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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15060: More Bug Fixes (Update: Build 15061)

Begone, bugs!

Update, 3/17/17, 11am PT: Well that was quick--Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15061 with even more bug fixes earlier today. You can read more about that build in Microsoft's blog post.

Original, 3/17/17, 8am PT:

Fast ring members of the Windows Insider Program are going to get whiplash from all the updates coming their way. Shortly after it released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15058, which addressed many problems found in previous releases, Microsoft squashed even more bugs with Build 15060.

Perhaps the most important fix in Build 15060 is the fact that Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 devices will no longer fail to update if they have an SD card inserted. That was a bizarre problem to begin with, especially because the devices would update as soon as the SD card was removed, so anyone using those devices can now get back on track with these Insider updates without having to worry about removing their SD cards while the update installed.

Build 15060 also addressed a problem in which Microsoft Edge would fail to launch for several minutes after Windows 10 crashed. It also makes sure third-party Input Method Editors (IMEs) show up in Settings, and it stops display problems with the Settings icon in the taskbar and tile in the Start menu.

Some issues from Build 15058 are still in Build 15060. A misconfiguration of the advertising ID can still cause apps and games to crash, Windows Update still displays an error that might require you to delete the HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AdvertisingInfo registry key, and a bug that causes "the broadcast live review window in the Game bar to flash Green while you are Broadcasting" on some hardware set-ups is still there.

The pace at which Microsoft has released bug-focused builds suggests that the Windows 10 Creators Update might arrive sooner than later. That jibes with the update's planned Spring 2017 debut--the #snowmageddon that covered the Northeast doesn't change the fact that Spring has sprung--and the relative dearth of feature-adding builds introduced over the last month or so. Let's hope this means the Creators Update will be available relatively soon.

You can learn more about new features coming in the Creators Update, such as picture-in-picture and Game Mode, in our reports on previous builds.

  • Just garbage
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  • Nintendork
    Everything related to the MSFT store cr*ap and bloatware that is win10.

    What I do with Win7 SP1 ultimate install:

    -some fixes updates
    -2014 and early 2015 security updates

    Enjoy your rock solid OS, you don't to look win update never again.
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  • I agree, running Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate with all the updates installed. It is rock solid OS. Every once a while there are some security updates / fixes but that's about it. Currently running Windows 7 SP1 on state of the art PC for today's standards...
    10/20 CPU, SLI 1080, Quad Memory Channel and gaming and work is nothing buy a joy. Windows 10 is like beating dead horse, MS just keeps beating it. They pulled this BS stunts of preventing people to use Windows Update if running Ryzen or Kaby Lake even though system itself runs better than Windows 10...MS -> joke of Century.
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  • shrapnel_indie
    Still don't address the MS spyware concerns. Cortana might be alright in principle, but she don't need to report to MS for anything. It's also a "feature" I have zero interest in... yet regardless of whether I use it or not it is there, collecting data... If I manage to disable it, an MS update will go and re-enable it. It would be decent if it wasn't for all the corporate spyware... and that pushed Microsoft store.
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  • ceh4702
    For some reason every time windows updates I keep having problems watching videos. The stupid taskbar refuses to disappear while wathing streaming videos in full-screen mode. The task bar should be gone until you hit escape. However, it just sits there mocking me. Microsoft is full of idiots.
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  • therealduckofdeath
    Every third Windows device is a Windows 10 device now. How is that "beating a dead horse?".
    Reading the comment sections on Tom's hardware these days is like following Trump on Twitter. You only get dumber each day you keep doing it....
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  • coolvoodoo
    Long time Windows power user and gamer here. Have used Win 10, now in two machines (Z77 and Z170), every day for years. It is by far the fastest, most stable version of Windows ever made. Yes, I still miss some features that are less accessible now, but overall Win 10 is a fantastic OS. Add a few security programs and you will be fine. Try it.
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  • Terance_1
    Ever since Microsoft constructed a registry which could not be secured: and which allowed hacker programs to hide within the registry using Asian character sets, untouchable files and registry keys which would move and hidewhen you opened the folder. Allowed programs concealed within the registry to compile and execute and decompile and hide once completed, provided NO method to fix undermined certificates, IT BEGS THE QUESTION - WHEN will the government permit technology to be secured?
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  • CKKwan
    Please give me back my friend Win 7 styled start menu
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  • therealduckofdeath
    19441168 said:
    Ever since Microsoft constructed a registry which could not be secured: and which allowed hacker programs to hide within the registry using Asian character sets, untouchable files and registry keys which would move and hidewhen you opened the folder. Allowed programs concealed within the registry to compile and execute and decompile and hide once completed, provided NO method to fix undermined certificates, IT BEGS THE QUESTION - WHEN will the government permit technology to be secured?

    Again. This site is full of technology illiterate Apple users. "I know as little about computers as a creationists knows about science. I still refuse to shut up."
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