This week, we've seen the release of a new Windows 11 test build, the reveal of some future game releases, and the advent of the HiveNightmare security flaw. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
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If you are not happy with Windows 11 or if you are facing issues on Windows 11 then there is a straightforward way to roll back to the stable version of Windows 10 without formatting your boot drive.
The minimum system requirements for Windows 11 have been raised, if you have an unsupported system and still want to test builds then you can follow our guide to enroll in the program.
It's been a big week for flight sim enthusiasts, as the latest entry in Microsoft's long-running series was finally made available. That's not all that happened this week, so make sure to catch up.
This past week brought a slew of news from Microsoft, ranging from cloud gaming via Game Pass Ultimate to new Insider builds and even a new acquisition. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Surface Pro X users running Windows Insider builds are receiving a new firmware update. While there is no official changelog, users are noticing version revisions to the GPU, cameras, and more.
The past seven days were pretty busy for Microsoft, with not only the advent of the Inspire 2020 digital event, its Q4 FY2020 earnings, but also the Xbox Games Showcase. Be sure to catch up below.
This past week brought us Patch Tuesday, the release date for Flight Simulator, the release of Halo 3 on PC, xCloud news, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy recap.
Announced two weeks ago, Microsoft is replacing the Windows Insider Program rings with channels, and the change is going live today. You'll see the Dev, Beta, and Release Preview channels.
In this week's roundup, we take a look at some changes to the Insider Program on Windows, the first 20H2 and 21H1 builds, a detailed approach to Smart Delivery, and much, much more.
Microsoft today announced some big changes to the Windows Insider Program. The main change is that the rings are going away, and they're being replaced by channels like Edge Insider.
This week we finally saw who the new head of the Windows Insider Program is, what Microsoft plans to do about optional updates starting in May, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up below.
Nearly six months after Dona Sarkar stepped down as head of the Windows Insider Program, new Windows lead Panos Panay has finally announced a replacement. Amanda Langowski will lead the team.
Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 19582 to the Fast Ring today. It contains updates to the Eye Control feature and Your Phone updates. It also has a few fixes and known issues.
This past week we saw the surfacing of a rumor about Series X gameplay, a new Windows 10 vNext build, and even some Surface hardware deals. Be sure to catch up on all of that and more, below.
This week was the first Patch Tuesday of 2020, as well as the final set of updates for Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, and Windows 10 Mobile. Halo CE testing was also confirmed, and more. Catch up below.
Microsoft has announced several changes to the Windows Insider Program over the last couple of months, changing the way that builds and features are delivered. Here's what's going on.
While Windows 10 build 19002 was released to Insiders yesterday, unfortunately it shipped with the same exact bug preventing shutdown or restart for a limited amount of testers. Here's a fix for that.
Today, Microsoft announced that Dona Sarkar will no longer be the head of the Windows Insider Program. She'll be moving to the Microsoft Developer Relations team in an advocacy role.
The past week has brought in a new Fast ring build, an Alpha Skip Ahead build for version 2004 of the Xbox One software, more Game Pass titles on console and much more. Be sure to catch up below.
A number of things happened this past week, including this month's Patch Tuesday, as well as the release of Gears 5, opening up of signups for Flight Simulator's Tech Alpha, and more. Catch up below.
The past seven days have seen the avid preparations for the launch of The Coalition's latest Gears of War title, the arrival of a couple of new Insider builds, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 build 18363.329 is now available for all seekers in the Release Preview ring of the Insider program, bringing them to the Windows 10 19H2 branch.
Microsoft released Windows 10 build 18963 to the Fast ring today with a few new features. It also announced that it is moving Notepad into the Store, which means that it is no longer tied into the OS.
This week was a bit quieter than usual, with the big exception being build 18947 which accidentally leaked to all Insider rings. We also got some gaming and Edge news. Be sure to catch up below.
Today, Microsoft created a single page with links that let you access all of its various Insider Programs, including Bing, Edge, Office, Skype, Visual Studio Code, Windows, and Xbox.
With E3 behind us, the flow of news regained its regular pace this week. Edge arrived on older versions of Windows, a few games were added to Game Pass, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft's Dona Sarkar earlier took to Twitter to announce that the reason behind the lack of new builds in the Slow ring is because anti-cheat protections for certain games are causing a GSOD.
Microsoft released the year's first Insider Preview build yesterday. However, users began noticing that the build broke Sticky Notes. The company has acknowledged the issue and a fix is on the way.
Microsoft today released its second Windows Server Insider Preview build from the 19H1 development branch, bringing the build number to 18298. New features include Tigera Calico and more.
Microsoft had its monthly Windows Insider Program webcast today, focusing on Sticky Notes this time. The company's Brandon LeBlanc confirmed that there will be no new builds this week.
Microsoft is rolling out a new cumulative update for build 18277, which was released for Insiders in the Fast ring last week. The update blocks the build from installing on certain PCs.
Microsoft has started rolling out an update to the OneDrive sync client for Insiders which brings support for the dark theme. In September, the company announced the feature for OneDrive on macOS.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 build 18277 to the Fast ring of the Windows Insiders Program. As always, there are a bunch of fixes and known issues along with the few new features.
The Windows Insider Program is possibly the largest beta test of its kind, but its incredible success may also be part of the reason behind Microsoft's recent mishaps with Windows development.
After pulling the Windows 10 October 2018 Update from distribution to "seekers", Microsoft is today releasing a new build to the Slow and Release Preview rings with fixes for a number of bugs.
Microsoft started accidentally sending out toast notifications to non-insiders about the availability of latest fast-ring builds. The company acknowledged that it was unexpected and fixed it quickly.
Microsoft has released yet another preview build for Windows 10 today, and as usual, the latest release includes a series of improvements and fixes, but also a list of known issues to be aware of.
After no builds were released last week, Microsoft is back at it with build 17704 of Windows 10 for Insiders in the Fast Ring, bringing new Edge improvements, a new Skype app and much more.
It has been more than a week since the last Redstone 5 build dropped for Insiders, but due to a "nasty bug" cropping up in a potential candidate, there won't be a new build to play with this week.