Microsoft right this moment released a brand new preview for PCs with Windows Security enhancements. This construct is from the RS5 department, which represents the Windows 10 replace the corporate plans to launch later this 12 months.
Windows 10 is being developed as a service, which means it receives new options regularly. Microsoft has launched 5 main updates to date: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update.
In a construct launched earlier this month, Microsoft renamed Windows Defender Security Center as Windows Security. I discussed on the time that it’s actually not uncommon for Microsoft to rename a function, however it’s uncommon for the corporate to make it less complicated.
In any case, the Windows Security Center (WSC) service now requires antivirus merchandise to run as a protected course of. Products that don’t won’t seem within the Windows Security person interface. Furthermore, Windows Defender Antivirus will stay enabled side-by-side with these merchandise.
You can disable this new conduct in Windows Insider builds for testing functions. Create the next registry key and reboot the machine (this key will cease being accessible in a future construct):
DisableAvCheck (DWORD) = 1
This desktop construct additionally contains the next common bug fixes and enhancements:
- Fixed the problem inflicting PCs to look caught at “Preparing to install…” someplace between the 80%-100% in Windows Update when making an attempt to put in a brand new construct.
- Fixed a problem the place right-clicking to repeat textual content in Microsoft Edge didn’t work in latest flights.
- Fixed a problem with structuredquery.dll ensuing some customers experiencing a cyclical explorer.exe crash.
- Fixed a problem ensuing within the two-finger gesture to dismiss all notifications not working within the Action Center.
- Fixed a problem ensuing within the Korean IME generally coming into duplicate characters when typing into textual content fields in sure web sites in Microsoft Edge.
- You can now refresh the Books pane in Microsoft Edge utilizing a pull gesture.
- When you pin books to Start from Microsoft Edge you’ll now see a reside tile that cycles between the e book cowl and your present completion progress.
- When printing PDFs from Microsoft Edge, you’ll discover a new possibility to decide on the dimensions of your print out (Actual dimension, or Fit to web page).
- Updated Timeline in order that along with seeing the variety of accessible tabs to revive related to a selected Sets exercise, now you can cycle via them.
- Adjustments to enhance the standard of audio when recording clips utilizing the sport bar (WIN+G).
- Fixed a problem that might end in apps generally not totally maximizing to the highest of the display.
- Fixed a problem leading to sure units not with the ability to wake from sleep within the final two flights (simply confirmed a black display).
- When you hover over the leaf icon in Task Manager’s Status column, you’ll now see a tooltip describing what it means (this app is suspending processes to assist enhance system efficiency).
- In addition to exhibiting Bluetooth battery degree in Settings for supported units, you’ll now see a notification when a type of units is low on battery.
- If you’ve enabled WSL, you’ll now see an choice to “Open Linux Shell here” while you Shift + Right-click on the whitespace of a File Explorer folder.
Today’s replace bumps the Windows 10 construct quantity for the RS5 department from 17666 (made accessible to testers on May three) to construct 17672.
This construct has 13 identified points:
- After finishing the Windows Mixed Reality First Run expertise, OOBE is black. Motion Controllers are additionally not acknowledged in unique apps. If you want your Mixed Reality expertise to be working it’s suggested you not take this construct till these points are fastened.
- Narrator reads further textual content when invoking Alt + Tab.
- If you full the setup for a Windows Mixed Reality headset on this construct, the headset will stay black till it’s unplugged and reconnected to the PC.
- Dark theme in File Explorer and the Common File Dialog nonetheless wants work.
- Insiders who use Remote Desktop, mission their display or have a number of displays could expertise explorer.exe hangs on this construct. This concern also can result in Microsoft Edge hangs.
- ADDED: Please word that there’s a identified concern on this Windows Insider construct that stops the person from enabling Developer Mode via the For builders settings web page. Unfortunately, which means you won’t be able to remotely deploy a UWP utility to your PC or use Windows Device Portal on this construct. There are not any identified workarounds in the intervening time. Please skip this flight for those who depend on these options
- Sets UX for Office Win32 desktop apps isn’t ultimate. The expertise shall be refined over time primarily based on suggestions.
- The prime of some Win32 desktop app home windows could seem barely beneath the tab bar when created maximized. To work across the concern, restore and re-maximize the window.
- Closing one tab could generally decrease the whole set.
- Tiling and cascading home windows, together with options like “View Side by Side” in Word, won’t work for inactive tabs.
- The Office Visual Basic Editor window will at present be tabbed however isn’t meant to be sooner or later.
- Opening an Office doc whereas the identical app has an present doc open could trigger an unintended swap to the final lively doc. This may even occur when closing a sheet in Excel whereas different sheets stay open.
- Local information or non-Microsoft cloud information won’t be mechanically restored, and no error message shall be offered to alert the person to that truth.
As all the time, don’t set up this in your manufacturing machine.