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New Windows 10 TP build available for download: 9860

Posted by Chris Spanougakis , in Windows 10, Training, SystemPlus, MVP 22 October 2014 · 867 views

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It’s official: you can now download the new build of Windows 10 Technology Preview. So what you have to do is to go to PC Settings –> Update and Recovery –> Preview builds. Check for a new build and let Windows do the upgrade. I;ve noticed that this is an in-place upgrade, meaning that you’ll not loose your current user profile:

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As soon as the upgrade starts, you’ll need to restart your computer a few times, having the option to decide when to restart:

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After the upgrade, the first thing that you notice is a window animation every time you open an application or when you minimize an open window. There is the option to turn it off however, just from the PC Settings:

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There is also a Battery Saver option, just like in Windows Phone:

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For those that use a Windows Phone, there is also the Datasense feature, letting you control the amount of data that you consume for network connections:

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Notifications appear now as a new icon in the taskbar:

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Unfortunately I couldn’t find Cortana anywhere, but I still don’t know if it’s related to the regional settings of the computer, just like in Windows Phone.

Enjoy!