Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 14371 for PCs

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Yesterday, Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 14371 for Mobile. Today, the company is releasing build 14371 for PCs with a couple of new features and a bunch of improvements. With the latest update, Microsoft is making improvements to the activation mechanism for Windows with the new Activation Troubleshooter that will help Insiders fix issues related to Windows activation:

Activation Improvements: We’ve received feedback from Windows Insiders who have run into activation issues on Genuine Windows devices after making changes to device hardware such as replacing a hard drive or motherboard. As part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and starting with this Insider Preview build, we’re introducing the Activation Troubleshooter that will help you address most commonly encountered activation issues on Genuine Windows devices including those caused by hardware changes. For example – if your device has a digital license (formerly called “digital entitlement”) for Windows 10 Pro from a previously installed activated Windows 10 build but you accidentally re-installed Windows 10 Home on such a device, the troubleshooter will automatically guide you through upgrading to Windows 10 Pro and activate Windows. You can launch the troubleshooter by going to Settings > Update & security > Activation and select Troubleshoot. Remember, Windows 10 Insider Preview builds are intended to be installed on Genuine Windows devices.

The latest build is available to Insiders in the Fast Ring, and you can get it by heading over to Settings > Update & Security, then checking for updates. Happy downloading!

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