Microsoft has finally begun to roll out a new update for Windows 10, Today the software giant releases Build 18282 on the 19H1 branch and introduces some interesting new features. For 2018 most software companies have been using dark themes. This new light theme will first appear in the next major update to Windows 10, expected to debut in April 2019 means next year. Codenamed 19H1.
Microsoft working on its major new update which will feature new light theme as from very long no major upgrades we haven’t seen in terms of personalization, so Microsoft go ahead this time with its new light theme. It also includes improvements to the new snipping tool, updates to the printing app, and intelligent hours for Windows Update so it doesn’t randomly reboot your device.
As if now the new build is not available for all users, Microsoft Unveil the new theme today in a new test build of Windows 10, and it looks like a new take on the white theme that exists in the operating system. Microsoft is essentially bringing this white theme system-wide, allowing all the UI to appear white. To compliment the new light theme, Microsoft is also tweaking the default wallpaper of Windows 10, so it better fits the new theme.
The Microsoft is also tweaking the brightness slider in the notification center and adding a dark theme to the built-in OneDrive app for Windows 10. Windows Insiders can test the new changes as part of a public beta, before they’re made more broadly available early next year.
For Now, if you want light theme follow these steps
Go to Settings > Personalization > Colors. Click the dropdown under ‘Choose your color’ and select Light. The new theme changes many elements of the OS UI, including the taskbar, Start menu, Action Center, touch keyboard and so on. Not all elements are currently Light-friendly though.
A part of this new Light theme, there’s a new default wallpaper. Go to Settings > Personalization > Themes and select Windows Light to apply it.
General changes, improvements, and fixes in build 19H1 Build 18282 are as follows:
• Fixed an issue causing File Explorer to freeze when interacting with video files in the last few flights.
• Fixed an issue resulting in certain x86 apps and games having blurry text rendering in the last few flights, where the text appeared to have a shadow.
• If you were seeing certain games launch to launch with an error citing unexpected kernel modification detected, check the games for available updates.
• When you hover over the navigation pane in Start, after a short period it will now automatically expand. This is something that a portion of Insiders have had for a little bit now, and after finding positive results Microsoft is now rolling it out to all Insiders.
• Microsoft is adding a shadow to Action Center, to match the shadow seen along the borders of another taskbar flyouts.
• Fixed an issue resulting in some users not being able to set Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with… command or via Settings > Apps > Default apps.
• Fixed an issue resulting in the context menu not coming up when right-clicking an open app in Task View.
• Fixed an issue resulting in the touch keyboard not working correctly when trying to type Chinese with the Bopomofo IME.
• Improvements made in the Narrator and Chrome browser experience.
• Narrator Scan Mode will more reliably toggle off when a user reaches the Word Online canvas, making it easier to type.
• Fixed a race condition resulting in blue screens if your PC was set up to dual boot in recent builds.
• Fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders experiencing a PDC_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT bug check / green screen on resume from hibernate.
• Fixed an issue resulting in the Network button on the sign-in screen not working recently.
Issues in this build are:
• PDFs opened in Microsoft Edge may not display correctly (small, instead of using the entire space).
• The hyperlink colors need to be refined in Dark Mode in Sticky Notes if the Insights are enabled.
• Settings page will crash after changing the account password or PIN, Microsoft recommends using the CTRL + ALT + DEL method to change the password
• Due to a merge conflict, the settings for enabling/disabling Dynamic Lock are missing from Sign-in Settings.
• Settings crashes when clicking on the “View storage usage on other drives” option under System > Storage.
• Remote Desktop will only show a black screen for some users.