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The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has been plopped into the Release Preview ring as promised. This is in marked contrast to the previous release, which skipped Preview entirely. That didn't go so well, so this time Microsoft is exercising extreme caution. The build can be picked up via Windows Update, although you'll need opt …

  1. N2 Silver badge
    Trollface

    More testing?

    Well, I suppose anything is better than nothing.

  2. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    Still a problem

    Given Slurp has not figured out how to use the results from their 'volunteer' alpha and beta testers I am not convinced more time in the testers' hands will mean much. What Slurp needs to do is to reconstitute their internal QA department and them loose on the code before releasing even preliminary versions to the world. Until then, I view this as mostly a PR stunt not a real solution to the fundamental problem.

  3. JohnFen Silver badge

    Preview ring != testing

    Something like the preview ring is a great idea to supplement a real testing effort. It is not, however, anything like a real testing effort.

  4. MatthewSt

    .30 has already been bumped up to .53

  5. DJV Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Dark Mode, Light Mode, Meh...

    If only there was a Windows 7 mode... sigh...

    1. Waseem Alkurdi Silver badge
      Trollface

      Re: Dark Mode, Light Mode, Meh...

      Call it "Old Mode"? "Stable Mode"?

  6. big_D Silver badge

    WSUS

    I checked our WSUS options this morning, "Windows 10 1903 and later" is now listed as a product category.

    1. Danny 14 Silver badge

      Re: WSUS

      ours too (just above "Windows Ultimate Extras").

  7. Yorick

    I think I broke it

    I think I found a severe, and very rare, bug. Several of my apps wouldn't start any more, error 0xc0000135. Tried a bunch of troubleshooting, then rolled back. Some apps still broken after rollback. Restored from backup to 1809.

    Discussion here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/bbaq3g/microsoft_has_released_build_1836253_kb4495666/ekjj6xc?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x

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