Full build number: 19546.1000. rs_prerelease.200110-1443.
We remind you that the “Early access” channel releases build that may contain rather unpleasant errors. If you need more stability, we recommend switching to the Slow (Late access) or Release Preview channels.
The graphic mode in the “Calculator»
Microsoft has introduced an updated version of the Windows “Calculator”, which has a preliminary version of the new graphical mode. Adding graph support was one of the key user requests. This feature will be useful for students who are starting to learn linear algebra.
Here’s what you can try out:
- Place one or more equations on the graph. Enter several equations so that you can compare the graphs with each other and see the interactions between the lines. You can also customize the line style and the chart view window to suit your preferences.
- Adding equations with variables. If you enter an equation with a secondary variable (for example, “y = MX + b”), you can easily manage them to quickly understand how changes affect the graph.
- Analyze the graphs. Track graphs using the mouse and keyboard to better understand the relationship between variables in the equation and the graph. You can also analyze equations to determine the key features of the graph.
Other updates for insiders
- New Indexer Diagnostics app
- Microsoft has released a beta version of the Indexer Diagnostics app in the Microsoft Store that will help you better understand search capabilities and help you troubleshoot common Windows Search issues.
- The tool will continue to improve and will get new features in the future. The app is available for all devices running Windows 10 (version 1809) or later.
Bug fixes and improvements
- Fixed an issue that caused Windows TimeLine to not display any actions.
- Fixed an issue that caused Outlook search to not work for some users.
- Fixed an issue that seriously affected the stability of the Task View.
- Fixed an issue where disabling spatial audio via the context menu caused Explorer to crash.exe.
- BattlEye and Microsoft have identified issues with the compatibility of some Insider Preview build with certain versions of the anti-cheat program BattlEye due to changes in the operating system. To protect insiders who may have these versions installed, a restriction has been implemented so that Insider Preview builds will not be offered for devices that may be affected by this issue. More information can be found here.
- Microsoft is aware of a problem with Screen announcer and NVDA users using the new version of Microsoft Edge based on Chromium, which may cause some difficulties when navigating and reading certain web content. Development teams are working to fix the problem. The problem does not affect users of an outdated version of Microsoft Edge.
- The “Download from the cloud” option does not work on this build. Use the local reinstall option when resetting the system settings.
- We investigate reports that the system update process may hang for a long time when trying to install a new build.
- We are investigating reports that some insiders cannot update to new builds due to the 0×8007042b error.
- We are investigating reports that some external USB 3.0 drives stop responding when connected. Error code 10.
- We are investigating reports that the disk Optimization app displays a message stating that optimization has never been performed on some devices.
- The “Documents” section in the privacy settings does not display an icon correctly (a simple rectangle).
- Remote Desktop Connection fails when trying to connect to multiple sessions.
- The “Sketch on-screen fragment” tool does not work on secondary monitors.
- The offer window for East Asian IMES (simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, and Japanese IMES) may sometimes not open. The problem is being investigated. If you encounter this problem, switch to another app or input field, then go back and try again. You can also complete the “TextInputHost” task.exe” in the Task Manager on the “Details” tab, after which the functionality should be restored.