Microsoft pushed out a new Windows 10 Insider Build today, bringing the latest version of the development version to version 15014.
The company published a blog post on the Windows Experience Blog that highlights major changes, and issues that users may experience.
As always, the features listed here will likely be part of the Windows 10 Creators Update. This is the next major feature upgrade of Windows 10 that Microsoft plans to release to all users in April 2017.
Note though that things may change during development.
Note: The download indicator is not working correctly right now. It may appear as if you are stuck at 0% while downloading this new build. This is not the case, and you can check the performance monitor or even the Task Manager to see that there is activity. Microsoft suggests that you wait patiently, as the update will be downloaded and installed just fine.
The big new feature of the build is the release of the ebook store in Windows Store. This is only available to users from the United States currently, and Edge is being used to read the ebooks.
Microsoft Edge has a new Hub entry called Books Library which lists all purchased ebooks. Edge can open PDF documents, books purchased via the Store, and EPUB file format documents.
The reader interface offers some customization options but it is far from what professional e-readers offer.
Microsoft added a new option to the operating system's Storage settings menu that allows you to enable the automatic removal of temporary files and items.
The feature takes files of the recycle bin into account only right now, and will delete those that have been in there for at least 30 days.
The option is off by default, and needs to be enabled by the user.
This is obviously not as good as using a program like CCleaner, or even the built-in Disk Cleanup tool, to free up space on the operating system. Microsoft could obviously improve the feature in the future, for instance by deleting the main temporary files folder as well automatically.
The following list highlights other changes that Microsoft announced:
Plus, lots of fixes for issues of earlier builds (too many to list).
Make sure you read the list of known issues before you start the upgrade. It is still huge, even though many were fixed in this particular build.
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