Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 Build 17672 for Fast Ring Insiders. The latest build comes with some new features from the Redstone 5 development branch. This is the build which is being released by Microsoft after the previous build which was a major one with many new features.

The latest build comes with a minor new feature which is related to the Windows Security Improvements. The Windows Security Center will now require antivirus product to run as a protected process.

Microsoft also confirmed that the Windows Defender Antivirus will remain enabled with the antivirus products. The users have also been given the option to disable the new behaviour if they like in the latest build by creating a registry key and reboot the device to apply changes.

The latest build can be termed as a minor update as compared to the previous Insider build 17666 which contained many new features like improvements to Sets, Dark Theme introduction for File Explorer and Cloud Clipboard.

Microsoft also introduced the most awaited Clipboard feature with the previous build. With the Clipboard feature, users will be able to pin the items from the clipboard apart from being able to directly paste from the clipboard history.

You can refer our dedicated article for the latest features introduced in the previous Redstone 5 build 17666 for Fast and Skip Ahead Insiders.

Microsoft is busy with the public rollout of Windows 10 April 2018 Update which also affects the development of Redstone 5. You can expect new features and improvements in the coming days as the development of next Windows 10 update is still in the early days. Microsoft is expected to finalize the Windows 10 Redstone 5 in October and it will be released to the general public by the end of this year.

The latest build is currently available for download and you can get the same by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for Update. Do let us know your thoughts after installing the latest build in the comments below.

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