news of the new update 21H1

Although the Insider variations of Windows are for experimenting with the new capabilities and options of the working system, there are news that, at launch, should not accessible to everybody. Microsoft fairly often makes use of an A / B system with which a sure function is activated for a bunch of customers, whereas the others shouldn’t have them accessible.

This is what has occurred to the two fundamental What’s new in the new construct 20211 of Windows 10, options which are lastly accessible to everybody.

What’s new in Windows 10 construct 20211

The first of the novelties that we are able to discover on this new construct, some customers have already been ready to make use of it for a very long time. Surely we’ve ever entered the panel that enables us to decide on the default purposes by file sort. All the extensions acknowledged by the working system are registered right here, and every one of them has a default program with which it’s opened when double-clicking.

Searching for an extension in the lengthy checklist of them may be very sluggish and unproductive. However, any further we can use a new search engine, accessible at the high, with which to seek out the extension we’re searching for straight away.

Windows 10 default extensions search engine

The different novelty of this new construct of Windows 10 is said to Linux. We know very nicely that Microsoft is betting so much on the Windows subsystem for Linux, and that with WSL2, launched along with the 2004 model of Windows 10, many of the options of this subsystem have been improved.

Now, Linux customers will have the ability to mount an EXT4 formatted drive inside WSL, having the ability to entry all the information on mentioned unit with out having to resort to further packages. A function that, surely, all customers who’ve a Dual-Boot configured of their techniques will admire. EXT4 drives will seem in the file explorer with the Linux immediate, and may have learn and write permissions.

Linux from file explorer

Bugs mounted

Of course, Microsoft has taken benefit of this new construct to appropriate a collection of bugs and errors detected in the working system to make it much more steady:

  • Fixed a problem that prevented some 32-bit purposes from utilizing the processor GPU on 64-bit working techniques.
  • Fixed an error in the begin menu that confirmed an “update in progress” message regardless of having completed.
  • Fixed a bug that made some startup icons seem excessively small.
  • Fixed a problem that prompted ARM64 units to crash the begin menu.
  • Fixed a problem that prompted the lock display screen to crash.
  • Fixed a bug that prompted the ShellExperienceHost.exe course of to crash unexpectedly.
  • Fixed a bug that prompted some pictures to not seem in notifications.
  • Fixed situation that prompted the update course of to hold for a very long time on Insider builds.
  • And lastly, a reinstall of .NET will now not be required each time a new construct of Windows is put in.

Bugs but to be solved

In addition to all the bugs mounted, Microsoft has revealed an inventory of all the bugs detected in construct 20211 that haven’t but been mounted:

  • An error is being investigated that causes the set up course of of a new construct to take a very long time to progress.
  • They are nonetheless engaged on fixing the bug that doesn’t present reside previews of pinned web sites.
  • The new expertise of the taskbar to maneuver round the Edge web sites nonetheless doesn’t work.
  • Crashes in Office are investigated when putting in new builds of Windows 10.
  • A configuration failure prevents utilizing the new Windows disk supervisor.
  • An error prevents putting in the Linux kernel in WSL when utilizing the command “wsl –set up”. Also investigated is one other bug that causes customers to see a “Remote process name failed” message when beginning WSL.
  • The begin menu doesn’t show a notification when an update is pending and cancels scheduled reboots.
  • KMODE_EXCEPTION error is investigated when virtualizing techniques.
  • Microsoft is investigating a bug in the WSL vEthernet adapter.

All these bugs and issues shall be solved little by little with the subsequent builds. At the second, all these news are designed for Windows 10 21H1, the first update of 2021 that may attain customers in the spring of subsequent yr.

For now, we must always all hold our eyes on 20H2, the second working system update that would arrive subsequent month or two, to repair all the issues with the May 2020 Update and make the working system extra steady and higher.