Microsoft set to drop support for classic Windows Phone apps

Posted June 03, 2017

Sarkar adds that the said builds only made their way to a "small portion of folks" out of the enormous 500 million users running Windows 10 at the moment.

For Windows 10 users it's a bit easier.

Some users reported that their Pcs/laptops/mobiles went to a boot loop after being updated this internal build 16212 PCs.MSPowerUser also reported that the Build 16212 causes Windows 10 Mobile devices to enter a boot loop, requiring users to reset their device using the Windows Device Recovery Tool.

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When we asked for more information, a spokesperson for Microsoft said the company is excited about this partnership with HP but that it has "nothing else to share at this time". "We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for being a Windows Insider!". "This happened because an inadvertent deployment to the engineering system that controls which builds/which rings to push out to insiders", she wrote.

"For those who received one of these builds on your devices - Microsoft has issued the following advice".

By now many of you are already aware of the situation that occurred last night just as the Windows Insider team was about to release a Redstone 3 and Feature 2 build update for PC and Mobile devices respectively.

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After knowing about the accidental release, Microsoft quickly reverted the issue and placed blocks to make sure that the builds don't reach more users. Also, it won't be releasing any new build this week. Sakar says impacted users can even sit tight and wait for Microsoft to send them a new build.

Microsoft had rolled out an emergency update to protect Windows XP systems against WannaCry ransomware, this still doesn't mean that this is a secure operating system.

"This build will *not* install on your device", Sakar says. Although it will be buggier than the builds Insiders in the Fast Ring normally receive, you can keep it installed on your system according to Microsoft and it will be updated once a newer build is released. These bad releases break that trust, driving home the message that the Insider program is not a good fit for any machine that you actually depend on.

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As discovered late past year, Home Hub is meant to be a feature for making Windows 10 devices a central clearinghouse in families' homes.