Microsoft Removes Watermark, Addresses Out Of Memory Bug In The Latest Windows 10 20H1 Build

Heads up Fast Ring Insiders — Microsoft has pushed Windows 10 20H1 Build 19030 to the Fast Ring. The build doesn’t bring any new features and focuses on bug fixes and performance issues.

If you don’t like the build’s watermark, this update is for you as it removes the watermark from your desktop. Although Windows 10 20H1 is still a work in progress, the removal of this watermark is an indication that Microsoft is getting closer to its release.

What’s New In Windows 10 20H1 build 19030

Improved Cortana’s Productivity

This week’s Fast Ring update brought some changes for Cortana on Windows 10. Microsoft is constantly working to integrate Cortana in the Microsoft 365 apps. The company has demonstrated some changes in the recent update showcasing how Cortana can help you in managing your time, and tasks.

Watermark Removed

The new build removes the watermark for Windows 10 users. It was previously available on the lower right-hand corner of your desktop. However, Microsoft says that it doesn’t mean that the feature update is ready for a release.

Night Light Settings Bug Fix

There were some reports that connecting or disconnecting a system from the secondary monitor hides night light settings on the primary monitor. Microsoft has addressed the issue in this build.

No More Memory Issues

Microsoft has finally fixed an annoying bug for users who love watching long HEVC videos. Many of them reported receiving an out of memory message on their screens.

MSA Pin Sign-in Screen Bug Fix

Those users who tried to reset their MSA pin from the sign-in screen and left the screen for some time experienced a BSOD problem. They had to reboot to recover their systems. The problem has been finally resolved in Windows 10 20H1.

App Maximization Issues

Some users were previously experiencing app maximization issues with certain apps. The full-screen mode didn’t cover the entire screen in the previous builds.

Known Issues

Here’s is a list of some major issues acknowledged by Microsoft:

  • Microsoft warned its users that they may experience problems while connecting some external USB 3.0 drives with Start Code 10 or 38.
  • Some users complained about a laggy or slow update process. You may need to wait for long hours to install the update on your system.

You can check out the full list of known issues by heading over to the official blog post.

For those who don’t know, Microsoft has already announced a new RTM cycle (December and June) for Windows 10. It is possible that the next feature update may land earlier than expected.

Alex Schoff
Alex is a technology reporter with a particular interest in Microsoft and Windows. He keeps a close eye on major developments related to Windows 10, Google Chrome, Office 365, and more.