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Windows 10 build 10074 features a reworked Setup experience

While installing the leaked Windows 10 build 10074, I noticed some changes to the Setup program. The privacy options seem to be a bit different from previous builds that were released. Let's see what has changed.

The first change is related to the Express setttings of the setup program. Microsoft has changed the appearance of customization options.
The "Customize settings" option is now a tiny link at the bottom left corner of the setup screen:

windows 10 10074 changed setup programEarlier, it was a button near "Use express settings".

The appearance of "Customize settings" has changed as well. Now it comes with two separate pages of options.

windows 10 10074 changed setup program privacy 2 windows 10 10074 changed setup program privacyEarlier, it was a single list of settings with a scroll to the bottom. Microsoft decided to optimize the layout of settings to make them more useful on devices with a small screen.

And finally, the Setup program does not ask you about the network type any more. Instead it asks you about that when you login to your desktop:

windows 10 build 10074 network typeThat's it. While these updated settings do not change the Setup program's behavior, they can improve the end user experience and make the installation of Windows 10 more friendly for the end user.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

2 thoughts on “Windows 10 build 10074 features a reworked Setup experience”

  1. I remember that they did something similar to “Customize settings” masking. On Windows 8 Microsoft account has been started to be promoted so I often would have seen people disconnecting their internet connection just to simply create a local account.

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