According to AdDuplex, the problematic update in October 2018 is just 6.6 percent of all Windows 10 PCs. It has doubled its share since November, but still pales in relation to the update in April 2018, which is 83.6 per cent of the systems.
Despite this, Microsoft is hard at work on the next major functionalization update, expected this spring, and has just rolled out the first 2019 building for Insiders on the Fast ring.
Build 18309 makes resetting a Windows Hello PIN easier. This feature was originally only available for Windows 1
In Build 18305, Microsoft announced support for configuring and signing into Windows 10 with a phone number account. This was also originally only for Windows 10 Home, but is now offered in all editions.
This new building also introduces some Narrator enhancements and 11 additional mouse pointer sizes into the Cursor and Pointer settings.
General changes, improvements, and repairs in this building include:
- Resolved an issue where using Hyper-V with external vSwitch in addition to standard resulted in many UWP apps failing to connect to the Internet.
- Fixed two issues resulted in green screens citing a problem with win32kfull.sys in newer buildings – one when using an Xbox controller with your PC, one when interacting with Visual Studio.
- Resolved an issue where changes in mouse button settings in Settings would not last.  Made some small adjustments to the text on different pages of Settings.
- Resolved a problem that resulted in XAML context menus over the system occasionally not requiring the latest multiple aircraft.
- Resolved a problem result ng in explorer.exe crashes when you right-click a network printer.
- If you press WIN + H to start dictation in a non-supported language, there is now a warning explaining that this is why dictation does not start.
- Added a warning that will appear the first time you press Left Alt + Shift – it explains that this hot key triggers a change input and contains a direct link to the settings where the hotkey can be disabled if you pressed it was unintentional. Deactivating Alt + Shift will not affect the use of WIN + Space, which is the recommended hot key for changing input methods.
- Solved a problem where the cmimanageworker.exe process can hang, causing system fatigue or higher than normal CPU usage. 19659009] If you clear the Pro, Enterprise, or Education editions of Windows installation, Cortana voice-over will be disabled by default. The screen reader users can still choose to launch the Narrator at any time by pressing WIN + Ctrl + Enter.
- When scan mode is on and Narrator is on a slider, the left and right arrows will lower and increase the slider. The up and down arrows continue to navigate to the previous or next paragraph or item. Home and finally will move the slider to the beginning or end.
- Resolved the problem where Narrator could not be turned off when the Teller Account "Another Easy Access Application Prevents the Narrator from Supporting Touch …" display.  Fixed problem where Narrator has not read the process / applications from Task Manager when "More Details" view was selected.
- Narrator now announces the hardware buttons as volume keys.
- Resolved a couple of problems related to mouse pointer sizes do not increase / decrease properly when DPI is set to anything other than 100 percent.
- Solved the problem where the magnification failed to follow the Narrator cursor in the magnification-centered mouse mode if the "Follow Narrator Cursor" option was selected.
- If you saw Windows Defender Application Guard and Windows Sandbox failed to launch on Build 18305 with KB4483214 installed, which will be resolved when upgrading to this building.
- Enhanced Windows Sandbox to better support high DPI monitors.
- If you saw randomly but frequently explorer.exe crashing with Build 18305, Microsoft made a change on the server side to fix this during the break. The same problem is also suspected to be the root cause, resulting in some Insiders finding the Start, will return to default in the previous build.
- Resolved a problem that resulted in upgrades that failed with error code 0x800F081F – 0x20003 whose development mode was enabled.
- Resolved the problem where the task scheduler user interface can appear empty even if there are scheduled tasks. For now, you need to use the command line to see them.
Known issues in this construction are:
- The hyperlink colors must be refined in dark mode in stickers if insights are activated.
- The Windows Security app can display an unknown status of the Virus and Threat area, or not update properly. This can occur after upgrading, restarting or changing settings.
- Launch of games using BattlEye anti-cheat triggers an error check (green screen).
- USB printers can be displayed twice in the devices and printers under Control Panel. If you reinstall the printer, the problem resolves.
- Microsoft is investigating a problem where you click on your account in Cortana Permissions, not using the user interface to log out of Cortana (if you were already logged in) for some users in this building.
- Creative X-Fi sound card does not work properly.
- When you try to update this building, some S Mode devices will download and restart, but the update fails.
- Nightlight functionality is affected by a fault in this building.
- When you open the Action Center, the quick action section may be missing.
- When you click the network button on the login screen, it does not work.
- Some text in the Windows Security app may not be at the moment. right or missing. This may affect the ability to use some features, such as filtering protection history.
- Users can see a warning that their USB is in use when trying to separate it using File Explorer. To avoid this warning, close all open file explorer windows and unplug the USB media using the notification area by clicking "Safely Remove Hardware and Deploying Media" and then select the drive to separate.
- In some cases it may look like this builds downloads and installs successfully, but actually it didn't. If you think you hit this error, you can type "winver" in the taskbar search box to double check your building number.
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