Windows 10 Build 16288

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16288 was the Twenty-Second Build of Windows 10 Fall Creator Update. It was Released on 12 Sep 2017, via “RS3” (RedStone3) Development Branch. 

Windows Shell Improvements

  • Fixed an issue resulting in the Facebook Messenger app failing to accept the enter key. It when sending messaging in recent flights.
  • Fixed an issue where the “New” text displayed under the names of newly installed apps in Start. It wouldn’t go away after launching the app.
  • An issue Fixed where using the letters in Start to jump to different locations in the alphabet wasn’t consistently working on the last few flights.
  • Fixed an issue where local app search in Cortana failed to return the expected app. That if the user profile directory contained non-ASCII characters.
  • Fixed an issue where pressing WIN + X would sometimes not show the accelerator key underlines.
  • An issue Fixed where when the People button was present in the taskbar, and toast-only banners (for example from Outlook 2016) were sent, the Action Center badge counter would become inaccurate.
  • Fixed a bug from recent flights where upon unlock you’d be bombarded with any notifications that occurred while your PC was locked. If you’d like to review notifications received while your PC was locked, they can be found in the Action Center 

Input Improvements

  • Fixed an issue where pressing delete when using the full touch keyboard layout in UWP apps would input a period rather than deleting a character.
  • Fixed an issue Regarding recent flights in which Pinyin IME’s emoji picker wouldn’t load.
  • A tablet mode issue Fixed where launching the touch keyboard in UWP apps might sometimes take multiple taps on the edit field before the keyboard would come up.
  • Fixed an issue where when using the Chinese (Simplified) handwriting panel InputPersonalization.exe could get into a state where it would unexpectedly have a continually high CPU usage.
  • Fixed an issue with the handwriting panel where the “&123” and Emoji button didn’t work when the device was in portrait orientation.
  • An issue Fixed that resulting in not being able to turn on the Japanese IME after the focus was moved from a UWP. UWP like Sticky Notes to another app and back.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in a stutter when selecting long strings in certain single line. That editable text boxes (for example when naming favorites in Microsoft Edge).
  • Fixed an issue resulting in not being able to type text via the touch keyboard into Internet Explorer. It when using the Japanese, Chinese, or Korean keyboards.
  • An issue Fixed where the Dayi and Array IMEs couldn’t input Chinese characters in certain apps. That in recent flights when using the touch keyboard. 

Microsoft Edge Improvements

  • Fixed an issue where the tab preview for PDFs was just black with two white stripes.
  • Fixed an issue where the first time you used Ctrl + F in a tab the search box wouldn’t get focus. Microsoft also fixed an issue where after clicking the Find on Page text box you might not be able to type in the address bar.
  • An issue Fixed where sometimes the Hub would appear to open twice when you clicked the icon.
  • Fixed an issue where typing a web address into the address bar from the New Tab and Start Page and would sometimes clear the text and not result in any page navigation.
  • An issue Fixed where Ctrl + Click on a link in a PDF wouldn’t open the link in a new tab.
  • Fixed an issue where “Open with previous pages” wouldn’t recover tabs if the tabs had been dragged between frames prior to closing Microsoft Edge.
  • Fixed an issue which could result in uploads failing on some sites, such as
  • An issue Fixed where website tooltips could end up displaying behind the Microsoft Edge window after opening a link in new tab in the background.
  • Fixed an issue resulting copy/paste and the print dialog not working for those using the updated website design.
  • Updated editable fields in PDFs to now have a subtle color to help indicate that they’re editable.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in PDFs potentially rendering blank after panning down a few pages and back up.
  • An issue Fixed that from recent flights where Alt + D wouldn’t bring input focus to the address bar when certain keyboards were active. 

Gaming in Build 16288

  • Fixed an issue resulting in Ghost Recon: Wildlands not starting in recent flights since the Easy anti-cheat component wouldn’t load.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in Mod Organizer no longer load mods into Skyrim in recent flights. 


  • Fixed the issue where USBhub.sys was causing spontaneous reboots due to bugchecks (GSOD).
  • Fixed an issue where your PC might not go to sleep automatically after remoting into it and signing out of the remote session. 

Other fixes and improvements

  • Fixed an issue where Settings could crash if a Bluetooth device was turned off while the Bluetooth settings page was open.
  • Fixed an issue from recent flights. In which it resulting in some Insiders experiencing an issue where Store apps would begin to fail to activate. That also after being launched a few times.
  • An issue Fixed where if the lock screen slideshow was set to a OneDrive folder containing offline-only images. These pictures would all be downloaded to the PC while the PC was locked (going through each picture). These pictures will now be skipped.
  • If you’ve encountered an issue where Spotlight appears stuck on a particular image. They have added logic such that it should now reset after at most 7 days.

Look Out Next Windows 10 Build 16291

Look Out Previous Windows 10 Build 16281

Source: Windows Blog

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