Microsoft has just launched a new beta of Windows 10. Despite its small number, here is a small summary of the news.
You are used to it: as every week, Microsoft has just launched a new beta of Windows 10 through its Windows Insider program. Called build 18956 , this beta benefits from some improvements, improvements that can be found in network manager or notification center .
A network administrator that is easier to use
The network manager , which is in the tool , is partially new. The module is now able to display the amount of data consumed in the last 30 days . It also allows to see the most consumed applications and to display the connection parameters.
The second new feature concerns notifications in the taskbar. When a notification appears, now displays a new icon . This small cogwheel allows you to manage notifications by accessing their settings, disabling the most annoying ones, etc.
Microsoft has also updated the look of the notification windows and also specifies that “there is now a direct link to the notification settings at the top of the maintenance center”. ” In addition, notifications now have a check box to mute the sound.
Finally, among the other novelties of this Windows 10 construction, let’s mention the fact that the calculator can always remain in the foreground. Please note that despite our attempts to update (both the operating system and the application), we have not been able to access this function. How to get this new edition of Windows 10 Firstly, let’s remember that the build 18956 of Windows 10 is a pre-version of the Microsoft operating system.
It is an edition reserved for beta testers, which corrects some errors, but introduces others. Microsoft lists them on its blog. Therefore, it is best to save all your personal data in the Cloud or on an external storage medium, in case the update runs out. Once your valuable data is secure, click on the Start button Windows 10 and select the Settings icon . Then go to Update & Security , then click on Windows Insider Program . Press the start button. Your system will then reboot.
Check for the latest Windows 10 updates via Settings; Update & Security ; Windows Update and apply it. After a download and a second boot, you’re now in control of the latest beta of Windows 10.