Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 update for PCs enrolled on the Fast Ring has been released by Microsoft. It’s not clear whether the update is official or leaked again ahead of the scheduled date like the previous build 14997 update. But one thing is for sure that this update carries a slew of new features, which was something to be expected from the first update of 2017.
Microsoft took a break from releasing Windows Insider Preview updates during the holiday season. Windows 10 development team is back with a new update that brings whole host of new features, fixes, and improvements in the existing features in this latest flight. Windows 10 Build 15002 for PC incorporates plenty of interesting new features and is released as a part of Windows 10 Creators Update expected to arrive sometimes around April according to recent reports.
New Features And Changes In Windows 10 Build 15002 For PC
Enumerating all new changes and features of Windows Build 15002 is not possible in a single post, therefore, we will provide an overview of the highlights. To see a complete detail of all Windows 10 features, click on the link below to find more information on features.
Microsoft Edge has received a special treatment in this update, which you offers plenty of interesting features, such as you can preview a new tab bar without needing to open the webpage. This also allows users to see a preview of all open tabs in a single screen without needing to open the tab first. A new Edge jump List allows you to launch a new tab or InPrivate window from the taskbar.
Another feature of note, includes a feature that allows users to stop the operating system from downloading new drivers during Windows update. This is to ensure that existing drivers that are working fine on your Windows 10 device don’t get replaced with incompatible drivers. This new feature can be access from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update > Advanced options where you will see a new option Include driver update when i update Windows.
There is another feature which will interest you. According to its description, you can access this new Cross device experience feature from Settings > Update & security which allows users to send messages on apps opened across multiple devices. You can invite friends and contacts to join you via this feature.
Other list of changes include:
- Microsoft Edge Update: Tab preview bar, set bars aside, Jump list for Microsoft Edge, Fast Click to Run, Web payment
- Start and Shell Improvements: Tile Folders in Start, Update Windows Share experience, Capture region in screen, Improved high-DPI support for desktop apps, Fast Windows resize, Desktop icon placement and scaling improvements, Simple and faster VPN access, improved sign-in dialogue for apps, Lunar Calendar support for the Taskbar, Improved notification experience for app developers and users.
- Windows Ink Improvements
- Cortana Improvements
- Accessibility Improvements
- Windows Defender Improvements
- Settings Improvements
To find out complete detail of all the feature in Windows 10 Creators Update Build 15002, click on this official Microsoft blog post. There are also known issues, bug fixes, and improvements related information the link.