Windows 10 insider build 16188 integrated numerous new features

Microsoft introduces various Redstone-3 features in its latest preview version. The new features focus on the in 10 Windows default browser edge integrated. So, preview build 16188 for participating in the Windows Insider program brings a number of new features for PDF files in the browser that are easier to read and navigate. It is also possible to provide the documents with annotations, as well as to fill out PDF forms directly in edge.

 edge offers protected Windows application Guard (image: Microsoft) edge with application guard protected window offers (image: Microsoft)

with Windows Defender application guard Gets the edge browser a new security level, which is designed to protect companies against targeted attacks. The technology was developed under the code name of Barcelona and is based on virtualization. Potentially harmful code should be isolated in containers, so he can do no harm and not spread over the network. Microsoft wants to provide for maximum protection against malware and zero-day attacks against Windows.

similar such as sandboxing the virtualization into edge-tabs prevents content viewed and downloaded files from, to harm the system. After browsing, joins the isolated tab and destroyed at the same time any malware that could be reached in this with the temporary container. System administrators can create also whitelist of safe sites, opened in conventional edge-Windows. Edge then opens in an application guard container not recorded there sites.


Windows 10 creators update – these are the changes

Windows 10 1703 creators update offers numerous innovations for the surface and the security of Windows 10. And Redstone 3, the next update is already upon us.

to test the new safety feature but only with build 16188 Windows is 10 Enterprise Edition and also in the U.S. English version. The PC must also support hypervisor. By default, Windows Defender application guard is not on, but is manually or through policy to enable .

to enable a restart is required, to make the feature available. Edge then opens, it offers the opening of a new application-guard window with a new menu entry. This opens up an instance of the browser, which is protected by application guard.

the official introduction of the safety features to be with the next Windows version, which is being developed under the code name Redstone 3 and than 1709 version in September. Microsoft have said nothing so far, application guard to deploy the Enterprise Edition also for other versions of Windows, or expand to other applications.

already the Windows 10 creators update introduced new security features with . So, it improved threat detection with Windows Defender ATP through memory and kernel sensors. Summarized results of various security tools brought more overview.


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