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Questions tagged [windows-insider]

For questions related to the program by Microsoft which allows users to sign up for early builds of the Windows operating system (builds which were previously only available to developers)

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Can't opt out of Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview

I switched off the Insider Preview about 2 months ago, but I am still getting a message on my desktop that I am running Build 18272.re_prerelease.181026-1425. How do I revert back to a more stable ...
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How to replace the Desktop background image with a solid color, using PowerShell and registry?

I would like to replace the default Desktop background image with a darker solid color, on an unregistered Windows 10 Pro (Insider Preview) edition. I am testing various terminal coloring schemes, and ...
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Is mounting C drive owned by the default user and not root is possible under WSL without updating to windows insider?

I know it is possible to config the mounting points and options on /etc/wsl.conf and /etc/fstab after windows insider build 17093. However, I am using the university machine and it is advised to not ...
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Can I replace boot files with those of older version for installed/installation of windows 10?

I was running a windows 10 insider slow ring build, when a new one became available but when it restarted to update it would always freeze at the rotating dots, I switched to the fast ring but the ...
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How can I uninstall Microsoft Edge Beta, and install Microsoft Edge?

I've used the insider builds, but have since changed it to sit at the "slowest" setting until I get to the next public release. But I was wanting to roll back from Microsoft Edge "Beta" to the public ...
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Do latest windows insider preview builds work in vmware workstation 12?

I need to install and use Windows Insider running as a guest in vmware. I have an available license for vmware workstation 12, which appears to be the maintenance release branch. Will these two work ...
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Windows 10 - Command prompt closes immediately after opening [duplicate]

Whenever I try to open CMD it automatically closes immediately. I'currently using the newest Insider Preview, but this problem already existed before I updated. I tried to use sfc /scannow in ...
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Is it possible to upgrade to the next build of Windows Server insider preview 2019?

The insider preview expires tomorrow and a message dialog suggests to download the next preview build. I checked updates and there are none. Is it not possible to update to the next build or do you ...
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Getting 0x80070057 in Windows Update when trying to update to Build 17686

Windows Update tries to install the update as usual, and then after a while, I get a download error 0x80070057: At first I thought this was a storage issue (I had 3 GB of free space at the time), so ...
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Windows looping back to login screen for admin account

I have two accounts on my PC. A personal one for my own use, which has got all the administrative rights and requires a PIN to login. And the other I made for my friend with no privileges and no ...
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Task Manager not showing mini graphs or tabs on the left - Windows 10 Spring 18 update

Today for the first time I see that the Task Manager is not showing the mini graphs (which allow me to switch the active graph) on the left side. They are just gone. Making the window extremely big ...
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My speakers (internal) makes a loud buzzing sound when I set the volume to above 90%

Here's the sound it makes, not sure if it'll help: ONEDRIVE DOWNLOAD LINK, CLYP LINK It's an internal subwoofer. Here are the details: DEVICE, DRIVER, AND WI Device instant path: HDAUDIO\...
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Windows Insider Program: enrollment doesn't let me finish

When I try to enroll my Windows 10 for the Windows Insider Program I navigate to Settings > Update and security > Windows Insider Program click 'Get Started' choose the account I want to connect with ...
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Activate Windows pops up after latest Insider update [duplicate]

I am an Insider on the Fast pace for Active Development of Windows. 5 days ago, I had installed the latest Insider update released on 13th December, 2017 (Build:17063.rs_prerelease.171213-1610). After ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview for commercial use

Is it ok to use Windows 10 Insider Preview for commercial purposes ? By simply downloading the OS from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewadvanced?wa=wsignin1.0 ...
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My Bluetooth is gone on Windows 10

I have a Samsung laptop, model NP300E5L-KF1BR with Windows 10 Education on Windows Insider Preview, with Slow Ring. My build is 16299.15. I also have a Bluetooth mouse from Microsoft and since this ...
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Trying to update from Windows Insider Slow Ring, get this error: Windows 10 Insider Preview 16251.0 (rs3_release) - Error 0xc1900201

As the description says, I'm trying to update to Windows 10 Insider Preview 16251.0, but I get an error 0xc1900201. I've rebooted the computer multiple times, with no luck. The update installs to ...
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Does the new performance slider in Windows 10 insider builds work?

When I left click on the battery icon in the task tray of Windows 10 Insider Preview, there is a new slider control labelled "power mode". I had read that this doesn't work, and is a GUI module only ...
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How to revert to public build in windows 10

My laptop having problem with insider preview and I want to get latest public version how can I do that
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Windows 10 having trouble with battery status [closed]

Windows 10 not updating battery status This happens after windows update
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Windows Update history missing after installing an update to a preview build

Windows Update says it's installed an update to this preview build: ...but the installed update history doesn't show it:
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Windows 10 latest insider builds crashes when save file or browse file

In recent insider builds, lots of desktop apps crashes upon saving a file or browse for a file. The error is something as below Unhandled exception at 0x00007FFA166E134D (shell32.dll) in Xamarin ...
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Windows 10 displays gibberish text in some apps

After a recent windows 10 (windows insider) update I'm getting gibberish text instead of English in some apps The windows fonts view in control panel is showing gibberish letters for some fonts too (...
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Insider Fast Ring fails to install since 15048, is there a log

Since 15048, I can't upgrade to the latest insider fast ring. No changes to hardware / software, but it's a rather limited system: 2GB ram, old HP system, running 32-bit OS. Not sure what type of ...
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how to stop and remove new release

My insider machine is currently running 15048 but fails to install 15055. How can I remove the downloaded upgrade, because after a failed upgrade, I'm presented with a "A reboot is required to ...
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Windows is automatically adding a decimal point after 0

For some reason Windows has started to automatically add a decimal point whenever I type 0 -- also if I type a after a space . it adds a 0 after it. 0. .0 This happens in almost every application (...
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Insider Build stuck in slow ring

My Windows Insider build 14986.1001 is stuck in slow ring and I can't change it to fast ring. It is grayed out. I have referred to Microsoft forums and tried changing REG_SZ value for Ring from WIS ...
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gpresult command in Windows 10 insider build 14965.1001

I have started testing Windows 10 Insider build 14965.1001 and today I came across this. Running gpresult command with any switch causes this and closing it doesn't do anything but ERROR: on next ...
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Error 0x80240024 while trying to download Paint 3D Preview

I have signed up for the insider program. When I go to the store, I am able to search for Paint 3D Preview. However, when I try to download it by pressing the Get button in the store, it gives the ...
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Settings app crashes immediately in Windows 10 (Build 14905)

Since a while, the Windows 10 "immersive" settings app crashes immediately after opening certain pages (build 14905). Crashes: System, Devices, Network & Internet, Personalization, Accounts, Time ...
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Windows 10 drive locked, MBR faulty

two months ago I had my Windows 10 insider preview, but I couldn't update it for some reasons, so I got warnings saying that this insider build will expire soon. I didn't touch my laptop for days, ...
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Windows 10 Insider ISO download

I just wanted to download the latest version of Windows 10 Insider Preview from https://insider.windows.com/, but when I click on the "PC" button, it takes me to an error website which says We are ...
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Same Windows 10 Insider Build one 2 system, still differences in UI

I have a notebook and a desktop, both are running the newest Windows 10 insider Build 14901.rs_prerelease.160805-1700 yet there are differences between these to. My notebooks terminal and focused ...
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Bash in Windows 10 - Directories not appearing when created in File Explorer

Using Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview Buil 14372.rs1_release.160620-2342 When I create a directory in Bash (e.g. mkdir test_from_bash) it appears in the File Explorer but the opposite doesn't ...
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Can't get Insider Preview builds for Windows 10

I successfully installed a Windows 10 Education Insider Preview image onto my machine. Now, I'm getting notifications telling me I need to change my settings. When I click on them, I see this screen: ...
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Windows 10 Pro expires soon

I have a legitimate copy of windows 10 volume licensed through my company. I'm also part of the windows insider program. Lately I'm getting a message that my copy of windows will expire on 7/15/2016....
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Windows 10 USB Installer refuses to boot

I've decided to upgrade to Windows 10 on my Dell Optiplex 760, but the problem is when I boot from the USB, nothing happens. This is also the same on my laptop which is where I downloaded the iso from ...
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How to rename windows system folder from “WINDOWS” to “Windows”

Yesterday, I installed Windows 10 Preview Build 14379. I had a few problems with my applications that I was running, so I rolled back to Build 14372 from Settings > Update and Security > Recovery. ...
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New Linux Subsytem on Windows, can we chroot?

I want to chroot into my existing Ubuntu Gnome 16.10 from new windows insider bash. the Main problem is there is no output for lsblk or blkid. so I tried "Paragon EXT4 drivers" and "ext2fsd" to ...
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How can I return to a production build of window 10 without losing my program

I'm currently using a insider build. Some of my program now doesn't work as expected so I want to revert back to normal build. On Microsoft website they say there are two options: Wait until they ...
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How to disable the lockscreen in Windows 10 insider build 14367

I tried doing this using the Group Policy Editor by navigating to Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Personalization and setting Do not display the lock screen to enabled. ...
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Using WSL as a server

I recently got WSL installed, and after playing a bit was wondering about a couple things... first, is it possible to treat it as a server? For example, if I wanted to host a small mysql db- it looks ...
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Windows 10 not Upgrading to new builds

I'm a registered Windows Insider. Now I am in build 10586. I can't get more builds. When i click 'Check for Updates' it writes 'Your Device is Up To Date.' Can anyone help me? Also, can I update from ...
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Is there an up-to-date listing of current builds for each Windows Insider Preview ring? [closed]

I'd like to know what the current build numbers (and changelog, ideally) are for the fast, slow, and release preview rings. When I google, all I find are Microsoft's blog posts announcing each ...
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Internet access not working in Windows Subsystem for Linux

I tried sudo apt-get update in the new Windows Subsystem for Linux, but I get the following error: The most relevant parts seem to be the "could not resolve" lines about Ubuntu servers, like: Could ...
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Windows 10 build 14316: Ctrl + v doesn't work on Bash on Ubuntu on Windows

On the new Windows 10 insider build 14316, I haven't been able to use Ctrl + V (shortcut for paste) on the new Bash on Ubunbu on Windows app. Has anybody else had this issue? Any solutions? I have ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build has never updated

Disclaimer: I know there are similar questions to this, but I have yet to find a solution/answer. I have a Windows 10 VM that I set up in Azure exactly 1 week ago. I am using my MSDN account since I ...
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stuck at Windows 10 build 1511; Windows update doesn't show build 14316

I want to install the new Windows 10 build 14316 (w/ Bash shell!). I signed up for Windows insider and set the update speed to fast ring [see bottom image]. Unfortunately, when I click the update ...
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WSL(ubuntu/windows) AppData\Local\Lxss doesn't actually sync back to ubuntu, ideas?

If you create a file in bash (touch /root/foo.txt) that appears in the hidden directories in AppData\Local\Lxss\ modifying it there does not change it in bash. Worse if you change it again in bash ...
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User accounts under WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

I have noticed while browsing the Windows blog for information about the latest Insider Preview release (Build No. 14316), that the bash when installed gives you a root prompt by default. ...