Build 17040 now available
Microsoft has released the new build 17040 of the Windows 10 Insider Preview system. According to the company, if you are already part of the "Fast Ring", you might be able to download the new version today. The new release includes improvements to the settings menu, touch keyboard and handwriting panel.
Near share and upgrades on Edge
Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update introduced several changes in the privacy settings. The Fall Creators Update will shake up Windows 10's privacy model again by adding new privacy settings. In addition the company is also explaining how they collect all the data. Enterprise users can still control the amount of diagnostic data that is shared with Microsoft.
Available until March
Microsoft is giving Windows 10 S users more time to make the free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. The free upgrade period is now set to close on March 31st next year, which is three months after the previously announced ending date. Windows 10 S devices are pretty limited and slow compared to the ones running the normal version of the operating system.
At the lunch, Microsoft announced that it was going to release a twice-per-year update on Windows. The first update has been released during last April with the Creators Update, and six-month later the company is ready to release another update called Fall Creators Update. This update will become available October 17.
In build 16237
A few weeks ago Microsoft has added a GPU utilization Tab to task manager in the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16226. The performance tab also shows GPU utilization as well as graphics memory usage stats. This feature is quite useful if you want to know what your graphics accelerator is doing without the need of installing third party software.
Quite useful feature
Microsoft added a GPU utilization Tab to the new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16226 in the task manager. The performance tab now also shows GPU utilization information for each GPU component as well as graphics memory usage stats. This upcoming feature might be quite useful if you want to know more about your graphics accelerator without having to install third party software.
NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti graphics card in recommended hardware
Available in August
With Media Creation tool
With Game Mode
Windows 10 mandatory
According to a news from Microsoft they are blocking Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 updates if you’re running a Ryzen, Bristol Ridge or Kaby Lake based system. During the past weeks we’ve read several news about Windows 7 supporting Ryzen and Kaby Lake and this is clearly linked to Microsoft itself. The company is refusing to support these new CPUs on any OS other than Windows 10.
Only with Media Creation Tool
Shuttering and clipped screens
Might be released in a few months
Not too bad
An all-in-one packed in a 28-inch screen
SMT and Power Management to blame
No Windows 7/8.1 OS support for latest CPUs
After 1 year in the market