Microsoft today released Windows 11 and Windows 10 version 21H2 as optional updates for commercial customers running Windows Insider Preview builds in the Release Preview channel.
Build released to Dev channel fixes underlying issues with Start menu
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Microsoft has started informing people running Windows 11 on unsupported hardware using the Insider Program that their PC is ineligible for the OS and that they should go back to Windows 10.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 21H2 build that contains the promised features slated to make it to that OS. The build is rolling out to Insiders in the Release Preview channel.
Microsoft has released optional updates for Windows 10 versions 1909, 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 as part of its "C" release quality updates. These contain gaming-related reliability fixes and more.
Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 21H2 feature update to users on the Release Preview channel. It brings WPA3 H2E support, GPU compute support for WSL and EFLOW deployments and more.
Microsoft is releasing a new Windows Feature Experience Pack update to Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels running 21H1 and 20H2 builds, respectively. The update is a minor one.
Microsoft recently rolled out a cumulative update that enabled the News and Interests feature for users in the Beta and Release Preview channels, but it seems to be making some PCs unusable.
Microsoft's plan to roll out the new Chromium-based Edge browser to Windows 10 users is making progress as the company is now rolling it out to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring.
Microsoft is rolling out new Windows 10 builds 18362.385 and 18383.365 to Insiders in the Release Preview ring, and those that choose to get 19H2 builds will now see the new features enabled.
A number of things took place this past week, among which the arrival of official Edgium preview builds, and the unveiling of the May 2019 Update release candidate. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft is rounding off the spring update to Windows 10. Build 17133 is already in the Slow ring, but the next stop before it reaches the general public on April 10 is the Release Preview ring.
It appears that Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store to "Microsoft Store", the same name as its online retail store, which potentially means that the company could be integrating the two outlets.
The latest cumulative update for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update rolled out to the Release Preview ring on Wednesday, but now it's available on the Update Catalog, along with a full changelog.
A new cumulative update is available for Windows 10 Insiders in the Release Preview ring, bringing the build number to 14393.594. There is currently no update released for Windows 10 Mobile.
Microsoft has released its latest cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Build 14393.448 is available now for non-Insiders, and for Insiders on the Release Preview and Slow rings.
Microsoft has pushed out KB3197954 over automatic update for the Release Preview ring, bringing Windows 10 PCs up to build 14393.351, almost a week after it landed on Mobile.
Microsoft today offered Insiders a new cumulative update for Windows 10 PCs and phones, bringing the build number to 14393.103. The build is available in the Slow and Release Preview rings.
Microsoft has pushed its latest Windows 10 Mobile cumulative update, build 10586.456, to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring - but unfortunately, Microsoft hasn't published a changelog.
Following its release of Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.338 to the Release Preview ring earlier this week, Microsoft is now rolling out the same build to PCs on the RP ring too.
Microsoft has made Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.338 available on the Release Preview ring. As with most cumulative updates, it doesn't contain any front-facing features, but rather focuses on fixes.
Microsoft has released two new cumulative updates - one for PCs and one for Mobile - to the Release Preview ring. The new builds contain a number of improvements and fixes.
Alongside the Fast and Slow rings, Microsoft has added a new option for Windows Insiders: the 'Release Preview ring', offering early access to updates for the Current Branch of Windows 10 development.
If for some reason you prefer to upgrade from the Release Preview to the final build of Windows 8, this is now possible with a workaround. Using the same trick applied to Windows 7, it can be done.
Have you been testing out Windows 8? Well then you too are able to make use of the $39.99 Windows 8 Pro upgrade promotion, so long as you have a valid license of a past Windows version
After promising a WHQL certified driver for the Windows 8 RP "early next week" last Friday, NVIDIA has now updated its blog to inform customers that they still don't have a driver to download.
Even though Microsoft was allegedly trying to kill these sorts of applications, ViStart, Start8 and Classic Shell all work in the Windows 8 Release Preview, allowing you to resurrect the Start Menu
Windows Media Center is absent in the Windows 8 Release Preview by default, but thanks to a handy guide by Microsoft you can add it at no extra cost in just a few minutes
For the first time, in Microsoft's IE10 on Windows 8, their "Do Not Track" signal will be sent by default, indicating to websites that methods of tracking (eg. tracking cookies) should be disabled
A leak from a official Microsoft blog today showed that Windows 8 Release Preview will be released on May 31 for the public to download, a day earlier than Microsoft promised.
The official websites for the current Windows 8 Metro apps available show that many of them have been updated ahead of the official Windows 8 Release Preview launch.
Apparently the Chinese-localized version of the Windows 8 Release Preview, build 6.2.8400, has leaked to the internet as a 64-bit ISO download days before the official unveiling
If we told you that Adobe Flash was bundled with Windows 8, would you call us crazy? Well, if the new information is correct, get out your straitjacket as Flash looks to be included.
We knew that the Release Preview was coming the first week of June and it is now being reported that we will see it released to the public on June 1st.
It looks like Windows 8 RP will be build 8400 as a new source is confirming that information as new images of the upcoming RP have surfaced. Oh, and Aero glass appears to be intact as well.
Microsoft has updated a slew of their first-party Metro apps for Windows 8, however they are not available in the Consumer Preview, instead they will be released alongside the Release Preview
Microsoft has just posted up a video that shows off a pre-release preview build of Windows 8, while we do not know the build number, there are some small differences.
A newly revealed update to a reliable list of Windows 8 build numbers shows that the Windows 8 Release Preview version has entered into its beta escrow period ahead of its public release.