Microsoft releases KB3036140 update to Windows 10 build 9926 with more improvements

KB3035129 update for Windows 10

Microsoft has released yet another update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9926. The new KB3036140 update, which follows the KB3035129 update brings a handful of performance improvements and bug fixes.

Among the improvements is a fix for the malfunctioning Start Menu, the new Store (beta) shortcut, app installation error, Remote Desktop client crashes and many more.

Windows 10 build 9926 KB3036140 has the following new features and improvements:
  • XBOX Live-enabled games that require sign-in do not launch, and incorrectly display the message, “To use this app, you need to sign in with the Microsoft account that was used to download it.”
  • The Start Menu fails to launch shortly after install
  • The shortcut for the new Store (Beta) does not appear on the taskbar
  • The user remains at the “Please Wait” screen when attempting to sign in with a Smart Card connected
  • Virtual machines (VMs) lose connectivity to virtual hard drives (VHDs)
  • Users receive Error 0x8E5E05E2 when installing apps
  • The system stops responding when installing apps from the Store
  • There is a delay when opening a new tab in Internet Explorer
  • The system fails to resume from sleep when connected to multiple monitors with some graphics drivers
  • The user is presented with the incorrect End-User License Agreement (EULA) during upgrade
  • The Settings app incorrectly reports that new builds are available, which return error 0x80246017 when attempting to download
  • The screen doesn’t properly refresh after rotating between portrait and landscape
  • Creating a virtual machine or bringing a HyperV host under management results in error 0x80200065 – “The transfer was paused because the computer is in power-saving mode. The transfer will resume when the computer wakes up.”
  • Windows Remote Desktop Client crashes when playing video or displaying fast moving images in a remote session
  • Reliability improvements for virtual machine live migrations
  • Reliability improvements to prevent some system crashes
  • Reliability improvements to prevent possible data corruption
  • Increased power efficiency to extend battery life
The Windows 10 Technical Preview is available to those who have signed up for Microsoft’s Windows Insider Program. The KB3035129 update to Windows 10 is available for download through Windows Update.

The update comes along with the release of Microsoft Office Touch universal apps for Windows 10, which are available for download for free through the Windows Store (beta). Office Touch includes brand new touch optimized versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

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