Windows 10 version 1511

10.0.10586 · Threshold 2 · November Update


29 Sep '15 12 Nov '15

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18 Nov '15 10 Nov '15 12 Nov '15

Start and Action center

  • You can now show either 3 or 4 medium tiles per group
  • The letters in the app list now take less space when "Show more tiles" is enabled
  • Tiles now can have jumplists
  • The context menus for tiles have been reorganized and provide quick links to share and review apps
  • Desktop app tiles now can have their own color
  • Start now supports up to 2048 tiles (up from 512)
  • The start context menus have been updated to display icons and contain the app's jumplist

Cortana and search

  • Cortana now works on local accounts
  • Cortana can now understand your inked notes
  • Cortana can now track your movies and ticketed events
  • Cortana can now warn you for missed phone calls
  • Cortana can now save energy when you're away


  • Task View now allows to snap apps to the screen or replace apps
  • When you snap a window and select another window to snap beside it, you can resize both windows at once (only horizontal)

User Interface

  • When colors for start, taskbar and Action center are enabled, title bars will now also be affected
  • Context menus now have a more consistent design
  • Improved dark and light theming
  • The look for dropdowns has been changed system wide
  • Windows Apps now have an opening and closing animation
  • Jumplists have a new design
  • Some icons have been replaced (including the Registry Editor)
  • The title bar of WinRT apps will now take the color of the splash screen while starting
  • The text that is shown while preparing your account has been updated

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 20.10240 to version 25.10586 with the following updates
    • You can now open proxy settings from within the Microsoft Edge settings
    • Edge has a new First start-home page
    • You can now share media to other screens
    • When a page is properly paginated, the next button will light up to go to the next page
    • Tabs won't resize when you're closing tabs until your mouse leaves the tab bar
    • Edge now shows previews of tabs
    • You can now sync your favorites and reading list
    • Middle-clicking the Edge-icon will now launch a new window
    • The F12 tools can now be docked into the window
    • The search engine setting now has its own pane
    • The note feature has a new icon
    • You can now use "Ask Cortana" when reading a PDF
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 12.10240 to version 12.10586 with the following updates
    • Base for Object RTC support
    • Improved support for ECMAScript 6.0 and 7.0
    • Extended support for HTML5 and CSS3
    • Support for new input types
    • Support for Pointer Lock
    • Support for Canvas blending modes
    • Support for the download-attribute in an anchor
    • Support for the picture-element
    • Support for :in-range, :out-of-range, :read-only and :read-write
    • Support for font-size-adjust
    • Support for input type=datetime-local
    • Support for ellipses
    • Support for Object RTC
    • Support for HTML Templates
    • Support for CSS initial and unset
  • The following flags have been added
    • The experimental Javascript functions option is now functional


  • New panels, settings and options
    • Colors for start, the taskbar and Action center now also apply to title bars
    • Windows Spotlight can now be set as the lock screen for Pro users
    • You can now disable the background for the logon screen
    • You can now (dis)allow apps to access your call history
    • You can now (dis)allow apps to access and send emails
    • You can now make Windows select the correct time zone automatically
    • You can now choose to shuffel backgrounds when using a slideshow
    • You can let Windows notify you when there are issues with any USB-connected device
    • The Insider settings now show your account details and allow you to stop receiving builds for a limited amount of days
    • The Control Panel's Theme Settings have been extended, back to the state from Windows 8.1
    • There is a new system in place to warn you for common issues when using the Insider Preview
    • Installing apps to another drive has been enabled again
    • You can now change where Windows stores offline maps
    • Changing the scalling settings will now go in effect when changed, without clicking "Apply"
    • You can now locate your device with GPS and location tracking in "Find my device"
    • The Activation-screen no longer shows a product ID and key but the status if you've been digitally entitled
    • The default apps are now marked as "Recommended for Windows 10" on the Default apps page
    • There is a new "Learn more" link in Windows Update that is supposed to give you info on the latest updates
  • Visual updates and others
    • The Settings-icon on the taskbar no longer has a background color
    • The Settings-tile is now transparent for non-fresh installs too
    • The "Storage" tab now has icons for each file format
    • The settings app splash screen now uses the user's accent color
    • The About page now shows the Windows 10 logo in the user's accent color
    • The Windows Insider Ring now has to be set with a slider instead of a dropdown


  • Improved memory management
  • Your default printer is now the last printer you've used
  • You can now activate Windows 10 with a Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 key
  • The build number of a public build no longer has to be dividable by 16
  • WebM and VP9 support has been removed (will return in a later build)
  • Improvements to localization text UI in various languages


  • You can now share feedback more easily from Windows Feedback
  • Windows Apps can now have jumplists
  • Skype Video has been added as a default app
  • Messaging has been added as a default app
  • Phone has been added as a default app
  • Sway has been added as a default app

Other features

  • Improvements to the text input panel, including expanding when more space is required and punctuation improvements
  • New emojis have been added
  • The "Environmental Variables" window has been reworked
  • You can now use Hyper-V within another Hyper-V guest machine
  • Improved performance for running Hyper-V machines within each other

And further

  • Windows will now claim to be version 1511, which stands for its November 2015 release date
  • The copyright has been changed to 2016


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