Windows 10 Inside Preview Build 17074 – Task View

The latest preview build released by Microsoft for Windows 10 which can be installed by the Windows Insiders has some new features. This would most probably be part of the Redstone 4 Major update target to be released this Spring 2018.

One of the notable enhancement is the Task View feature. Starting for the change of the icon on the task bar.

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Once the new Task View icon is clicked, the user interface has changed.

The creation of new desktop (virtual desktop) has been placed at the top left hand corner and a new scroll bar is been incorporated to view the active applications.

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How to get the Windows 10 Redstone 4 Preview Build?

After the fall creators update released last year, the next major update for Windows 10 code named Redstone 4 will be released in the next couple of months. Usually the major updates contain many new features.

If you are brave enough and would like to try the Redstone 4 preview build which is not the final version, you can enroll in to the Windows Insider (https://insider.windows.com/en-us/) program.

After you enroll in to the Windows Insider program there are some steps on your Windows 10 Device hat you will have to configure in order to receive the latest build.

Click on Settings => Update & Security => Windows Insider Program and click on Get Started

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Click on the Link an Account + sign and provide the account which you used to enroll in to the Windows Insider Program

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Select your Windows Insider Account and click Continue

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From the dropdown select Active development of Windows and click Confirm

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Select Fast from the drop down and click confirm

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Read the Privacy Statement and Windows Insiders Agreement and click confirm

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As the final step click Restart now

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After successful configuration it will look similar to the below

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After the restart of the computer, Click on Settings => Updates & Security => Windows Update. The latest Windows build will start to download (at times it may take some time for the preview build to display)

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Microsoft Edge – Set Aside Tabs

devices which are connected to the internet are increasing day by day. With the increase of these devices, users browsing the internet is also increasing. Browsing the internet requires a Web browser and the latest web browser released by Microsoft is called Edge. Edge is the default browser in Windows 10 (it can be changed). One of the features of Microsoft edge is to set aside your browsing session aside. That is when you start opening tabs related to a search or browsing session in Edge, automatically there would be many tabs open at times. You can set aside these tabs to refer later and open new tabs within the same browser session to start fresh. By setting aside the tabs, you can restore them later.

By clicking on the below highlighted icon on Edge the current tabs opened will be set aside

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By clicking on the below highlighted icon you will be able to see the tabs which are set aside and restore them as and when you need

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How to remove the My People icon from the Taskbar

Windows 10 Creators update provided a new feature where you can pin up to 3 contacts to our task bar. With the introduction of this feature by default windows has the below icon displayed in the task bar.

Many of my friends requested on how to remove this icon and if you are also interested on how to remove this icon from your task bar, follow the below steps

Open Settings and Click on Personalization

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Click Taskbar

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Scroll down and switch the Show Contacts on Taskbar option

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