Windows 10 build 14295

Release date: 03/25/2016

New Microsoft Edge features

New in Windows 10 build 14295

  • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge would refresh the tab if you pressed caps lock in a password field.

New in Windows 10 build 14291

New Desktop features:

  • Extensions: Extensions are now available to preview in Microsoft Edge. Check out our blog post announcing extensions to learn more or download sample extensions at our new extensions page.
    Screen capture showing extensions menu
  • Pinned tabs: Pin tabs to keep your most-used sites and web apps available. To pin a tab, right-click on the tab you want to pin and choose "Pin tab". To unpin a tab, right-click on the pinned tab you want to unpin and choose "Unpin tab". Pinned tabs always appear at the start of the tab row, and only showing the site’s icon. Pinned tabs don’t show a close button, so you won’t accidentally close them. Pinned tabs that are in your Microsoft Edge window when you close the app will come back the next time you open Microsoft Edge.
    Screen capture showing Pinned Tabs in Microsoft Edge
  • Paste and go: Copy any link into your clipboard, right-click in the address bar, and choose “Paste and go” from the context menu. Edge pastes the URL into the address bar and navigates to the site. If you copy something other than a link to your clipboard, you will instead see a “paste and search” option.
    Screen capture showing Paste and Go in Microsoft Edge

New Mobile features:

  • Fixed an issue where links from other apps like Cortana or Mail sometimes wouldn’t load the page in Edge.
  • Increased the size of the close button for tabs in the Tab Center to make it easier to close tabs, especially on devices with a larger screen size.

New in Windows 10 build 14279

  • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge and Cortana were crashing for users with roaming profiles.

New in Windows 10 build 14267

  • Microsoft Edge now includes a setting to clear browsing data whenever you close the browser
  • Settings -> Download Settings now includes an option to show a prompt when you start a download, allowing you to choose where to save the file.
  • Right clicking on the favorites bar now presents options see icons only, rename items, or create new folders
    Screen capture showing icon-only favorites bar
  • Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile now includes a button to create an InPrivate tab from the Tab Center
    Screen capture showing InPrivate button in Tab Center
  • Word Flow now works in the address bar in Microsoft Edge
  • Fixed an issue where shape writing would ignore every second word when typing into text boxes in Microsoft Edge and some apps

New in Windows 10 build 11102

  • New history menu in Microsoft Edge: Right click the “back” or “forward” buttons to quickly travel through pages in your history.

New web platform features

New in Windows 10 build 14291

  • Preview support for the VP9 video format on some devices. This feature is automatically enabled or disabled depending on the device’s support for hardware acceleration. You can change this setting in about:flags.

New in Windows 10 build 14279

New experimental JavaScript feature support (enable via about:flags):

  • Support for array.prototype.includes (ES2016)
  • Support for exponentiation operator (ES2016)

New in Windows 10 build 14267

  • This release contains initial plumbing for Web Notifications support (not yet functional)

New in Windows 10 build 14257

  • F12 Developer Tools will now load correctly Microsoft Edge

New in Windows 10 build 11099

  • Initial foundational work for EdgeHTML 14

New in Windows 10 build 10586

  • Fixed an issue where Tab Previews were not working if the page was not scrolled to the top.
  • Fixed an issue where web note clippings were appearing as black.

Learn more about this release on the Windows blog

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