Windows 10 build 18267
Taking shape

Windows 10 build 18267 (19H1) releases with new features

The next release of Windows 10 (version 1903) will include new a new feature to enhanced searches across all folders and drivers.

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 10 build 18267 for devices enrolled in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. This is the 10th preview available as part of the 19H1 development expected to release sometime in 2019, and it includes several new features and improvements over the last test build.

Windows build 18267, according to the company, includes Vietnamese Telex and Number-key based (VNI) software keyboards. Also, as part of the touch keyboard experience, you now have access to more symbols.

This flight also introduces Enhanced Mode for Search Indexer to allow Windows 10 to search all your drives and folders, instead of just known folders, and there are new accessibility improvements.

Windows 10 build 18257

Here are all the changes and improvements expected to arrive with version 1903 in April 2019:

Searching Windows

Starting with build 18267, the Settings app introduces a new page in the Cortana section called “Searching Windows,” which you can use to manage search indexing settings. Also, in this new page, Windows 10 is introducing the Enhanced mode, which is a new feature that enable the operating system to search all your folders and drives, instead of only your documents, pictures, videos, and desktop.

Searching Windows settings on Windows 10 build 18267
Searching Windows settings on Windows 10 build 18267

Input

If you write in Vietnamese, Windows 10 now includes Vietnamese Telex and Number-key based (VNI) keyboards for the touch-based keyboard.

In addition to the new for those who type in Vietnamese, this preview also makes available more symbols and special characters from the touch keyboard. Once in the number and symbols view (&123) on the touch keyboard, just tap the new ‘Ω ‘ key and you’ll now see a number of tabs with lists of symbols.

Accessibility

Starting with this flight, using up and down arrows in Narrator scan mode, navigating with tab keys, continuous reading commands, and navigating by headings and links have initial support for Chrome.

BRLTTY version 5.6 is now available with USB support for Inceptor and Orbit 20 displays. In addition, the BrailleNote Touch is recognized when using USB. Baum displays can now use B9 and B10 interchangeably. Liblouis binaries and tables have been updated to version 3.7.0.

The UI for Automation framework now includes support for IAccessible2 information from Google Chrome, which supports IAccessible2 rather than UI Automation. This enables UI Automation clients to receive the IAccessible2 information through the UI Automation client interfaces.

Microsoft is listing the complete set of improvements, fixes, and known issues for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18267 at the Windows Blog.

Download Windows 10 build 18267

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 18267, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring and Skip Ahead option. This preview build will download and install automatically on your device, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button.

Warning: Although the data loss-related issue has been fixed, it’s not recommended to install pre-releases of Windows 10 on your primary machine. If you’re planning to test this build, make sure to create a backup of your files before proceeding.

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