Microsoft has announced a new Insiders Preview build for its Windows 10 operating system. The update brings a number of new improvements and features and promises to make it much easier to use Windows-based laptops and desktop PCs.
In a blog post, Microsoft announced that it is looking for ways to improve the customization and adaptation of the operating system to user needs. Understanding that different users use their PCs for different purposes, Microsoft announced that it is testing that it will modify the Windows installation screen to start optimized for their favorite activities. A Windows Insider blog post details the updated default experience with this new screen asking users what they plan to do with their machine.
“Based on your feedback, we’re exploring adding a Windows Setup (OOBE) page to better understand how you plan to use your device and help you customize your device for its intended use … This is the Initial wave of work for this feature and insiders may notice different options presented in OOBE depending on what they select, however at this time insiders will not notice any other configuration differences after exiting OOBE. it’s time to share future improvements in this space. “
As the post explains, the option is currently only available to select developers. For them, the screen wouldn’t make any configuration changes, but it will still give them a good idea of what the company might do with the feature in the future.
Microsoft also shared a screenshot of the setup landing page. It clearly shows new headers under which a system can be configured. For example, a PC can now be set up for schoolwork or games, among other things. There will also be additional settings in these tabs, however, Microsoft has not disclosed information about them at the moment.
Details about the new feature were shared by Microsoft on its Windows Insider blog.
- Microsoft is working to improve the customization of its Windows 10 operating system.
- Windows 10 may offer better customization for users in the future.
- Details on the feature were shared on the Windows Insider Blog.