Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has released the latest preview build 10130 ISO of Windows 10 on Friday, but will not be available to all testers fro download. The company has decided not to release the build to “slow ring” testers as they are yet to fix some bugs.
Microsoft has been traditionally known to release ISOs for “insiders” to slow ring and fast ring users, until the final build is released. If use rs are in the fast ring, they will get the Windows 10 preview update via Windows update when it’s available. Fast ring users get latest additions and changes to Windows 10 preview, but the come with bugs. The slow ring users do not receive regular updates, but the build are more stable and less buggy.
Microsoft’s Gabe Aul stated that the company would release the latest preview build to slow ring testers once the bugs are fixed. Earlier, Aul said that the company would release the ISOs only if we push a build to the slow ring. However, lingering bugs have caused Microsoft to hold back the build from slow ring testers. Users will see UI enhancements like customizable start menu and updated menu. The Action Center will feature a polished look as the borders have been removed.
Other changes include Jump Lists that match the start menu and taskbar, several improvements to Microsoft Edge (Project Spartan), more print options, Taskbar settings for virtual desktop and few other changes. Microsoft is set to release Windows 10 on July 29, and will be free to legitimate Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. Other users will have to purchase the OS, priced at $119 for Windows 10 and $199 for Windows 10 Pro. Windows 10 will the final release of operating systems from Microsoft, and will focus on improving the OS through updates.[ Source ]