Windows 10 build 18898

Windows 10 build 18898 (20H1) releases with new features

Windows 10 build 18898 is now available for testers with updated Performance tab in Task Manager.

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 10 build 18898 for devices enrolled in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. This is the thirteenth preview releasing to testers as part of the 20H1 development arriving in spring 2020.

Windows 10 build 18898, according to the company, is a minor update that includes an updated Task Manager Performance tab that now shows the drive type (for example, SSD), which should come in handy on devices with multiple hard drives.

Task Manager with drive type in the Performance tab
Task Manager with drive type in the Performance tab

Alongside the new improvements, Microsoft is also announcing several known issues for Windows 10 build 18898 at the Windows Blog.

Download Windows 10 build 18895

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 18898, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring. 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: This is a pre-release version of Windows 10, and it’s not recommended to install them 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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