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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18298

by Deepthi Sharma
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Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18298 in Fast Ring.Unlike other insider previews, this one has a vast number of additions.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18298

 This build contains numerous new features and improvements including the ability to setup a security Key directly from the Sign-in options screen, a new file explorer icon, Start Menu changes, mouse cursor options, and more. 

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sign-in options :

Previously in Build 18272 , it set out to simplify sign-in settings, to increase visual clarity, and improve ease of use , and today windows has added  one more to the list it is to  set up a security key straight from Settings.

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File Explorer Icon:

Windows has Now updated the File Explorer icon, so it looks better with the new light theme. 

Download folder will be sorted by download date :

Windows is changing the default sort for the Download folder to show the newest downloads first.  They have stated that they will not change the folder’s sort preference if it has previously been changed by the user.

Start menu improvements

Quick unpin for groups and folders:

It is rolling out the ability to unpin groups and folders in the Start menu via a new “Unpin group from start” context menu.

Showing a context menu above Start with an option to unpin group.

Touch keyboard improvements :

When you are typing fast on the Touch keyboard, it is common to hit the wrong key by mistake. To avoid this from happening, Windows will now dynamically adjust the size of the hit target for letters in the Touch keyboard based on predictive typing.

Showing the keyboard’s underlying heatmap.

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