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Windows 10 IoT Build 17120 released

If you are following Windows 10 IoT development, you might be happy to hear that a new build 17120 is out for Insiders. This is from the upcoming "redstone 4" branch, also known as "Spring Creators Update", and comes with a couple of new features. Also, the release includes bug fixes and minor improvements.

Windows IoT Core is a version of Windows 10 that is optimized for smaller devices with or without a display that run on both ARM and x86/x64 devices. It is the OS that enables building low cost, small footprint devices that support Universal Apps. Windows 10 IoT offers two editions - Windows 10 IoT Core and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise - that allow the flexibility in choosing the right specifications for the devices that you want to build, whether they're headless, ARM-based devices or powerful, Win32-driven devices.

Minimum hardware requirements for the OS look as follows:

  • 86/x64 processor/SoC:
    • 400 MHz or faster.
    • Compatible with the x86 or x64 instruction set.
    • Supports PAE, NX and SSE2.
    • Supports CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchW for 64-bit OS installation
  • ARM SoCs:
    • Compatible with the ARMv7 instruction set

The new build of Windows IoT feature the following changes.

New this build: 

  • General bug fixes

Known issues:

  • F5 driver deployment from Visual Studio does not work on IoT Core.
  • Hummingboard fails to boot when installing builds to eMMC.
  • Unable to deploy Node.js sample in 64-bit.

Source: MSDN forums.

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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.

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