Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20231 and 20236, here is what’s new
In the previous build 20215, the company made dark mode available in Windows Search, and in Preview Build 20226 the company brought-in new Storage health monitoring features to protect user data. Moreover, Now in 20231 Build, the company is offering Better Management Options for App Default File Associations and Improving relevancy of initial device setup. In addition to the new 20235 Build, Microsoft has brought-in a huge feature that allows users to change the Refresh Rate of their display.
Changes and Improvements in Build 20231, 20236
- Meet Now in the Windows 10 Taskbar is now available to all Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. Please note: Meet Now in the Windows 10 Taskbar will not show up for users logged in to their PC with an AAD account and/or on the Windows 10 Enterprise edition.
- We’re starting to roll out a change to enable displaying graphics card information listed under Settings > System > About, and some Insiders may see this on their PCs.
- Our change to enable moving the text cursor via gestures on the touch keyboard is now rolling out to all Insiders in the Dev Channel.
- To improve the accessibility of PDFs for Narrator and other screen reader users, in the cases where Unicode is not provided by the printing application, we’re updating our Microsoft Print to PDF option to make an attempt to convert the provided font glyphs to Unicode.
Fixes in Build 20231,20236
- We fixed the vEthernet adapter disconnecting inside of the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Please see this GitHub thread for full details.
- We fixed an issue that could result in your ALT + Tab order changing unexpectedly and leading you to switch to the wrong window.
- We fixed an issue that could result in Action Center and notification buttons not being visible after switching between High Contrast Black and High Contrast White.
- We fixed an issue where the “Show audio alerts visually” option under Settings > Ease of Access> Audio wasn’t functioning for incoming notifications.
- We fixed an issue where if the PC was locked using with Narrator running, dismissing the lock screen wouldn’t announce the signed in username on the login screen.
- We fixed an issue when using Narrator and logging in with Windows Hello, Narrator wouldn’t announce the error message if your face wasn’t recognized.
- We fixed an issue resulting in audio and microphone glitches over Bluetooth for certain devices. As a reminder, when encountering issues in this space, please take a moment to capture a repro trace, as it helps the teams investigate. More details about capturing traces available here.
- We fixed an issue impacting Task View reliability.
- We fixed an issue resulting in the Windows Hello setup camera preview in OOBE displaying in the wrong position if you rotated your device into portrait mode during setup.
- We fixed an issue resulting in Settings hanging on launch for some Insiders.
- We fixed an issue resulting in systemsettingsbroker.exe crashing for some Insiders.
- We fixed an issue where the HideRecentJumplists MDM Policy wasn’t taking effect.
- We fixed an issue that could result in duplicate cloud provider entries appearing in the File Explorer navigation pane.
- We fixed an issue resulting in PDF previews no longer displaying in File Explorer.
- We fixed an issue resulting in the touch keyboard unexpectedly dismissing after setting focus to the search box in File Explorer.
- We fixed an issue where when typing with the Chinese Pinyin IME, if your text included an apostrophe, then after finalizing your composition by pressing Shift the result would display a garbled character.
These are the complete changes that are offered in the new Windows 10 Build 20231 and 20236. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned on Android Rookies by following us on Google News.