Yesterday, Microsoft released the KB3197954 package for Insiders of the Release Preview ring. Today, that update became available for users of the production branch. Once installed, it bumps the operating system version to Windows 10 build 14393.351. Let's see what's new in this update.
Along with all the announcements Microsoft made during the October 2016 Microsoft Event, the Redmond giant today released Windows 10 PC build 14393.351 for Insiders on the Slow and Release Preview rings. If you have joined one of these rings, the update will arrive on your PC very soon.
Many users report that after installing Windows 10 Anniversary Update, they have issues with webcams. Due to changes Microsoft made under the hood of the recent feature update, devices which use MJPEG or H264 codecs for streams stop working. Here is a quick fix.
Microsoft has made significant changes to DPI scaling again in the recently released Windows 10 version 1607 "Anniversary Update". Microsoft claims that Windows 10 Anniversary Update scales more desktop apps properly for high-DPI displays.
Many users have spotted that Windows 10 Anniversary Update downloads and installs some games and apps automatically. Without the user even opening the Store, or asking for his or her permission, the operating system installs some apps like Candy Crush Soda Saga, Minecraft: Windows 10 edition, Flipboard, Twitter and some other apps. Earlier, you could prevent Windows 10 from installing them using a Registry Tweak, but it does not work any more in version 1607 "Anniversary Update". Here is the alternative way to prevent these apps from installing.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes a new tool to diagnose various aspects of drives connected to your PC. If your suspect your disk drive of a problem, the Storage Diagnostic tool can be useful in identifying the issue since it collects various data about drives and the file system.
A number of users report that after installing Windows 10 Anniversary Update they are unable to install Edge extensions. The error message produced by Edge says "This app encountered a problem. Please reinstall it to repair". Here is how to fix it.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update is finally released. The final build is 14393. On August 2nd, 2016, Microsoft released ISO files for offline installation and pushed the update via Windows Update servers. But you must note that if you install Windows 10 Anniversary Update and you don't like it or have any issues, you only have 10 days to uninstall it.
Today, we surprisingly discovered that Microsoft has secretly changed the availability of some Group Policy options in Windows 10 version 1607. Windows 10 version 1607 "Anniversary Update" has reduced the control via Group Policy that you have in Pro edition. Pro edition users have lesser options available compared to version 1511, so many behaviors of the OS cannot be controlled.
With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft made an additional improvement to the Edge browser. As you might be knowing, the browser allows you to pin web sites to the Windows 10 Start menu. Now it generates nice looking tiles based on the website's favicon.