The next version of Windows 10 is encrypted 19h1 and is expected to be released around April 2019. In 19H1, Windows Update now displays an icon in your notification field when you have to restart your computer for updates.
This new icon was highlighted by Microsoft in a blog post that announces Windows Insider build 18290:
Starting at 19H1, when the device has an update that requires reboot (including new buildings we release) you will see Windows The update icon with the orange indicator in the notification area (system tray) warns you to restart the device.
Some people may not like the extra mess, we think this is a good idea. It's a more discreet way to mark updates than a big message "You have to restart your computer" that interrupts what you do. When you see the icon, you know that you should probably restart your computer sometime that day. Keep in mind that there is a warning before Windows Update gets very annoying.
By default, this system bar icon was disabled on our test system. To enable it on Windows 10 19H1, go to Settings> Update and Security> Windows Update> Advanced Options and set "Show a notification when your computer requires restart to complete update" to "On".
The Latest Building There are also some other interesting changes, including a microphone icon in your notification area that shows which app is using your microphone.
Microsoft has also added a "Sync Now" button and information about when your watch was last synchronized with Settings> Time and Language> Date and Time Screen. This would help if the computer's clock is not synced, for example, if it is not updated for summer time.
Other changes include Doing integration in Mail & Calendar, floating design updates for the Start menu, and some updates to the Search and Cortana interface. For example, the Search and Cortana boxes now support Windows 10's new light theme.
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