Windows 10 for PCs build 16278 is now available in the Fast ring - here's what's fixed

Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 16278 to the Fast ring, it's third build within the last week, following 16273 last Wednesday and 16275 on Friday. As with build 16275, it's only for the Fast ring, and not for those that chose the 'Skip Ahead' option, which should begin receiving Redstone 4 builds soon.

There are no new front-facing features in today's build; instead, it focuses on fixes and Microsoft begins to finalize the Fall Creators Update. Here's what's fixed and improved:

  • We fixed an issue where upgrading to recent flights would fail if you had a speech for a secondary language installed.

  • We fixed an issue where printing from 32-bit apps running on 64-bit versions of the OS was broken when using v3 print drivers on recent builds.

  • The ability to take HDR screenshots on your PC via the Xbox app has been removed starting with this build. We plan to re-introduce this feature again in the future.

  • We fixed an issue resulting in drag and drop onto websites intermittently not working in Microsoft Edge.

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge would crash after choosing to pin certain websites to Start.

  • We fixed an issue where a tab in Microsoft Edge could get in a state where it displayed a tab preview thumbnail even though your mouse wasn’t hovering over the tab.

  • We fixed an issue in Microsoft Edge for certain websites where after watching an embedded video full screen then using Esc to return to the page would result in the video controller no longer being visible.

  • We fixed an issue in Microsoft Edge where pasting an image to Imgur.com from your clipboard wouldn’t work.

  • We fixed an issue where the Emoji Panel’s tooltips could become mixed up.

  • We fixed an issue from recent flights resulting in precision touchpads potentially dropping gestures after coming out of sleep.

  • We fixed an issue where the battery flyout might incorrectly show “PC not charging” while the device was changing in recent builds.

  • We fixed an issue where fonts using shortcuts would become unusable and disappear from the Fonts folder.

  • We fixed an issue resulting in multiple apps crashing in the previous flight if you tried to log into the app using Facebook.

  • We fixed and issue where Delivery Optimization Group Policy / MDM policy for DOMinFileSizeToCache was ignored and the service defaults were used instead.

There were no known issues listed, but that doesn't mean that there aren't any. Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc said last week that the team just isn't listing them anymore, as builds get more frequent.

The RTM build for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update should be right around the corner now, as we're expecting it to show up in September. We'll know that we're getting closer when the watermark in the build disappears and the version number shows up.

To install today's build, head over to Settings -> Update & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates. If you're not on the Fast ring yet, go to the Windows Insider Program tab and click Get started.

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