Microsoft Pushes Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.662 (20H2) with Bug Fixes

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Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.662 (20H2) to the beta and release preview channels. The update will be available only for those users who are on Windows 10 October 2020 20H2 update. The update has refreshed Internet Explorer’s ABout dialog to make use of the standard modern dialog.

Microsoft has resolved an issue that causes Narrator to stop responding after you unlock a device. The latest update also resolved an issue pertaining to display of the local account groups in the localized language even after you have successfully deployed the language pack.

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.662 (20H2) has resolved an issue that prevents a user from finding certain Microsoft Xbox consoles on a Windows device. The update also fixed an issue that displays a black screen to Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) users when they attempt to sign in. Microsoft has fixed an issue with a certain COM API that causes a memory leak including failure to display the Microsoft Xbox Game Bar app controls on supported monitors.

If you are facing problems related to Microsoft DirectX 9.0 games that are running with Variable Refresh Rate on these devices, then the problem has been resolved. The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.662 update has resolved an issue that prevents the touch keyboard from opening in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps when USB devices are connected.

If you had faced issues with USB 3.0 hubs, then you will not notice the problem. The issue occurs when you establish connectivity with a device to the hub and it stops working. The issue related to touch keyboard when working with a Remote Desktop Connection with a different screen resolution has been resolved. If excessive network traffic occurs when you make use of the Open File dialog box in File Explorer, then Microsoft has resolved the problem. If ImmGetCompositionString() function returns the full-width Hiragama while working with the Microsoft Input Method Editor for Japanese.

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The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.662 has fixed an issue that prevents applications from receiving the Shift and Ctrl keystroke events when the Bopomofo, Changjie, or Quick Input Method Editors are in use. The issue related to input focus of edit controls while using the Japanese IME or the Chinse Traditional IME.

If you had trouble signing in on certain servers, then the problem has been resolved. The error occurs when you enable a Group Policy that forces the start of an interactive computer session. Microsoft also resolved an issue that fails to set the desktop wallpaper when you set the local background as a solid color. the latest update also resolved an issue related to the Microsoft Pinyin IME, which dismisses the candidate panel when you type certain phrases.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com

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