Gallery: Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10158

 

Late Monday afternoon, exactly 30 days since the last build of Windows 10 was released to Insiders, an updated build was posted to testers on the program's Fast Ring.  It just so happens that it was also just 30 days until the General Availability of Windows 10 next month.

Very symmetrical.

You can read about some of the updates in this build on the summary I posted yesterday. You will see the big news on this build is the first desktop release with full Microsoft Edge browsing. As you know Microsoft Edge is the new web browsing platform that is part of Windows 10 - it was formerly known as Project Spartan.

The other interesting note about this build - no known issues.  Past builds have been full of these things so it is good to see a build this close to RTM that has moved past beyond having disruptive problems.

Surface Pro 3 users will see some battery life improvement and those of you with Surface 3 wil be able to finally install Windows 10 with this builds updated Cherry Trail drivers.

I have successfully updated one desktop and my HP Stream 7 to the 10158 build without any problems. My test HP Spectre on the other hand had to be reverted to 0074 so it could see the new build in the Fast Ring as 10130 could not detect it.  A quick search of Twitter showed that I was not alone in this very issue so hopefully Microsoft will address this when the sun rises on that side of the country.

Keep an eye on the site as there will be a hands on coming later today.

 

 

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