Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 released for Fast Ring PC users

Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 for PC is now available for Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Checkout the release notes, which focuses on bug fixes. - Story published by Kunal Chowdhury on , and was last updated on 2017-09-21T04:23:58Z.

Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 released for Fast Ring PC users
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If you are a Windows Insider, and in the First Ring, you might have already received the new build notification. Microsoft has released a new build 16294. This build might not be available for everyone as it rolls out. So, you may get the update notification later.


Going a step ahead to release 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update' on 17th October, Microsoft focuses on bug fixes in this build.



DON'T Forget:   Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available worldwide from 17th Oct!


Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 16294 has a numerous bug fixes, as reported in the original Release Notes. The insiders in the first ring can check for updates to get the new build notification. Here's the list of fixes:

  • This build focuses a fix for the issue, which was causing some Surface Pro 3 devices to end up in a "unbootable" state where the Windows OS will not load and it appears to be stuck on a "spinning dots" screen.
  • Fixed an issue on Dutch builds, where explorer could go into a crash loop if an app-requested downloads notification popped up from OneDrive.
  • Fixed an issue where expand.exe couldn’t expand CABs that contained Japanese characters in the file name.
  • Fixed a race condition that could result in window content being transparent (but showing the window frame) or stale after unlocking your desktop.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders seeing error 0x800B010C when attempting to upgrade to the last few flights.


Source: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16294 for PC