Windows 10: new build released Insider Preview 14279
Microsoft has officially unveiled the next stage of development of its desktop operating system in the format of a new preview version of Windows 10 Redstone for PC and tablets. Build 14279 available in the rapid update cycle and includes the following innovations:
- Cortana now speaks Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada) languages, and supports new types of reminders. For example, you can ask her to remind you to read a particular book or wash the car without indication, when we want to do it.
- The background, which is mounted on the lock screen can now be used on the login screen. Image Windows spotlight will appear on the login screen in a future build. In addition, the company announces work on new features of the transition between the day and the screen to enter the system.
- Improved Japanese language support.
- Service Sway was integrated into the Photos app (the same function today received the stable version of the operating system).
- The new version of the Xbox app (beta).
- Fixed a problem that led to failed Microsoft Edge and Cortana, users with roaming user profiles.
- Fixed an issue where Cortana could remind of completed events.
- Fixed display issue is copied or moved to the desktop elements.
- Fixed an issue in which Windows update downloaded the driver causing BSOD on some PCs.
- On some devices the Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book there are hang and stop working input devices (keyboard/touchpad and touch screen). If this happens, the company recommends to hold down the power button to reboot the device. This problem is investigated.
- On some PC possible hang or blue screen of death when exiting from hibernate mode. Microsoft recommends that you disable hibernation to eliminate this problem.
- New build (as well as the previous one) has compatibility issues with some antivirus products «Kaspersky» (Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security Suite). Microsoft works closely with the developers of «Kaspersky Lab» in search of solutions to these problems. To stay protected, use Windows Defender or other third-party antivirus.
- Enable the option «Always show all icons in the notification area» violates the layout of the notification area.
- Possible crashes when using the app QQ and some older programs such as Windows Live Mail and Expression Encoder 4.
If your computer participates in the program Windows Insider, then downloading a new build will start automatically. However, if not, try to find the update manually by clicking «Check for updates» in Settings -> Update and security -> Windows update.