In turn, consumers will function as testers for Microsoft's most important customers -- large organizations -- to theoretically cull even more flaws before they get the update on the corporate-quality Current Branch for Business.
Aul also signaled that distribution changes are coming to Insider.
"We're also evaluating the Windows Insider rings, and considering whether we should make changes there," he said without delving into details. "We're putting plans together now, so you won't see any changes immediately, but they will come over time." Among the ideas that Aul has floated in the past was a faster-than-fast ring.
Microsoft is not expected to begin delivering significant Windows 10 updates to those not registered with Insider until later this year, when it will start using the branches-and-rings model.
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