Windows 10 build 14251 known issues

Microsoft what's currently not working on the new Redstone build of Windows 10.

Surface Book running Windows 10 Pro

On January 27th, Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 build 14251 to the Fast ring of updates. Immediately, you will notice a big jump on the build number from “11102” to “14251”, but the company explains that it’s only to align the version number between the PC and mobile versions of Windows 10.

Instead, build 14251 is focus on bringing more stability and fixing various issues. However, because the company will now be releasing new previews to Insiders, it also means that there are more bugs and fewer workarounds.

Known issues for Windows 10 build 14251

For the new Redstone preview of Windows 10, the software giant is pointing out a few known issues that users should be aware of before installing this flights.

  • You might see a WSClient.dll error dialog after logging in. Microsoft is working on a fix for this, but as a workaround, you can run the following in Command Prompt with administrative rights: schtasks /delete /TN “\Microsoft\Windows\WS\WSRefreshBannedAppsListTask” /F.
  • The Connect button does not show up in Action Center. The workaround is to press Windows key + P and then click “Connect to a wireless display”.
  • Due to a recent memory management change, you may see periodic app crashes or other memory related app errors. The workaround is to reboot your PC.

Microsoft also notes that users will start noticing that some known issues and bugs will continue to pop up in new builds, this is because the company is releasing new preview at a rapid pace and it might take a few builds before fixing the issues.

Source Windows Blog

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