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Friday, August 12, 2016

Microsoft Announce The Release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14901 for PC. Windows10 Insider Preview Members Are Not Left Out In The Upgrade fever

The Windows10 Insider Preview Community which is previously known has Technical Preview just got a new build released!


It is just last week that the Windows Team of Microsoft release Windows 10 Anniversary Update to their customers all thanks to the help of the members of the Insider community, but it seems that the Windows Team do not want to rest for long from it laurels to create new build, that is why this new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14901 for PC is released by the team and is currently available for members in the Development Branch through Fast Ring.

This new build, states Dona Sarkar / Software Engineer, Windows and Devices Group, has not "many big noticeable changes or new features just yet" rather, this new build focuses more on "OneCore which is the shared “heart” of Windows across PC, tablet, phone, IoT, Hololens and Xbox. We’re doing some code refactoring and other engineering work to make sure OneCore is optimally structured for teams to start checking in new features and improvements in a few months."
This does not means that there is no noticeable feature. This new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14901 for PC on fast ring saw the rolling out of a new feature called "Product Education" which the Windows Team will like to starting out within File Explorer.

This new feature is "designed to help customers" understand Windows10 more, "by providing quick, easy information about things they can do or new features they can try to have a better experience with Windows 10" has shown in the image below.

This new feature (Product Education) is still in its testing period, so if you want to opt out of these notifications, you can do so by unchecking ‘Show sync provider notifications’ from the Options menu in the File Explorer View tab.

The following are the already known issues associated with this new Windows10 Insider Preview build Build 14901 for PC

  • Support for kernel debugging over 1394 has been removed, but will be available in an upcoming kit release. A work-around will be posted to the Debugging Tools for Windows Blog shortly.

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes when you try to launch it.

This new build will become available and automatically installed to you within a couple of hours via Windows Update, but if you want it ASAP then follow these down outlined sites.


  1. Open Settings app from Start Menu or using Cortana

  2. Select the Update and Security icon.

  3. Select Windows Update from the left section of the Update and Security screen.

  4. Once the Windows Update section opens, it will automatically start checking for new builds/updates. Otherwise you click on the "Check for updates" button.

  5. Click on "Download now" button to start downloading the new update build of Windows 10 Insider Preview
After downloading the build, your computer will automatically restart to install the new update.

The download size will be around 2 or 3 GB depending upon the computer architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) and system language.

PS: If you can't find the new build on Windows Update, following tutorial will help you:

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