Microsoft Pushes Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview and Beta Channels

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Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 (20H2) to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview and Beta channels. The update brings in the much-anticipated Meet Now in Skype using which you can interact with your friends right from your desktop. You will find the Meet Now on the Taskbar. You need not have to perform any downloads to work with Meet Now.

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 has fixed an issue associated with the usage of Group Policy Preferences to configure the homepage in Internet Explorer. The administrators can make use of the Group Policy to enable Save Target As for users in Microsoft Edge IE Mode. The update has resolved an issue associated with untrusted URL navigations from IE 11 by navigating them in Microsoft Defender Application Guard using Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft has fixed an issue, which occurs when you work with full suite of developer tools in Microsoft Edge for remote debugging on a Windows 10 device. If you are unable to view any content on the screen for five minutes or more during the RDP session, then the issue has been resolved. The update has fixed an issue, which prevents certain Windows Virtual Desktop users from searching for files using File Explorer. Microsoft has resolved an issue that causes a device to stop recording after you worked with a pen for several hours.

If an app has stopped responding causing extra z-order operations, which affect the Topmost property of a window, then the issue has been resolved. The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 has resolved an issue, which might cause DDE apps to stop working.

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The update has resolved an issue, which causes the ImmGetCompositionString() function to return the full-width Hiragana when using the Microsoft Input Method Editor for Japanese. If you are unable to sign into an account or unlock an existing user session using RDP, then the issue has been resolved. The update also resolved an issue pertaining to the keyboard change layout.

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 is currently available for download for Windows Insiders in the Release Preview channel. You can manually verify the presence of the update by navigating to the Windows Insiders dashboard.

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