Windows 10 build 18946

Build of Windows 10 May 2020 Update
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Architecturex86, x64
Timebomb2020-07-31 (+374 days)
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Windows 10 build 18946 is an internal build of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update that was accidentally released to users in the Fast Ring on 24 July 2019 alongside builds 18947.rs_xbox and 18947.rs_prerelease. This build includes a number of significant changes to the user interface reminiscent of the design changes later found in Windows 10X and Windows 11.

New features[edit | edit source]

  • A fully redesigned Start menu.
  • A new Control Center design that expands as notifications are received.

Enabling the new features[edit | edit source]

  • To enable the new Start menu, use the mach2 tool, run an elevated command prompt session and type in mach2 enable 19908852 -v 1.
  • To enable the new Control Center design, open the Registry Editor and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Control Center, then create a DWORD value named UseLiteLayout with a value of 1.

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