Windows 10 build 16299 releases to fast ring Insiders from RS3 branch
After releasing Redstone 2 aka creators update to the public, the focus now shifts to the builds from next Insider branch, widely called Redstone 3. Now, Microsoft has released 23nd Redstone 3 build 16299 to the public today(Yes today, though they said no builds). Redstone 3 builds are almost feature complete, so expect no new features. The development team is now focused on stabilizing builds.
Fixes and Improvements
- [Fixed] an issue some Insiders were experiencing where after upgrading to recent flights their optical drive wouldn’t be listed under This PC.
- [Fixed] an issue where Microsoft Edge might crash when scrolling embedded PDFs.
- [Fixed] an issue resulting in some Insiders seeing 0x80070005 when trying to upgrade to the last few flights.
- [Fixed] an issue where using the Automatic File Download notification to block an app from downloading files wasn’t working for UWP apps.
- [Fixed] an issue resulting in Windows Defender potentially downloading files selected to be online-only after using the file picker dialog and viewing their thumbnails.