Microsoft Apologizes for Releasing Internal Windows 10 Builds

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A blog post by MS PowerUser senior editor Mehedi Hassan said internal build 1621 that had been released sent mobile devices into a boot loop.

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This "happened because an inadvertent deployment to the engineering system that controls which builds/which rings to push out to insiders", she said. Although Sakar warns that the accidental build "may include issues that impact usability of your PC-more so than the normal builds we give you", the installation doesn't seem overly unsafe. Sarkar adds that the said builds only made their way to a "small portion of folks" out of the huge 500 million users running Windows 10 at the moment.

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The US technology giant also says that its latest Windows 10 software is the only OS completely safe from WannaCry. Again, a build was released from a different development branch-this one named "RS_IoT", denoting that it's not even a mobile build at all but rather an Internet-of-Things variant. For Windows Insiders who are concerned about stability and buggy behavior, be advised that you might be running a preview build that was not yet ready for testing.

While Windows 10 testers that installed the PC build, an internal Edge branch, will have to wait for Microsoft to publish a newer build or roll back using the recovery option in Windows 10 settings. These bad releases break that trust, driving home the message that the Insider program is not a good fit for any machine that you actually depend on. In such case, the tester will have to use Windows Device Recovery Tool to recover and wipe the device completely.

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If it has downloaded but not installed, you'll need to backup and reset.

No new builds will be released by Microsoft until next week. We will keep you updated on when we plan to release new builds to you next week. The accidental release of Windows 10 Build 16212 has created buzz among Windows Phone users as if you install the build on your phone, it will get stuck in a reboot loop and you will need to flash the phone.

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