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Here's what's fixed and still broken in Windows Insider Preview PC build 10586

Microsoft has just rolled out a new Windows Insider Preview PC build to Insiders, build 10586, and here is what is fixed and still broken in the build. Each time Microsoft rolls out a new Insider Preview, the company details for everyone what is new, fixed and still broken. This time around there is nothing new, but there are a couple of fixes, and a few things left broken. Here's what you need to know.

What's 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.

Known Issues:

  • After upgrading from one Windows 10 Insider Preview build to another Insider Preview build, Skype messages and contacts will disappear from the Messaging + Skype app. You can get Skype messages and contacts back by navigating to "C:\Users\ [[ username ]] \AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_ 8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalCache" in File Explorer and deleting or renaming the "PrivateTransportId" file. After deleting or renaming that file, go to the Skype video app and sign out of Skype and sign back in.
  • The Insider Hub might be gone after upgrading to this build. You can get Insider Hub back by going to Settings > System > Apps & features and clicking "Mange optional features", choosing "Add a feature" and selecting Insider Hub.

There you have it. If you're a member of the Fast Ring, be sure to grab the update and let us know what you think of it in the comments below.

Source: Microsoft

Jared started off writing about mobile phones back when BlackBerry ruled the market, and Windows Mobile was kinda cool. Now, with a family, mortgage and other responsibilities he has no choice but to look for the best deals, and he's here to share them with you.

99 Comments
  • hehe, it's 586 not 568 :P need a correction in the title :)
  • Funny.... Similar mistake was made in another online forum about the current mobile build number. Hmmmmm..... Any relation?
  • I think the only relation is that they are both typo's? :)
  • Yes they obviously copy and pasted the article. I'm so angered by this I'm going to jump ship! (Sarcasm) seriously, even if it is copy and paste, who the fuck cares, get over it. I read Windows Central because out of all the news sites this one is more accurate and actually post some decent opinions. I don't even care if another site reports something hours or days before Windows Central because I'd rather read it here.
  • Well there's also that 95% of this "article", and every other article on the same subject posted on various sites, is just copy and pasted from Gabe's blog post ;)
  • lol  and their URL of this Post also known as Permalink is still pointing wrong build no , silly Copy pastte huunh :)
  • Uhhhh..... Those are some rather glaring issues.
  • are we talking about the same list of issues? cause the issues listed are far from being what i'd call "glaring."
  • Not really, this should be the build that goes RTM, so the lack of Insider Hub and Skype messages won't effect the general public, just us on the preview.
  • Indeed, the 10240 also had the lack of Insider app. Looks like we have the Fall Update.
  • Windows 10 fir pc is already RTM and then some
  • You know what he means. He's referring to the RTM of the TH2 release, not the TH1 release. You know, TH2, what this entire thread is about.
  • ha no way
  • Not really. While that Command-Prompt pop-up was annoying, it certainly wasn't a glaring issue. In fact, even the SP3 button issue wasn't really an issue for me. The only one I would consider problematic is for Edge.
  • The message issue happens because this build honestly expects to be coming from 10240 with no Messaging app. So the database gets corrupted. Big F'n deal. The Insider Hub isn't there why? Because this build isn't actually made for insiders... It's us getting the public release early. Personally I'll take everything working properly in exchange for renaming some file to "ass.mode" and re-installing the Hub. Ain't no big thang.
  • Well, the broken things are not that bad :P
  • Considering there are workarounds..
  • You mean the ones that they mentioned. There's so many broken things that are never mentioned. Just go to feedback app and take a look
  • But that varies from device to device, and even general users get weird and unique bugs
  • Those aren't as consistent. The items listed as broken are things that are guaranteed to be broken. The other items are generally bugs and rely more on various software interactions, hardware specs, alignment of the planets, etc.  those problems tend to be not as prevalent for everyone. you don't really see trending bugs that have thousands of votes anymore. you would back in the earlier builds, but it's becoming a lot more stable now. plus, a lot of people don't know how to use the feedback app. i like seeing the problems listed with no description other than "apps" or "outlook". and then i'd see like 10 similar problems each with one vote, etc.  people aren't doing themselves any favors by not searching to see if the problem has been reported already first. unless people feel like *they* want to get the votes and not others, i dunno.
  • They probably only care about he achievements haha
  •   So many problems reported have so little detail that it is hard to know whether it is the same issue. I do wish that people would use sensible titles and actually say something in the body of their comments. If I was Microsoft is have no idea what needed fixing.
  • I think they need to have massive redesign on Feedback app. They need to have proper feedback format with mandatory Subject and feedback description some formatting tools like bullets, numbering, bold, italic, underline, active links and images (that other insiders can see).
  • I think Microsoft do a pretty good job considering the amount of different hardware. Look at Apple they still have problem and they make the hardware.
  • I think it's a really bad example. Microsoft makes literally three different computers (Surface, Surface Pro and Surface Book) and Windows 10 sucks on them. Apart from general Windows 10 problems, there are also important Surface-specific issues that span through all generations of the devices - battery and sleep being the most common. I don't use anything from Apple so it's hard for me to say about their problems but honestly I don't hear too many complaints from my friends and customers about OSX or iOS having such important issues with their devices. Of course there are some but nothing as basic. I mean, seriously - SP 4 supposedly has a 9 hour battery life. Unless you use Edge - then it's only 2 hours. This is inexcusable. And it's just one of many, many problems. Don't get me wrong - I do like Windows 10 but I'm not gonna say that it's perfect. It is full of glitches, bugs and problems and since I work in IT I would shoot in my own foot if I recommended that system to my clients at this point. I'm forced to tell everyone to wait until everything is patched and system is more mature. In my opinion right now it's good for home use, not anything critical and business-related.
  • So, probably this build will roll out to everyone as Fall refresh on Nov 12th?
  • Prolly not. Prolly next build 10600
  • Thank goodness that disksnapshot was fixed, I seriously thought I had malware in my computer.
  • Lol yes even i was worried about that. I thought some trojan or malware got from somewhere. Then i binged it found out it's some windows OS stuff
  • Lol
  • you 'binged' it? wow that's a very rare thing to see, the use of Bing as an actionable word in the same way everybody uses the word 'googled'. usually I say "ok hold on let me google that" but it doesn't mean I actually use google search engine instead i use Bing, but I never say "ok hold on let me bing that" lol
  • I use Bing and I don't say I "Googled" anything.  F Google.
  • My wife and I say that, in fact if one of us accidentally says google then they get shit for it ;)
  • My wife and I use Bing as a verb too. I like it.....
  • Yeah because bing is the default search engine used by edge,IE, cortana and the universal search in 8.1/10
  • lol.. DuckDuckGo it !
  • I Bing stuff all the time. I rarely google, as I usually feel I have been violated afterward when I do.
  • actually googling is pretty much of  hard work for me. because it requires me to open browserfirst  and then typing google.com and then typing what i wanna search
  • I guess Edge allows you to change the default search engine. But still stick to Bing. :P
  • I never, EVER Google anything.  And I never say I do, either.  I use and I SAY "Bing it".  Period.
  • I'm sure you're fun at parties. 
  • +
  • Non-sequitur much?
  • This week I head a person using it in Chinese, with the Chinese name of Bing, Bi-Ying. It is the first time.
  • I have never used an insider on my Surface(Nervous) but this makes me tempted :D
  • The last two builds were really bad for my SP3. Loved the new features. The graphic driver crashed numerous times a day. I have to roll back to fix. I will not be doing insider builds for a while.
  • I thinks it's okay to give it a try... ^_^
  • Considering all of the Insider stuff comes to normal windows 10 users in 7 days I would recommend you just waited intsead. 
  • Ha you're probably right :)
  • It's great on the Surface I didn't have the problem with the power button but had the snapshop thing pop up a few times.
  • I'm glad to see the black Edge tab previews fixed, the previous login type, and the media playback volume issue, all of which I found to be quite annoying. So great work!
  • Is all this insider stuff is coming for normal users or just a part of it in the fall refresh on November 12?
  • Both. This is basically the Fall Update.
  • OneDrive is broken.
  • I know, but what can we do. We are all hurt by it. We can only mourn for what a great service onedrive used to be. Let us pray together my brother/sister. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • How so?
  • Lol... I'm assuming this is a joke relating to the ridiculous justification we were provided for the severe crippling announced this week. At least, I hope this is a joke...? I'm upgrading now and rely on OneDrive syncing, it better not be broken haha.
  • Yeah after that fiasco I'm less excited about these builds.
  • Me too. I'm afraid though that MS tactics is to rely on time that the issue will subside. It seems they will not do anything about it and wait for us to keep silent about, so they win.
  • I just want Edge to be more stable...could care less about thumbnails. It quits on me quite frequently under various kinds of usage.
  • This. I was using Edge from the beginning with Windows 10 but now, a few insider builds in, it's too unstable. Constant crashes, wasn't rendering some pages correctly, wasn't displaying favorites in the favorites bar, etc
  • It's "I couldN'T care less" (without the upper case) or else it just doesn't make any sense. Your friendly neighborhood flyfu**er ;-)
  • I want adblocker I can't put up with all the ad so gone back to Firefox.
     
  • I was able to sign into Uber with Cortana and the build info is no longer on my desktop.
  • Since the last two builds, I am unable to print anything (Microsoft Print is not Working) and I am unable to connect to my College wifi, even though I can connect with my other laptop running Windows 10 (non-preview version). The Only difference between the two laptops is that one has a Core i7 running Windows 10 (non preview) and the other has a Core i5 running preview build. Is it just me?
  • No problem for me on any of the builds so far.
  • Update is finished. No build number in lower right corner now. Hmmmm.  After update finished, went straight to Updates to see if there was anything to retrieve. 1 updates available: "System Hardware Update 7/23/2015"........Might be specific to just my SP2? It is obvioulsy an update that was previously loaded months ago, if the date stamp is correct. So this new build might have overwritten it? Regardless, I'm going to dig in and see what I can find that is new.    
  • I noticed the build number watermark is gone to. So I guess this is TH2?
  • Yes it is. This build will be going to public, on 12th of November, I guess.
  • Ah, WIndows 10, still a beta....
  • I ♥ SP1!
  • Yay the popup it's gone
  • The problem with fixing over a dozen problematic issues. Is... By fixing these you also create an additional half a dozen or more problems. It's a bit of a vicious circle.
  • So the best thing is to break more stuff. This way, the other problems fix themselves.  BRILLIANT!! 
  • Can anyone who wasn't on a Insider Preview build previously get this build by enrolling now? I have a surface book on 10240 and i just enrolled in Fast Ring but i can't find the update. I want to go straight from 10240 to TH2 as this is my main computer. My other computers running the last Insider Build got HT2 already.
  • It can take around 24 hours afterwards to show up
  • Thanks for the heads up Jared.
  • My test tablet is hung at the 40% Update point (with the circle graph screen).  It's been sitting that way for over an hour.  Lovely.
  • What brand are you using ?  I experience the same phenomena with my Lenovo ThinkPad 8. Might be due to old, outdated device drivers.  Lenovo is using some cheap components in this "business" tablet with terrible and outdated drivers.  
    2014 drivers won't do for Windows 10 it seems.       
  • The Nextbook 10.1.  I tried three times, before each attempt I tried to clean off more files.  I got the thing as bare as possible.  It still sits there at 40%.  At this point I'm thinking the only shot of updating it will be when they release the ISO files so I can attempt to load from a flash drive.  Thid kind of thing has become SO typical of Microsoft.
  • I have same problem here. I wait 12 hours and nothing. Did you resolve this problem ?
  • Cortana/Hey Cortana finally working again! In Singapore with region set to USA.
  • Is the watermark suppose to go away with this build? Mine is gone
  • The messaging contacts fix doesn't work for me. :/
  • Any idea when is next mobile build for windows 10
  • On my Lenovo ThinkPad 8 the installation of build 10586 stalls at 40%. Lenovo is doing a really bad job with drivers.
    Some dating back to 2014. WTF?  
  • Any removable data storage device attached? USB-drive? SD-card? I prefer to detach all of those to prevent drivers being blocked for update/upgrade.
  • Where are the rest of the known issues? - Start menu stops opening - Some apps just stop opening - Context menus start drawing empty - Random huge DPC spikes/HPET screwiness (input, video, window command stalls)
  • OneDrive is STILL broken.  You cannot configure OneDrive to be on an SD card.  Also, virtual drives are still broken.  When you create a virtual drive ON an SD card (to get around the idiotic inability to configure OneDrive for an SD card) you have MOUNT the drive every time you reboot--it doesn't automatically mount and there's no option for you to make it do so. I am so sick of Microsoft's stupidity.
  • Trying to an application in a way the application does not support doesn't mean it's broken.  OneDrive does not support external storage.  Trying to hack your way to get OneDrive to do this has a high probability of not working.  It's a lack of a feature.  External storage support might be in the plans for the OneDrive team, but other features may take higher priority.  If you need this feature, another cloud service might offer it.  There could be a technical reason why this could difficult (off the top of my head, how the sync engine will function if it can't find the drive could be one).  It could just be priorities. 
  • It ABSOLUTELY DOES SUPPORT EXTERNAL STORAGE ON WINDOWS 8.  Don't give me that garbage.  I have OneDrive configured on an SD card on both a Nextbook 10.1 and my Surface Pro 3, both of with are running the BETTER Windows 8.  When running Windows 10 on my spare laptop and spare Nextbook 10.1 it does NOT support the SD card.  So, as far as I'm concerned, it's BROKEN.
  • I was using a Virtual Drive for moving OneDrive to the SD card. But I didn't like the hassle of mounting it every reboot. AND, if OneDrive launched before I mounted it, I would be forced to go through the OneDrive startup wizard again. Now I do it the other way that folks do it. I created a folder on the internal drive and make it the entry point to the SD card. No need to do anything ever after that and although OneDrive thinks it is on the internal drive, it isn't. It's on the SD card and works flawlessly. I suspect that Microsoft will support SD storage for OneDrive sooner or later. But as far as I am concerned, they already do. (Since both W10 and OneDrive are Microsoft and this method is fully supported. :)
  • You can create a task that automatically mount the drive during start up. I did it for my tablet.
  • What happened to the supposed Win10M update that was "expected" yesterday as well???
  • So Windows 10 remains very much unstable Beta Software. How do they think Business users can seriously consider Windows 10 with all these issues? Microsoft needs to get a grip and create an "It Just Works" aptitude towards its products.  
  • What issues?  There were only two listed there and both can fixed after the upgrade.
  • Well, if you're trying to update a small tablet and have an SD card installed it's likely that the update will freeze.  Mine kept hanging at 40%.  I had to force a power-down and let it roll me back to the previous version.  Someone suggested yanking the SD card and trying it again.  That did the trick.
  • Yikes!  I just finished updating my spare Nextbook 10.1 tablet and reinserted the 64GB microSDHC card....and it burned the thing up!  For some reason W10 didn't recognize the card, so I reached around to make sure it was inserted correctly and nearly burned my fingers.  The card was extremely hot.  When I removed it the casing on it was partially MELTED.  Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
  • From now on I'm going to have to read all that fine print! This Preview Version is something I would have rather skipped. It makes alpha versions of stuff written in Turbo Pascal look awesome. Can't wait to drop-kick Windows out the door and install anything with the word Linux in it!