Windows 10 Test Build With Notebook, Edge, and Sign-in Improvements
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Microsoft Pushes New Windows 10 Test Build With Notebook, Edge, And Sign-in Improvements

Microsoft Edge gets a media control option with this new build.

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July 12, 2018 05:29 PM
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Microsoft has just dropped another Windows 10 preview for PCs that comes with new features and bugs fixes. The new build brings several options and features to Notepad, Edge, Remote Desktop, and improved Sign-in. The company delivered the build from RS5 branch, which indicates the upcoming Windows 10 update. Microsoft is developing the Windows 10 as a service, that means it will be getting new features frequently via different builds. The company has dropped total five builds so far including, November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update. All these updates have been released as a part of the company’s plan to release Windows 10 update later this year.

Talking about the latest build named ‘Redstone 5’, it adds new features to Microsoft Notepad including find/replace option. Along with this there is another feature called wrap-around find/replace in the Find dialog box. Besides, the feature will remember the last entered values and checkboxes to pop up automatically whenever you open up the Find dialog box.

The other improved options and features of Notepad,

  • Now supports Ctrl+Del keys for deleting the previous word
  • Improved performance while opening the larger files
  • Improved Arrow keys for precisely unselecting the text before moving the cursor
  • The number of line and column will no longer reset to 1 while saving a file

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Moreover, there are other additions to the build such as biometrics support for Azure Active Directory. The new support is primarily for the Microsoft Active Azure Directory users seeking for a more secure authentication for a remote desktop system. Along with this Microsoft Edge has given a per site media controls option. This means the user will be able to control the media autoplay on every website. The users can access the feature by clicking the information icon or lock icon placed at the left side of the address bar and going to the ‘manage permissions.’ There is another feature to Microsoft Edge named Dictionary, so you can read the meaning of any selected word on a web page by looking up. Also, you can even hear the right pronunciation of the word using the dictionary.

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Microsoft Edge PDF reader has also been fixed to improve the performance along with the additional toolbar feature that allows to pin and unpin the toolbar.

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The new Microsoft Windows 10 build also provides Web Sign-in, a new way of signing in to the Windows PC. Now, Microsoft Windows 10 logon supports the non-ADFS or other providers that support the WS-Fed protocol with Web Sign-in. After updating Windows 10 with latest built, you can try Azure AD Join your Windows 10 PC, set the CSP/Authentication/EnableWebSignIn policy using Web Sign in option. Besides, there is also a new Fast sign-in option that enables the users to sign in to a guest or shared Windows PC’s faster than ever.

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Akash Singh Chauhan
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Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.

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