For Windows Insider members of both Slow and Fast channels, Microsoft today released the latest preview update for Windows 10 Build 19041.1. As the latest version of the 20H1 branch, not many new features have been introduced, mainly in BUG fixes and background adjustments.
Major adjustments and improvements to Windows 10 Build 19041.1
Quick Search features are open to international users
Last month, Microsoft announced a new Quick Searches feature that will help users find web answers and results faster and easier. Previously limited to English-speaking users in the U.S., Microsoft has announced an expansion of support for other languages such as Chinese Simplified, including
Canada: English and French
United Kingdom: English
United States: English
Quick Searches can quickly find information about the weather, top news, history today, latest movies, occasional seasonal themes or fun quizzes. Depending on the market you’re in, you’ll see two to four of these options.
To use the Quick Searches feature, simply click on the search box on the taskbar or press Win to open Search Home. Simply type to enter your search to get the information you need quickly and easily.
Note: This is a server-side change that is currently being rolled out and will be displayed to users in a supported market from versions 1809 to 20H1.
General improvements on the PC side
This version no longer displays the version watermark in the lower right corner of the desktop. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft’s done
Fixed when trying to install the latest version, the installer rolls back and returns error code 0xc1900101. In some cases, the update completes successfully in subsequent attempts. If you’re having trouble, be sure to submit feedback in The Feedback Center.
Fixes an issue that could cause a crash when trying to sign in to a secondary account on your device
Fixes a japanese IME that can cause a candidate window to fail when using reconverting in some Office applications.
Fixes an issue that could cause an unexpected increase in CPU usage in win32 applications if you remain idle after opening the Public File Dialog.
Because of the adjustments made in the operating system by some Preview Insider versions and some BattlEye anti-cheat software versions, BattlEye and Microsoft found incompatibilities. To protect insiders who may have installed these versions on their PCs, Microsoft has applied compatibility reservations to these devices to prevent affected versions of Windows Insider Preview. For more information, see this article.
Microsoft reports that the update process was suspended for a long time when a new version is installed.
Microsoft is investigating reports that some external USB 3.0 drives did not respond to Start Code 10 after connecting.
Microsoft has received a report about the Optimize Drives application and incorrectly reported that the optimization is not running on the SSD device.