Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Fast Build 16281 for PC Insider

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  1. kado897's Avatar
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       03 Sep 2017 #120

    Cliff S said: View Post
    The more you know...:
    Just to set the record straight, 13Al was named by(not discovered by) Sir Humphry Davy a Cornish chemist and inventor.

    So I guess the UK's Aluminium IS the correct word(the Germans call it that too), and not Aluminum(the way I say it, except for foil, that's Tin Foil )..
    We call it Tin Foil too despite there being no Tin in it.
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  2.    03 Sep 2017 #121

    Cliff S said: View Post
    The more you know...:
    Just to set the record straight, 13Al was named by(not discovered by) Sir Humphry Davy a Cornish chemist and inventor.

    So I guess the UK's Aluminium IS the correct word(the Germans call it that too), and not Aluminum(the way I say it, except for foil, that's Tin Foil )..
    And Tin Foil used to be made of Tin (Sn) which proved to be not too good for health.
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  3.    03 Sep 2017 #122

    Cliff S said: View Post
    The more you know...:
    Just to set the record straight, 13Al was named by(not discovered by) Sir Humphry Davy a Cornish chemist and inventor.

    So I guess the UK's Aluminium IS the correct word(the Germans call it that too), and not Aluminum(the way I say it, except for foil, that's Tin Foil )..
    Nobody knows who discovered aluminium. It was certainly around as early as Roman times, and aluminium plates etc. were more prized than gold in those days. It is of course the most abundant metal in the Earth's core.
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  4.    03 Sep 2017 #123

    cereberus said: View Post
    Nobody knows who discovered aluminium. It was certainly around as early as Roman times, and aluminium plates etc. were more prized than gold in those days. It is of course the most abundant metal in the Earth's core.
    It is said that Napoleon ate with Aluminum silverware and plates while everybody else from "only" gold stuff.
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  5.    03 Sep 2017 #124

    '281 has been out a couple of days and this thread has already turned into a discussion of metals. 281 can't be too bad.
    I have Edge as my default browser and bing.com as my Edge start page - will wonders ever cease.

    QUESTION 1: At some point the an rs3 build will be come the "RTM/GOLD" build right?
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  6. Wynona's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Skip Ahead Preview Build 18290 (18298 has sound problems)
       03 Sep 2017 #125

    24c said: View Post
    '281 has been out a couple of days and this thread has already turned into a discussion of metals. 281 can't be too bad.
    I have Edge as my default browser and bing.com as my Edge start page - will wonders ever cease.

    QUESTION 1: At some point the an rs3 build will be come the "RTM/GOLD" build right?
    It'll eventually become the Fall Creators Update. :)

    One thing that comes to mind . . . when a Build is especially bad, everyone stays on topic, discussing the various bugs and "how bad this Build is". However, let a significant time elapse between Builds, especially if all the bugs have been cussed and re-cussed ad nauseum, things tend to drift off topic and a lot of "We need a new Build" statements arise.

    The next phase happens when a Build is, well not perfect, but much, much better than the last one, and the bugs seem to be few and far between. You'll then find we have nothing much to talk about, and once again, things drift off topic. As we've seen in Build 16281, things drifted rather quickly. I'd judge this Build a success.

    And now . . .

    QUESTION #2 - I'm also using Edge. When I misspell a word, I get the red squiggly line underneath, which is to be expected. In all other apps, when I double click the word, then right click on it, I get a spelling hint. However, in Edge, I get:

    Read Aloud
    Select All
    Cut
    Copy
    Paste.

    If I right click on the word, I get:
    Read Aloud
    Select All
    Paste.

    Does this happen to any of you?
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  7.    03 Sep 2017 #126

    @Wynona The spell checker is working in Edge on my laptop running build 16281.
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       03 Sep 2017 #127

    Aluminium was definitely NOT around in roman times, it is not present on this planet naturally in metallic form, as the smelting temperature is high. Unless the romans invented the arc furnace of course.
    Getting back to this new build, mine is ok as were the last two, just the other day.
    With this high frequency of builds, I doubt if anybody has had the time to have more than a passing glance.
    I am with the switch it off clan, not just to save electricity, but the fire risk plummets when an appliance is switched off at the wall.
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  9. Wynona's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Skip Ahead Preview Build 18290 (18298 has sound problems)
       03 Sep 2017 #128

    Winuser said: View Post
    @Wynona The spell checker is working in Edge on my laptop running build 16281.
    Grasping at straws, Winuser. Have you tried using it in TenForums?
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  10. Kari's Avatar
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       03 Sep 2017 #129

    Wynona said: View Post
    Grasping at straws, Winuser. Have you tried using it in TenForums?
    Works for me, right clicking any misspelled words. Notice that you should not select (double click) the word, just right click it.

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