Microsoft has begun rolling out another new Windows 10 preview build for Insiders in the Fast ring, moving the build number up to 17112. Like other recent builds, there aren't any major new features included in this build, as Microsoft is winding down development on the Redstone 4 update. However, there are some general fixes to check out, along with some issues to be aware of related to Windows Mixed Reality. Here's a look:
Windows Mixed Reality
- There are two issues impacting the usability of Windows Mixed Reality on this build. Windows Mixed Reality runs at a very low frame rate (8-10fps) that could result in some physical discomfort. And there are multiple crashes at startup that will cause Windows Mixed Reality to not work. For Insiders who want to keep Windows Mixed Reality working – you might want to consider hitting pause on taking new Insider Preview builds until these issues are fixed. You can pause Insider Preview builds by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Insider Program and pressing the "Stop Insider Preview builds" button and choosing "Pause updates for a bit".
General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC
- We fixed an issue where selecting a notification after taking a screenshot or game clip opened the Xbox app's home screen instead of opening the screenshot or game clip.
- We fixed an issue where EFI and Recovery partitions were unexpectedly listed in Defragment and Optimize Drives.
- We fixed an issue optimizing drives in Defragment and Optimize Drives didn't work in the last few flights.
- We fixed an issue resulting in a permanently black window if you dragged a tab out of a Microsoft Edge window, pulled it up to the top edge of the screen, and moved it back down and released it.
- We fixed an issue where the warning on Windows 10 S when trying to run non-Microsoft Store apps from File Explorer might end up stuck behind the File Explorer window.
- We fixed an issue where there was some unexpected extra space in the File Explorer navigation pane before the chevron icons to expand/collapse folders.
- We fixed an issue where if focus was set inside Action Center pressing Esc wouldn't close the Action Center window.
- We fixed an issue that could result in ShellExperienceHost periodically waking the device from hibernate if active live tiles were pinned to Start.
- We fixed an issue where navigating to Settings > System > Focus Assist > "Customize your priority list" could crash Settings.
That covers the improvements and changes present in build 17112. For more, check out the full release notes at Microsoft.
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