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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18894 released

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A new build of Windows 10 Insider Preview is released. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18894 is released for 20H1 channel in Fast Ring. Below are some of the key new features in this build.

File Explorer with Windows Search

Starting build 18894, Windows Explorer search can display result from local indexed results as well as OneDrive also. Also, keyboard shortcut CTRL+E now displays recent search history.

Windows Search on Build 18894
Windows Search on Build 18894 © Microsoft

There are also several improvements and bug fixes from previous build.

We fixed an issue resulting in scrolling with the mouse wheel or touchpad not working reliably across the system in the last few flights.
We fixed an issue where opening the Memory Integrity page in Windows Security would crash the app.
We fixed an issue where the Windows Update icon in taskbar system tray is not high DPI optimized.
We fixed a recent issue where the “Add someone else to this PC” window would crash if an MSA-attached user would try to add a local user to the PC.
We fixed a typo in the WIN+(period) kaomoji section category names.
We fixed a race condition that could result in users getting stuck with an outdated version of the search relevancy logic, impacting subsequent search results.
We fixed an issue where Start menu wasn’t launching if the “continue experiences on this device” group policy was “disabled”.
We fixed an issue where navigating using Narrator + R command got stuck in PowerPoint Edit View.
Narrator no longer reads “null” after each command listed in the Narrator + F2 list.
We fixed a problem where Narrator was at low volume and could not be increased.

Source: Windows Experience Blog

Known Issues and Bugs in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18894

Your Phone App will not work with this build. This is expected to fixed in next build.

WARNING: As we have earlier told you, Windows 10 Insider Builds are beta version of upcoming operating system which are not released and meant for general public. Please do not install these builds in your main system to avoid any possible data crash. 

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