This week on 10Alert: Windows 10 test build 16251 released to Insiders with several new features and enhancements that everyone will be getting with the upcoming Fall Creators Update. In this new release, you’ll find new features, such as Cortana voice commands to shutdown your computer, and web results previews without opening the web browser. The ability to link your phone to your computer bringing cross-device web-browsing experience, and more. (You can also check the video review of Windows 10 build 16251.)
Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 Creators Update is now fully available worldwide for compatible devices, including for business customers. Alongside the announcement, the company also made available for download the Windows 10 S ISO files for MSDN subscribers.
Surface Pro 4 recently received a new firmware update, but the changes were unknown, and this week, Microsoft finally unveiled exactly what changed.
The software giant also published the features that will be removed or deprecated starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, some of them which include Microsoft Paint, System Image Backup, and others. However, the company re-assured that even though it’ll be removing Paint, the beloved application will continue to live through the Windows Store.
Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017 have been announced this week, and Xbox Live subscribers will be getting four new games for free.
Finalizing, I updated the guide highlighting the new features and improvements coming to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update with all the new changes. Check it out!
Help & How-To
This week, you also learned the steps to use the “skip ahead” feature to start testing builds of the next version of Windows 10 coming in March 2018.