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[What’s new] Windows 10 Build 17025 available now for Fast Ring & Skip Ahead

Microsoft has today released Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17025 to insiders in both Fast Ring and Skip Ahead rings. The build brings redesigned Ease of Access settings, updated Advanced options under Settings > Apps and change in Microsoft Yahei fonts and more. We have added all the changes from the changelog provided by Microsoft.

Check the full detailed changelog below.

Windows 10 Build 17025 Changelog:

Revamped Ease of Access Settings: This build adds new Ease of Access settings to make your device easier to use and fit your needs. We also grouped related settings together which help you see, hear or interact with your computer to assist in discovering settings more quickly. Additionally, we heard your feedback and improved setting descriptions to help you more easily understand the available accessibility features. Go to the Ease of Access section in Settings to see what’s available to make your computer easier to use!

We have grouped related settings together which help you see, hear or interact with your computer to assist in discovering settings more quickly under Ease of Access.

Controlling your Startup tasks: Continuing our work from the previous flight, with today’s flight we’ve updated the Advanced options under Settings > Apps & Features so that UWP apps that are configured to run at startup will now have a new option to see all available tasks specified by the app developer and their status will now have a new option to see all available tasks specified by the app developer and their status.

We have updated the Advanced options under Settings > Apps & Features so that UWP apps that are configured to run at startup will now have a new option to see all available tasks specified by the app developer.

Evolving the Microsoft Yahei Font: As our Insiders from China likely know, Microsoft Yahei is the font we use to display Windows UI text in the Chinese (Simplified) language. We’ve heard your feedback, and with this build we’re updating this font to improve the legibility, symmetry and appearance.

Notable improvements include:

  • We’ve added three additional weights for Microsoft Yahei: Semilight, Semibold and Heavy. The additional weights will be installed by default in ZH-CN builds, and available as an optional feature to download for non-ZH-CN builds.
  • We’ve scaled the glyphs to improve inter-character spacing. This makes reading easier and increases character recognition.
  • We’ve tuned the fonts with our new hinting algorithm so that the glyphs will be less jagged at small sizes.
  • We’ve redesigned all punctuations and symbols in the new fonts per customer feedback.

Here’s a sample of the updated font – the blue is the new version, the grey is an outline of the previous font:

Evolution of the Microsoft Yahei Font.

If you use this display language, we would really appreciate you keeping a close eye on how the display font looks with this build, and logging feedback to share your thoughts.

Continuing our effort towards Fluent Design, in this build you’ll notice that not only have we soften our light press effect based on your feedback, we’ve also enabled Reveal by default in CalendarView (seen, for example, in the Clock and Calendar flyout). UWP apps leveraging the Preview SDK for this build or higher will see this change automatically.

To improve the speed in getting you where you want to go, when typing with the Japanese IME into Internet Explorer’s address bar or search box, you will now see the search suggestions dropdown while composing the string, rather than having to wait until the candidate string is committed.

 

Nayan

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