Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14951 for PC Available for Download
UPDATED on Oct 19, 2016: Release of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14951 for PC.
If you are using Windows 10 Insider Preview (previously known as Technical Preview) in your computer, here is a good news for you.
Microsoft has released a new update Build 14951 of Windows 10 to public which comes with many bug fixes and improvements. This is the 9th Insider Preview build of Windows 10 released after the Anniversary Update build 14393. This new build also comes via new "RS2" (RedStone2) development branch.
This build contains improvements, fixes and some new features.
Also Check: Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds Changelog
WHAT'S NEW & FIXED:
- Improvements to customization experience for precision touchpad
- Windows Ink Improvements
- Improvements to Photos app
- Improvements to Camera
- No reboot required after turning on Developer Mode
- Improvements to Narrator
- Improvements to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)
- [Fixed] Issue causing PCs that are capable of Connected Standby such as the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 to sometimes bugcheck (bluescreen) while in Connected Standby.
- [Fixed] Issue resulting in Forza Horizon 3, Gears of War (and some 3rd party games) failing to install from the Store with the error code 0x80073cf9 when the system's app install location was set to drive with native 4k Sectors (or 4k sector sized drive).
- [Fixed] Issue resulting in larger Store games such as ReCore, Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Killer Instinct and Rise of the Tomb Raider possibly failing to launch.
- [Fixed] Issue where the console window (which hosts Command Prompt, PowerShell, and other command-line utilities) might not snap correctly to the inside edges between two monitors with different DPI scaling.
- [Fixed] Issue where all agenda items in the taskbar's Clock and Calendar flyout were using the primary calendar's color, rather than matching their respective calendar's colors as selected in the Outlook Calendar app.
- [Fixed] Issue where the Add PIN button in Settings -> Accounts -> Sign-in Options was sometimes unexpectedly greyed out for domain-joined devices.
- [Fixed] Issue resulting in Groove crashing if you tried to reorder the songs in a very large playlist.
- Updated migration logic to now include custom scan code mappings. That means that going forward from this build, if you've used Registry Editor to remap certain keys (for example, Caps Lock key to null), that change will persist across upgrades.
- [Fixed] Issue Insiders may have experienced resulting in Adobe Photoshop Express crashing after clicking on the ‘correct' button when trying to edit a cropped image.
- [Fixed] Issue resulting in .csv or .xlsx files downloaded from Microsoft Edge sometimes unexpectedly appearing to be locked for editing by "another user" when SmartScreen was enabled.
- [Fixed] Issue where enabling the RemoteFX adaptor for a Virtual Machine would result in it failing to power on with the error ‘Unspecified error' (0x80004005).
- If you have a 3rd party antivirus product installed on your PC, your PC might not be able to complete the update to this build and roll-back to the previous build.
- You may experience a crash while using the protractor in Sketchpad.
- Signing into apps such as Feedback Hub, Groove, MSN News, etc. with your Microsoft Account if you sign out or get signed out of these apps will not work.
HOW TO INSTALL:
The new build is available for download via Windows Update, so it'll be automatically downloaded and installed in all computers running Windows 10 Insider Preview soon.
If you want to manually download and install the new build ASAP, you can do this using following simple steps:
1. Open Settings app from Start Menu.
2. Click on Update and security icon.
3. Once you open Windows Update section, it'll automatically start checking for new builds. Otherwise you can click on "Check for updates" button.
4. Click on "Download now" button to start downloading the new update build of Windows 10.
After downloading the build, your computer will automatically restart to install the new update.
The download size will be around 2 or 3 GB depending upon the computer architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) and system language.
PS: If you can't find the new build on Windows Update, following tutorial will help you:
If you want to download standalone offline ISO file of this new build for clean installation, you'll need to wait. In the meantime, you can download build 14931 offline ISO files from following topic:
Windows 10 users who are using the Insider Preview build, must install this new update build to experience the new features and more stability...
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