Windows 10 gets a visual change as Microsoft adds new icons for File Explorer. Redmond announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21343 (RS_PRERELEASE) on Windows Insiders on March 24. In the beta compilation, Microsoft will test new projects for many system icons in File Explorer, including the Recycle Bin, Documents folder, and disk drives. Microsoft previously updated the icons for default applications such as Calculator, Mail and others last year and will continue to evolve in the future. Microsoft has not yet provided information on when these changes will reach the general public.
Announcement the update through a blog post, Microsoft said the new icons will only be available for Windows Insider members of the developer channel. The new icons are for top-level custom folders such as Desktop, Documents, Downloads and Pictures, along with a new recycle bin design. However, Microsoft also noted that after upgrading to compilation, users may experience the loss of custom folders attached to Quick Access. It offers users to make a note of the fixed folders before upgrading, as it is currently working on a fix for it.
In this compilation, Microsoft also brings some improvements to Windows 10. Windows Administrative Tools will be renamed Windows Tools along with a change in the organization of Windows administrative and system tools. Get help on the Windows on-screen keyboard will now say Learn more. Some fixes have also been released by Microsoft for errors in Windows 10. It has fixed many issues with devices that receive errors for certain NVMe devices and network adapters. Also, the problem with applications that crash during installation is also resolved.
In February last year, Microsoft updated many icons for its built-in applications to upgrade the appearance of Windows 10. These applications include Calculator, Groove Music, Mail, Calendar and more.
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