Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The following features and functionalities in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update are either removed from the product in the current release (“Removed”) or are not in active development and might be removed in future releases (“Deprecated”).

This list is intended to help customers consider these removals and deprecations for their own planning. The list is subject to change and may not include every deprecated feature or functionality.

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Next Generation of Skype

The new Skype app features the followings:

1.Faster calls and conversations.

2.Now you can easily share files, videos, photos, links and more directly to Skype from your Windows 10 PC

3.More themes and colors options to enable you to personalize Skype

4.An updated user interface to improve legibility and to make it easier to navigate and access your conversations

5.Status display for your contacts on the home screen, so you can easily see who is active

6.Native sharing capabilities on both Android and iOS, allowing you to share content to Skype chats from other apps and services.

To know more and download visit Skype Blog

Fixing Windows 10 Insider Preview 16237.1001 (rs_prerelease) – Error 0x80242008


You are using a Windows Insider Preview Build #16232 and wish to upgrade to Preview Build #16237 via Windows Update. But when you are trying to do that you are getting the following error:

Windows 10 Insider Preview 16237.1001 (rs_prerelease) – Error 0x80242008


If Windows Update has problem then the above error is displayed. So to fix the error you need to fix Windows Update.

Download troubleshooter for Windows 10

Cumulative Update Build 16232.1004 for Windows Insiders

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update Build 16232.1004 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring running Build 16232.The primary goal of this update is to test our servicing pipeline. This update should not require you to have to reboot unless you happen to have Notepad.exe open. This update only revs the version of the OS and includes a updated binary version of Notepad.exe and nothing else.

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My personal view:

This is a very small update which is more for Microsoft than you. Actually this minor update will make the road better for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.


Why will you install this update?

Microsoft released this KB on 27th June,2017. This update will up to date with the latest Windows 10 Creators Update. It will also prepare the system for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

How to get?

You can either get it via Windows Update or via Windows Update catalog.

What will be the OS Build after the update?


Where shall I get more information regarding this KB?

Visit here






Fixing Apps after resetting Windows Insider Build 16232


I did a reset of  Windows Insider Build 16232 . I didn’t keep any old files. After the reset I found the Apps are looking like this:

It suggests that the apps are downloading…but it didn’t download automatically.

How to fix:

To fix the problem, I opened Stores.

Clicked on my accounts.

Clicked Downloads and Updates.

The apps started downloading.



Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16232

Open Settings > Apps > Click Video playback. You can watch the video playback 🙂

Open This PC > Right Click on D drive > Select Format > You will notice a huge options for allocation size of the selected partition.

Open Windows Defender > Virus & threat protection > Controlled folder access. This new  security feature will protect you from Ransomware.

You can add additional folders to the list of protected folders, but you cannot alter the default list, which includes folders such as Documents, Pictures, Movies, and Desktop.

To know more visit here.