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Windows 10 build 14385 is out for Fast Ring Insiders

Microsoft today released Windows 10 build 14385 for Fast Ring Insiders. This build is part of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607 which is expected to be released on August 2nd, 2016. Before this date, Microsoft is trying to catch all bugs in the software, so Windows 10 build 14385 comes mostly with bugfixes.

Windows 10 anniversary update logo bannerDona Sarkar said that this build has "a few hundred bug fixes", so here is what's new in Windows 10 build 14385.

 

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  • You should no longer see a notification pop-up once a day saying that your Windows evaluation copy expires on 7/15/2016. I know this has caused a lot of you some angst so thank you for being patient.
  • We have improved battery life for Surface devices.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in Spotify sometimes crashing while playing music.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in the Google Chrome window being clipped on the top when maximized.
  • We fixed an issue with Mobile Hotspot that could result the host device bug-checking (bluescreen) and rebooting if it was sharing on a 5GHz band and the connected device browsed to certain websites.
  • We fixed an issue where the pin prompt shown when connecting to certain VPNs would display behind the other open windows.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in LastPass and AdBlock extensions for Microsoft Edge not showing the expected context menu items or status information in subsequently opened Edge windows. We also fixed an issue where the current tab in Edge might hang after exiting Web Notes.
  • Projecting to a PC auto-discoverability is off by default. To have your PC beacon so it can be discovered and you can project to it through the Connect quick action from a Continuum enabled phone or another PC, go to Settings > System > Projecting to this PC and set “Windows PCs and phones can project to this PC when you say it’s OK” to “Available everywhere” or “Available everywhere on secure networks”. You can also set other settings on this page to your preference.

The list of known issues in Windows 10 build 14385

  • A recent fix went into place for the Hyper-V firmware that will that affect the ability to boot Windows Server 2016 Tech Preview 5 VMs with Secure Boot enabled. A fix for TP5 builds has been developed however, due to release schedules, the Insider Preview build changes will be released before the TP5 fix is released. During that time, if you try to boot a new TP5 VM with Secure Boot enabled, it will fail. The workaround is to disable Secure Boot during this period.
  • After you install this build on a PC using a non-EN-US language, you may get error code 0x80004005 when enabling Developer Mode on the “For Developers” Settings Page. Even after seeing this error message, your machine is in developer mode and you should still be able to use Visual Studio to develop Universal Windows Applications. In most cases, this error indicates that extra components required by the operating system to enable additional debugging features in Visual Studio or the Windows Device Portal could not be installed automatically. To fix this:

    #1. Go to Settings > System.
    #2. Click on “Apps & features”
    #3. Choose “Manage Optional features”
    #4. Press the button “Add a feature”
    #5. Select the package for Windows Developer Mode
    #6. Click “Install”
    #7. Reboot your PC
    #8. Launch Command Prompt as Administrator
    #9. Run: sc config debugregsvc start=auto

    Finally, return to the “For Developers” Settings page. You will still see the error code, 0x80004005 but you should now be able to enable Windows Device Portal and the Device Discovery features.

If you are a Fast Ring insider, open the Settings app and go to Update & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates to get this build installed.

Windows 10 build 14385 updateSource: Windows Blog

 

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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.

3 thoughts on “Windows 10 build 14385 is out for Fast Ring Insiders”

  1. Hi Sergey,
    How come I subscribed to the insider builds ring a week now and followed the steps correctly and still got no update of the new Win10 build via the Microsoft Update Service?

    Thanks for the help !

    1. this is because they deliver it with a delay for various countries and users to balance the server load. If it didn’t come immediately, just wait a little bit more.

  2. Thank Sergey for your quick reply … I’ve subscribed to the ring with a MSA and even though I am NOT a fan of signin’ into my machines via a MSA (I prefer a local account ID) I thought that doin’ so will increase my chances.

    So If I understood correctly … we just need to sign in the ring with a MSA, no need to sign-in also into windows 10/Machine with a Microsoft Account

    Sorry for the inconvenience.
    One of your devoted Fans from Morocco (Casablanca)

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