Windows 10 RS5 build 17666 brings Sets improvements and a new clipboard

By: Madeleine Dean
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Windows 10 RS5 build 17666

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 Redstone 5 build to Fast Ring Insiders and those to joined the Skip Ahead branch. Build 17666 introduces a series of interesting new features that Microsoft has been teasing users about for a long time.

The Redmond giant added a bunch of improvements to Sets which will definitely make this feature even more popular among users.  Sets now have an acrylic title bar and all of your recent Microsoft Edge tabs will now be displayed when using Alt+ Tab. You can also select your windowing preferences and mute web tabs.

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Windows 10 Redstone 5 will also bring a new clipboard experience and this build introduces many of the upcoming changes. You can now can paste from the clipboard history, and pin the items that you frequently use. This new feature will enhance your productivity allowing you to quickly access the items that you need to copy and paste.

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Not only can you can paste from the clipboard history, but you can also pin the items you find yourself using all the time. This history is roamed using the same technology which powers Timeline and Sets, which means you can access your clipboard across any PC with this build of Windows or higher. Our new settings page for enabling this experience is under Settings > System > Clipboard […]

File Explorer gets a Dark Theme

windows 10 file explorer dark theme

Adding a dark theme to File Explorer was one of the most popular requests Microsoft received from Windows 10 users. You can now test this new feature by going to Settings > Personalization > Colors. If you enable the dark theme, all the apps and system UI will follow suit.

The list of new features and improvements doesn’t end here. If you want to learn more about what’s new in Windows 10 build 17666, go to Microsoft’s official webpage.

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