Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 18290 to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring
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Microsoft has added Fluent design icons to the power menu and to apps pinned to the Start menu, which the company claims provides 'easier identification'. The power menu icons will be visible on the sign-in screen too. Secondly, Microsoft has responded to Insider feedback and has added an option in Date & Time Settings to manually sync the clock with the time server. The company has also added when the system last successfully synchronized the clock and to what address the time server is pointing. The inclusion of this feature and information may be useful if there is an issue with the clock syncing or the time server address. The feature will only work for systems that are not joined to a domain, although it will display on all systems running build 18290.
Build 18290 brings an update to the microphone icon in the notification area, which Microsoft first introduced in Build 18252. The icon will now display what program or which programs are accessing the microphone and will open Microphone Privacy Settings when double-clicked. The new build changes how Cortana searches are displayed too. The new build adds support for the light theme and search filter options among other refinements. Mail and Calendar now has a button to switch directly to To-Do, although this update (version 110001.20106) is rolling out to Insiders and to Retail users.
The new Fast ring build brings a host of general fixes and introduces a few known issues, the full list of which can be found here.