Windows 10 19H1 Preview Build 18262.1000 (rs_prerelease) Released, Here whats new !

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Today (17/10/2018) Microsoft released another Windows 10 19H1 preview Build  18262.100 (rs_prerelease) to the Windows Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead rings. That comes with improvements for Task Manager and Narrator. Also, Microsoft has included an option to see which of your running apps are DPI Aware, adding a column to Task Manager so “you can find out the DPI awareness per process.” adding the ability to uninstall Windows 10 inbox apps, Narrator Improvements, and various bug fixes.

What’s new Windows 10 Build 18262?

Task Manager is getting a new optional column that would show you DPI awareness per process. You can right-click on any of the columns and click Select Columns to add the DPI Awareness option in Task Manager.

Microsoft Explained, 

Interested to know which of your running apps is DPI Aware? We’ve added a new optional column to the Details tab of Task Manager so you can find out the DPI awareness per process – here’s what it looks like:

Uninstall additional inbox apps

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With 19H1 Preview build 18262 Microsoft adding the ability to uninstall the following (preinstalled) Windows 10 apps via the context menu on the Start menu All Apps list. Microsoft State on a blog post:

In Windows 10 October 2018 Update, you can uninstall the following apps via the context menu.

  • Microsoft Solitaire Collection
  • My Office
  • OneNote
  • Print 3D
  • Skype
  • Tips
  • Weather

But starting with  Windows 10 19H1 build 18262, you can now uninstall the following first-party apps via the Start screen’s context menu:

  • 3D Viewer (previously called Mixed Reality Viewer)
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Groove Music
  • Mail
  • Movies & TV
  • Paint 3D
  • Snip & Sketch
  • Sticky Notes
  • Voice Recorder

Troubleshooting improvements

Microsoft offers Troubleshooting tools for various problems, such as the network, Windows update, playing audio, etc that check the computer for common errors and fix them. during the October 2018 Update development, Windows 10 briefly introduced an option in the Troubleshoot settings page to allow the OS to automatically fix common problems. And now Starting with build 18262, the feature is back in the Settings app.

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According to Microsoft:

“This feature uses diagnostic data you send to deliver a tailored set of fixes matching problems we detect on your device and will automatically apply them to your PC.”

Narrator Improvements

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The narrator is getting a new feature that would allow you to configure the narrator to read by sentence. That means you can now read the next, current and previous sentences in Narrator. Read by sentence is available on PCs that have keyboard and touch integration.

  • Caps + Ctrl + Period (.) to Read next sentence
  • Caps + Ctrl + Comma (,) to Read current sentence
  • Caps + Ctrl + M to Read previous sentence

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC

  • We fixed an issue resulting in App History being blank in Task Manager in the last flight.
  • We fixed an issue from the previous flight resulting in Task Manager’s icon in the notification area of the taskbar not staying visible while Task Manager was open.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in the upgrade to the previous flight potentially failing with error 0xC1900101. This same issue could have resulted in Office products not launching, services not starting, and/or your credentials not being accepted on the login screen after first upgrading until rebooting.
  • We fixed an issue where Settings would crash in the last few flights if in Ease of Access you clicked “Apply” on Make Text Bigger.
  • We fixed an issue where Settings in the last few flights might crash in the last few flights when clicking Check for updates or applying an updated Active Hours range.
  • We fixed an issue where Notepad wasn’t listed on the Set Defaults by App page in Settings.
  • When adding a new language in Settings, we now offer separate options for installing the language pack and setting the language as the Windows display language. We also show separate options for installing the Speech recognition and Text-to-speech features, when these features are available for the language.
  • We’ve updated the Printers & Scanners page in Settings to now include a link straight to the troubleshooter in case you need it.
  • Some Insiders may notice some changes to clipboard history – more details later.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in File Explorer not launching if invoked from a pinned Start tile when in Tablet Mode.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in the brightness sometimes resetting to 50% after a reboot.

Known issues

  • We’re investigating an issue resulting in Settings crashing when invoking actions on certain pages. This impacts multiple settings, including various links in the Windows Security section.
  • Some users may have an issue launching Inbox Apps after updating. To resolve this please check the following thread on the Answers forum:
  • Switching audio endpoints from the volume flyout in the taskbar doesn’t work – there will be a fix for this in an upcoming flight, we appreciate your patience.
  • Task View fails to show the + button under New Desktop after creating 2 Virtual Desktops.

Download Windows 10 build 18262

Users enrolled for fasting and skip ahead option Windows 10 build 18262 update is available immediately for them, And the preview builds automatically downloads on your device. Also, you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security  Windows Update and click the Check for updates button.


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