A new week on Wednesday was the day chosen to launch the Build 20180, a new compilation in the Dev channel. This time the new version for Insiders, comes to correct errors and activate recent features for more users.
Yes you still didn’t see the new start menu, among other features introduced in Build 20161, now you will see them with Build 20180. These have been enabled for all users as announced by Microsoft on the Windows Blog.
Changes and improvements in Build 20180
Based on the comments, they are changing the posture logic of the tablet for 2-in-1 devices so that it now only apply when using single screen.Based on the comments, they are updating the new folder icon in the All apps list from the Start menu to make it a little smaller and better aligned with the size of the other icons. They have updated the search box on the default Apps settings pages to improve performance.
Fixed an issue in the last build where the Magnifier did not follow the cursor in the previous version when the zoom was greater than 100%. Fixed an issue where Task Manager did not display the publisher name for UWP applications. Fixed an issue using the Pinyin IME where playing “/” on the keyboard would not produce the correct character when using full width mode. Fixed a couple of issues that could cause crashes when using Alt + Tab to switch to tabs the browser.
Known Bugs in Build 20180
Except for the WSL 1 error (at the bottom of the list), the rest of the known errors in Build 20180 have been present in previous compilations like Build 20175:
They are working on a fix for an issue where Microsoft Store games protected with Easy Anti-Cheat may fail to start. They are looking for crash reports for long periods of time in the update process when trying to install a new build. They are working on a solution for an issue where the min / max / close buttons are stuck in their original positions after resizing a UWP application. If you move the application window the position should update. They are investigating reports that the new taskbar experience described above does not work for some pinned sites. They are working on a solution for a problem where sometimes the action “close all windows ”in the taskbar does not close not all open tabs. They are working on a solution to enable live preview of pinned site tabs. They are working to enable new taskbar experience for existing anchored sites. In the meantime, you can unpin the site from the taskbar, remove it from the edge: // apps page, and then dock the site again.They are working to fix an issue where pinned sites don’t show all open tabs for a domain. In the meantime, you can fix this by setting the site home page instead of a specific page (for example, anchor microsoft.com instead of microsoft.com/windows).They are working on a solution for a problem where when you click Alt + Tab to a browser tab sometimes moves the previously active browser tab to the front of the list Alt + Tab. Opening a WSL 1 distribution may result in the error: “The I / O operation has been canceled due to a thread exit or an application request. ” Check this Github issue for the latest updates.