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[P50] Fingerprint driver issues with Windows Updates (insider preview 17063.1000)

Q: [P50] Fingerprint driver issues with Windows Updates (insider preview 17063.1000)

Hello Everyone, Once again, after a Windows Update (Windows 10 Insider Preview 17063.1000 rs_prerelease), my Fingerprint Reader stopped working. I see on the Device Manager a ! sign for Biometric devices > Synaptics WBDI (SGX enabled) ... Tried reinstallinf the driver with no luck. Driver date: 10/27/2017, Driver version: 5.1.327.26 ... This is happening sometimes after those updates, where I often find myself with failing drivers for Thunderbolt/HDMI-out, or GPU's (both onboard and Nvidia) and the Fingerprint reader. Really annoying. Hope someone can help !

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Preferred Solution: [P50] Fingerprint driver issues with Windows Updates (insider preview 17063.1000)

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17063 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead.

What?s new in Build 17063

Introducing Timeline
Timeline is here! We know that it can be difficult to get back to stuff you were working on in the past. If you?re like us, you might sometimes forget which site or app you were using or where you saved a file. Now you can finally close apps without worrying?with Timeline, you can get right back to where you left off.

Timeline introduces a new way to resume past activities you started on this PC, other Windows PCs, and iOS/Android devices. Timeline enhances Task View, allowing you to switch between currently running apps and past activities.

The default view of Timeline shows snapshots of the most relevant activities from earlier in the day or a specific past date. A new annotated scrollbar makes it easy to get back to past activities.
Figure 1. Task view has been enhanced to include a Timeline of past activities.
There?s also a way to see all the activities that happened in a single day?just select See all next to the date header. Your activities will be organized into groups by hour to help you find tasks you know you worked on that morning, or whenever.
Figure 2. Browse all your activities for a single day.
And if you can?t find the activity you?re looking for in the default view, search for it.
Figure 3. Search Timeline to fi... Read more

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Hello,   I have been trying to upgrade my IdeaPad 110 to the New Windows Insider Preview Version 17063. I can't get past the 2 reboot Error Code 0xc1900101I have been told to Disable Virtualization, which is already disabled and AppGuard, which I don't see in my BIOS. The only thing I have in my BIOS is Intel Platform Trust Technology & Secure Boot, which I have disabled. I have been trying to upgrad 10 x and the same problem happens. Anybody else having the same problem? Is there an AppGuard in BIOS?

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are pleased to release Project Honolulu Technical Preview 1803 to Windows Server Insiders. Also available is the Insider preview package of Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Insider build 17110 or higher.

Available Content
Project Honolulu Technical Preview 1803
Remote Server Administration Tools Build 17108
What?s New in RSAT
This preview build of Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) can be installed on Windows 10 Insider build 17110 or higher.

FIXED: DNS server tools are now correctly installed as part of the RSAT package.
FIXED: Shielding data files and template disks can now be created by their respective wizards in the RSAT package.
KNOWN ISSUE: The x86 RSAT package may fail during installation on Windows 10 builds older than 17110, and on builds other than the 171xx series.

What?s New in Project Honolulu Technical Preview 1803

Release Summary
In this iteration, we resolved 430 bugs, as well as the following feature improvements ?

Access Control
Major new functionality in this release ? we have added Azure Active Directory (AAD) based access control. Using AAD identities, you can configure conditional access policies that require Multi-Factor authentication, device compliance, and more. You can find instructions to configure this in the Azure Active Directory section of the Gateway access documentation.

Known issue with AAD authentication: If you are using a self-signed certificate, AAD ... Read more

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Preview Test Build 11082 Expires 7/15/2016. Will there be an Insider Build before that which doesn't expire? Naturally this is an important concern. I am testing heavily right now. Should I report my results/concerns here or elsewhere?

TIA

A:Windows Insider Build 11082 .1000 Expires 7/15/2016

A new build will come out let's say every month or two, but it's nothing to be concerned about.

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Anybody downloaded and installed Windows 10 Insider Preview for XP? Any problems or some tips? I just found out that XP users will be entitled to free Windows 10 upgrade if they join Windows insider and and install preview! I just downloaded from official Microsoft page (file is about 2GB) but haven't installed it yet. I am waiting for some reviews. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview for XP

I think that is a misinterpretation of the facts
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-10/1150292-windows-10-upgrade-xp-users.html
 

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Hi Guys and Gals

I used to have windows 10 Insider Preview running on a separate partition on my laptop, until recently.
I had a choice at boot-up as to which operating system I wanted, either the Insider or my regular Windows 10 Pro, then, all of a sudden the choices were not there. I just couldn't get into the Insider system.
I thought that if I deleted the system I would be able to download a fresh installation, but, I just can't find an installation that will load. I keep getting the error message "winload.exe has expired" and there is nothing I can do to get my Insider programme to load and work.
Please, please, has anybody got any ideas as to what I can do next, I still want to be a member of the Insider programme, but can't download a loadable replacement.

Waiting with fingers crossed

Pilkie

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My computer installed this update (Windows 10 Insider Preview 14965) back around the middle of November and I have noticed two things. First -- Microsoft Edge took it upon itself to reinstate itself as my "Default Browser" and secondly now I keep having issues when navigating the internet. Basically I will click a link and the browser will pretend like it's going to go but then tell me it can't find the page so I just hit refresh and ta-da the page is there. It happens on any website (whether Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc) and in Edge, Chrome and IE.

Anyone else having this type of issue? I also play games that rely on the internet and I haven't had any issues when them nor do I have any issues pinging websites even when I let ping run for 20 to 30 minutes while I'm browsing the web and experience the issue. I'm tempted to uninstall the update but if others updated and aren't seeing the issue then I may just have a weird DNS issue going on.

Thoughts?
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview 14965

Since your using a beta test operating system, its probably a bug. The current version of W10 is 1607 Build 14393.447. It doesn't have the problems you describe. Did you report this issue with Microsoft ?
 

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Has anyone experienced a total system failure after downloading this Preview Build. Only firefox works on the system. Any ideas?
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview 14942

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Another day, another week and finally another leak build from Wzor yes this is dubbed 10102 and has wiped my mind I am so amazed at how far this Build has gone through and as I say this yes it is a bit new. Also the build 10105, 10107 and 10108 remain imminent. So WZOR might have some leaked builds ready for tomorrow or in the next few days. Yes 10102 are now available: https://mega.co.nz/#!6F9hlZSS!wBjS3plB1Lj7pkACPfnSHtawe2X7sS41TcZGrK9Cijg
 
 
 
 
Here are some pictures: there are only 2 so when I install I might take some pics and edit this post later.
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview 10102!

Do not recommend bothering w/ leaked Builds.  "Everything comes to he who waits"
 
Cheers,Drew
 

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Hi,I just upgraded to Windows Insider 17074 and now the Fingerprint stopped working. (Error 31) in Device Manager (Windows is not able to load the driver)I already tired to reinstall Synaptics Metallica MOC Touch Fingerprint Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPadAny idea? Regards Dirk

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. . .Time to see where folks here on the Ten's stand on the new insider build.

Thus far I have had no problems with this build other then the my need for a dark theme (just me). The right click problem has ben resolved.

What problems have you ran into, and what did you do to fix said problem\s. . .inquiring mines would like to know. . .

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565

Not a single problem this time except old stuff I don't like after upgrades, almost all registry hacks revert to default and have to apply them again.
Made me ISO and did Disk Cleanup, just in the process of making Reflect backup.

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I have 'Insider Preview Build 14295.rs1_release.160318-1628' is it possible to install the current production version of Windows 10 Pro instead of this and not lose any of my programs / apps / data etc?

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Hi! I have an aspire desktop, SNID:2666778330So basically the problem is, the text in my bios looks like an atari 800, see attached image, and the operating system looked like it was squished into the side of the screen and pixelized until I installed the graphics driver. the BIOS is still un-legible, though, and I tried reinstalling the BIOS from Acer's support website, and I reinstalled the chipset driver, and I reinstalled the AMT driver. the main problem now is the BIOS. also noticing a noticeable drop in performance. I have also reinstalled windows twice.

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This post was updated at 1:00pm on June 20th.

Hi everyone, we?re hard at work on the next builds that we?ll send out to you for PC and Mobile. I don?t have an update on timing for that quite yet, but I do have some important changes to tell you about that are coming with the next PC build as we get ready for July 29th.

Microsoft Account notifications

If you don?t have your Microsoft Account (MSA) connected to your PC, starting in the next build you?ll start seeing notifications asking you to do so. You?ll need to connect the MSA that you registered for the Windows Insider Program with (and accepted the ?Microsoft Windows Insider Program Agreement?) in order to continue receiving new Windows 10 Insider Preview builds (both Fast and Slow rings) from Windows Update. If you already have your MSA connected to your account on your PC, then you?re all set. We?re introducing new infrastructure in Windows Update to help us deliver new builds more effectively to Windows Insiders, and ensure that we?re flighting builds to people who have registered and opted in to the program. Connecting your MSA also allows seamless access to Windows Insider-only functionality in the Windows Feedback app and Insider Hub too.

This change is for the Windows Insider Program ONLY, and is specific to how we?re delivering the Insider Preview builds. Once available on July 29th, you do not need an MSA to upgrade Windows 10 on your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1... Read more

A:Upcoming changes to Windows 10 Insider Preview builds

With a nod and a wink, Microsoft gives away Windows 10 to anyone who asks


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In the always confusing world of Microsoft licensing, there are two sets of rules.

One is written down in license agreements, drafted by Microsoft's large legal team, with separate terms for PC makers and end users. These combined terms are extremely specific about the rights and responsibilities of every party to the license agreement. They are aimed primarily at Microsoft's commercial customers and its PC-building partners, who account for more than 98 percent of all revenue from Windows desktop licenses.

The other set of rules is unwritten, for the most part. But its terms are fairly easy to deduce. They are intended for hobbyists, enthusiasts, and IT pros who like to tinker with Windows and PC hardware. Microsoft's TechNet program was a long-running gift to this group, offering thousands of dollars' worth of Microsoft software for a few hundred bucks.

The Windows Insider program is being run in that same spirit.




With a nod and a wink, Microsoft gives away Windows 10 to anyone who asks | ZDNet

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Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build is really focused on bug fixes and general improvements. We?ve been loving this build in our internal rings as it is very fast and smooth, and makes a great daily driver.

THIS MAY BE THE FINAL THRESHOLD BUILD

Full article: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586

Secondmineboy said:





Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build is really focused on bug fixes and general improvements. We?ve been loving this build in our internal rings as it is very fast and smooth, and makes a great daily driver.

THIS MAY BE THE FINAL THRESHOLD BUILD

Full article: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586Click to expand...

This is the Final Build threshold 2 Build no decktop watermark
 

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I keep getting pop ups saying my copy of windows is about to expire. "12/31/2016 4:29:44 PM"
I have: Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Evaluation copy. Build 14295.rs1_release 160318-1628
Every time I try and use Windows Update, I keep having the following errors...
0x80240fff
0x80070017

No mater what I do I can not get the updates to install, in fact windows wont even let me go back to an earlier build.
Really don't want to lose all my settings, apps games, I've backed up what I can but really dreading all the customization and settings I had to tweak.

Anyway to stop the expiration? fix the updates so it works or download and install offline so i can keep all my settings and stuff?

Also tried WindowsUpdateDiagnostic and wushowhide. both didn't do anything for me. tried clearing the "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution" and that didn't work.

Anyone know how to fix this?

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Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build has quite a few new features and improvements so we?re really excited to get this one out to you for you to try out. One thing I want to call out up front is that this build and associated Language Packs won?t be available until later this week for Windows Insiders in Russia and Turkey.

FULL ARTICLE: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565
 

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576

Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. Not only does this build have a good set of bug fixes and fit-an-finish, it also includes a few new things for you to try.

Full article: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10576
 

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I installed Windows 10 in a VMware VM. This was Build 1151 which took my Windows 8.1 and finished installed without incident. For some reason it did not activate online. However I got the Insider Fast Track Builds OK and it upgraded to Tech Preview Edition 11082. Does it even matter that Windows is not activated in this scenario? Is there any registry hack to remove the notification? It only cosmetic it seems so no big deal but still ..

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview is not activated - does it matter?

Look at slmgr /xpr



Either you are activated or you aren't. It has nothing to do with insider build versions, Microsoft accounts or anything else.

All insider builds have watermarks (and always have) - that is normal.

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Admin please delete this post

A:Clean install Windows 10 says insider preview

What are the results of Winver?

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   Tip
UPDATE: New method to download a Windows 10 RTM or Insider ISO file.

How to Download a Windows 10 ISO File



Build number
Expiration warnings begin
License expiration date
Windows will stop booting

9841
April 2nd 2015
April 15th 2015
April 30th 2015

9860
April 2nd 2015
April 15th 2015
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9879
April 2nd 2015
April 15th 2015
April 30th 2015

9926
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
October 15th 2015

10041
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
October 15th 2015

10049
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
October 15th 2015

10074
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
October 15th 2015

10122
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
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10130
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
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10158
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
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10159
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
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10162
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
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10166
September 17th 2015
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10240
September 17th 2015
October 1st 2015
October 15th 2015


   Information
Windows 10 Build 10240 for PC is now available




   Tip
How to Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive to Install Windows 10

How to Clean Install Windows 10 Insider Preview

How to Activate Windows 10

To activate Windows 10, you will need the product key provided by Microsoft below for the edition of Windows preview you installed.

Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10041: NKJFK-G... Read more

A:Download Windows 10 Insider Preview ISO File

Yesterday, we began an exciting new chapter in the Windows story with the announcement of Windows 10 and what it means for our enterprise customers. As part of our new approach to building and delivering Windows 10 to customers, we want to make sure we get feedback in real-time as the development process is ongoing. We?re kicking this off today with the launch of the Windows Insider Program. If you?re comfortable with using pre-release software, you can join the Windows Insider Program today to download the Windows 10 Technical Preview and try out features like the new Start menu, multiple desktops, snap enhancements, and others.

As a member of the Windows Insider community, you will have an active role in helping us build Windows 10 and be among the first to see new stuff. You will automatically receive new builds as we release them with the latest features we?re experimenting with ? and our freshest bugs. Some of these features may not be fully ?baked? ? meaning they may not work correctly as you are seeing these features as we work on them. And there?s no guarantee that what you see will be part of the final release. But as a Windows Insider, you?ll have the ability to impact and influence those types of product decisions. You will be able to use the Windows Feedback app to report on any issues you encounter with the Windows 10 Technical Preview or tell us about something you like or dislike. And you will be able to ask questions and talk with us and other Insiders thro... Read more

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Hello guys, after i activated insider mode on my Windows 10586.218, mark fast ring and do installation and after the update via Windows Update i get this system entirely broken, there is no edge, no control panel, no computer properties, just a big corrupted seems system.I also tried an clean installation by downloading ISO from the internet, i also tried on my another computers by the same way:
Rampage Extreme x48 + Q9550
P5G41T-M LX3 + Xeon L5420
And this video was recorded on my Asus Rampage IV Extreme + i7 3930k using UEFI.
all same problem.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Broken 14332 Problem System Corrupted - YouTube

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Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.

What?s new in Build 14352

Cortana Improvements

Cortana, Your Personal DJ: In addition to playing songs via your local files and OneDrive, you also now have the ability to play any song from the entire Groove Music Catalog using Cortana. If you have a Groove Music Pass, just ask Cortana to play your favorite artist, genre, playlist or song. This also works with Cortana on your Lock screen.

Windows Ink

Updated Sticky Notes: With the latest update, Sticky Notes are now better than ever* with the ability to create Cortana reminders from your notes that will flow with you across your Cortana enabled devices.

Compass on the ruler: We?ve updated the Windows Ink ruler to include a compass. If the ruler is oriented in the direction of any of the cardinal points or midpoints, the compass indicator will become bold.

Other items of note

Windows Game bar improved with full-screen support: One of the most common requests we see for the Windows 10 Game DVR feature is the ability to use the Windows Game bar with more games running in full-screen.

Updated File Explorer icon: Based on Insider feedback, we have updated the File Explorer icon with more color.

Deploying Windows Enterprise edition gets easier: Prior to Windows 10, the upgrade from the Pro to Enterprise edition required a complete wipe and reinstallation of the OS. In Windows 10, we enabled bit-less edition upgrade fr... Read more

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I am the owner of a dellalienware m14x with a geforce gt 555m 4gb video card, and I have thewindows 8 consumer preview installed.
Since my installation of theOS a few days ago, I have yet to find a driver to support my videocard.
I began to try to fix theissue by installing Nvidia's newest 295.73 driver from ge-force'swebsite. It installed properly, but upon restarting the system theWindows 8 start up menu became blank with a visible cursor (commonproblem when updating drivers). I did a system restore and it removethe driver.
I then tried to reinstallthe same driver, but the installation process failed midway throughgiving me the message ?Nvidia Installer Failed?. It no longer canbe installed.
I recently got an optionalwindows update providing an Nvidia driver (296.17) for my geforce gt555m card. I tried installing the optional update only to have theupdate fail over and over again. The error code: 800F0102 is given.
There you have it. Any helpwith these issues is very appreciated (snide remarks and emptycomments are not). Should I wait for dell or Nvidia to come out withnew drivers? What else can I do?
Thanks!

A:Windows 8 Consumer Preview Nvidia Driver Issues

The first time I installed Win 8 I went through all that kerfuffle. For other reasons I formatted and then reinstalled it. This time I altered Windows Update to receive updates for all components using Microsoft Update and in came an Nvidia driver that isn't even listed at Nvidia's website and is a later numbered version than those in my other OS's. Have you tried that? Mine works a treat but of course I have a different graphics card.

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Hi everyone,

We have another Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586 which we?re releasing today to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow ring.

This build continues to address feedback we?ve received from Windows Insiders as well as customers using our brand new Windows 10 phones like the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. As with the previous release, this Cumulative Update continues to use the minor version for differentiating between each version ? so this build will appear as 10586.36.

SOURCE: Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586.36
 

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Hi everyone,
It has been amazing to see the impact that Windows Insiders have made since we launched the program last year. Your feedback has helped us fix bugs and make changes which resulted in a better product because of your input. Thank you to all of the Windows Insiders who have been with us so far. Now I?d like to talk a bit about what is next.

With the general availability of Windows 10, the Windows Insider Program will focus on building and delivering Windows as a service by updating Windows 10 with new features and functionality on an ongoing basis. As always, Windows Insiders will be the first to see these new features and changes.

Feedback from Windows Insiders not only helps us build Windows 10 ? it also helps us shape how we run the program. For example, Windows Insiders have asked us to improve the flighting cadence and to keep the Windows Feedback app in the product ? which we have done. We?re also evaluating the Windows Insider rings, and considering whether we should make changes there. Over the past few months we?ve been looking at feedback to see what changes we want to make going forward. We?re putting plans together now, so you won?t see any changes immediately, but they will come over time. We?ll be doing our best to make sure that we improve every aspect of the program, from build distribution to the Feedback app and Insider Hub. And of course we?ll be looking to do more fun things for Windows Insider... Read more

A:Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10525

what kind of plan is it that i've seen more "i can't get w/10 installed with my good COA" or "why can't i install w/10 without paying ****(computer brand) $20" or "why do i have to buy another w/8 my computer came with new" ? ohhhhh.....i see......it's "generally available"......in the USC.......that's called a RACKET !

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16296 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead).

IMPORTANT NOTE: You will be unable to install *new*/additional language packs on this build. Pre-existing language packs (language packs you?ve installed previously) will carry over and work just fine.

As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue where Hyper-V couldn?t create a VM on 3rd party network storage.
We fixed an issue where for the first few minutes after clean installing a non-English build many inbox app names might unexpectedly appear with English app names.
We fixed an issue where gaming apps using WebView with heavy use of HTML canvas might have unexpectedly had very low FPS in recent flights.
Team Updates
Just a reminder that next week, our entire team and a few of our Community Champs is going to be at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando. If you?re going to be at Ignite, please come and visit us at the Windows Insider Program booth as well as our two sessions WIP 100 and WIP 300 for so... Read more

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Things I already tried...

W10 Windows Update DiagnosticErased $WINDOWS.~BT folderCMD (Admin) - net stop wuauserv - net start wuauserv

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Hi all,

Starting on Win 10 Insider preview build 14936, some web pages stopped opening. For example gmail web page, Facebook etc. It seems there is something, that prevents it to be fully downloaded and viewed.

I experience this behaviour in all standard web browsers. Firefox (49.0.2), IE 11, Chrome and also Edge.

Any suggestions will be high appreciated :-).

Thanks in advance

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Hi everyone,

We?re rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10549 right now to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. However, this build comes with a caveat. We discovered a bug late last night that caused phones upgrading from Build 10536 to get stuck at a black screen after this new build is installed. Rather than making you wait a little bit longer for us to fix this bug ? we decided to release this build as a single update from Windows Phone 8.1. Current Insiders that would like to try out Build 10549 should:
Go back to Windows 8.1 first using the Windows Device Recovery Tool.
Once you?re on Windows Phone 8.1, install the Windows Insider app, choose the Fast ring, and reboot your phone.
After that ? this build should download and install on your phone.
Full Blog Post: Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10549
 

A:Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581

Hi everyone,

Today we are rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581 to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. We?ve fixed the bug preventing upgrades from earlier builds. So if you stayed on Build 10536 or if you flashed back to Windows Phone 8.1 and then installed 10549 or 10572 you can upgrade directly to this new build without going back to 8.1 again. This build doesn?t have significant new features but does include a bunch of good fixes and general performance improvements.

Full Article: Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581
 

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I am trying to install the latest Insider Preview and I keep getting the error in the title. I have searched the internet to see if there is a solution. I tried SFC scan and it found corrupt files and corrected them. I ran this twice to make sure no other issues.

I click the Retry and it acts like its downloading the file. It does the download sequence. It installs the first downloaded updates then it downloads more updates. Completes the download but remains on Downloading updates 100% for a long period of time then displays the error.

I would appreciate any suggestions to correct this.

Rick

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I have purchased a MSI Gaming Laptop (on Jan 2016) that shipped with Windows 10 Home 64-bit (build 10240..later it got upgraded to build 10586).
Now, may I sign up for insider preview program?
If I do so, may I go back to the Windows 10 build that the laptop shipped with (either 10240 or 10586)?

Also, enlighten me more about activation of the Insider Builds that will get installed in the future..will they have an expiry period or will they get activated with the license I have now?

A:Insider preview on a laptop running Genuine Windows 10

RE : MSI Gaming Laptop (on Jan 2016) that shipped with Windows 10 Home 64-bit (build 10240..later it got upgraded to build 10586).

The lattest Win 10 Home or Pro version is 10586.218.
You get that from Windows Update. KB3147458.

RE : Now, may I sign up for insider preview program?

Left click Start button > left side, Settings > Update & Security > right side, click Advanced options > left side, under Get Insider preview, click the Get started button > follow the prompts.

RE : about activation of the Insider Builds that will get installed in the future..will they have an expiry period or will they get activated with the license I have now?
Assuming you do decide to switch from Windows 10 Home 10586 to Win 10 Insider Preview.
Once you have your first Insider Preview build installed via Windows Update, it will be automatically activated.
Set your update at Fast ring to receive future new builds.
All subsequent insider preview builds will be automatically activated. No "licence"/ product key is required.
Technically there is an expiry date on each Insider Preview build. But, Microsoft will release a newer build way before the expiry date. You don't have to worry about that.

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17040 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead.

NOTE: The block for AMD PCs is no longer in effect as of this flight.

What?s new in Build 17040

Settings Improvements
Adjust the brightness of SDR content on your HDR display: Starting with Build 17040, Windows now lets you adjust how bright SDR content appears when running in HDR mode on the desktop. On an HDR capable system, you will see a slider in the ?HDR and advanced color settings? page under Settings > System > Display. This is one of the improvements to HDR image quality that we have planned based on feedback from Insiders.

New Cursor, pointer, and touch feedback section in Ease of Access Settings: Continuing our recent efforts to reorganize this section in Settings, you?ll notice that ?change cursor thickness?, ?Change pointer size and color?, and ?Change touch feedback? have been moved to this new place.

Touch keyboard Improvements
Shape-writing with wide touch keyboard: With the Fall Creators Update we introduced shape-writing input for one-handed keyboard. We?ve heard your feedback, and with today?s build we?re happy to announce that it?s now also available when using the wide keyboard!

As a reminder, shape-writing is currently available for the following languages: Catalan (Catalan), Croatian (Croatia), Czech (Czech), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Tonight we are rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16294 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). This build might not be available for everyone as it rolls out so just be patient.

As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
This build has the fix for the bug that was causing some Surface Pro 3 devices to end up in a ?unbootable? state where the Windows OS will not load and it appears to be stuck on a ?spinning dots? screen. After installing this build, Surface Pro 3 devices should no longer get into this state. If you have a Surface Pro 3 in a bad state ? follow the instructions on this forum post to get back up and running.
We fixed an issue on Dutch builds where explorer could go into a crash loop if an app-requested downloads notification popped up from OneDrive.
We fixed an issue where expand.exe couldn?t expand CABs that contained Japanese characters in the file name.
We fixed a race condition that could result in window content being transparent (but showing the window frame) or stale after un... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16299 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead).

As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue some Insiders were experiencing where after upgrading to recent flights their optical drive wouldn?t be listed under This PC.
We fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge might crash when scrolling embedded PDFs.
We fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders seeing 0x80070005 when trying to upgrade to the last few flights.
We fixed an issue where using the Automatic File Download notification to block an app from downloading files wasn?t working for UWP apps.
We fixed an issue resulting in Windows Defender potentially downloading files selected to be online-only after using the file picker dialog and viewing their thumbnails.
Team Updates
It?s an incredibly exciting week for us. For the FIRST TIME EVER, the entire Windows Insider Team is at a conference to meet all of you. We are all at Ignite in Orlando this week. It?s been such an honor and a privilege t... Read more

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I have created this topic for the discussion of build 10122.
 
Who has upgraded to build 10122 and what are your opinions of this build? Pros or cons.
 
Bruce.

A:Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10122 Discussion

Ah we've all been waiting for another build and well its here! And yes I'm going to review this here and now so let's review it.
 
 
It's OK looks great and polished I don't mind it at all since Microsoft is finishing bits and pieces off it's shiny new OS. The start menu looks great, and the theme looks great! Microsoft also has stabilized the OS a lot since 10074 as it even fixed the annoying issue with the Nvidia Drivers. Actually a lot of you would recommend this as a stable Build or not any other way it's great.
 
 List of fixed issues:
1. Visual Glitch (Rectangle Silvers)
 
2. Fixed lots of glitches with Microsoft
 
3. Developers – when you go to Settings > Update & Security > For developers – it no longer crashes the Settings app.
 
4. We fixed the issue some people were seeing where their graphics driver fails to install from Windows Update with error code 80070103. This was happening because WU was trying to re-issue the driver.
 
5.You should now be able to edit the IPv4 properties of an Ethernet adapter on your PC.
 
6.We have fixed issues where fonts would render blurry on High DPI displays. We’re cooking up a blog post we plan to publish shortly that talks a little more in depth about our investment with High DPI in Windows 10 so watch for it.
 
7.We have fixed some keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge. Control + L or Alt + D shortcuts now got to the URL bar more reliably.
 
 
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Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build is really focused on bug fixes and general improvements. We?ve been loving this build in our internal rings as it is very fast and smooth, and makes a great daily driver.

Here are some things we have fixed:

The issue where any audio playing (like music from Groove, or videos from the Movies & TV app) gets reduced by 75% for a period of time after a notification pops up from Action Center is fixed.
Pressing the power button on your Surface Pro 3 should put your Surface Pro 3 to sleep instead of shutting it down.
We fixed an issue reported by Windows Insiders where a disksnapshot.exe command prompt window would flash randomly.
Windows should now remember your previous login type. For example, if you log in with a PIN ? it will prompt you for a PIN next time instead of another type.
We fixed an issue where Tab previews in Microsoft Edge were appearing as black if the page was not scrolled to the top, and web note clippings were also appearing as black.
Small form-factor devices, like the Dell Venue 8 Pro, that boot with rotation or virtual mode screen size set larger than the physical screen size should no longer experience a bluescreen on upgrade.
Apps and games should download from the Store more reliably.





Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 | Windows Experience Blog

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17025 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead.

REMINDER: Going forward, we plan to release new builds for RS4 from the RS_PRERELEASE branch to Insiders in the Fast ring and those who opted in to Skip Ahead at the same time.

What?s new in Build 17025
Revamped Ease of Access Settings: This build adds new Ease of Access settings to make your device easier to use and fit your needs. We also grouped related settings together which help you see, hear or interact with your computer to assist in discovering settings more quickly. Additionally, we heard your feedback and improved setting descriptions to help you more easily understand the available accessibility features. Go to the Ease of Access section in Settings to see what?s available to make your computer easier to use!

Controlling your Startup tasks: Continuing our work from the previous flight, with today?s flight we?ve updated the Advanced options under Settings > Apps & Features so that UWP apps that are configured to run at startup will now have a new option to see all available tasks specified by the app developer and their status will now have a new option to see all available tasks specified by the app developer and their status.

Evolving the Microsoft Yahei Font: As our Insiders from China likely know, Microsoft Yahei is the font we use to display Windows UI text in the ... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). As we mentioned in last week, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

Also ? check out the news from earlier today from IFA 2017 in Berlin that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available worldwide October 17th.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue resulting in Train Simulator 2017 failing to launch on recent flights.
We fixed an issue resulting in not being able to tab into an open PDF in Microsoft Edge after interacting with the any of the Microsoft Edge window elements using mouse.
We fixed an issue where the Windows Defender Security Center app icon was missing in taskbar when the app was open, as well in Start?s all apps list. You will also notice that the icon is now un-plated in the taskbar.
We?ve made some adjustments to address an issue resulting in sudden and brief CPU spikes where you couldn?t move your mouse. If you?ve encountered this, please try it in this new build and let us know if your experience has improved.
We fixed an is... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17093 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead.

What?s new in Build 17093

Game bar Improvements
We?ve given Game bar a makeover so it?s even easier to find what you?re looking for.
Go to your captures, toggle your microphone and camera, and edit the title of your Mixer stream?all from new buttons on Game bar.
Quickly check the time using the new clock.
Choose a theme?Dark, Light, or your current Windows theme.
Game bar settings are easier to use.

Diagnostic Data Improvements
Last week, we announced some new privacy tools as part of Data Privacy Day which included the Diagnostic Data Viewer that showed up for Windows Insiders in Build 17083. With our commitment to transparency and control, users can now delete the Windows Diagnostic Data that Microsoft has collected from your device. In Settings > Privacy > Diagnostics & feedback, you will find a delete button that deletes the Windows diagnostic data associated with your device.

Note: The backend cloud system is currently under development and will be available to complete the Delete requests prior to public release of RS4.

Graphics Improvements
HDR Video on more Windows PCs: Many newer devices are capable of HDR video, but needed to be calibrated in the factory to enable HDR. Now, we are expanding HDR video access to more users via new functionality via Settings ... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are excited to release Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16237 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring!

Upcoming Bug Bash
We?re really excited to do our 2nd (and final) Bug Bash for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update! The Bug Bash will start at 12am (Pacific Time) on Friday July 14th and will run a full week ending at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday July 23rd. As usual, we will be publishing new quests and will be doing some Mixer webcasts. So be sure to open Feedback Hub and complete as many quests as you can! More details to come early next week!

What?s New in Build 16237 For PC

Microsoft Edge Improvements:
Read aloud with word and line highlighting for all websites: With the read out loud feature for web, users will be able to read aloud any webpage with word and line highlighting.

PDF read aloud: With the read out loud feature for PDF, users will be able to read aloud any PDF document with word and line highlighting.

Other improvements to address your feedback including:
If you click Share in Microsoft Edge, the Share UI will now match the Microsoft Edge theme if it is different from the rest of the system. Share UI will also now launch under the Share button, rather than in the center of Microsoft Edge.
When you add a favorite, you will get a delightful animation now that indicates where users can find their most important websites in the future.
We fixed an issue where copying double byte characters (for example Ja... Read more

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14257

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14257

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16273 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and Skip Ahead.

Flighting Update for PC
We have some updates for Windows Insiders on how we?ll be releasing new builds going forward for the next couple of months.

As explained when we introduced Skip Ahead, we have ?forked? the release into its own branch we call ?RS3_RELEASE?. Many Windows Insiders will recall we did the same thing for the Windows 10 Creators Update when we started flighting builds from the ?RS2_RELEASE? branch. Insiders in the Fast ring have been getting new builds from this branch over the last few weeks now. We are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we intend to release these builds to Insiders more quickly to both the Fast and Slow rings as these builds we include mostly bug fixes.

For Insiders who joined Skip Ahead, we will continue to release builds from the RS_PRERELEASE branch but they won?t be released at the same pace as builds from RS3_RELEASE. Since we are just now beginning development for RS4, Insiders will soon notice a jump in build numbers just like we did early in RS3. Also because we are just beginning development for RS4, Insiders shouldn?t expect to see a lot of big changes or new features just yet. Our engineering teams remain focused on getting the Windows ... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17046 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead.

What?s new in Build 17046

Microsoft Edge Improvements
Form Fill for Address fields: Microsoft Edge can now save and automatically fill your preferred information in addresses and related forms. When filling in fields on a form, such as an address or other contact information, Microsoft Edge will prompt to save your form information. In the future, you can simply select the preferred information from a drop-down menu to complete all the related fields.

Addresses you save will be roamed between your Windows 10 devices, and you can manually add or remove form entries in Advanced Settings.

Demo of form fill in Microsoft Edge - Create, Discover and Share GIFs on Gfycat

Text Spacing comes to Reading View: Much like when reading an EPUB book, you can now adjust the text spacing when you?re in Reading View. To enter Reading View, open an article or blog post you?re interested in, then tap the book icon next to the address bar. Adjusting the page to use wider spacing can improve reading fluency.

Windows Shell Improvements
Access advanced UWP app options right from Start: We?ve added a new quick way to get to advanced options! Rather than click through Settings > Apps > Apps & Features > (finding your app) > Advanced Options, if you right-click a UWP app or UWP app tile in Start wi... Read more

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Hello Windows Insiders!

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16291 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring only (not Skip Ahead). As we mentioned previously, we are now at the point of the development cycle for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update where our focus is now on stabilization for release to the world. This means that we are releasing new builds to Insiders more quickly and that these builds will include mostly bug fixes. You?ll notice that this build continues to include a bunch of good bug fixes Insiders will enjoy.

What?s new in Build 16291
Resume from phones to PC with Cortana: Cortana users can now resume articles, news from their iPhones and Android phones to PC from within the Cortana app. This exciting feature comes in addition to the existing features where users can sync reminders, notifications and SMS across their devices and stay connected on the go!



General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue where sometimes after an upgrade Windows Update?s update history would be missing a listing for the feature update you?d just done.
We fixed an issue where scrolling with touch or precision touchpads wasn?t working with the F12 Developer Tools.
We fixed an issue where pin reset above lock (?I forgot my PIN?) would only work the first time the password was reset.
We fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge would crash if you added a Favorite to a Favorites folder and then immediately sorted that folder ... Read more

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Hi everyone,

Today we are releasing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build for mobile has a lots of good bug fixes and general improvements for you to check out. Overall this is a really great build, and we?re excited to get it out there for all of you to try. There is an important note for anyone who installed Build 10581 and then subsequently factory reset your phone, so please make sure to check out the known issues below.

Full Article: Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586
 

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