Microsoft today released a new build of Windows 10 Anniversary Update to those in the Windows Insider program. The company today released build to Insiders in the Slow and Release Preview rings for both Mobile and PCs. As usual, the latest update doesn’t include any new features but it includes some minor improvements and bug fixes. Here’s the changelog:
- Improved reliability of the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge, File Server, Windows kernel, Microsoft Component Object Model (COM), Cluster Health Service, Hyper-V, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), NTFS file system, PowerShell, Internet Explorer, facial recognition, graphics, Microsoft Store and Windows Shell.
- Improved performance for the speed of purchasing Store apps.
- Improved battery life of wearable devices (such as the Microsoft Band) while Bluetooth is connected and idle.
- Improved compatibility of using Xbox One controllers with various games.
- Addressed issue with incorrect character mapping between Japanese and Unicode for the question mark (?) symbol.
- Addressed issue that prevents the download and initialization of .NET objects in Internet Explorer.
- Improved support for new near-field communication (NFC) chips for Windows 10 Mobile.
- Addressed issue with game or app audio not resuming after ending a call on Windows 10 Mobile.
- Addressed additional issues with compatibility, Remote Desktop, BitLocker, PowerShell, Direct3D, networking policies, Dynamic Access Control (DAC) rules, Microsoft Edge, Connected Standby, mobile device management (MDM), printing, Fingerprint logon and Cortana.
Looking at the changelog, there aren’t a lot of improvements in this build apart from some changes to the Windows Ink Workspace, Microsoft Edge and Hyper-V. Microsoft has also improved the Windows Store and Windows Hello’s facial recognition feature with this build. In addition to this, Microsoft has also improved battery life for wearable devices such as the Microsoft Band with this build. Lastly, Microsoft has also improved support for new NFC chips with the latest build on Windows 10 Mobile.
As we noted earlier, build 14393.103 is only available to users in the Windows Insider program’s Slow and Release Preview ring. If you happen to be a part of any of these two rings in the Insider program, you’ll be able to grab the latest updates by heading over to the Windows Update section on your Windows 10 device.