Windows 10 build 16296 releases with (no) new features

Microsoft releases third preview of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in one week, and build 16296 delivers more bug fixes.

Windows 10 build 16296
Windows 10 build 16296

Microsoft is yet again rolling out another Windows 10 Insider Preview build in the Fast ring for PCs. This time the company has released Windows 10 build 16296, but it’s just a small update that doesn’t include new features or big changes.

Windows 10 build 16296, according to the company, fixes a problem with Hyper-V creating a virtual machine on a third-party network storage. Addresses a problem with non-English versions of Windows 10 where default apps may show up with English names. And there is also a fix for gaming apps using WebView with heavy use of HTML canvas might have unexpectedly had very low FPS in recent 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 16294 in this article.

How to download Windows 10 build 16296

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 16296, 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.

You can also check out these resources:

Update September 27, 2017: Microsoft has released build 16296 in the Slow ring for testers.

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