Last week after a long wait (54 days) Microsoft released a new build Windows 10 for Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring (build 10041) and today they have pushed out the update to the insiders on the slow ring. To go with the update there are three patches for build 10041. Given the issues with build 10041 I am surprised they pushed out an update out on the slow ring but I guess that what the patches are for and I hope it is a sign that the fast ring will get a new build soon. The good thing about releasing it on the slow ring is that Microsoft will release an ISO of the build so anyone with installation issues will be able to do a clean install.

The three updates are:

Windows Technical Preview March Update (KB3050279) is available


This update includes fixes for the following issues in Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10041:

Sharing the desktop in a meeting causes remote users to see a black rectangle instead of the desktop in the Lync client.

On Microsoft Surface Hub, selecting the I’m Done button may cause the user interface to crash, thus making the Call, Whiteboard, and Connect buttons nonfunctional.

If the Connect app is closed via the task switcher and then restarted, it may crash.

Windows Technical Preview March Update (KB3050284) is available


This update resolves a problem that may result in a transparent Start screen and Task view, transparencies when snapping or dragging windows, and can cause desktop thumbnails to appear as black squares.

This update resolves a problem that results in severe graphical artifacts on screen when Magnifier is launched in docked or lens mode.

This update contains a reliability improvement to resolve a common system crash.

MS15-031: Vulnerability in SChannel could allow security feature bypass: March 10, 2015

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that facilitates exploitation of the publicly disclosed FREAK technique, an industry-wide issue that is not specific to Windows operating systems. This vulnerability could allow a man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacker to force the key length of an RSA key to be downgraded to EXPORT-grade length in a TLS connection. Any Windows system that uses Schannel to connect to a remote TLS server by using an insecure cipher suite is affected.

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