Windows 10 Build 10547: basic and non-obvious changes
Participation in the Insider program gives you the opportunity to not only step by step to follow the development of Windows 10, but also allows you to change prepared by Microsoft. 10547 new build introduces several enhancements that will be available to all users of the new operating system later this fall, probably in November. Let’s look at them.
In the context menu of the tiles contains additional items
Right click on the tile opens the updated menu with the new More tab through which you can leave a comment, rate the app in the Store and share information about it with others. Also in this section has been moved the ability to disable the live tiles and the delete button.
«Updates» and «Queue» in the Windows Store are listed separately
With the latest update to the Store allows you to separately review the available updates and order downloads.
Multitasking in tablet mode
Now in tablet mode supported gestures that allow you to attach the window to the edges of the screen to close them just like in Windows 8.x by dragging the window to the bottom of the screen. In Settings -> System -> Multitasking has a new option «When i resize a snapped window snapped simultaneously resize any windows.»
The ability to choose a different Microsoft account to get a pre-Assembly
In Settings -> Updates and security -> Windows update -> Advanced settings have the opportunity to switch to a different Microsoft account to get a new insider builds.
Updated system apps
Some apps have received a visual improvement.
Recommendations in the «start»menu
In «start menu» now shows the recommended installation for a Windows Store app.
Improved support for HTML5 in Edge, Object Real-Time Communications and stream multimedia content to other devices
The developers further optimized the new browser, as evidenced by the test of compatibility with web standard HTML5, which is the result of the Edge increased from 397 to 453 points.
The new browser got and the support of technology Object Real-Time Communications, which in the browser you can use Skype for Web (and other similar services) without installing any plugins.
Moreover to be played on the Edge multimedia content can now be broadcast to other devices.
For this you need to enable the «Cast media to device» menu of the browser…
And then, in the resulting window, select the device whose screen will be broadcasting.
«Open with» allows you to search for apps in the Store
With the new option in the context menu of files you can search apps in the Store suitable for open a specific file type.
Added a new emoticon with the ability to change their color.
Updates from multiple devices
When you download system updates and applications from the Store, the system warns the user about the download of updates from multiple locations.
The company continues the process of updating the icons of the operating system.
New icons appeared in Options -> System -> Storage.
Icons of system apps are no longer monochrome.
The store also received a new icon.
A new subsection in the settings
In Settings -> Devices appeared a new subsection «USB» where you can enable or disable notifications about problems with connected USB devices.
The ability to turn off the image on the login screen
In Settings -> Personalize -> Display there is a new parameter that allows you to remove the background image from the login screen. Choose a custom picture or solid color when done.
The fourth column of tiles
In Settings -> Personalize -> start new option is available to enable a fourth row of tiles instead of the usual three.
In April of this year, Microsoft introduced the Spotlight feature, which, however, eventually became part of only the Home edition of Windows 10. Windows 10 Build 10547 «Spotlight» is now available in the professional edition of the operating system.
Spotlight automatically downloads a new image to the lock screen, the user can mark any and reason. So a function is trained and loads images based on user preferences. Spotlight also periodically recommends interesting applications.
The new settings work access
In Settings -> Account -> working access you can now connect to company resources or educational institution using Azure AD account or the device control.
Changes in the «Privacy»section
There are new subsections «E-mail» and «call History», in which you can prevent apps to access emails and call history.
Changes in the selection screen of the operating system
Now when you install Windows 10 with the other operating system on the selection screen displays the volumes on which they are installed.