Microsoft almost getting closer rs5_release for the public rollout, And now today Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 October 2018 Update (rs5_release) Build 17754 to the Windows Insiders in the Fast ring That mainly focuses on bug fixes. And according to company latest Redstone 5 Build 17754 fixes issue for Action Center, taskbar, multi-monitor setups, certain apps crashing, Microsoft Edge, Settings app. But Still the build contains two bugs that need to be fixed. First and foremost, Microsoft explains that when making Ease of Access text bigger using the dedicated tool in this regard, text clipping issues may be experienced. And then, Narrator sometimes fails to read in the Settings app when navigating using tab and arrow keys.
Dona Sarkar, Windows Insider chief, explains.
“The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This does not mean this is the final build as we are not done yet. We’re just now beginning the phase of checking in final code to prepare for the final release,”
The latest RS5 build 17754 immediately available through Windows update for Devices enrolled for Fast ring Insider. And the preview build will download and install automatically on your device. Also, you can manually check and install the latest Preview build from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and click the Check for updates button. Also, you can download the Windows 10 build 17754 ISO here.
Windows 10 Build 17754 improvements, and fixes
- The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This does not mean this is the final build as Microsoft is not done yet and is just now beginning the phase of checking in final code to prepare for the final release.
- Fixed an issue resulting in reduced Action Center reliability in recent flights.
- Fixed an issue where if you opened one of the taskbar flyouts (like network or volume), and then quickly tried to open another, it wouldn’t work.
- Fixed an issue for people with multiple monitors where if the Open or Save Dialog was moved between monitors some elements might become unexpectedly tiny.
- Fixed an issue resulting in certain apps crashing recently when setting focus to the in-app search box.
- Fixed an issue resulting in certain games, like League of Legends, not launching/connecting properly in recent flights.
- Fixed an issue where clicking on web links in PWAs such as Twitter didn’t open the browser.
- Fixed an issue resulting in certain PWAs not rendering correctly after the app had been suspended then resumed.
- Fixed an issue where pasting multi-line text into certain websites using Microsoft Edge might add unexpected empty lines between each line.
- Fixed a crash in recent flights when using the pen to ink in Microsoft Edge’s web notes.
- Fixed a high hitting Task Manager crash in recent flights.
- Fixed an issue resulting in Settings crashing for Insiders with multiple monitors when changing various options under Display Settings in the last few flights.
- Fixed a crash when clicking the Verify link on the Accounts Settings page in recent flights.
- Fixed an issue where the contents of the Apps & Features page wouldn’t load until the apps list was ready, resulting in the page appearing blank for a time.
- Fixed an issue where the list on Settings of built-in phrases for the Pinyin IME was blank.
- Fixed an issue in Narrator where activating Microsoft Edge history items would not work in Scan mode.
- Microsoft made some improvements in Narrator Selection when moving forward in Microsoft Edge.
Redstone 5 Build 17754 Known issues:
- When you use the Ease of Access Make Text bigger setting, you might see text clipping issues, or find that text is not increasing in size everywhere.
- Narrator sometimes does not read in the Settings app when you navigate using Tab and arrow keys. Try switching to Narrator Scan mode temporarily. And when you turn Scan mode off again, Narrator will now read when you navigate using Tab and arrows key. Alternatively, you can restart Narrator to work around this issue.
You can check out the full release notes at the Windows Blog
Note: The build is a preview build of the next big update “Redstone 5” scheduled to be finalized in September and it would begin rolling out to the general public in the first or second week of October 2018.