Microsoft today released the latest Windows 10 preview with sign-in, File Explorer, Start menu, keyboard, Console, Notepad, Narrator, accessibility, setup, Snip & Sketch, and Game bar improvements. This build is from the 19H1 branch, which can arrive in 1st half of batch that we get.
Windows 10 continues to be developed becoming a service, meaning it receives extra features on a regular basis. Microsoft has released six major updates up to: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, April 2018 Update, and October 2018 Update.
While Build 18272 simplified the sign-in settings page, today's build has added a brand-new option. Everyone can set up a security key straight from Settings.
It's not only on the Office apps who're getting new icons - Microsoft is redesigning various Windows 10 icons too. The File Explorer icon stands out as the first, and it's expected to look better considering the new light theme that your particular company is building out.
But also the icon isn't really change for that File Explorer. The Downloads folder is sorted in order to show the most recently downloaded file above, by default. Whenever you have made your own special changes to the way Downloads folder is sorted (View tab), that won't change.
Photographs unpin groups and folders inside the Start menu using new context menu entry. It's got been rolling out gradually to Windows Insiders just the summer weeks, still it's available to all testers.
The touch keyboard now dynamically adjusts the hit target of key while type, consistent with prediction what letter most probably will be typed next. The keys looks no different in the eye, speculate you can see above, they could now befits minimize hitting the wrong key with a small margin. Separately, Microsoft is in addition making some improvements to reduce the number of times in tablet mode and the touch keyboard ultimately occluding the text field when docked.
Should you open the properties page of any Console window, you'll now see one additional Terminal tab containing several new settings for several experimental features. Take a terminal scrolling, cursor shape, cursor colors, and terminal colors.
Notepad has gained a column within a status bar that displays the encoding with the document and therefore the option to save files in UTF-8 with not a Byte Order Mark. UTF-8 wthout using a Byte Order Mark is generally the new default. It's backwards-compatible with ASCII and Microsoft hopes it lets you do provide better interoperability considering the web.
Notepad will now a modified indicator (an asterisk, *) from the title bar till the title of one's document to point that a document has unsaved changes. What's more, it has new shortcuts: Ctrl+Shift+N to start a new Notepad window, Ctrl+Shift+S to read the Save as… dialog, and Ctrl+W to close the current Notepad window. Finally, Notepad are now able to open and save files by using a path that may be longer than 260 characters (MAX_PATH).
The Narrator now features Narrator Home, a person place and access everything you need for Narrator. In settings (Windows logo key + Ctrl + N), you're able to remove Narrator Home out from the Alt + Tab list and instead minimize it somewhere tray. The app furthermore has received verbosity improvements, URL reading with Narrator + 0, easier table reading, updated capitalization reading, reading and navigation commands that stay within webpage content areas, a move cursor during reading option, a much more consistent reading experience, a alternative to hear when you're pressing certain keys, combo edit support, and in addition the ability to stay open even when you reset your PIN or password.
In relation to accessibility, Windows 10 featuring bigger and brighter cursors. In Capability of Access Settings (Windows + U), it is in the Vision category, select "Cursor & pointer" to ascertain the list of options.
The Windows 10 setup design happens to be updated, more than 100 years above. The Microsoft logo, Support link, and Legal link are missing among the bottom left hand corner all of which will be present.
Microsoft also released Snip & Sketch (version 10.1811.3371.0) with bug fixes and reliability improvements. Lastly, the experience bar has got a new Gallery experience that enables you to view screenshots and videos and share the crooks to Twitter without leaving your game. Bug fixes and known issues
This 19H1 build includes these simple general bug fixes and enhancements:
Fixed a merge conflict allowing the Dynamic Lock settings being missing from Sign-in Settings. Fixed a concern resulting in Insiders seeing green screens with error System Service Exception in win32kbase.sys when reaching certain games and apps moscow and rome two flights. The update block to have a small number of PCs using Nuvoton (NTC) TPM chips using a specific firmware version (188.8.131.52), a result of a bug causing complications of Windows Hello face/biometric/pin login damaged, has been removed since this build possesses a fix for that issue. If you've turned off transparency effects, that preference can also be reflected on the sign-in screen. Fixed one factor resulting in Settings crashing for few Insiders when clicking "Check for Updates". Fixed a major problem resulting in Settings crashing for a few Insiders when browsing Settings > Update & Security > Recovery. Fixed something resulting in night light settings deteriorating and getting stuck in the past few flights. Fixed a subject resulting in an amazing amount of space among the categories and subcategories in Settings in recent flights. Fixed a worry where the folder size wasn't calculated correctly in File Explorer's Properties dialog when a specific a path who was longer than MAX_PATH involved. Fixed a challenge resulting in menu flyouts appearing blank with Arabic display language. Fixed a matter where when inking within the PDF in Microsoft Edge, those that erased some ink quickly after starting the inking session, then added more ink, upon saving the PDF have always been ink may just be saved. Fixed a problem where the handwriting panel might crash when using your pen to input into win32 apps in recent builds. Fixed very important resulting in capable of type into certain tables while using the Vietnamese Telex keyboard. Adjustments when text scaling is enabled to emphasize the icon throughout the Action Center quick actions which means that your text doesn't overlap. Improvements so if theme truncation is detected, will not likely see unexpectedly thick borders around your windows. Improvements in order to reduce the number of times that you might observe the error "Windows can't buy one of the files from this theme. Will you still are going to save the theme?" appear. Updated the timeout period when dictating (WIN+H) turn out to be from 5 seconds to Ten seconds, to give you a little bit time to think of what you want to convey. If you'd want to stop the dictation before this, just say "Stop dictating" or press WIN+H (just like in previous builds). Fixed a concern on the touch keyboard causing some letters unexpectedly being black in lieu of white in dark theme. Fixed an aspect where the "…" menu in clipboard history (WIN+V) was clipped in recent builds. Fixed a matter where when displaying the domain name of a known file type (one registered under HKCR\<.File Extension>) File Explorer would display a clear chair string for this file name in many cases. Now, in the event an file name seriously is not available, File Explorer will forever show the extension name, despite the fact that Show File Name Extensions is powered down. Updated the microphone and camera privacy settings pages to give you information on which apps are currently using the microphone and camera also, the date/time apps last accessed your microphone and camera. Fixed something where Magnifier would never start automatically no matter whether "start after sign-in setting" for Magnifier was enabled if Narrator was not set to auto start after sign-in. Fixed something where Magnifier didnrrrt work with Touch when Centered mouse mode was enabled. Fixed an aspect where Narrator sometimes wouldnrrrt start after completing Free from Box Experience (OOBE). Fixed the matter causing Narrator to start with unexpectedly and made it easier to disappointment Narrator when it was introduced unintentionally. Fixed very important where Narrator scan mode decided not to turn off automatically in case you focused the address bar in Microsoft Edge. Fixed a problem where Narrator heading navigation was skipping some headings in Chrome. Fixed an issue where Narrator read page loaded notification several times in Chrome. Fixed a worry where Narrator does not read Edit box placeholder text in Chrome. Fixed an issue that caused the settings page to crash after changing the account password or PIN.
Today's update bumps Windows 10 from build 18290 (distributed around testers on November 28) to design 18298.
This build has nine known issues:
The hyperlink colors ought to be refined in Dark Mode in Sticky Notes in cases where the Insights are enabled. Settings crashes when following the "View storage usage on other drives" option under System > Storage. The Windows Security app may show a mystery status to the Virus & threat protection area, or perhaps refresh properly. Possibly this could occur after upgrade, restart, or settings changes. Delete previous sort of Windows in Configure Storage Sense is absolutely not selectable. Settings will crash when opening Speech Settings. The cmimanageworker.exe process may hang, causing system slowness or even more than normal CPU usage. This will be bypassed by rebooting your machine if it occurs. Launching games make use of BattlEye anti-cheat will trigger an insect check (green screen). USB printers may look twice inside Devices and Printers at hand Panel. Reinstalling the printer will resolve the topic. If you install all recent builds inside the Fast ring and change to the Slow ring, optional content as an example enabling developer mode will fail. You will remain in the Fast ring to add/install/enable optional content. Associated with optional content will surely install on builds approved for specific rings.
Remember to, don't install this onto your production machine.