Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15025

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 with 22 Comments

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15025

Well, it looks like the Creators Update is finally winding down: Microsoft released a new Windows Insider build today, but unlike the previous several builds, this one is light on new features.

“We are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15025 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring,” Microsoft’s Dona Sarkar explains. “We have discovered a bug that impacts our ability to release this build to PCs running 32-bit (x86) versions of Windows 10 Insider Preview builds. Because the majority of Insiders in the Fast ring have PCs running 64-bit (x64), we decided to go ahead and release this build with 32-bit PCs blocked until our next flight. We plan to release ISOs for this build by the end of the week and Insiders on 32-bit PCs will be able to update from the ISOs.”

So, what’s new, you ask? The following:

Braille support in Narrator (beta). Now, when you have a USB- or serial-based braille display attached to your PC you can use it with Narrator.

Mono audio option. Visually impaired users who use a screen reader with headphones or earbuds can now enable a mono audio option in Ease of Access settings “so the other ear is free to hear conversations and sounds around them.”

Feedback Hub improvements. Microsoft is finally tackling the problem of too much duplicate pieces of feedback by letting user combined them in collections. Which can, collectively, be up-voted just like an individual piece of feedback.

Night light improvements. The new Night light feature gets another improvement in this build, with the night light color temperature range extended to a very red (1200 K) color.

There are a number of smaller improvements and of course some other known issues too. Please check the Microsoft blog post for the details.

 

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