internet Explorer Addressed 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 Internet Explorer from receiving keyboard events from external processes using addEventListener
  • Fixes an issue that overwrites a
    element when users select a line that is enclosed by a element
  • Fixes an issue that allows files that are forbidden by the security zone setting to be opened in Internet Explorer
  • Fixes an issue where using registry exclusions with Unified Write Filter (UWF) enabled increases the system boot time substantially
  • Fixes additional issues with updated time-zone information, Windows Shell, enterprise security, Internet Explorer and updates to the Access Point Name (APN) database
  • Security updates to the Windows OS, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, Windows Hyper-V, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Information Services, Server Message Block, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows Media Player, SHA-1 deprecation for SSL/TLS certificates, Microsoft XML Core Services and the Windows kernel
10.0.10240.17319 (th1.170303-1600)

10 March 2017

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15055

  • Edge will now open the Connect pane when clicking "Cast media to device"

Other features

  • The Win32 Windows Defender has been removed

And further

  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1703

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from downloading a new build if Symantec or Norton anti-virus was installed
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in new builds failing at 71%
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from updating when additional language packs where installed
  • Fixes an issue where the context menu when right-clicking a misspelled word would appear in the wrong place in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where Edge might immediately show a "Not responding" message when opening a link or pasting an URL in a new tab
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would continue to display the mouse-over tooltip after closing the relevant tab
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would try to download a page instead of navigating to it when using uBlock Origin
  • Fixes an issue where it wasn't possible to use touch to set focus to text boxes in Edge's Web Notes feature
  • Fixes an issue where using Ctrl + W to close multiple tabs in Edge would cause the active tab to lose focus and keyboard shortcuts would stop working
  • Fixes an issue where copying text in Edge would work if it was selected, focus to Edge was lost and then returned
  • Fixes an issue where copying selected text in the Edge URL bar and then pasting it with Ctrl + V in a new InPrivate window or regular window would not work
  • Fixes an issue where setting focus to Edge would cause the touchpad and keyboard input to stop responding for a short time
  • Fixes an issue with multiple monitors that could cause flickering and rendering issues when the Hub button in Edge was pressed
  • Fixes an issue where one of the monitors in a multi-monitor setup could stop rendering everything except the mouse
  • Fixes an issue where Groove might stop rendering correctly when snapping the app or resizing it
  • Fixes an issue where the taskbar might show blank thumbnails
  • Fixes an issue where some USB-powered monitors would stop rendering the clock on the taskbar for some time
  • Fixes an issue where the battery flyout would crash when the battery icon is clicked the second time
  • Fixes an issue where OneDrive.exe might run with a high percent of CPU power
  • Fixes an issue where pasting might not work if the copied content came from an UWP app that was being suspended
  • Fixes an issue where some devices might not show up when looking for them in Bluetooth & Other Devices in Settings
  • Fixes an issue where the print dialog would hang when clicking "More settings"
  • Fixes an issue where some dialogs show a grey background instead of white
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows Defender Antivirus notifications wouldn't open the Windows Defender Security Center when clicked
  • Fixes an issue where a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error dialog citing a TabTip.exe runtime error might appear on the login screen

Known issues

  • Some devices might be unable to update to build 15002 or higher due to a SYSTEM_PTE_MISUSE error
  • Some apps might crash due to a misconfiguration of advertising ID caused by creating a new account in build 15031
  • Some apps might fail to launch until they have been reset
  • The Windows Update dialog that prompts you to restart might not appear
  • Another bug has appeared that causes apps to show their package name in the title bar instead of their name
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • Sometimes the F12 Tools in Edge will launch behind Edge
  • The F12 Tools in Edge might have issues finding cross-origin iframes
  • Surface Pro 3 devices will have to remove their SD memory card before updating to this build
10.0.15055.0 (rs2_release.170307-1445)

8 March 2017

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15048

  • Improves the behavior of the "Find on page" feature to show the found result more central in the page

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where UWP apps may appear with their app package name in the title bar instead of the app name
  • Fixes an issue where some games might launch minimized in the taskbar
  • Fixes an issue where copy and pasting URLs to and from the Edge address bar with spaces wouldn't convert spaces into %20
  • Fixes an issue where the LastPass extension for Edge would fail to show its autofill buttons
  • Fixes an issue that caused unexpected characters to be pasted when pasting into some websites in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where scrolling with the mouse wheel wouldn't work in Edge if the window was made smaller or moved to another monitor
  • Fixes an issue where laptops would be unable to change the brightness after closing the lid for the first time when "Lid close action" was set to "Do nothing"
  • Fixes an issue where you could not type in some searchboxes in UWPs
  • Fixes an issue where clicked Cortana search results would not open when typing using the Pinyin IME
  • Fixes an issue where cross device notifications from a particular phone might appear in two groups in the Action center
  • Fixes an issue where emails from Outlook 2016 wouldn't open in the foreground after tapping on the notification

Known issues

  • Some deivces will fail to install at 71% and perform a roll-back
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • Pressing F12 in Edge to open and close the F12 Tools might not return focus to the tab the F12 Tools were opened against
  • Sometimes the F12 Tools in Edge will launch behind Edge
  • For multi-monitor setups, a display might stop rendering
  • You may encounter a 0x80070228-error when downloading this build when Symantec/Norton AVs are installed
  • If additional languages are installed, this build will be unable to install
10.0.15048.0 (rs2_release.170228-1522)

3 March 2017

Microsoft Edge

Edge 40.15048

  • Improves the behavior of the "Find on page" feature to show the found result more central in the page

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where UWP apps may appear with their app package name in the title bar instead of the app name
  • Fixes an issue where some games might launch minimized in the taskbar
  • Fixes an issue where copy and pasting URLs to and from the Edge address bar with spaces wouldn't convert spaces into %20
  • Fixes an issue where the LastPass extension for Edge would fail to show its autofill buttons
  • Fixes an issue that caused unexpected characters to be pasted when pasting into some websites in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where scrolling with the mouse wheel wouldn't work in Edge if the window was made smaller or moved to another monitor
  • Fixes an issue where laptops would be unable to change the brightness after closing the lid for the first time when "Lid close action" was set to "Do nothing"
  • Fixes an issue where you could not type in some searchboxes in UWPs
  • Fixes an issue where clicked Cortana search results would not open when typing using the Pinyin IME
  • Fixes an issue where cross device notifications from a particular phone might appear in two groups in the Action center
  • Fixes an issue where emails from Outlook 2016 wouldn't open in the foreground after tapping on the notification

Known issues

  • Some deivces will fail to install at 71% and perform a roll-back
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • Pressing F12 in Edge to open and close the F12 Tools might not return focus to the tab the F12 Tools were opened against
  • Sometimes the F12 Tools in Edge will launch behind Edge
  • For multi-monitor setups, a display might stop rendering
  • You may encounter a 0x80070228-error when downloading this build when Symantec/Norton AVs are installed
  • If additional languages are installed, this build will be unable to install
10.0.15048.0 (rs2_release.170228-1522)

28 February 2017

Cortana + search

  • Cortana's search bar has been reverted to its old color
  • "Pick up where you left off" has been expanded beyond Edge

Taskbar + Action center

  • The Windows Defender icon has been removed from the system tray
  • The Windows Defender Security Center icon has been added to the system tray

Settings

Apps

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

Gaming

  • The Xbox-logo has been replaced with a wireframe version of the Xbox-logo

Language

  • A number of changes have been made to translations, especially in the new OOBE
  • The text after upgrading has been changed from "Might take several minutes" instead of "Might take several minutes or so"

Apps

Windows Defender Security Center

  • The UI has been improved with shades of grey and no longer uses the accent color

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused PCs to fail due to a corrupt registry key
  • Fixes an issue that caused Edge and/or the taskbar to hang
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Windows Hello face authentication from working on Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book
  • Fixes an issue where tiles would only render the first time you enter start in tablet mode on High-DPI screens
  • Fixes an issue where Shift + F10 wouldn't open the context menu's in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where the left/right keys would result in backward/forward navigation in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where copying a password from the LastPass extension in Edge for the first time would fail
  • Fixes an issue that caused your mouse to be slow when dragging the Edge window around the screen
  • Fixes an issue in Edge where tooltips might start drawing behind the window instead of on top after opening a link in a new tab
  • Fixes an issue where input would no longer work when tearing a tab from Edge to create a new window
  • Fixes an issue when Edge was set to launch on pen click
  • Fixes an issue where Edge would crash when deleting characters typed with an IME
  • Fixes an issue where drag and drop would not work on a PC with twoo monitors with a different DPI-setting
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows Insider Program in Settings would not have an icon
  • Fixes an issue where all windows opened on a multi-monitor system would move to the first monitor when accessing it from a remote single-monitor system
  • Fixes an issue that caused Storage Sense to fail to purge the recycle bin in some configurations
  • Fixes an issue where a 0 byte item would be listed under Manage Optional Features
  • Fixes an issue that caused PC reset not to work
  • Fixes an issue that prevented you from mounting an ISO with the sparse file attribute set
  • Fixes an issue where handwriting text candidates might not work anymore after using strikethrough to erase words written in the handwriting panel
  • Fixes an issue where the Korean IME's composition indicated would not appear when typing jamo into some text fields
  • Fixes an issue where updating apps through the Store would fail with an 0x8020002B-error
  • Fixes alignment issues with the Sign-in option in Settings
  • Fixes an issue where the F12 Tools would crash, hang or not accept input in Edge
  • Fixes an issue where pressing F12 in Edge multiple times would create multiple F12 windows with only one functional
  • Fixes an issue where toggling between the docked and undocked F12 Tools repeatedly would crash Edge

Known issues

  • Some deivces will fail to install at 71% and perform a roll-back
  • The broadcast live review window in the Game bar may flash green when broadcasting
  • Some games will launch minimized
  • Some UWP apps will show their app package in the title bar instead of their name
  • Pressing F12 in Edge to open and close the F12 Tools might not return focus to the tab the F12 Tools were opened against
  • Sometimes the F12 Tools in Edge will launch behind Edge
  • For multi-monitor setups, a display might stop rendering
  • You may encounter a 0x80070228-error when downloading this build
10.0.15046.0 (rs2_release.170224-1700)

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Fixes issues

  • Fixes security issues related to Microsoft Edge

9 January 2017

Start

  • Tiles can now dragged on top of each other to create live folders

Cortana + search

  • You can now set Cortana to not listen when Windows + C is used
  • When searching for an app in Cortana, it will now show you commands that work within that app
  • Time-based reminders can now be recurring every month or year

Taskbar + Action center

  • Developers can now make custom groups for notifications
  • Developers will be able to overwrite the timestamp in notifications
  • You can now connect to a VPN from within the Network fly-out after selecting it
  • The Calendar fly-out now supports additional calendars, like the Lunar calendar
  • Some users will see a power slider in the battery fly-out
  • The volume icon will now indicate support for Spatial Audio

User Interface

  • The Windows 8-era share UI has been replaced with a new floating window
  • Resizing windows will now look smoother

Microsoft Edge

Edge 39.15002

  • You can now "Set tabs aside" to view them later
  • You can now view all tab previews at once with a new button in the tab bar
  • Edge now has a jump list menu that allows you to open a new window or a new InPrivate window
  • Favorites settings have been merged in the main Settings-page
  • A "New Tab in Edge" button has been added to Internet Explorer
  • Improved visual tree and new input model for Edge’s multi-process model
  • Flash now works with a click-to-run system for untrusted Flash content
  • If Cortana has a tip but the window is to narrow, Cortana will now only show an icon in the address bar
  • Tooltips for longer website names in the favorites bar will now wrap instead of truncate

EdgeHTML 15.15002

  • Support for WebVR
  • Support for Content Security Policy 2
  • Flash content is now blocked by default
  • Preview support for Web Payments

about:flags

  • "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

Internet Explorer

  • Internet Explorer now has a new "new tab" page that resembles that of Edge, additional to the old Internet Explorer version
  • A new "New tab" button has been added to open Edge

Settings

System

  • You can now let Windows reduce the blue light emitted from the screen
  • A link to manage Storage Spaces has been added under "Storage"
  • Cross-Device Experiences can now be set to share with your devices or everyone
  • The screen resolution setting has been moved to the main "Display" panel
  • "Continue App Experiences" has been renamed to "Cross-Device Experiences"

Devices

  • "Bluetooth" and "Connected Devices" has been merged into "Bluetooth & other devices"
  • Bluetooth audio devices can now be disconnected and reconnected
  • The options accessible through devices like the Surface Dial can now be set on a per-app base
  • You can now set keyboard shortcuts that include several common symbols
  • Improved UI for Precision Touchpad settings

Network & Internet

  • LANs can now be set to be a Metered Connection

Personalization

  • You can now change your theme on the "Theme" page
  • You can now pick colors from your "Recent colors"

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 sort app extensions

Accounts

  • Windows can now lock the device dynamically when you leave it with Windows Hello

Time & language

  • You can now download support for braille
  • You can now enable the Lunar calendar to be shown in the Calendar fly-out

Privacy

  • A new page "App diagnostics" has been added allowing you to allow apps to use diagnostics

Update & recovery

  • You can now select from which branch you are served with a dropdown
  • You can now defer feature updates for up to 365 days
  • You can now defer quality updates for up to 30 days
  • You can now exclude drivers from installing in Windows Update
  • Windows 10 Home can now also set 18 hours in Active Hours
  • Windows Update now better understands if the screen is being used for projecting, etc. and not attempt to restart
  • Windows Update now has a new icon to show you if you're up-to-date

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

Ink Workspace

  • The color of the pen, pencil and marker is now indicated in the icon instead of in a circle
  • You can now remove ink with a point eraser, additional to "Line eraser" and "Remove all ink"
  • In a multi-monitor setup with the Ink Workspace icon enabled, clicking the icon will now open it on the screen it was clicked on
  • Ink now has a rich color range when High Contrast is enabled

System

  • Some users will now see apps being throttled to improve battery life
  • The OOBE has been redesigned
  • The OOBE can now be controlled with Cortana’s voice commands
  • Bugcheck screens are now green instead of blue for Insider Previews
  • If Windows shutdown abnormal, a new Abnormal Shutdown Diagnosis will run after booting to diagnose the issue
  • Performance Monitor now handles High-DPI screens better
  • In Properties for programs, a new setting has been added under Compatibility which will enable improved High-DPI rendering
  • Windows will now better handle desktop icons when changes to the device's setup are made (like removing a screen)
  • "Quick Create" has been added as a new option to create Virtual Machines in Hyper-V
  • When an Hyper-V Machine is turned off a start button will be shown

Accessibility

  • The Narrator hotkey is being changed from Win + Enter to Ctrl + Win + Enter
  • Narrator is now supported in WinPE and WinRE
  • Narrator can now more to a heading level by typing that number in scan mode, number + Shift for the previous heading with that level
  • You can now use Home and End to move to the start or end of a line of text in scan mode
  • You can now use Ctrl + Home and Ctrl + End to move to the start of end of a web page or other reaching content
  • Support for braille has been added
  • Improved XAML framework to make UWP apps work better in high contrast

Language

  • The language bar for Pinyin IME now opens IME settings as well when clicking the settings icon
  • The Pinyin settings page has been revamped into 5 new categories
  • Several new hotkeys have been added for Pinyin IME
  • Self-learned phrases will now roam between your devices when using the same Microsoft Account
  • The Pinyin IME emoji panel has been redesigned
  • In Pinyin IME, U-mode can now be used for advanced input features and V-mode can be used to input content which normally is not easy/quick to type
  • Name input mode has been added for the Pinyin IME
  • Pinyin IME users can now add, edit, or delete custom double pinyin schemes
  • When the Japanese IME is turned on or off, a large icon will be shown in the middle of the screen to indicate this
  • The composition string to now show 3 predictive candidates by default in the Japanese IME
  • English words are now shown more frequently as predictive candidates to make it easier to insert English words

Apps

  • Learn Gestures has been added as a default app
  • The Windows Holographic app has a new design and can now detect your hardware
  • The Get Help-app has a new icon
  • 3D Builder has been moved to the Windows Accessories folder in start
  • Searching and launching mspaint.exe will no longer launch Paint 3D

Windows Defender

  • The user interface is now more polished
  • You can now run a quick, advanced and full scan
  • "Device performance & Health" had been added
  • You can now check for updates directly from the "Virus & threat protection" page
  • You can now change the Windows Defender settings in Defender itself
  • Family options now help you set up a family or view device information
  • You can now refresh your PC in Windows Defender

Other features

  • Copying Windows Information Protection files or saving them to a removable drive will now ask you if you want to keep it a Work file, make it Personal or cancel the action
  • When opening a Windows Information Protection file in an unauthorized app, Windows will now warn the user
  • When changing the volume with Precision Touchpad gestures, the volume UI will now be shown and the gesture can be shorter
  • When you should sign-in to an app and multiple accounts are available, Windows will now show you all your accounts and allow you to add more
  • You can now capture a region of your screen with Win + Shift + S
  • The Speaker Properties dialog now allows you to configure Spatial Audio for different endpoints
  • When using Miracast to a device that supports input, a notification will be shown to help you enable input on that device

And further

  • Improved logic to handle how users connect to devices

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused the display brightness keys to not function properly
  • Fixes an issue where the display may stay black after resuming from sleep when a USB display is connected
  • Fixes an issue where opening an app that uses the camera would sometimes result in a bugcheck
  • Fixes an issue that caused a crash in the RPCSS service which resulted in a CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED bugcheck
  • Fixes an issue where the touch keyboard sometimes had to be clicked multiple times to launch on a non-touch enabled PC
  • Fixes an issue where Disk Cleanup would show 3.99TB of files to be cleaned up in Windows Update Cleanup
  • Fixes an issue where the Touchpad settings wouldn't have an icon in Settings
  • Fixes an issue that caused a drop in Action Center reliability
  • Fixes an issue where navigating to OneDrive folders would show a "Catastrophic Error" message
  • Fixes an issue that would cause Visual Studio to crash when opening, adding or saving a file
  • Fixes an issue where devices with older chipsets would see colored boxes on places where text should be shown or other UIs
  • Fixes an issue where the Home and End keys would not work on some Settings pages
  • Fixes an issue where progress indicators in UWP apps would wobble or glitch

Known issues

  • Opening Battery settings will crash the Settings app
  • The option to enable the Virtual Touchpad is missing in the taskbar context menu
  • Cortana's cross-device scenarios do not work in this build
  • 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
  • Using Ctrl + C in Command Prompt won't work
  • Explorer.exe might crash when projecting to a secondary monitor and setting the connection as "Extended"
  • The touch keyboard button may be missing from the taskbar
  • Windows Hello might show a "Couldn't turn on the camera" message on the lock screen
  • Changing the brightness in Display settings in the Settings app might be reverted when closing the Settings app
  • Miracast sessions will fail to connect
  • The list of apps in Wheel settings might be empty
  • The Netflix app might show a black screen instead of the video content
  • 3rd party UWP apps might crash when the DPI settings are set to >= 150%
  • Upgrading from Windows 8.1 directly to build 15002 will remove all Store apps without reinstalling them
  • 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

3 January 2017

And further

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