Microsoft has begun its latest Bug Bash Event announced last month when disclosing details of the upcoming Windows 10 Creators update codenamed “Redstone 2”, the update for which is to be rolled out to Windows 10 users early next year.
The company’s first Bug Bash was rolled out to Windows 10 Insiders with the Preview Build 14332 in April were in the company had encouraged the Insiders to help it by identifying and eliminating bugs reported in the OS before its official release.
Microsoft’s Michael Fortin said today, “we are using Quests within Feedback Hub to identify different areas of the product to try out and give feedback. Throughout the week, we will cycle through new Quests and will bring them all back over the weekend for additional feedback before we conclude the Bug Bash.”
Fortin also confirmed that the latest Bug Bash focuses on Windows 10 build 14959, which was released to the Fast ring last week. Insiders can find Quests in the Feedback Hub app, under the navigation tab of the same name.
Quests will be marked with:
· ADVANCED Quests:
Quests marked as “ADVANCED” are more technical and may require changing the system configuration on your device and require an understanding on how to revert the changes after the Quest is done. You should only perform Quests that you feel comfortable doing, if something goes wrong you’ll need to be able to troubleshoot how to get back to a good state on your device.
· UPDATE Quests:
Quests marked as “Update” exercise Update paths from Windows 10 Anniversary Update to the November 2016 Windows 10 Bug Bash build
· DEVELOPER Quests:
Quests marked as “Developer Quests” specifically are designed for Developers and may require coding.
Fortin also revealed that the company will be recognising and awarding badges to the Windows Insiders for their participation in the Bug Bash in the Feedback Hub after the conclusion of the event on November 12 at 11:59pm PST.