Windows & Windows Insider Program



The Windows Insider programme is an open Software testing software testing program by Microsoft that allows users who own a valid license of< Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 to register for pre-release builds of the operating system previously only accessible to software developers


Microsoft launched Windows Insider for developers, enterprise testers and the “technically able” to test out new developer features on pre-release software & builds, not given publicly released, to gather low level diagnostics feedback in order to identify, investigate, mitigate & improve the Windows 10 OS, with the help, support and guidance of the Insider Program Participants, in direct communication with Microsoft Engineers via a proprietary communication & diagnostic channel.


It was announced on September 30, 2014 along with Windows 10. By September 2015, over 7 million people took part in the Windows Insider Program. On February 12, 2015, Microsoft started to test out previews of Windows 10 Mobile. Microsoft announced that the Windows Insider program would continue beyond the official release of Windows 10 for future updates.

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