It’s been two weeks since Microsoft started rolling out the new Windows 10 insider build 19603 for the normal users.
And today is the end of the waiting time for the new Windows 10 insider builds 19603 because now it is available for download. This new Windows 10 insider comes with the new feature including the welcome addition of Linux lovers, storage management improvement and many more.
Hence, in this write-up, we are going to discuss Windows 10 insider build
19603 and its feature.
Moreover, let’s get into it.
It is a happy time for those who had already installed WSL in their Windows
OS. Because in this new Windows 10 insider build 19603 update one of the main
features is a new Linux icon situated in the left-hand navigation pane in the
file explorer and when you click on it you will able to see all Linux distros.
In the above section we have discussed two terms, the first one is WSL and the second one is Linux distribution or Linux distros. So, let’s clear the concept what exactly Linux distribution is?
What is Linux Distribution?
Linux Distribution is a combination of Linux kernel, GNU Tool chain, Graphical Environment, Package Manager and Repositories, and Default selection of Software.
Now, the other term what is WSL and how it’s connected to Linux.
What is Windows Subsystem for Linux?
After knowing what Linux distribution is, let’s move toward what is WSL or Windows
Subsystem for Linux. So, basically WSL is an official thing or official feature
of Windows provided by Microsoft itself that provides a compatibility
environment that allows Linux tools and programs to run inside of Windows machine.
Once you install it you get access to a terminal window where you can run
bash command and from there you can run all the normal things. You would also run
compilers and you can do editing, copy things around the secure shell.
With the help of WSL you can able to access a visualized a containerized compatible kind of Linux environment in Windows machine.
Now, let’s back to the Windows 10 Insider build 19603
So, before this update if a user wants to access their WSL data then, they
have to go to the default location and that is
But after this 19603 update, you will see Linux penguin Tux on the left-hand side off the screen. Which make it easier than ever to access root file from your different Linux Distribution.
Another new feature in this build is the user cleanup recommendation in
storage settings. That will help you to free up space on your PC or removing
unused app and files.
Because Windows are not able to predict itself that whether you want to
delete personal files, uninstall software or want to remove local copies of
files synced to the cloud for better storage management.
So, with the help of this tool all the content is gathered on one page and you can remove it in a few clicks.
Microsoft also noted some other improvements like the Microsoft newspaper
Now, it is available with all new features and i.e., it provides news
stories in various formats on your PC. And also the raw image Extension now
supports Canon’s CR3 format.
One more remarkable improvement by Microsoft in this build is that the narrator will no longer automatically enable the scan mode when interacting with the idea pane in Excel software.
Another thing the narrator will automatically enable the scan mode and start reading web pages in Microsoft Edge.
Bugs Fixed by Microsoft in Windows 10 Insider Build 19603 Update
There are so many bugs or issues fixed in this update. Some of them are
Microsoft fixed an issue causing webcam to NOT function
correctly when attempting to make a video call in Microsoft Teams application.
They fix another issue of WIN + PrtScr keyboard shortcut which is no longer saving a picture to file
Many users are encountering an issue when switching
window focus while an Ami candidate pane was open. So in this build, they also fix
The most reported issue by the users is of storage
settings. They want the option to clean old Windows installation files which
was not available. But after this update, you can remove Windows old file
There are many more issues or bugs fixed by Microsoft in this new update so if you want to know all fixed issues and recent known issues then read here.
It’s been so long we are waiting for this Windows insider update. Now finally it is available for download to the users. Also in this blog we have discussed all the features comes with this new Windows 10 build 19603 update.
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