Microsoft today rolled out new Windows 10 19H1 preview build 18262 for Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead rings that introduce some interesting news such as With 19H1 preview build 18262, windows allow you to easily uninstall apps like Groove Music, My Office, Snip & Sketch. It even allows you to uninstall “core apps” like Mail, Calendar, and Movies & TV. Also Windows 10 Build 18262 Added additional column on Taskmanager to Display which of your running apps are DPI Aware, Narrator Improvements, and various bug fixes. Let’s take a deep look into the latest Windows 10 19H1 Preview Build 18262.
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Download Windows 10 build 18262
Users enrolled for fasting and skip ahead option Windows 10 build 18262 update is available immediately for them, And the preview build automatically download on your device. Also, you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and click the Check for updates button.
What’s new Windows 10 19H1 Preview Build 18262?
As discussed the latest 19H1 preview build bring Task Manager improvements, new features for Narrator and Start menu, ability to uninstall Windows 10 inbox apps, Narrator Improvements and various bug fixes.
Also, Microsoft Notes The latest preview build 18262 contain critical bugs that might be painful for some users. If you’re not ready to test the buggy preview builds but you still want early access to exciting features, you should consider switching to the Slow ring.
Task manager improvements
Microsoft Added an additional column in the Details tab of Task Manager to display DPI awareness per process. To show the column, you need to right click on the column headers in the Details tab and then click “Select Columns” and then add “DPI Awareness” to the list.
Uninstall additional inbox apps
Windows 10 October 2018 update allows uninstalling several preinstalled Windows 10 inbox apps by going to the context menu on the Start menu that includes Microsoft Solitare Collection, OneNote, Paint3D and more. And with 19H1 preview build 18262 Company added more apps to the list in the latest insider build. That means you will now be able to uninstall apps like 3D Viewer (previously called Mixed Reality Viewer), Calculator, Calendar, Groove Music, Mail, Movies & TV and more.
With Build 18262 Microsoft Added a new recommended troubleshooting setting under Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot that allows users to automatically fix or recommended troubleshooting for issues.
This feature uses diagnostic data you send to deliver a tailored set of fixes matching problems we detect on your device and will automatically apply them to your PC.
Narrator also getting some improvements, Such as now you ca read next, current and previous sentences in Narrator. Read by sentence is available with the keyboard and with touch.
- Caps + Ctrl + Period (.) to Read next sentence
- Caps + Ctrl + Comma (,) to Read current sentence
- Caps + Ctrl + M to Read previous sentence
Sentence is now a new Narrator view and can be reached via Caps + Page Up or Caps + Page Down and then you can navigate with Caps + Left arrow for move by previous sentence and Caps + Right arrow for move by next sentence.
In addition to the features listed above, here is a list of the general improvements and fixes:
- We fixed an issue resulting in App History being blank in Task Manager in the last flight.
- We fixed an issue from the previous flight resulting in Task Manager’s icon in the notification area of the taskbar not staying visible while Task Manager was open.
- We fixed an issue resulting in the upgrade to the previous flight potentially failing with error This same issue could have resulted in Office products not launching, services not starting, and/or your credentials not being accepted on the login screen after first upgrading until rebooting.
- We fixed an issue where Settings would crash in the last few flights if in Ease of Access you clicked “Apply” on Make Text Bigger.
- We fixed an issue where Settings in the last few flights might crash in the last few flights when clicking Check for updates or applying an updated Active Hours range.
- We fixed an issue where Notepad wasn’t listed on the Set Defaults by App page in Settings.
- When adding a new language in Settings, we now offer separate options for installing the language pack and setting the language as the Windows display language. We also show separate options for installing the Speech recognition and Text-to-speech features, when these features are available for the language.
- We’ve updated the Printers & Scanners page in Settings to now include a link straight to the troubleshooter in case you need it.
- Some Insiders may notice some changes to clipboard history – more details later.
- We fixed an issue resulting in File Explorer not launching if invoked from a pinned Start tile when in Tablet Mode.
- We fixed an issue resulting in the brightness sometimes resetting to 50% after a reboot.
- We’re investigating an issue resulting in Settings crashing when invoking actions on certain pages. This impacts multiple settings, including various links in the
- Some users may have an issue launching Inbox Apps after updating. To resolve this please check the following thread on the Answers forum:
- Switching audio endpoints from the volume flyout in the taskbar doesn’t work – there will be a fix for this in an upcoming flight, we appreciate your patience.
- Task View fails to show the + button under New Desktop after creating 2 Virtual Desktops
Of curse you can read the entire changelog from Microsoft blog here.