Windows 10 build 16291

Windows 10 build 16294 releases with (no) new features

Another preview of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rolls out with bug fixes to get update closer to complete code.

Microsoft quickly flights out another preview of its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This time around, the company is pushing Windows 10 build 16294 for PCs enrolled in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program.

In this new test preview, there are no new features or big changes as the team is currently working to finalize the update for the October 17 launch. However, on build 16294, you’ll find at least five new bug fixes, including one that fixes a recent bug on Surface Pro 3 devices that end up being unbootable.

Windows 10 build 16294 also addresses an issue with File Explorer that could go into a crash loop. Fixes a problem with expand.exe that contains Japanese characters in the file name. Fixed a race condition that could result in window content being transparent or stale after unlocking your desktop. Finally, this flight fixes error 0x800B010C when attempting to upgrade to the last few flights.

Microsoft is listing the complete set of improvements for this Windows 10 Insider Preview build at the Windows Blog. In case you missed it, you can read all the changes for Windows 10 build 16291 in this article.

How to download Windows 10 build 16294

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 16294, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring for PCs. 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.

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