The Windows 10 Build 19044.1862 has been distributed on the Release Preview Channel by Microsoft. Insiders can now download Windows 10 version 21H2 with it.
The build’s two standout new features are the ability to get urgent messages when focus assist is turned on and the return of Windows Autopilot deployment scenarios to full operation. For the latter, it includes those who are impacted by the hardware reuse security mitigation. Insiders can anticipate the removal of the one-time use limitation for pre-provisioning and self-deploying mode as well as the re-enablement of the User Principal Name display in user-driven mode installations for authorized manufacturers in this version.
The performance of a push-button reset after an OS upgrade has also been improved in this build. In instances where numerous threads are competing for a single file at high input/output operations per second, Microsoft claims that the overhead of resource contention has been reduced.
Regarding the remaining components of the build, Insiders will receive numerous new fixes, such as: