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Microsoft is all set to release the next major public update of Windows 10 next month from their Redstone 4 (RS4) branch. If you are a Windows Insider, you have already installed and experienced all or most of the preview builds in last few months.

 

As it is approaching the RTM state, you may like to opt-out from the preview build and be inline with the public version. Follow the steps mentioned here.

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Just three days ago, on 27th March, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Preview Build 17133 to the insiders in the fast ring, and now they have started rolling out to insiders in the slow ring by marking it as 'Feature update to Windows 10'.

 

The build will gradually roll out, but if you can't wait, you can force it by manually checking for new updates, if you are in the slow ring.

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While working in Windows, you may face the following error that says "Event ID 10016: The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ... from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container".

 

This could occur due to the security permission set to the Component Services of the COM Server that uses the specified CLSID and/or APPID.

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If you're passionate about PC gaming and being able to access and play a wide a range as possible then there are systems which you’ll inevitably encounter. The first of these is the operating system of Windows.

 

While this is not the only line of operating systems which can be used to play video games, they do by far offer the greatest choice in terms of compatibility, which is why they remain the primary choice among enthusiasts.

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If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, and opted in to Skip Ahead, Microsoft has aired a new build for you with new features, changes and a set of fixes. Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17623 for PC is now available.

 

This build focuses on High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF), External GPU Safe Remove Experience and Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) improvements.

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While Microsoft is preparing the major update of Windows 10, targeting this Spring, the development team has already started working on the next feature branch Redstone 5 (RS5) and delivered the second build (17618) to insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The new build brings back the feature 'Sets' which allows users to group apps in a set of tabs. To know more about the features and fixes, check this post.

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Microsoft released a new preview build 17112, to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. This build is from the Redstone 4 development branch and contains no new features rather than a bunch of fixes to make it ready for the next major release.

 

If you are a Windows Insider, check for updates to get the new builds. But before that, read the list of fixes and known issues in this build.

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Microsoft released a new build (Windows 10 Preview Build: 17107) to the insiders in the fast ring. As we are heading towards the final release from the Redstone 4 branch, this build contains minimal changes but has numerous bug fixes to stabilize the forthcoming RTM build.

 

Continue reading to know what has been changed in build 17107. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' still present in this build.

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Microsoft is adding a new Power Plan policy to Windows 10 Pro workstations, to improve the performance of the computer. Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17101, Microsoft previewed the same to the insiders in Fast Ring.

 

This change is expected to be available with the next major update of Windows 10, which is scheduled to release in Spring 2018.

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Microsoft started rolling out the first Redstone 5 build (Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17604) to the Windows Insiders, who have opted into Skip Ahead. As there's a limited space into Skip Ahead and that's already filled, no new registrations are now being accepted.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you already have a fresh preview build 17101, which is already started rolling out.

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Microsoft released another new build (preview build: 17101), as part of the Redstone 4 development, to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. They have also announced a new Skip Ahead build 17604, which is the first public build from the new RS5 prerelease branch.

 

Though there are no significant changes in build 17101, but it contains a set of improvements and fixes to stabilize the final release going to happen in Spring 2018.

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Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build 17093 to the insiders on the Fast ring. The last build was 17083, which was released two weeks ago. In the latest preview build from the Redstone 4 branch, Microsoft added many new improvements and fixes.

 

Check this post to know the key improvements and fixes part of this build. Don't forget to check the 'Known Issues' before upgrading.

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Along with the Windows 10 preview build 17083 for PC, Microsoft previewed a new Fonts Settings Page to the insiders in the Fast ring to grab early feedback before the next major public update build. If you are a Windows Insider, you can try this now.

 

In this post, we will discuss what's new coming with the Fonts settings page and from where to download new fonts in your system.

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Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17074, Microsoft introduced a brand new "App volume and device preferences" settings page to help you customize your audio experience to best fit your needs and preferences.

 

In this post, we will demonstrate how to use this new 'App volume and device preferences' settings page. Continue reading to know more.

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Microsoft is now rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build 17083 for PC to the insiders in the Fast ring and for those who opted in to Skip Ahead. The new build focuses on new features, various improvements and bug fixes.

 

Read the post to know more about the new features and improvements part of this new insiders preview build. Don't forget to check the Known Issues before downloading.

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Storage Sense in Windows 10 runs automatically when you are low on disk space. Now, with the next major update of Windows 10, you will be allowed to control how frequently the automatic disk cleanup will run and free up the unused space that you don't need.

 

In this quick blog post, we will learn about this new change (with video demonstration), scheduled to release with the next major update early this year.

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Along with Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, scheduled to release this spring, Microsoft is planning to improve the Quiet Hour feature by giving you an option to choose which notifications you would like to see and hear during quiet hours.

 

In this post, we are going to see what are the options coming up in the next major build of Windows 10 to control the Quiet Hours settings.

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In case you missed, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17074 to the fast ring Windows Insiders, which contains a tons of new changes and improvements to its existing version. This includes a set of changes to its Edge Browser too.

 

In this post, we will discuss about the changes performed in the latest version of Microsoft Edge that comes with build 17074.

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Last year in December, Microsoft released the Insiders build 17063, which had a tons of new features like Timeline and Sets. After a month of development and testing, they have released another build for the insiders in the fast ring.

 

The new build 17074 contains a list of new changes and fixes, focusing more on Microsoft Edge, Windows Shell and Settings.

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