Today was just a typical boring Wednesday, nothing remarkable happened in the world, and certainly not in America.
Thankfully then, Microsoft had available a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build to brighten up those days in the Dev Channel.
Having said that Build 20251(FE_RELEASE) is not the most existent new flight, consisting mainly of known fixes and issues.
Bug fixes include:
- Fixed an issue resulting in the background of some dialogs appearing gray instead of white in the last few flights.
- Fixed an issue resulting in the taskbar recently having a Power button in the Start menu for some Insiders.
- Fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders seeing the THREAD EXCEPTION SYSTEM EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED error check.
- Fixed issue with opengl32.dll.
- Fixed an issue that could result in the Settings app crashing when checking for updates right after upgrading.
- Fixed an issue that could result in the Settings app sending notifications saying “new notifications”.
- Fixed an issue that resulted in Search Indexer being unable to retrieve metadata from HEIF and WebP files, so you can’t search for those files with metadata like the date they were retrieved.
- Fixed an issue resulting in Cast to device in Movies & TV (and other media playback apps) option not performing any action when clicking on devices listed in recent builds .
- Fixed an issue in recent builds that could result in the screen you were projecting with Miracast freezing shortly after connecting.
- Microsoft is working to fix an issue starting with Build 20236 where installing a game from the Store to a non-operating system secondary drive would result in the inability to access the secondary drive. To prevent this from happening, you must change the default memory for new content to an extra drive BEFORE installing the game. This can be done in Settings> Storage> Change where new content is saved.
- Microsoft is reviewing reports of an update that crashed for a long time trying to install a new build.
- Live previews for pinned sites aren’t enabled for all Insiders, so you might see a gray window when hovering over thumbnails in the taskbar. Microsoft is continuing to work to polish this experience.
- Microsoft is working to enable a new taskbar experience for existing pinned websites. In the meantime, you can unpin the site from the taskbar, remove it from the edge: // apps page, and then pin it again.
- Microsoft is working to fix an issue that caused some devices to experience DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION error checking.
- Windows insiders on an ARM PC such as the Surface Pro X will notice that Windows PowerShell won’t launch on this build. To resolve the issue, please use “Windows PowerShell (x86)” or “Windows PowerShell ISE (x86)” from the Start menu if you need to use PowerShell. Or download the new and modern PowerShell 7 to take advantage of ARM by running it natively. Plus, the icons are nicer.
- Microsoft is investigating reports that some users get error 0x80070426 when using their Microsoft account to log into different applications. If you encounter it, restarting your PC might resolve the issue.
- Microsoft is investigating an issue where, after doing this build, no drives appear in Settings> System> Memory> Disk and Volume Management. To solve this problem, you can manage your disks in the Classic Disk Management tool.
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