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    Windows 10 build 14965 now available for Insiders on PC and Mobile | Windows Central

    Sticky Notes update (PC): Windows Insiders in the Fast ring will receive will receive Sticky Notes app update to version 1.2.9.0 today and were very excited to share what it includes!

    1. Weve expanded our support for Insights to many more languages and regions, with even more to come in further updates, stay tuned! Specifically, with this version:
    2. Weve added flight detection for Germany (Germany), in more English locales (Canada, Great Britain, India, Arabia), Spanish (Spain & Mexico), French (France, Canada), Italian (Italy), Japanese (Japan), and Portuguese (Brazil).
    3. Weve added email & URL recognition for every locale (except Chinese (simplified or traditional), Korean, or Japanese, which were still working on).
    4. Weve added phone number recognition to all English, German, Spanish, French and Italian locales.
    5. Weve added address recognition support for English (Great Britain) and Spanish (United States).
    6. Weve added time recognition (prompting to create a Cortana reminder) to English (Great Britain), English (Australia) and English (India).
    7. Weve added stock recognition (for example, $MSFT) to English (Australia), English (Canada), English (India), German (Germany), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Mexico), French (France), French (Canada), Japanese (Japan) and Portuguese (Brazil).
    8. If Insights in Sticky Notes isnt turned on automatically for you, tap > Settings gear > Enable insights. Note: The language and region used to detect Insights in Sticky Notes is based off of the active keyboard. Were currently investigating some issues where Insights may not show up as expected if you switch keyboards while typing in Sticky Notes.
    9. Weve fixed some issues with Undo and Redo (CTRL + Z/CTRL + Y) while typing, so theyll now do so more reliably.
    10. Weve improved the performance of text input while typing.
    11. Its now easier than ever to get the latest Sticky Notes app updates. When our next update is available, well show an in-app prompt so all you have to do is click Update.
    12. Weve also done a whole lot of UI/UX polishing and performance improvements that we hope you enjoy.
    13. Were been making a bunch of improvements based on your feedback, and have more to come, so let us know what youd like to see next! In recent versions of Sticky Notes, weve added support for many of your favorite keyboard shortcuts, including CTRL + B (bold), CTRL + I (italic), CTRL + N (new note) and CTRL + D (delete note), added a new context menu for easy copy/paste, reduced the minimum note size for typists, as well as generally improved our reliability and performance.


    Windows Ink Workspace Improvements (PC): This build includes a number of improvements to the Windows Ink Workspace.

    1. We increased the number of Recently Used apps shown in the Windows Ink Workspace to 6, and added a link to quickly access your pen settings.
    2. Weve improved the performance of loading Sketchpad when theres a lot of ink present on the sketch.
    3. Weve updated the new protractor, so that you can use the scroll-wheel on your mouse to shrink/expand it (depending on the direction of the scrolling).
    4. We fixed an issue where, when using Sticky Notes in the Windows Ink Workspace, the background would ding when tapped.
    5. We fixed an issue where inking and resizing the protractor at the same time would result in Sketchpad crashing.
    6. Weve updated the Pen & Windows Ink Settings for pen users to now include a link to the handwriting training tool simply click on Get to know my handwriting to launch it. Weve also improved how we learn from your handwriting samples try it out and let us know what you think!


    Enhancing the Address Bar in Registry Editor (PC): We were really excited to hear how excited you were about the new address bar in Registry Editor, and based on your feedback, weve already incorporated two new features:

    1. You can now use CTRL + L to set focus to the address bar while we already supported ALT + D, we recognize that some people prefer this keyboard shortcut instead, so now you have the option to use either one
    2. You can now use shorthand notation for HKEY names you told us that when sharing registry paths you always use shorthand notation (HKCU) instead of typing out the full HKEY name (i.e. HKEY_CURRENT_USER), so we should support them in the address bar, and you know what? We agree! You can now just use HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, and HKU instead of typing or pasting the respective full name HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, or HKEY_USERS into the address bar.
    3. Improving Your Hyper-V VM experience (PC): Following the new VM scaling options mentioned in last weeks build, weve fixed an issue where depending on the zoom level selected, the VM window might not be created large enough to avoid scrollbars, despite their being enough space for it. We also updated the logic so that when you pick a particular zoom level, that zoom level preference will be preserved for the next VM connection. Along the way, we fixed an issue where the title bar of a maximized VM window would be occluded when taskbar had been set to on top.


    Other improvements and fixes for PC

    1. We have fixed the issue causing Internet Explorer to crash a few seconds after launch.
    2. We fixed an issue where, when using Cortana in French (France or Canada), the Prendre une <photo/video/selfie> (take a picture, video, or selfie) command was redirecting to a Bing search rather than opening the Camera app as expected.
    3. Weve made some graphics improvements so the system will now respond better when WIN + L is pressed while playing a full screen game.
    4. Weve updated the ALT + F4 Shutdown dialog to better respond to DPI changes when connected to an external monitor. We also fixed an issue where the tooltips for the taskbar notification area items would be incorrectly sized after a DPI change until rebooting the machine or otherwise signing out and back in.
    5. Weve fixed an issue where File Explorer might crash when creating or renaming a folder on a network share.
    6. We fixed an issue resulting in the text on the Outlook Calendar tile on the Start menu being slightly fuzzy.
    7. We fixed an issue where deleted files might reappear in File Explorer with a 0 byte size.
    8. We fixed an issue resulting in a Windows Default Lock Screen window sometimes appearing after logging in.
    9. We fixed an issue resulting in File Explorer crashing after right-clicking an app in Task Manager and selecting Open File Location.
    10. Weve updated our migration logic so that going forward from Build 14965, preferred UAC settings, startup shortcuts, and File Explorer folders that had been pinned to the Start menu will all now be preserved across upgrades.
    11. We fixed an issue resulting in vertical lists written in XAML, such as those found in Groove Music, unexpectedly animating in from the side.
    12. We fixed an issue resulting in Cortana crashing if you typed Create an appointment then clicked on the resulting suggestion to Create an appointment.
    13. We fixed an issue where in Microsoft Edge, after cancelling a file download, the progress bar for the next file downloaded might appear to be stuck at the point at which the old files download was at when it was cancelled.
    14. We fixed an issue that could result in the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) periodically showing the candidate window in the upper left corner of the desktop and not being able to enter text into the Office 2016 apps and some other text editors.


    Other improvements and fixes for Mobile

    1. We fixed an issue where, when using Cortana in French (France or Canada), the Prendre une <photo/video/selfie> (take a picture, video, or selfie) command was redirecting to a Bing search rather than opening the Camera app as expected.
    2. We fixed an issue resulting in Cortana crashing if you typed Create an appointment then tapped on the resulting suggestion to Create an appointment.
    3. We improved the performance for English (India) text prediction.
    4. We fixed an issue in Data Usage Settings, where after selecting the data plan to be unlimited, it would still prompt to set a limit. Weve also made it easier in the Data Usage Settings for those with dual SIM phones to differentiate between the cellular data use on each SIM, and fixed a few other polish issues, including that the sort by dropdown on the Usage Details page was unexpectedly wide.
    5. We fixed an issue where Narrator wasnt giving feedback when adjusting sliders, for example in Settings, or in the Volume flyout.
    6. We fixed a migration issue resulting in Microsoft Edge to fail to launch for some Insiders after updating to a new build.
    7. November 2016 Bug Bash Update
    8. This week we kicked off our internal Bug Bash and are including Windows Insiders, which will run through Sunday November 13th. Everything you need to know about how to get started with the Bug Bash can be found in the Feedback Hub article here. This build can be used for the Bug Bash. We wanted to take a moment and say THANK YOU for participating in the Bug Bash alongside us and providing great feedback. Engineering teams are actively going through your feedback, understanding the issues, prioritizing, and then determining what next to do. Your feedback counts and goes a long way in helping shape Windows 10 as we make important engineering decisions! If you have feedback on how the November 2016 Bug Bash is going for you, let us know.


    We will be live streaming Bug Bush Quests at https://beam.pro/WindowsInsider this weekend if you want to join us in completing Quests together. We will be online Saturday November 12th from 1-3PM PST (21:00 UTC).

    Known issues for PC

    1. Double-clicking on an Excel document to open it from File Explorer will crash Microsoft Excel. The workaround is to open the document from within Excel.
    2. Microsoft Studios games like Microsoft Sudoku, Jigsaw, Minesweeper, Taptiles, and Treasure Hunt may freeze at the splash screen on launch.


    Known issues for Mobile

    1. If you used the previous date change workaround to update to Build 14951 or Build 14955: Please dont use it any longer! The Microsoft account (MSA) ticket on your device needs to expire and then youll be offered todays build. If you changed your date by 30 years youll want to do a device reset.
    2. You will be unable to install additional languages, keyboards, and speech packs on your phone for the next few weeks. If you have existing languages, keyboards, and speech packs installed they will carry over when you update to new builds. You just cant install any new ones. If you do a hard reset of your phone on these builds you will also be unable to install additional languages, keyboards, and speech packs. You can use Windows Device Recovery Tool to go back to Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile, install any languages, keyboards, and speech packs you need and then update to the latest build in the Fast ring as a workaround.


    This build and version is the latest Redstone 2 build in testing for Mobile Insiders on the Fast Ring.

    Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things build 14955, discuss it here.

    This build and version is the latest Redstone 2 build in testing for Mobile Insiders on the Fast Ring.

    Issues? Bugs? Solutions? For all things build 14955, discuss it here.

    [NOTE]Tip: Check out this thread before posting
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ml#post3467172[/NOTE]
    Is your device behaving oddly, is something just not right? This is the place for discussion of software and hardware issues!
    [TIP]Here is some useful information you may find yourself needing.
    Some issues with responsiveness and app delays can be resolved by either restarting your phone or performing a Soft Reset.

    If things get a bit more serious, you may opt to perform a hard reset or software reset.

    Lastly, if things really get serious, you may need the Windows Device Recovery Tool to recover your phone back to working order - head over to the Microsoft FAQ Page for more information.

    Make sure you check the official Windows 10 Mobile Support Page as well for some of the most common tips and trouble shooting guides.[/TIP]
    [INFO]Restarting your phone involves turning it off and then turning it on again. Turn off your phone by pressing the power button until you are prompted to "Slide down to power off". Turn your phone on again by pressing the power button until it vibrates.

    A soft reset is similar to pressing the reset button in PCs and has the same effect as pulling out the battery of your phone and then putting it back in. For phones with non-removable batteries, press the volume down and power button together until your phone restarts. Be aware that when using Windows 10, the voume down and power button combination will also launch Windows Feedback. Just continue to hold down the buttons for a full 10 seconds in order to trigger the soft reset. For phones with removable batteries, you can either opt for the button combination or remove the battery and then return it.

    A hard reset or a software reset will reformat your phone by removing all the user information leaving only the bare OS and firmware currently installed in your phone. It does erase data so you should always keep a good backup of your phone just in case you have to resort to this option.

    The software reset can be done by going to your phone Settings > System > About > tap on "Reset your phone." You will be prompted once before doing this just to be sure. Be sure, also, to have everything backed up since there would be no way to recover all of your files.

    The hard reset accomplishes the same thing as the software reset, but can be accomplished when the phone is non-responsive and you are unable to enter into settings. To perform the Hard Reset, "Power off the phone > hold Volume Down > press Power > keep holding Volume Down until you see the exclamation (!) screen, then immediately release the Volume Down. Now tap Volume Up / Volume Down / Power / Volume Down. You should see the spinning gears and your phone will reflash the last OS version held in recovery.

    The Windows Device Recovery Tool is the final option, for example for "bricked" phones that would no longer turn on, be charged, etc. This can be used to either roll back to a previous OS version or force an update to a more current OS version[/INFO]
    Remember, when reporting bugs be descriptive! The more information you give, the better the chance someone will be able to help you.

    What OS version? Any special conditions that should be noted? What were you doing? What is the result? Any error codes or messages given? What have you tried for solutions? What variant of the phone are you using? Single SIM or Dual SIM?

    Please describe as much as possible about the bug so others may try and replicate the bug and don't make suggestions for solutions that you have already tried which have failed.
    [INFO]When reporting bugs/issues, please also use the Windows Feedback app to report issues directly to Microsoft. Microsoft don't actively read forums looking for people reporting issues when they have a data collection system built right into the operating system. They use WF to analyse numbers and prioritise fixes (issues with more reports, get sorted quicker).

    "You can use the Windows Feedback app to tell us which features you love about your Lumia with Windows 10, or when something could be better.
    1.To launch the app, swipe over to the App list, and then select Windows Feedback.
    2.See if someone else has given similar feedback by entering the topic, such as Microsoft OneDrive.
    3.If you find similar feedback, tap the Upvote or tap on the feedback to open it, write the problem details to Add details-field and tap Send.
    4.To narrow your search to a specific topic, you can filter the results by picking the category that matches your feedback the closest. For example, for feedback about the Microsoft OneDrive, select Apps and Games > OneDrive.
    5.If you don’t find any similar feedback, tap + to add new feedback. Select the correct category and subcategory from the dropdown-list.
    6.Enter your feedback (the more details the better!), add a screenshot if you can, and tap Send.
    7.Your feedback will automatically upload when you are charging your phone and connected to Wi-Fi, but you can also upload the feedback manually by tapping … > Upload feedback data."
    [/INFO]
    11-09-2016 01:25 PM
  2. Mark Kaplan's Avatar
    A new build and another new thread! Downloading now......very slowly......
    11-09-2016 02:24 PM
  3. okizen's Avatar
    Downloading now.
    11-09-2016 03:35 PM
  4. AndyD33's Avatar
    Took 21% battery and 27 minutes to install on my 950 XL DS. (from reboot to being able to use again)
    Shamshi-Adad likes this.
    11-09-2016 04:52 PM
  5. Mark Kaplan's Avatar
    Anyone else see the microphone icon missing when opening a new SMS message in messaging? No way to voice dictate from the app currently. 950 XL DS US.
    11-09-2016 08:04 PM
  6. Azensun's Avatar
    I see the microphone for messaging dictation.
    So far, I haven't had any problems with this build, which is a nice change.
    11-09-2016 08:07 PM
  7. Shamshi-Adad's Avatar
    A new build and another new thread! Downloading now......very slowly......
    2.5 hour dl for me - but I got mine now.

    Peace. Alan
    Galaxy S7Edge [MM6.01] Daily Driver
    Lumia ICON [Win10M 14965.1001] Hobby
    Last edited by Shamshi-Adad; 11-10-2016 at 11:42 AM.
    11-09-2016 08:27 PM
  8. Bethany Henry's Avatar
    Downloading now.
    11-09-2016 11:26 PM
  9. Kerry2112's Avatar
    Anyone else see the microphone icon missing when opening a new SMS message in messaging? No way to voice dictate from the app currently. 950 XL DS US.
    Microphone icon is there for me.
    Bethany Henry likes this.
    11-10-2016 07:14 AM
  10. nikosxri's Avatar
    New build is smoother, return to start screen with task switcher is faster.
    Store app needs update:settings cannot change, dl begins automatically though I don't want it and when the app opens logo is trembling...Not vital issues but they must be fixed
    11-10-2016 07:38 AM
  11. STORMY13's Avatar
    Anyone else see the microphone icon missing when opening a new SMS message in messaging? No way to voice dictate from the app currently. 950 XL DS US.
    Missing here as well. Lumia 640

    Edit: git it back. Go to Settings->Privacy->Speech, inking and typing and make sure that "getting to know you" is enabled.
    Last edited by STORMY13; 11-10-2016 at 08:52 AM.
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    11-10-2016 08:34 AM
  12. Bethany Henry's Avatar
    So far no issues with my 1520. The .thumb file problem from 14959 seems to be fixed. Appears I may have spoken too soon. While the .thumb issue has not reared its ugly head, the problem with the phone crashing after taking a photo has.
    Last edited by Bethany Henry; 11-10-2016 at 03:45 PM.
    11-10-2016 09:15 AM
  13. DCW1000's Avatar
    My 950XL won't even recognize that a FR update is available, telling me that my phone is up to date. This was also the case with the preceding release, 14959. I installed the 14955 release with no problems.

    A 930 and HP x3 went through the update process quickly and without a hitch. So did a Surface Book, an old Surface Pro, and a Dell XPS15 (though the Dell sometimes gets hot during the installation and chokes on reboot, after which I need to let it sit for a few hours before it comes up again).
    11-10-2016 10:09 AM
  14. Mark Kaplan's Avatar
    Missing here as well. Lumia 640

    Edit: git it back. Go to Settings->Privacy->Speech, inking and typing and make sure that "getting to know you" is enabled.
    I tried this but it had no effect. I turned it off, then on as well. Also went into Microphone and the Messaging app has permission to use the microphone. Same issue with Skype Preview app. This just started with this build. Maybe time to do a reset.
    Last edited by Mark Kaplan; 11-10-2016 at 11:23 AM.
    11-10-2016 10:36 AM
  15. Beneksz's Avatar
    I have a problem with apps like people and message, can't open them and can't write sms and call people from contacts.. Also outlook don't sync.. Lumia 535
    11-10-2016 12:21 PM
  16. keathkeath's Avatar
    Brightness toggles do not work.
    11-10-2016 06:12 PM
  17. speccy's Avatar
    Yet another issue with the camera, quite often if while the phone is in a locked state, I press the camera button, the phone should show the viewfinder/camera, but what actually happens is that the camera is actually activated but not the screen. So you think it hasn't started the camera app, so you press the camera button again, only to hear it take a picture.

    Sometimes pressing the unlock button brings up the lock screen as normal, but the screen does not respond to touch so you can't swipe up and enter the pin, you have to lock, then unlock it again and then the screen responds normally.
    Bethany Henry likes this.
    11-11-2016 03:32 AM
  18. Mark Kaplan's Avatar
    Missing here as well. Lumia 640

    Edit: git it back. Go to Settings->Privacy->Speech, inking and typing and make sure that "getting to know you" is enabled.
    Someone at Microsoft assisted me with this. The issue only exists if you have any other language packs installed besides US English. When I went to "Settings, Keyboard", I found that I also had the UK English installed. Once I removed that, the icon returned.
    mtf1380 likes this.
    11-11-2016 11:40 AM
  19. Mad Cabbie's Avatar
    My 950XL won't even recognize that a FR update is available, telling me that my phone is up to date. This was also the case with the preceding release, 14959. I installed the 14955 release with no problems.

    A 930 and HP x3 went through the update process quickly and without a hitch. So did a Surface Book, an old Surface Pro, and a Dell XPS15 (though the Dell sometimes gets hot during the installation and chokes on reboot, after which I need to let it sit for a few hours before it comes up again).
    Did you use the date workaround for the last preview? If you did then you are stuck until your MSA ticket expires. If you went forward by a week, then you will have to wait a week, by a year then a year, etc.... The cure all for this is to use WDRT and go back to release and work your way forward again.
    11-12-2016 04:28 AM
  20. DCW1000's Avatar
    I used the date workaround for 14955, but not for the two following because those two came with a warning NOT to attempt the workaround again. I more than half expected I was going to have to use WDRT to get back in sync with update protocols but kept hoping I could avoid it. Thanks for confirming my suspicion.
    11-12-2016 08:04 AM
  21. Kerry2112's Avatar
    Chasable live tile in MSN News app is awesome. That is all.
    11-12-2016 06:08 PM
  22. pgoelz's Avatar
    L950, build 14965.1001

    Tapping the thumbnail icon in the photo app after taking a photo sometimes results in a black screen. The back arrow and home icon are both functional and allow escaping the black screen.

    Paul
    Last edited by pgoelz; 11-13-2016 at 06:27 AM. Reason: clarity
    11-12-2016 08:19 PM
  23. pgoelz's Avatar
    L950 build 14965.1001 (upgraded from 14959 and then FDR)

    After VERY good and stable standby drain on 14959 (0.6%/hour overnight), 14965 once again has standby issues, with the same set of minimal apps. I left the house with a full battery, spent a couple hours in a movie theater (possible poor signal) and when I left the theater I noticed the phone was warm in my pocket and the battery gauge was at about 50%. This is AFTER an upgrade to 14965 and a FDR (with restore). Between leaving the house and noticing the phone was warm, I did not use the phone at all except to unlock it to set it to vibrate only. The only thing running in the background is Google calendar sync (set for every two hours).

    Examining the battery stats seems to indicate Cortana accounted for most of the battery drain, with most of that in the background. During the period in question, Cortana was not (intentionally, anyway) invoked. Cortana is set to NOT respond to "Hey Cortana" but IS set to respond to a long press of the search icon while locked.

    Paul
    11-12-2016 08:26 PM
  24. speccy's Avatar
    Having very recently switched from the Anniversary Update, I can say with complete certainly that the battery is not as good under the current build. It's not terribly bad either though, just not as good as it was. A 50% drain in two hours as per the post above is a pretty serious problem though, there's no way you'll make it through the day like that...
    11-13-2016 07:25 AM
  25. pgoelz's Avatar
    Well..... after rebooting and setting Cortana to never run in the background, I left the phone overnight on WiFi, with a strong ATT signal, BT enabled but not connected, NFC off, DTTW and DTTS both enabled. The standby drain the next morning was 0.4%/hour. That is outstanding and only about 0.1%/hour worse than my Nexus 5X on Android 7.1 beta (which I consider my benchmark).

    So it would seem that my issue yesterday was not build 14965 per se, but more that some process like Cortana ran amok and drained the battery. That needs to be dealt with.

    I have temporarily set Cortana to never run in the background and not to respond to a long press of the search icon while locked. Lets see if the issue recurs.

    For me at least, these background process issues are VERY long standing in both WP and Android. Android seems to have cleaned up its act recently and WP is also making progress (0.4%/hour is VERY good). As I recall, the production build on my 950 could do about 1%/hour in standby under similar conditions. I started my WP journey on an 820 running WP 8.1 but gave up on it when I found that the battery drain in standby was very erratic. I could never rely on having usable battery left if I left the phone unattended for a day.

    Paul
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    11-13-2016 07:59 AM
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