New Windows 10 preview makes useful security and accessibility tweaks

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The new build also includes a change to the setup process for Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education users: Cortana will no longer automatically talk to you and guide you through the installation process.

Sadly, there's no indication that the most popular version of Microsoft's OS-Windows 10 Home-will see any changes to its install process, so if you want Cortana to pipe down, you can do what I do and do not forget to turn the volume down prior to a wipe or install, or just plug in a pair of headphones.

Starting with this build, streamlined Windows Hello PIN reset experience that made its debut on the build 18305 is now available on all Windows 10 editions (it was previously restricted to the Home SKU). Microsoft integrated Cortana into the Windows 10 setup experience to improve ease of access and although the feature may be useful to some, it has mostly annoyed the rest of us.

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Microsoft has probably done what the company has been promoting for many years: Windows 10 is now the most widely used operating system. If you think you hit this bug, you can type "winver" in the search box on your taskbar to double-check your build number.

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With the rise of biometric security in a number of fields, it's likely that other tech giants will eventually follow Microsoft's lead and eliminate traditional passwords in favor of face scans, fingerprints, tokens, or other options. Users can also name tile folders on Windows 10 devices.

To take advantage of password-less logins, Microsoft requires users to provide their phone number to receive unique SMS codes, which is then used to log in.

Despite this, Microsoft is hard at work on the next big feature update, expected this spring, and has just rolled out the first build of 2019 for Insiders on the Fast ring. This was also originally only for Windows 10 Home, but is now offered in all editions. It surpassed 9-year-old Windows 7, according to via.

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