Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16299 for PC (FAST RING)


Along with the slow ring update, Microsoft is releasing another build for the fast ring insiders as well. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring, you can now download the Insider build 16299 for your PC devices.

General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC

  • We fixed an issue some Insiders were experiencing where after upgrading to recent flights their optical drive wouldn’t be listed under This PC.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge might crash when scrolling embedded PDFs.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders seeing 0x80070005 when trying to upgrade to the last few flights.
  • We fixed an issue where using the Automatic File Download notification to block an app from downloading files wasn’t working for UWP apps.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in Windows Defender potentially downloading files selected to be online-only after using the file picker dialog and viewing their thumbnails.