Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18894 (20H1) in Fast Ring

[German]Microsoft has provided Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18894 (from the 20H1 development branch) for Windows Insider in the Fast Ring. Here is some information about this build.


The announcement with the details concerning new features/changes and bugs can be found in the Windows blog. Microsoft highlights improvements in the Explorer. In the next days Microsoft wants to start with the introduction of a new search function in the File Explorer. This is based on Windows Search and should help to integrate OneDrive content online with traditional indexed results. 

Suchvorschläge im Explorer
(Search proposals in Explorer, Source: Microsoft)

The new features, which also make suggestions for search queries in the Explorer (see picture), are initially intended to reach only a few percent of insiders. As soon as first experiences with the quality of the function are available, Microsoft plans to increase the rollout to more insiders.

Further improvements concern functions for easier operation (screen magnifier, screen reader/narrator, etc.). In addition, Microsoft has made some improvements and bug fixes that can be read in the blog post. If you use the app Your Phone with Android smartphones, you should not install this Insider Preview. Because a bug causes the app to stop working. Even older versions of anti-cheat software can lead to crashes. There may also be issues with older Realtek SD card readers. The complete list of known problems can also be found in the blog post.


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