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New Windows 10 Insider Preview Features for Business

Here are some recent Insider Preview build highlights designed specifically for the needs of organizations and IT Professionals.1

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    Reserving disk space to keep Windows 10 up to date.

    To ensure critical OS functions always have access to disk space, some disk space will be set aside to be used by updates, apps, temporary files, and system caches. (Build 18312)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT RESERVING DISK SPACE

  • Windows logo.

    FLS Slot Limit Increase.

    This build greatly raises the per-process Fiber Local Storage (FLS) slot allocation ceiling, allowing the loading of potentially thousands of unique DLLs that have statically-linked Visual C++ runtimes, or otherwise allocate FLS slots. (Build 18312)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FLS SLOTS

  • Windows logo.

    Windows Subsystem for Linux Command Line Tool Improvements.

    We added new command line options to the WSL command line tool (wsl.exe) for easier WSL management and added functionality based on your feedback. (Build 18312)

     

    FIND OUT MORE AOBUT COMMAND LINE OPTIONS

  • Screenshot of sign in window.

    Streamlined Windows Hello PIN reset experience.

    We know remembering a PIN can be tricky for users, so we have revamped the PIN reset experience with the same look and feel as signing in on the web. (Build 18309)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WINDOWS HELLO

  • Screenshot of Windows Sandbox.

    Run untrusted software with greater confidence.

    With Windows Sandbox, you get a lightweight desktop environment for safely running applications in isolation. (Build 18305)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WINDOWS SANDBOX

  • Screenshot of protection history.

    More detailed Protection History.

    The Protection History experience has been updated to give more detailed and easier to understand information about threats and available actions. (Build 18305)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PROTECTION HISTORY

  • Screenshot of tamper protection notice.

    Introducing Tamper Protection.

    This new setting from Windows Defender Antivirus, available in the Windows Security app, provides additional protections against changes to key security features. (Build 18305)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT TAMPER PROTECTION

  • Screenshot of Sign-in options.

    Automatic Restart and Sign On (ARSO) for Enterprises.

    This feature automatically signs in a user after an update to finish set up and then locks the PC. As part of our Seamless Update Story for Windows, its goal is to reduce customer pain points around updates. (Build 18305)

     

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ARSO

  1. Features may not be available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device. Windows 10 Insider Preview may be substantially modified before it’s commercially released. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information provided here. Some product features and functionality may require additional hardware or software.