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Other changes, improvements, and fixes for PC in Windows 10 Insider Build 15002

This week kicked off with the Windows 10 Insider team pressing the big red button and releasing Preview Build 15002 to the Fast Ring PCs. The update is jam-packed with a lot of new features, but Microsoft has continued to tweak and improve in the background.

Here’s the full list of other changes for PC in Build 15002:

  • The 3D Builder app has been moved to the “Windows Accessories” folder on Start.
  • We fixed an issue where the display brightness keys on some devices weren’t working as expected.
  • We fixed an issue where the display may stay black after resuming from sleep if a USB display is connected.
  • We fixed an issue where opening an app that uses the camera, such as the Camera app, would sometimes result in a bugcheck.
  • We fixed a crash in the RPCSS service which in turn was resulting in some Insiders experiencing CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED bugchecks on recent builds.
  • We fixed an issue for touch keyboards sometimes requiring multiple clicks to invoke on non-touch PCs.
  • We fixed an issue where Disk Cleanup would sometimes unexpectedly show 3.99TB worth of Windows Update Cleanup files.
  • We’ve updated our logic so if the Microsoft Edge window is narrow and Cortana has a tip, Cortana will only appear as an icon in the address bar. If you expand the window, you’ll see the full suggestion as before.
  • We’ve updated tooltips for the Microsoft Edge favorites bar to wrap around for longer website names rather than truncate.
  • We fixed an issue where Touchpad settings page via Settings > Devices > Touchpad wasn’t displaying an icon next to its name in the navigation pane.
  • We fixed an issue that may have resulted in a recent drop in Action Center reliability for Insiders.
  • We’ve updated the Speaker Properties dialog to now allow you to configure Spatial Audio for different endpoints. If the current playback device has Spatial Audio enabled, the volume icon in the notification area will now indicate this.
  • We’ve made some tweaks to the backend for how users connect to devices, such as Miracast displays and other PCs. Use the Connect UI (WIN+K) as you normally would, and file feedback if you encounter any issues.
  • We’ve removed the rerouting of mspaint.exe to Paint 3D – appreciate everyone who’s shared feedback on the Paint 3D experience, please keep it coming.
  • We fixed an issue Insiders may have experienced on recent builds where navigating to OneDrive folders could unexpectedly result in popup saying there had been a “Catastrophic Error”.
  • We fixed an issue that could result in a Visual Studio crash when trying to open, add, or save a file.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders using PCs with certain older chipsets from seeing colored boxes in the place of text and various other UI in UWPs apps.
  • When you use Miracast to a device that supports input (for example, an Actiontec Screenbeam or Miracast-enabled Windows 10 PC), you will now see a toast notification to help you enable input (touch, keyboard, etc) on that device.
  • We fixed an issue where the Home and End keys were unexpectedly not working in certain Settings pages, for example “Apps & features”.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause some progress indicators in UWP apps to appear to wobble or glitch.

As you can see, Build 15002 is massive and is sure to have at least one thing that you’ll be happy about. Be sure to keep an eye out for any of the new bugs or issues that have cropped up in the latest build. Happy updating!

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What changes are you excited about in Preview Build 15002?