Windows 10 build 14393.222 (KB3194496) available for Release Preview and Slow Ring

By: Madeleine Dean
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Microsoft recently rolled out a new Windows 10 build to Release Preview and Slow Ring Insiders. Build 14393.222 improves the Windows Update Agent, shared drives, virtual private network, HTTP downloads, Internet Explorer 11, multimedia playback, and Microsoft Edge.

Since this build was pushed out to the Release Preview ring, it means this version is pretty stable. Its fixes and improvements it brings will most likely be available to the general public on the next Patch Tuesday on October 4. The current build actually comes packaged as cumulative update KB3194496.

Build 14393.222 brings the following improvements:

  • Improved performance of push and local notifications, Hyper-V platform, and some social media websites using Microsoft Edge.
  • Addressed issue where mapping a drive from an elevated command prompt doesn’t work with administrator credentials.
  • Addressed issue causing movies that were ripped using the transport stream (.ts) format to play without sound in Windows Media Player and the Xbox One Media Player app.
  • Addressed issue causing the Movies & TV app on the Xbox to stop working when attempting to play content that was just purchased from the Store.
  • Improved support for networks by adding new entries to the Access Point Name (APN) database.
  • Addressed issue causing “Print all linked documents” to not work in Internet Explorer 11. […]
  • Addressed additional issues with multimedia, Windows kernel, Windows shell, enterprise security, storage file system, Remote Desktop, core platform, Hyper-V platform, Windows Update for Business, display kernel, near field communication (NFC), input and composition, Bluetooth, Microsoft Lync 2010 compatibility, Windows Storage API, app registration, Trusted Platform Module, Group Policy, Internet Explorer 11, virtual private network (VPN), BitLocker, wireless networking, datacenter networking, Cortana, PowerShell, Active Directory, connection manager and data usage, Microsoft Edge, Windows Recovery Environment, file clustering, Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, audio playback settings, DShow Bridge, app compatibility, licensing, cloud infrastructure, domain name system (DNS) server, network controller, USB barcode reader, and Adobe Flash Player.

If you downloaded and tested cumulative update KB3194496, tell us more about your experience in the comment section below.

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