This week on 10Alert: Microsoft drops Windows 10 build 16232 (part of the Fall Creators Update) for testers with devices in the Fast ring. The new release is a minor update, but it delivers two significant security features, including data protection against ransomware and exploit mitigation. (Also, check out the hands-on video with Windows 10 build 16232.)
Windows 10 Creators Update gets update KB4022716 addressing a number of issues, including network printing, slow Wi-Fi speeds, Bluetooth, graphics problems with NVIDIA drivers, and more. Alongside this new patch, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and previous versions also receive a new quality update.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and OpenSUSE Leap 42 arrive to the Windows Store to run native Linux tools on Windows 10.
If you’re an Xbox Gold member, the new game titles that you’ll be getting for free in July 2017 are already available.
Help & How-To
This week you also learn a few new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to defer the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on your device.
The instructions to quickly upgrade Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro on your Surface Laptop.
In preparation for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we also looked at the steps to enable “Controlled folder access” on Windows Defender Antivirus. Essentially, this is a new feature to protect your data from malicious programs, such as ransomware.
You also learned the steps to fix some common errors during an upgrade to a new version of Windows 10, including error 0x80200056, 0x800F0922, and 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C.