Microsoft Releases Another Near-Final 20H1 Build

Posted on December 6, 2019 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 with 2 Comments

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Microsoft is determined to complete the development of Windows 10 version 2004 before the troops go home for the holidays.

“Today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19037.1 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings,” Microsoft announced this afternoon. There isn’t much more to say: There are no new features, of course, because the development of 20H1 is complete, save for some bug fixes. And it released the previous build, 19035, just two days prior.

That said, Microsoft did note that while Windows PowerShell ISE is still installed by default, it’s now a Feature on Demand feature, so you’ll see it in the Optional Features Settings list.

Remaining bugs that Microsoft admits to including an ongoing BattlEye anti-cheat software incompatibility, Setup rollbacks with error code 0xc1900101, Setup hangs (which I experienced with the previous build), some unresponsive USB 3.0 drives, and a few other issues. Nothing that will prevent the team from starting their vacations nice and early. After all, 20H1 will receive several cumulative updates before it’s made available to the public, presumably in April 2020.

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2 responses to “Microsoft Releases Another Near-Final 20H1 Build”

  1. madthinus

    Of interest is the build designation of 19037.1. They normally do those on rtm candidates

  2. spacein_vader

    So have MS decided to revert to the service pack style of update every 6 months? Essentially a rollup of the past half years security updates and some extra under the hood tweaks to improve compatibility with new technologies etc?

    Seems more sensible than the big bang approach that added lots of front end toys that nobody actually wants. Looking at you Paint 3D