Windows 10 build 17758 Brings bug fixes to Settings app, Narrator, and nearby sharing

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Windows 10 Build 17758 (rs5_release) rolled out for Insiders in the Fast Ring. That brings bug fixes for the Settings app, Narrator, and nearby sharing not working in certain languages. and introduces a minor improvement on Storagesens that would automatically free up disk space by making older and unused local files available online-only. Microsoft is using OneDrive to keep your files safe and represented as placeholders on your Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft’s Aniket Naravanekar explains in a blog post

We call this process “dehydration”. Your online-only files will still be visible on your device. When connected to the internet, you’ll be able to use online-only files just like any other file,

You can open Settings -> System -> Storage and enable the dehydration feature.

General changes and bug fixes Windows 10 build 17758

  • Fixed an issue resulting in the back button in Settings and other apps becoming white text on a white background if you hovered over it.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in the Narrator not reading selected word choices when typing using an IME (for example, in Japanese).
  • We fixed an issue resulting in certain apps crashing when you tried to save a file from the app.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in explorer.exe crashing recently when clicking on the “Import photos and videos” option from an autoplay notification.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in nearby sharing not working for local accounts where the account name contained certain Chinese, Japanese, or Korean characters.

Windows 10 build 17758 Known issues

  • The narrator sometimes does not read in the Settings app when you navigate using Tab and arrow keys. Try switching to Narrator Scan mode temporarily.  And when you turn Scan mode off again, Narrator will now read when you navigate using Tab and arrows key. Alternatively, you can restart Narrator to work around this issue.

Download Windows 10 build 17758

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If your device is enrolled for Fast ring Insider The latest RS5 build 17758 is immediately available through Windows update And the preview build will download and install automatically on your device. Also, you can manually check and install the latest Preview build from  Settings  > Update & security > Windows Update and click the Check for updates button. If you’re not, you can go to the Windows Insider Program tab and click Get started to join Insider preview.

According to the rumors, Microsoft wants to ship the final build to the Windows Insiders by late September. And The public rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 begins rollout in the first half of October 2018.

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