Windows 10 build 16291 now available in the Fast ring - here's what's fixed

It's a new week, which means that it's time for a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build to be made available to the Fast ring. Today's is build 16291, and it's the first in a week, since 16288 came out.

Today's Preview arrives as we're now just under a month away from the Fall Creators Update, which is slated to be available to the general public on October 17. But even with so little time left before the RTM, there's still one new feature:

Resume from phones to PC with Cortana: Cortana users can now resume articles, news from their iPhones and Android phones to PC from within the Cortana app. This exciting feature comes in addition to the existing features where users can sync reminders, notifications and SMS across their devices and stay connected on the go!

Today's build should fix an issue that Surface Pro 3 users were having, in which they were unable to restart their PC properly. Of course, that's only if you were clever enough to skip over the last build, but if you're on 16288 and you're stuck, you can use these instructions to recover.

Here's what got changed, fixed, and improved today:

  • We fixed an issue where sometimes after an upgrade Windows Update’s update history would be missing a listing for the feature update you’d just done.

  • We fixed an issue where scrolling with touch or precision touchpads wasn’t working with the F12 Developer Tools.

  • We fixed an issue where pin reset above lock (“I forgot my PIN”) would only work the first time the password was reset.

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge would crash if you added a Favorite to a Favorites folder and then immediately sorted that folder by name.

  • We fixed an issue with the indexer from recent flights that could result in Outlook 2016 search failing to index the body of messages.

  • We fixed a recent issue resulting in the Skype UWP app not being launched if it was minimized when you clicked an incoming call notification.

Microsoft didn't list an known issues, although that doesn't mean that there aren't any. The company has stopped listing them for new builds. Originally, the excuse for this was because builds are being released more frequently while preparing for the final Fall Creators Update build, but the company doesn't list them on Redstone 4 builds either.

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