Microsoft to make more privacy tweaks to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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We have a fix for one of them in the Windows Insider build that flighted to the "Fast" ring (build 16273 and above). This matches up with the last feature update releases for Windows 10.

Earlier this year, Microsoft released a 2GB corpus for clients of Skype Translator to use to help improve its output. Microsoft addressed nine issues that pertain to input, including one where pressing delete when using the full touch keyboard layout in UWP apps would input a period rather than deleting a character.

Helping customers avoid a similar fate, Microsoft is introducing new Windows Defender ATP features that will work in concert with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to block attacks.

Microsoft Edge improvements. Microsoft fixed numerous issues in Edge.

We fixed a couple of navigation issues when changing from highway to highway (occasionally, signposts were copied from the original highway to the destination highway) and highway to non-highway (erroneous instruction to "enter highway"). People that are not part of the Insider program will have to wait for the patch to be released to everyone.

Windows 10 currently prompts users to enable location-based information on apps like maps, and Microsoft is extending this dialogue box to other apps and information. You may disable ad targeting there for instance, or access to your location.

Microsoft revealed several privacy improvements arriving with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in October.

The Language Community app lets Windows users take screenshots of system windows and highlight what they think are bad translations. If you use Office, your only option to manually uninstall these KBs, at least if you also use documents with merged cells. Some applications have hardcoded access to permissions however; those cannot be blocked from accessing these functions. Additional information on Windows Analytics can be found on the Microsoft website. I've just checked my account and I am also on a 10 limit, even though I had six Windows 10 devices listed as active (two phones, three computers, and a Surface - but I don't have an Xbox One).

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