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Microsoft is today rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build for the Windows Insiders in Fast Ring. Windows 10 Build 17713 comes with significant changes for Edge browser and Notepad.

Microsoft Edge Improvements

Microsoft Edge features a new media autoplay controls. You can finally configure the feature to control autoplay permissions on a per-site basis. It’s available under the “Website permission” and you would need to click “manage permissions” to get started.

Microsoft Edge is getting yet another feature that lets you look up definitions for words in Reading View, Books, and PDFs. In addition to the aforementioned changes, the toolbar in the PDF document will show text descriptions for the icons.

Last but not the least, Microsoft is improving the Edge browser rendering engine that We’ve included a bunch of rendering performance fixes with this build. Microsoft says that you will see fewer white pages when you navigate through PDF files.

Notepad improvements

Microsoft is improving the Notepad app and you will find an improved version of wrap-around find and replace tool. Microsoft says that Notepad will remember previously entered values and it we will automatically populate the search field with the selected text.

“We added the option to do wrap-around find/replace to the find dialog and Notepad will now remember previously entered values and the state of checkboxes and automatically populate them the next time you open the find dialog. Additionally, when you have text selected and open the find dialog we will automatically populate the search field with the selected text,” the company explains.

  • Gensai

    They should add a feature to disable cortana, I’ve been waiting for that for ages.