Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 released

Martin Brinkmann
Jun 8, 2016
Updated • Jul 5, 2017
Windows, Windows 10

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 has just been released by Microsoft to the Fast Ring channel.

The company announced last month that the Anniversary Update was feature complete, and that it would concentrate the remaining weeks until its official release for fixes and polishing.

It should come as no surprise therefore that the list of new features is relatively small, and that the list of fixed issues is mighty long.

As far as new features, probably the biggest addition in Build 14361 is support for Hyper-V Containers which allows you to use Docker natively on Windows 10 with Hyper-V Containers to "build, ship and run containers".

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361

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Other changes include the announcement that the LastPass extension is now available for Microsoft Edge -- the news is rather old but since this is the first new Insider Preview build in several weeks  it is understandable that Microsoft mentions it.

Several popular browser extensions, including Adblock Plus and LastPass, are now available for Microsoft Edge. It remains to be seen if most extensions for the web browser will be Chrome ports, or if a development community of its own will emerge and thrive once Edge supports extensions in the first stable version of the browser.

Windows Ink received several minor improvements as well including performance improvements when loading the Sktechpad thumbnail in the Windows Ink workspace. Nothing major but still helpful for users who use Windows Ink or plan to use it when it gets released alongside the Anniversary Update.

The Settings application has received a couple of usability updates which are also minor but still noticeable. The background color is now white or black depending on whether the system runs light or dark mode, and the back navigation is now clearer than before.

The release features two new icons, one for Blu-Ray drivers, the other for the network Quick Action.

As far as fixes and improvements are concerned, there are many and I suggest you go through them one by one to see if they fix anything that you had troubles with.

Worth of note is a new keyboard shortcut, Windows-Alt-D which opens the taskbar's clock and calendar flyout when activated, and that Task Manager settings are now preserved across build updates.

The Start menu was polished a bit as well in the release. Microsoft reduced the whitespace at the top of the Start menu, and scrollbars are now only displayed if the mouse is in the Start menu area.

Microsoft Edge download notifications have been improved, they display the file name, download status and site domain on separates lines now.

Last but not least, the operating system's Active Hours feature has seen an increase in the number of hours from 10 to 12.

Closing Words

Expect more builds and even more fixes and minor changes in coming builds as Microsoft looks to create a release candidate build for the upcoming Anniversary Update.

There is not that much time left anymore considering that the update could be released as early as late July 2016.

The release of the update coincides with the end of the free upgrade period to Windows 10 for eligible Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices.

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  1. Dan Donx said on January 15, 2023 at 10:29 am

    What mental age of reader are you targeting with the first sentence? 10?

    Why not write an article on how to *avoid* upgrading from W10 to W11. Analogous to those like me who avoided upgrading from 7 to 10 for as long as possible.

    If your paymaster Microsoft permits it, of course.

  2. Dexter said on January 15, 2023 at 11:14 am

    5. Rufus
    6. Ventoy

    PS. I hate reading these “SEO optimized” articles.

    1. cdr said on January 15, 2023 at 3:32 pm

      I used Rufus to create an installer for a 6th gen intel i5 that had MBR. It upgraded using Setup. No issues except for Win 11 always prompting me to replace my local account. Still using Win 10 Pro on all my other PCs to avoid the bullying.

  3. sv said on January 15, 2023 at 6:40 pm

    bit pointless to upgrade for the sake of upgrading as you never know when you’ll get locked out because ms might suddenly not provide updates to unsupported systems.

    ps…. time travelling?
    written. Jan 15, 2023
    Updated • Jan 13, 2023

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on January 16, 2023 at 5:49 am

      This happens when you schedule a post in WordPress and update it before setting the publication date.

  4. Anonymous said on January 16, 2023 at 8:24 am

    Anyone willing to downgrade to this awful OS must like inflicting themselves with harm.

  5. basingstoke said on January 16, 2023 at 11:18 am

    I have become convinced now that anybody who has no qualms with using Windows 11/10 must fit into one of the following brackets:

    1) Too young to remember a time before W10 and W11 (doesn’t know better)

    2) Wants to play the latest games on their PC above anything else (or deeply needs some software which already dropped W7 support)

    3) Doesn’t know too much about how computers work, worried that they’d be absolutely lost and in trouble without the “”latest security””

    4) Microsoft apologist that tries to justify that the latest “features” and “changes” are actually a good thing, that improve Windows

    5) Uses their computer to do a bare minimum of like 3 different things, browse web, check emails, etc, so really doesn’t fuss

    Obviously that doesn’t cover everyone, there’s also the category that:

    6) Actually liked W7 more than 10, and held out as long as possible before switching, begrudgingly uses 10 now

    Have I missed any group off this list?

    1. Heinz Strunk said on September 19, 2023 at 3:57 pm

      You have missed in this group just about any professional user that uses business software like CAD programs or ERP Programs which are 99% of all professional users from this list.

      Linux doesn’t help anyone who is not a linux kid and apple is just a fancy facebook machine.

  6. ilev said on August 24, 2023 at 7:34 pm

    Microsoft has removed KB5029351 update

    1. EP said on August 24, 2023 at 9:21 pm

      only from windows update though
      KB5029351 is still available from the ms update catalog site

  7. Anonymous said on August 24, 2023 at 11:05 pm

    1. This update is labaled as PREVIEW if it causes issues to unintelligent people, then they shouldn’t have allowed Preview updates ot install.

    2. I have installed it in a 11 years old computer, and no problems at all.

    3. Making a big drama over a bluescreen for an updated labeled as preview is ridiculous.

    This is probably another BS internet drama where people ran programs and scripts that modified the registry until they broke Windows, just for removing stuff that they weren’t even using just for the sake of it.
    Maybe people should stop playing geeks and actually either use Windows 10 or Windows 11, but don’t try to modify things just for the sake of it.

    Sometimes removing or stopping things (like defender is a perfect example) only need intelligence, not scripts or 3rd party programs that might mess with windows.

  8. john said on August 24, 2023 at 11:17 pm

    Windows 11 was a pointless release, it was just created because some of the Windows team wanted to boost sales with some sort of new and improved Windows 10. Instead, Microsoft cannot support one version well let alone two.

    1. John G. said on August 25, 2023 at 12:08 pm

      Windows 11 is the worst ugly shame by Microsoft ever. They should release with every new W11 version a complete free version of Starallback inside just to make this sh** OS functionally again.

  9. EP said on August 25, 2023 at 3:10 pm

    motherboard maker MSI has recently released a statement regarding the “unsupported processor” blue screen error for their boards using Intel 600/700 series chipsets & to avoid the KB5029351 Win11 update:–UNSUPPORTED-PROCESSOR–Error-Message-of-Windows-11-Update-KB5029351-Preview-142215

  10. EP said on August 29, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    check out the following recent articles:

    Neowin – Microsoft puts little blame on its Windows update after UNSUPPORTED PROCESSOR BSOD bug:

    BleepingComputer – Microsoft blames ‘unsupported processor’ blue screens on OEM vendors:

  11. Leonard Britvolli said on August 30, 2023 at 10:33 pm

    While there may be changes or updates to the Windows 10 Store for Business and Education in the future, it is premature to conclude that it will be discontinued based solely on rumors.

  12. sembrador said on September 5, 2023 at 9:32 pm

    My advice, I left win 15 years ago. Now I’m a happy linux user (linuxmint) but there is Centos, Fedora, Ubuntu depending on your needs.

  13. EP said on September 6, 2023 at 11:55 am

    motherboard maker MSI has recently released new BIOS/firmware updates for their Intel 600 & 700 series motherboards to fix the “UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR” problem (Sept. 6):–UNSUPPORTED-PROCESSOR–caused-BSOD-on-MSI-s-Intel-700-and-600-Series-Motherboards-142277

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