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Microsoft Releases Windows Insiders Skip Ahead Build 18242, Fast Ring Build 17763 & Slow Ring Build 17758.1004, Download Now

Weekday fun windows insiders as Microsoft releases Windows Insiders Skip Ahead Build 18242, Fast Ring Build 17763 as well as Build 17758.1004 for Insiders in Slow Ring.

Going down the lane, Microsoft released Fast Ring and Slow Ring builds first. Lets start discussing Fast Ring Build, Microsoft brings Build 17763 to Windows Insiders around the world.

Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Windows Insider (Official Twitter Handle for Windows Insider) announced on Twitter about the availability of the Builds.

  • Microsoft fixes an issue where touching a Flash element in Microsoft Edge with two or more fingers could result in the tab crashing.
  • We fixed an issue where thumbnails and icons might not be rendered if there were any video files saved to the desktop.
  • We fixed an issue where certain Bluetooth audio devices wouldn’t play sound in apps that also used the microphone.
  • Microsoft also fixes an issue resulting in an unexpectedly increased use of battery recently when using certain apps like OneNote.
  • We fixed an issue in PowerShell where it wasn’t displaying characters correctly in Japanese.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in display scaling factors not being applied correctly (so the UI was smaller than expected) when viewing a full screen remote desktop window on a monitor set to certain display scalings.

As Microsoft mentioned in before build releases, this time also it mentions about the non availability of build watermark and confirms that they are not done for Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

In morning Microsoft announces the availability of Windows Insiders Fast and Slow rings, then in Afternoon microsoft announced the Skip Ahead Build.

  • Microsoft fixes an issue resulting in the background of notifications and the Action Center losing color and becoming transparent in the last two flights.
  • We fixed an issue where thumbnails and icons might not be rendered if there were any video files saved to the desktop.
  • We 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.
  • Microsoft also fixes an issue resulting in certain apps crashing when you tried to save a file from the app.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in nearby sharing not working for local accounts where the account name contained certain Chinese, Japanese, or Korean characters.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in rendering issues in certain types of PDFs in Microsoft Edge.
  • The Emoji Panel is now draggable if you would like to move it to a different position.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in Narrator not reading selected word choices when typing using an IME (for example, in Japanese).
  • Some Insiders who have also opted in to Skip Ahead may notice differences when using the Japanese IME in today’s build. We’re trying something out and will have more details about it later. If you have any feedback about your experience when using the IME, please let us know via Feedback Hub.
  • We fixed an issue where certain Bluetooth audio devices wouldn’t play sound in apps that also used the microphone.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in slower resume from hibernation on certain devices in the last few flights.
  • Microsoft also fixes an issue resulting in Windows Hello spending more time in the “Getting Ready” state in recent builds.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in an unexpectedly increased use of battery recently when using certain apps like OneNote.
  • We fixed an issue in PowerShell where it wasn’t displaying characters correctly in Japanese.
  • Task Manager is not reporting accurate CPU usage.
  • Arrows to expand “Background processes” in Task Manager are blinking constantly and weirdly.
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Source – Windows Blog1, Windows Blog2

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