Windows 10 build 17672 releases with improvements

Another Redstone 5 preview releases for testers with changes for third-party antivirus, improvements in Timeline, Microsoft Edge, Bluetooth, and more.

Windows 10 build 17672 desktop with Settings app
Windows 10 build 17672 desktop with Settings app

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 10 build 17672 for PCs enrolled in the Fast ring and Skip Ahead lane. This new release is part of the Redstone 5 development arriving later this year, and it’s a minor update that only delivers a bunch of fixes.

Windows 10 build 17672, according to the company, requires antivirus products to run as a protected process to register. Otherwise, the software will not integrate with the Windows Security application, and it’ll keep the Windows Defender Antivirus running along with the third-party security software, which can affect performance issues.

What’s new with Windows 10 build 17672

Here are the changes included in the latest Redstone 5 preview of Windows 10:


This includes an update for Timeline that allows cycle through tabs for a particular Sets activity.


You’ll see a notification when supported Bluetooth devices are running low in battery. (This is in addition to the notification that appears in the Settings app.)

Task Manager

When you hover over the leaf icon in Task Manager’s Status column, you will now see a tooltip describing what it means.

Microsoft Edge

On Microsoft Edge, starting with build 17672, you can now refresh the Books pane using the pull gesture. When printing PDFs, you’ll find a new option to choose the scale of your print out (Actual size or Fit to page).

When pinning books to Start using Edge, you will now see a live tile that cycles between the book cover and your current completion progress.

Other improvements

Also, this flight has a bunch of fixes, including a fix to prevent File Explorer from crashing, and adjustments to improve the quality of audio when recording clips using the game bar.

Microsoft is listing the complete set of improvements, fixes, and known issues for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17672 at the Windows Blog. In case you missed it, you can read all the changes for Windows 10 build 17666 in this article.

Downloading Windows 10 build 17672

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 17672, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring and Skip Ahead 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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