Windows 10 Build 17682 comes with major improvements for Insiders

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Surface with Windows 10

Microsoft is accelerating the development of Windows
10 Redstone 5, the next feature update coming to the public
in October. Microsoft is expected to finalize the Windows 10
Redstone 5 update in September and push it to the public in
October.

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 17682 for users
enrolled in the company’s open software testing program
(Windows Insider). The company is today releasing Windows
10 Build 17682 (Redstone 5) to Insiders in both Fast ring and
Skip Ahead.

It’s worth noting that Windows 10 Redstone 5 builds are
incredibly buggy, causing a number of problems on systems,
so you should not install the update on your primary device.

Windows 10 Build 17682 introduces improvements for Sets,
wireless projection, Microsoft Edge and more.

An improved version of Windows 10 Sets is now available

Microsoft Edge with Sets
Image Courtesy: Microsoft.com

Microsoft has improved Sets interface. You can now click the
plus button in a window to see the list of apps that are
included in infrequent destinations. Furthermore, the company
has also integrated the all apps list into this page, that
means you can easily access the list and browse the required
apps.

“If you have News Feed selected, simply click the “Apps” link
next to “News Feed” to switch to the all apps list,” the
company explains.

New wireless projection experience

Windows 10 Redstone 5 is introducing new wireless projection
improvements, and the system will display a banner at the top
of your screen to inform that you’re in a session. in Windows
10 April 2018 Update, its difficult to determine when you’re
wirelessly projecting, and it’s not easy to disconnect a
session.

The new wireless connection experience allows users to quickly
disconnect and it also keeps you informed of the active
sessions.

“One of the things we’ve heard from you is that it’s hard to
know when you’re wirelessly projecting and how to disconnect if
your session especially if started from file explorer or from
an app,” says Dona Sarkar, Windows Insider chief, Microsoft.

Improvements for Microsoft Edge (developers)

Microsoft is listening to feedback from developers. The Edge
browser finally supports the new Web Authentication API
(a.k.a. WebAuthN) in latest preview build. WebAuthN
is a authentication API which provides an scalable, and
interoperable solution for authentication.

New upgrade experience

Post upgrade screen in Windows 10
Image Courtesy: Microsoft.com

When you’ll upgrade your PC to this build, “Let’s make Windows
even better…” menu will show up. Microsoft explains that it’s
an opportunity for users to go through the setup questions and
ensure that the device is optimized for the best setup.



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