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    Windows 10 PC and Mobile preview build 14926 released for Fast ring Insiders | Windows Central
    Dona Sarkar stated:

    Thanks for being patient with us as we upgraded some of our engineering tools last week. Our build monitoring system is purring again and today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14926 for PC and Mobile to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.


    Here's what's new with Windows 10 PC and Mobile preview build 14926 | Windows Central
    In a blog post, Windows Insider head Dona Sarkar noted the following:

    • Snooze in Microsoft Edge: We know you all love when we get creative with you, so we have added an experimental "Snooze" action on a tab in Microsoft Edge which provides you with a way to set a Cortana reminder on the website you are viewing. People often keep tabs open in their browser indefinitely as a "to do" list, and do not close those tabs until the action associated with that website is complete. This feature lets you put a site into a Cortana reminder that will show up as a notification and in Action Center, allowing you to quickly open that site in Microsoft Edge when you're ready to get back to it.
    • Updated Wi-Fi settings page (Mobile): As part of our experience of unifying the settings experience across devices we have updated the Wi-Fi settings page via Settings > Network & wireless > Wi-Fi on Mobile to match how it works on PC. The new Wi-Fi settings page isn't complete yet as we continue to port over functionality. If need, you can fallback to using the Wi-Fi (legacy) settings page to access any missing functionality. In addition, we added the capability for you to connect to WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) networks on your phone.
    • Improving your PC upgrade experience: One of the ongoing feedback items we've heard is how the apps that come preinstalled with Windows will reinstall after each upgrade particularly noticeable for our Insiders that receive multiple flights per month. We've heard your feedback, and starting with Build 14926, when your PC updates it will check for apps that have been uninstalled, and it will preserve that state once the update has completed. This means if you uninstall any of the apps included in Windows 10 such as the Mail app or Maps app, they will not get reinstalled after you update to a newer build going forward.
    • Making pin login easier: Ever tried to enter your pin, only to discover the numbers you've been typing are nowhere to be seen because Num Lock was off? We're happy to announce that that will no longer happen! With this build, regardless of your Num Lock state, numbers will be input if you're typing into the pin password field. Let us know what you think!


    This build and version is currently only for PC on Insider Fast.

    Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things Windows 10 build 14926, discuss it here.

    [TIP]Basic tip

    If you're having any issues with your device, try a reset.

    Settings > Update & security > Recovery > Reset this PC > This provides you with two options: 1. keep my files and 2. remove everything[/TIP]

    [TIP]Keep my files

    Does just as its name describes. If you choose the setting you can reinstall Windows 10 without having to back up any of the pictures, videos, music and documents that you have stored on it. You absolutely should back up these things just in case, but you shouldnt need to use that back up. Keep My Files requires a certain amount of free space on your device. As such, it may be unavailable to you if your device is stuffed with a lot of files. If you get an error message asking for more storage when you choose this option youll need to back up your files and choose the remove everything option. You could also delete any files that you arent using on your device and try the option again. This option will take longer than the other options.[/TIP]

    [TIP]Remove Everything

    Deletes every file, every setting from your device and gives you a blank copy of Windows 10 to work with. Youll need to add any files you have backed up to your device again [/TIP]
    09-14-2016 01:06 PM
  2. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Here's what's improved, fixed and broken with Windows 10 PC and Mobile preview build 14926 | Windows Central

    The improvements and fixes on the Windows 10 PC side:

    • We fixed the issue causing Adobe Acrobat Reader to crash when you try to launch it.
    • We fixed the issue causing the Settings app to crash when navigating to Settings > Personalization.
    • We fixed an issue where Windows icons and text are not rendered correctly on some devices with Intel Atom (Clovertrail) processors.
    • We've improved scaling for full screen games where the aspect ratio doesn't match the native display resolution, for example, when playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive using a 4:3 stretched resolution.
    • We fixed the issue where some people would experience a bugcheck (bluescreen) after plugging/unplugging certain types of Kindles such as the Paperwhite and Voyage.
    • This build improves the performance on websites with changes to large numbers of HTML Elements containing text by improving spellchecker efficiency. This results in substantially improved performance on websites like TweetDeck.
    • We have addressed the largest cause of reliability issues in Microsoft Edge running on Insider Preview builds. This should improve reliability on major websites such as Facebook and Outlook.com.
    • We fixed an issue resulting in certain links (for example, Facebook) displaying a default favicon in the Microsoft Edge Tab, rather than the logo intended by the website.
    • We fixed an issue where the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar might show full bars when connected to a Wi-Fi network with low signal.
    • We have fixed the issue which prevented the wireless network adapter in Surface Pro 1 and Surface Pro 2 devices from working. This also fixes the issue with the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows not working. and other wireless network adapters from third-parties such as D-Link.
    • We fixed an issue where File Explorer's "Open Command window here" context menu option was opening set to the C:\Windows\System32 path, rather than the desired directory.
    • We fixed an issue potentially resulting in the taskbar no longer auto-hiding when a full screen window has focus (for example, when watching videos, gaming, or when using Remote Desktop). Note: If there's an app that is asking for attention, it's by design that the taskbar won't hide (so you can see that there's something trying to notify you).

    The current known issues on the Windows 10 PC preview build include:

    • While using Narrator and Groove Music, if you navigate to the progress bar while a song is playing then Narrator will continually speak the progress of the song e.g. update with the current time of the progress bar every second. The result is you will be unable to listen to the song or hear any other control you navigate to.
    • You may experience a black screen when signing out and switching to another user account and will be unable to log in to that account. A reboot of your PC should allow you to log in to that account.
    • Oracle VM VirtualBox will crash on launch after upgrading to this build.
    • Optional components may not work after upgrading to this build. To get it working again, go to "Turn Windows features on or off", scroll down and check the right optional component and click ok. After a reboot, the optional component will be enabled again.
    • After updating to this build, Windows Calculator may not work. To get Calculator working again, go to the Store and re-download/install Calculator.
    • For keyboard users, using tab to navigate the Settings app will not work in this build. The arrow keys should work as a temporary workaround.
    Montpbm likes this.
    09-14-2016 09:52 PM
  3. Eric Copeland's Avatar
    On this build (14926) and the last (14915) none of (i) the windows start menu, (ii) the action center, or (iii) EDGE will start. A mouse click to start any of the preceding leads too...nothing at all. I cannot get to the Feedback Hub, hence this bug reported here.
    09-15-2016 10:30 AM
  4. mnsiw's Avatar
    Can anyone please confirm if this build fixed 14915 wi-fi driver issue?
    09-15-2016 11:06 PM
  5. David Goldman's Avatar
    it has, i took the chance when i saw there was a new build released and let the latest 14926 download & install, my wireless adapter is working perfectly
    RumoredNow likes this.
    09-16-2016 04:58 AM
  6. Zulfigar's Avatar
    Same with my wireless adapter, thankfully.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    09-16-2016 05:39 AM
  7. speccy's Avatar
    Can't even install this build, downloads ok but fails to install with generic error 0x8007000e. Any ideas?

    The other issue is that I'm now getting warnings saying my Insider version of Windows 10 is going to expire soon...

    This is on a legitimate version of Windows 10 (but obviously signed up for Insider builds).
    09-18-2016 09:41 AM
  8. ogracia1's Avatar
    for the last two builds i need to go back as it updates ok... but then anything from the metro UX it's not visible i can use any win32 program but nothing from the store or the ux is not visible even the wifi networks any advice?
    09-18-2016 02:21 PM
  9. speccy's Avatar
    Many apps don't work for me either, but the update issue is a major concern for me. If I cant update, my version of Windows will expire and I'll be screwed.
    09-18-2016 03:08 PM
  10. mtf1380's Avatar
    The other issue is that I'm now getting warnings saying my Insider version of Windows 10 is going to expire soon...

    This is on a legitimate version of Windows 10 (but obviously signed up for Insider builds).
    Quoted from Feedback Hub on 9/14/16:

    An important note about build expiration

    Just as we’ve always done with pre-release versions of Windows, Insider Preview builds have expiration dates. Starting tomorrow September 15th, PCs running really old Insider Preview builds will start to see build expiration notifications once a day. Then on October 1st, these PCs will start rebooting every 3 hours and then on October 15th – these PCs will stop booting all together. If your PC is running one of these old Insider Preview builds, please make sure you update to Build 14926 via Settings > Update & security > Windows Update. Build 14926 has an updated expiration date of May 1st, 2017. If your PC is running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 14393) in the Slow and Release Preview rings today – this does not apply to you and you will not be notified of your build expiring.
    09-18-2016 04:14 PM
  11. speccy's Avatar
    Quoted from Feedback Hub on 9/14/16:

    An important note about build expiration

    Just as we’ve always done with pre-release versions of Windows, Insider Preview builds have expiration dates. Starting tomorrow September 15th, PCs running really old Insider Preview builds will start to see build expiration notifications once a day. Then on October 1st, these PCs will start rebooting every 3 hours and then on October 15th – these PCs will stop booting all together. If your PC is running one of these old Insider Preview builds, please make sure you update to Build 14926 via Settings > Update & security > Windows Update. Build 14926 has an updated expiration date of May 1st, 2017. If your PC is running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 14393) in the Slow and Release Preview rings today – this does not apply to you and you will not be notified of your build expiring.
    My next issue is that I can't update to the newest PC build, it downloads ok but fails to install. Running the "windows update troubleshooter" finds and repairs issues but then it still fails to install with the same error. Running the troubleshooter then finds the same issues and repairs them etc. etc. Going around in circles, Windows build expiring soon, cannot install update, repair windows update, rinse and repeat.
    09-19-2016 07:14 AM
  12. mtf1380's Avatar
    My next issue is that I can't update to the newest PC build, it downloads ok but fails to install. Running the "windows update troubleshooter" finds and repairs issues but then it still fails to install with the same error. Running the troubleshooter then finds the same issues and repairs them etc. etc. Going around in circles, Windows build expiring soon, cannot install update, repair windows update, rinse and repeat.
    I am not on insider for PC, but I did have both my SP3, and desktop stick at 45% when downloading an Accumulative Update for build 1607, last Thursday; I had to call tech support for help. The Surface pro 3 was relatively easy to fix, but the Desktop took re-installing Windows 10, which fix that (if the re-install didn't work, the tech said I would have to do a clean install from ISO.

    My advice in your case would be call tech support, see if they will help you.

    Also,
    Check out this video, see if there is anything of use in it:
    Check out this site for useful info: Windows update KB3189866 Stuck at 45% - Microsoft Community

    I know the links are regarding a different issue, but maybe there is some useful info that you can apply.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    09-19-2016 05:43 PM
  13. speccy's Avatar
    Thanks for the suggestion mtf. I ran sfc /scannow which failed to complete, then a short time later, I was prompted to do a restart, and it just installed. I'm not quite sure why it suddenly worked, but hey, all's well that ends well I guess.
    Last edited by speccy; 09-20-2016 at 01:36 PM.
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    09-20-2016 01:24 PM
  14. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Insider Fast for PC has now moved on to 14391: http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...fast-ring.html

    Continue here for 14926 only...
    Last edited by RumoredNow; 09-22-2016 at 08:44 AM.
    09-21-2016 06:45 PM
  15. shorski's Avatar
    Build 14931 is out now
    RumoredNow likes this.
    09-22-2016 12:52 AM

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