Bug Bash

Microsoft has officially announced it first Bug Bash program for Windows Insiders addressing Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The bug bash program runs May 15th through to 11:59pm on Sunday May 21st.

If you are a Windows Insider on Fast Ring and have the latest insider bits installed either on PC and Mobile, you are very much welcome and directed to participate in the program starting with Build 16193 for PC and Build 15213 for Mobile.

Here are some new things in the latest builds to bug bash and give feedback on:

  • Use My People! Pin people to your taskbar. Send them Skype messages or emails!
  • Try out the awesome new PDF Reader features in Microsoft Edge. You can now use Windows Ink on PDFs! Just use the “Make a Web Note” button.
  • Try out the updated Photos app! Use Story Remix to create and share stories from your photos!
  • Try out Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG)! To turn WDAG on, open the “Turn Windows features on or off” menu and select the checkbox for Windows Defender Application Guard. Click OK and then restart your computer. Next, open Microsoft Edge and then click the Edge menu. You’ll see a new menu choice for “New Application Guard window. NOTE: WDAG is only available in Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview builds.
  • Try out the reimagined Magnifier Settings page via Settings > Ease of Access > Magnifier.
  • Try out the new Cortana Settings page via Settings > Cortana.
  • Try out reverting a VM. We’ve introducing automatic checkpoints so that you’ll always be able to undo a mistake in your virtual machine, you can now always revert to the last time you started a virtual machine.
  • Elements of Fluent Design can be seen in the latest app updates for Photos, Groove Music, Movies & TV, Calculator, Maps, and People. Let us know what you think!

Moreover, as hinted earlier by Chief Ninja Cat of Windows Insider Program, Dona Sarkar, Microsoft will he hosting two webcasts on Thursday May 18th, on its Windows Insider Beam Channel at the following times (90 minutes each):

  • 10:00am – 11:30am (Pacific Time)
  • 5:00pm – 6:30pm (Pacific Time)

So, be sure to get in touch with the bug guns (may be, lose sleep?).

Find all the details on the Feedback Hub