After what has probably been a difficult couple of weeks the Windows Insider team are back with a new 19H1 build for Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring / Skip Ahead. The new build is 18262 and includes a couple of new features and fixes.
Task manager new shows you the DPI awareness of each app running.
With this build you can now install some of the inbox apps that ship with the OS:
- 3D Viewer (previously called Mixed Reality Viewer)
- Groove Music
- Movies & TV
- Paint 3D
- Snip & Sketch
- Sticky Notes
- Voice Recorder
Microsoft have introduced a new troubleshooting tool in in under Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot in Build 18262.
Here are the other fixes and the known issues. Lookout for my hands on video soon.
General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
We fixed an issue resulting in App History being blank in Task Manager in the last flight.
We fixed an issue from the previous flight resulting in Task Manager’s icon in the notification area of the taskbar not staying visible while Task Manager was open.
We fixed an issue resulting in the upgrade to the previous flight potentially failing with error 0xC1900101. This same issue could have resulted in Office products not launching, services not starting, and/or your credentials not being accepted on the login screen after first upgrading until rebooting.
We fixed an issue where Settings would crash in the last few flights if in Ease of Access you clicked “Apply” on Make Text Bigger.
We fixed an issue where Settings in the last few flights might crash in the last few flights when clicking Check for updates or applying an updated Active Hours range.
We fixed an issue where Notepad wasn’t listed on the Set Defaults by App page in Settings.
When adding a new language in Settings, we now offer separate options for installing the language pack and setting the language as the Windows display language. We also show separate options for installing the Speech recognition and Text-to-speech features, when these features are available for the language.
We’ve updated the Printers & Scanners page in Settings to now include a link straight to the troubleshooter in case you need it.
Some Insiders may notice some changes to clipboard history – more details later.
We fixed an issue resulting in File Explorer not launching if invoked from a pinned Start tile when in Tablet Mode.
We fixed an issue resulting in the brightness sometimes resetting to 50% after a reboot.
We’re investigating an issue resulting in Settings crashing when invoking actions on certain pages. This impacts multiple settings, including various links in the Windows Security section.
Some users may have an issue launching Inbox Apps after updating. To resolve this please check the following thread on the Answers forum: https://aka.ms/18252-App-Fix.
Switching audio endpoints from the volume flyout in the taskbar doesn’t work – there will be a fix for this in an upcoming flight, we appreciate your patience.
Task View fails to show the + button under New Desktop after creating 2 Virtual Desktops.