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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2022, 04:39:12 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22598

Build 22598 is being offered to both the Beta and Dev Channels.  ISOs are available and can be downloaded here.

Changes and Improvements:

[General]
  • We are now offering new builds to Windows Insiders in China on Lenovo PCs starting with Build 22598. These users should connect to the internet for a minimum of 15 minutes to allow the Lenovo PC Manager to auto update to the latest version (version 5.0.0.3292 or later) to receive an important fix with the app.
  • We are trying out auto-launching of the Get Started app with some Windows Insiders after upgrade to help people get started with their PC.
  • [REMINDER] As described in our in our blog post here, Windows Insiders who use the Dev Channel may get to try out new ideas, longer lead features, and experiences that may never get released. In this build, a limited set of Insiders will see the first of these experimental features as we explore additional ways to help people discover and get quick access to content they care about on the web with the Windows search box. If you see some of these concepts, be sure to let us know what you think via Feedback Hub (Win + F) and choose category Desktop Environment > Search.
[Windows Spotlight]
  • We are trying out Windows Spotlight on desktop is on by as the default background for new devices (clean installs using the ISO) and for upgrades where the background the Windows 11 default. We are trying this experience out with a limited number of Windows Insiders at first.
  • We are also trying out displaying 4K desktop backgrounds in Windows Spotlight. We are also trying this experience out with a limited number of Windows Insiders at first.
[Taskbar]
  • Updated the tooltip on the volume icon to tell you when you’re using spatial sound.
Fixes

[General]
  • Devices using Windows Information Protection (formerly EDP) policies can now access controlled data via protected apps such as Outlook, Word, Microsoft Edge, etc. as expected.
[Taskbar]
  • We fixed an issue where if you used keyboard focus on taskbar, hovers like previews would stay up during all taskbar interactions.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing taskbar badges to come back after explorer.exe crashes even if you had them turned off in Settings.
  • Made a fix for an issue where some mouse move events weren’t being passed to apps for icons in the system tray.
  • Fixed an issue where hovering over some app icons in the system tray wasn’t showing previews or tooltips.
  • App icons in the system tray should now be showing more reliably when opened again in this build.
  • Fixed an issue that was delaying or preventing the show hidden icons flyout from opening.
  • Fixed an issue where Chinese characters weren’t displaying in the taskbar calendar when the Lunar calendar was turned on.
  • Addressed an issue where the visual indicator around an app icon when sharing a window might not go away once you’d stopped sharing.
[Start menu]
  • We fixed a crash when selecting the More button in Start’s Recommended section.
  • Addressed an underlying issue which could lead to Start crashing on launch when invoked with a gesture.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the buttons and labels in Start to be the wrong colors while using contrast themes.
  • Addressed an issue where if you swiped to scroll the contents of a folder in the pinned section of Start, it would unexpectedly close Start.
[File Explorer]
  • Addressed an issue which was causing the context menu to not render completely sometimes and be transparent.
[Input]
  • Improved the performance of launching the touch keyboard on the login screen.
  • Fixed an issue where if you had selected text with touch in certain apps like Settings, the backspace key in the touch keyboard would have to be tapped twice for it to delete.
  • Voice typing should no longer stop responding if you repeatedly press WIN + H.
  • Fixed an issue for people with a large number of input methods, where the currently selected one might not be in view when you opened the input switcher.
  • Fixed the link at the bottom of the Chinese (Simplified) IME appearance settings so it points to Settings > Personalization > Text Input.
  • Addressed an issue where the emoji panel’s background image and color might not be rendered correctly after using options in Settings > Personalization > Text Input.
[Settings]
  • Fixed an issue where high DPI options in the Compatibility tab of the properties for an executable weren’t working.
  • Narrator should now read the view options we added in Settings > Apps > Installed apps
[Windowing]
  • Returned the missing animation when pressing WIN + D or clicking the Show Desktop button.
  • We addressed an issue when using snap layouts with touch which could result in an acrylic sheet getting stuck on top of the window.
  • The thumbnails in Task View should no longer be inverted when using Hebrew or Arabic display languages.
  • Fixed an explorer.exe crash when invoking Task View.
  • If you have a lot of windows open, they should no longer become superimposed on top of Desktops in Task View.
  • Fixed an issue when using ALT + Tab with a screen reader, where if you ALT + Tabbed back to certain app windows, focus would be set to a pane within the window rather than the whole window.
  • Fixed an underlying issue where accented colored title bars (when enabled) for certain apps and File Explorer were only displaying when the windows were maximized.
  • Mitigated a rare issue that could lead to the system hanging when changing the resolution sometimes in certain games.
  • Addressed an issue causing white pixels in the corners of some apps when using dark mode.
  • Did some work to address an issue where certain app windows wouldn’t move to the expected area after selecting them using snap assist.
  • Fixed a glitch in the animation when using snap layouts at the top of the screen to snap windows.
[Live captions]
  • Fixed an issue where the very top of maximized apps (e.g., title bar window management buttons) couldn’t be reached with touch while live captions were positioned at the top.
  • Live captions will now tell you when it’s done downloading and ready to caption.
[Task Manager]
  • Mitigated an issue causing the Performance page CPU graph to be colored as if Show Kernel Times was enabled even though it wasn’t.
  • Did some work to further improve Task Manager reliability.
  • Added access key support for Run New Task (ALT + N), End Task (ALT + E), Efficiency Mode (ALT + V), and other buttons on each page. If you press ALT, the letters will display next to the button.
  • With a process selected, pressing the Delete key will now end the process like it used to.
  • CTRL + Tab and CTRL + Shift + Tab will now cycle through the pages in Task Manager.
  • Fixed an issue where the memory composition graph was blank instead of filed in with the appropriate color.
  • Mitigated an issue leading to the GPU graph on the performance tab not being displayed in some cases.
  • The icons in the status column of the Processes page are no longer touching the side of the column.
  • Fixed an issue where “Efficiency mode” was missing status column of the Users page.
[WSL]
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent WSL2 from mounting the host file system on ARM64.
[Other]
  • Fixed an issue from the previous flight where the acrylic might not extend across the entire login screen.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the volume and brightness keys that appear when your use your hardware keys to be cut off in the middle.
  • Running powercfg /query should work now when launched from syswow64 or from a 32-bit process.
  • Fixed an apostrophe that wasn’t rendering correctly in the text when doing an offline scan from the Windows Security app.
  • Removed an extra “be” in the text describing Smart Account Control in the Windows Security app.
  • Fixed an issue for certain language which could lead to question marks being displayed in the place of some of the text when upgrading to a new build.
  • If you have increased the text size under Settings > Accessibility > Text Size and launch setup from a Windows ISO while booted into your currently installed OS, the text displayed in the setup window will now be increased to match your preferences.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2022, 04:13:23 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22598 | Windows Insider Blog

UPDATE 4/15: We are starting to roll out Cumulative Update Build 22598.100 (KB5014100). This update does not include anything new and is designed to test our servicing pipeline for builds in the Dev and Beta Channels.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2022, 05:48:46 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22598 | Windows Insider Blog

UPDATE 4/19: We are starting to roll out Cumulative Update Build 22598.200 (KB5014105). This update does not include anything new and is designed to test our servicing pipeline for builds in the Dev and Beta Channels.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2022, 04:32:13 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22610 | Windows Insider Blog

See the blog post for information about new group policies for IT administrators and an update to the Family Safety Widget.

Changes and Improvements:

[General]
  • Windows 11 Home edition Dev and Beta Channel builds no longer enable the SMB1 client by default. If you have installed SMB1 manually or upgraded from a previous version of Windows where SMB1 was installed, upgrading to the latest Dev and Beta Channel build will not remove SMB1. For more information, check out this blog post here.
  • We have updated the design of the battery icon on the Lock screen to be consistent with the one in the taskbar.
  • Battery icon on the Lock screen matches the design of the battery icon on the taskbar.
  • If your PC supports it, we will now show estimated battery life timing in the tooltip for the battery icon in the system tray with the most recent Insider Preview builds.
  • The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This doesn’t mean we’re done, and the watermark will return to Insiders in a future build.
[Taskbar]
  • As a result of feedback from Windows Insiders, we have disabled the tablet-optimized taskbar feature that first began rolling out to Windows Insiders in Build 22563 for now. We hope to bring this feature back in the future after further refinement of the experience. As we’ve mentioned previously, features we try out in the Dev or Beta Channels may not always ship.
[Widgets]
  • The changes in Widgets that bring more dynamic content to your Widgets board announced with Build 22563 is rolling out to more Windows Insiders in the Dev and Beta Channels.
[Task Manager]
  • We’ve updated the Processes page in Task Manager so that the colors used in the heatmap are now based on your accent color. Please note in certain cases we will use the default blue accent color to ensure readability. We did a demo of this during this month’s Windows Insider webcast featuring Claton Hendricks from the Task Manager Team – watch the webcast on-demand here.
  • The Processes page in Task Manager now shows colors based on your accent color.
[File Explorer]
  • We have updated the rename, properties, and optimize icons used in the context menu and command bar to help with discoverability and consistency.
  • Context menu in File Explorer showing the updated icons for rename and properties.
[Settings]
  • Your Phone now shows as Phone Link under Settings > Bluetooth & devices. Your Phone is now Phone Link – read the announcement here.
[Other]
  • Based on feedback from Windows Insiders, we are rolling back the change originally documented with Build 22557 where TKIP and WEP connections were no longer allowed. These connections are allowed again starting with this build as we go back to the previous behavior where a warning is given notifying you that these are not secured connections. As a reminder, TKIP and WEP are deprecated security standards and are planned for removal in a future release. We recommend updating your router or other devices to one that supports at least WPA2 (WPA3 is the current standard).
Fixes

[General]
  • We fixed the issue causing Windows Insiders running Windows 10 who were trying to join the Dev or Beta Channels to encounter a download error code 0xc8000402 while trying to download the latest build. If you experienced this issue, please install KB5011831 and then try to download the latest build from either the Dev or Beta Channels. If you continue to see this issue – please file feedback in Feedback Hub.
  • We’ve fixed an issue causing explorer.exe to crash repeatedly in a loop in the latest builds (and unable to successfully load) for a small percent of Insiders.
  • Made a change to help address an issue causing some Insiders to experience a bugcheck with the error BAD_POOL_CALLER when opening Notification Center and some other actions after the last build.
  • When opening Group Policy editor, an Administrative Template error will no longer pop up.
  • Fixed an issue where Group Policy Editor was unexpectedly showing an error saying “mmc cannot initialize the snap-in” on ARM64 in some cases.
[Taskbar]
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing Shift + Right-click on a taskbar icon from opening the expected context menu.
  • Changing the resolution of a secondary display should no longer result in the taskbar app icons unexpectedly shifting to the right.
  • Clicking the taskbar should close things like Quick Settings and Notification Center now if they’re open.
  • Windows and taskbar icons that were being used on a secondary monitor will now transfer correctly to your primary monitor if you unplug the secondary one.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing taskbar icon animations on system icons like Start, Search, and Task view.
  • Animations will now play correctly the first time you drag and drop to taskbar.
  • If you drag to the taskbar in a right-to-left (RTL) language, the icon will now appear on the correct side.
  • When you’re connected to Wi-Fi, the network icon in the taskbar will no longer incorrectly show as disconnected.
  • Fixed a crash that was happening if the taskbar clock updated while transitioning to daylight savings time changes.
  • The show hidden icons flyout will now dismiss when you click away from it again.
  • There will no longer be an empty show hidden icons arrow showing in your system tray when you’ve set all your icons there to show.
  • Fixed an issue causing Notification Center to be cut off when opened on small screens, hiding the do not disturb button.
  • Fixed an issue for Arabic and Hebrew display languages, where the Notification Center would jump up unexpectedly when dismissed.
  • If your microphone is in use but not your location, hovering over the microphone button in the taskbar should no longer show a location section with an empty app name in the tooltip.
[Start menu]
  • App icons like Microsoft Edge will no longer be cut off on the bottom in Start’s all apps list.
  • If you cancel while dragging icons to create a folder in Start, they will no longer be stuck in a broken folder with just one icon.
  • The Windows Tools entry under All apps should be visible again now.
  • Animations of folders in the Start menu will no longer start on the first pinned app instead of where the folder is located.
[Search]
  • We did some work to help address an issue where sometimes you couldn’t search for an app you’d just installed, although it was showing in Start.
[File Explorer]
  • Using the rename, copy, paste, delete, and other options context menu options in File Explorer or on the desktop should no longer cause explorer.exe to crash when the context menu dismisses.
  • Right-clicking on a file now reflects the updated naming in File Explorer and shows “Add to Favorites”.
  • Right-clicking on This PC in the Open or Save As dialog’s navigation pane should bring up the context menu again now.
  • Addressed an issue believed to be the underlying cause for File Explorer freezing when selecting a large number of files in recent builds.
  • We made some improvements to the performance of keyboard selection of images and zipped files in OneDrive folders.
  • Fixed an issue which was causing File Explorer to freeze frequently when WSL was installed, and WSL files were opened via Home.
  • To help with performance, when opening Home only images and videos will now show thumbnails.
  • Updated the tooltip for the “Please sign in” button in File Explorer from “Sign in again to fix authentication issues.” to “One of your accounts needs attention to show files from Office.com in Home”, so that its purpose is clearer.
  • We addressed an issue where the Sign In button in File Explorer might not work.
  • Fixed an explorer.exe crash related to loading recently used Office files in Home.
  • Addressed an issue where the Open option was unexpectedly showing a generic icon when right clicking on certain file types.
  • Fixed an underlying issue believed to be the cause of some Insiders not seeing the This PC option in the “Open File Explorer to” dropdown in folder options.
[Input]
  • Fixed a couple issues where under certain conditions the emoji panel, clipboard history, and voice typing would stop working after unlocking your PC or right after a Windows update.
  • Fixed an issue where the text suggestions for physical keyboards might sometimes display with a transparent background.
  • To ensure that text input is always available, if you use touch and tap a text field in OOBE, on the login screen, or in the UAC dialog, the touch keyboard will now always appear even if a physical keyboard is connected.
  • When you lock your PC, if you have turned off “Play sounds as I type” under Settings > Time & Language > Typing > Touch keyboard, you should no longer hear key press sounds when using the touch keyboard on the login screen.
  • Added typographic quotes as an option after a press and hold on the quote key when using the German touch keyboard layout.
  • We did some work to address an issue where if you were using the docked touch keyboard on a tablet and tapped the text field of an app that didn’t have focus, the touch keyboard might appear and immediately disappear.
  • Improved the performance going into the listening state after launching voice typing (WIN + H).
  • Fixed a crash when deleting letters using a strikethrough gesture in the handwriting panel.
  • Addressed an issue where if you had unchecked “leave touchpad on when a mouse is connected” under Settings > Bluetooth & Devices > Touchpad, the touchpad wasn’t re-enabled after connecting and disconnecting a mouse.
  • Fixed an issue that could lead to the trail when sliding your finger around the screen being unexpectedly red or invisible in some cases.
  • If you don’t have the Chinese (Simplified) IME installed, it should no longer display as an option to customize under Settings > Personalization > Text Input > Custom Theme.
  • If an Xbox controller is connected, using it to interact with games should no longer result in an unexpected pop-up saying, “No supported apps in use for mic mute.”
[Widgets]
  • Improved reliability of opening the widgets board on first login after an upgrade or after an app update.
  • We did some work to help address an issue where the widgets board wouldn’t light dismiss and you had to use the Esc key to close it.
  • As some Insiders have noticed, to help make the state clearer, if the weather status on the taskbar isn’t available, we will now show a greyed-out weather icon.
  • Addressed an underlying issue leading to Widgets being missing from the taskbar and Settings after upgrading. This fix should stop future PCs from being impacted – if you are currently impacted, please try reinstalling this, which may resolve it for you.
[Settings]
  • Fixed the Windows Update text for English (United Kingdom) so that it will say “last checked” and not “last ticked.”
  • Addressed an underlying issue leading to not being able to activate the “Restart now” button in Windows Update when it had focus using Narrator in scan mode.
  • Fixed an issue where if you opened the Bluetooth section of Quick Settings and went back, it could result in the scrollbar style changing in Quick Settings under certain conditions.
  • Apps should no longer show up with the incorrect icon under Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Other system tray icons.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the search icon in Settings > Personalization > Taskbar to be backwards and the wrong color in the Desert contrast theme.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Quick Settings from taking touch input.
  • Addressed an additional issue causing the media controls above Quick Settings to stay there after the media source was closed.
  • Fixed a high hitting crash in recent flights when navigating to the page to pick a sound output option in Quick Settings.
[Windowing]
  • Did some work to help address an issue related snap layouts at the top of the screen where a large invisible area could get stuck and would consume clicks in that area.
  • When you drag down on the title bar of a maximized window, it should be easier to invoke snap layouts from the top of the screen now.
  • If you have a window within a snap group that is set to display across all your Desktops, that setting should now persist if you drag and drop the snap group into a different Desktop in Task View.
  • Fixed a couple issues leading to explorer.exe crashes when using and interacting with snap.
  • Fixed a couple high hitting DWM crashes in recent flights.
  • Addressed an issue where focus wasn’t being properly set when using the 3-finger touchpad gesture to bring up ALT + Tab.
  • Fixed an issue where snap assist was unexpectedly appearing when you had only a single Microsoft Edge window open and tried to snap it.
  • Reduced the likelihood of seeing an acrylic backdrop noticeably lagging when dragging a window around.
  • Improved the reliability of using gestures from the edge of the screen (for example to open Start menu) when using an app full screen.
  • Addressed an issue which could cause the screen to appear frozen after using a 3 finger on screen gesture to minimize open apps on top of certain full screen apps.
[Narrator]
  • Fixed an issue when using Narrator and your keyboard to navigate the show hidden icons panel where focus was jumping out to taskbar at the end of the icons instead of looping back to the beginning.
  • Narrator will now start reading from the beginning of the page on Edge even if a control on the page has focus by default, like Bing’s search box.
[Task Manager]
  • Fixed an underlying issue leading to some apps not showing as suspended in Task Manager even though they should have been.
  • Fixed an issue where expanding the child of a child process would result in the content of the Name column in Processes being significantly offset.
  • Clicking “Show history of all processes” in settings should no longer hang or crash Task Manager.
  • The Run New Task button should work on the Details and Services pages now.
  • To address issues with text and UI clipping, Task Manager will no longer show accent color on the title bar.
[Networking]
  • The issue causing internet connectivity issues for some Insiders recently when certain VPNs were connected should be addressed now.
[Lock screen and logging in]
  • The login screen shouldn’t crash anymore if you click the Power button while a contrast theme is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the network icon on the login screen could become clipped if you used the text scaling option in Settings > Accessibility.
  • Did some work to address a high hitting login screen crash.
[Other]
  • Addressed a few issues that were preventing the accessibility flyout from showing or from selecting items in it with your mouse in the device setup experience (OOBE) for Windows 11.
  • The accessibility flyout will no longer be empty in RTL languages in the device setup experience (OOBE).
  • Fixed an issue that was causing notification popups to get stuck as a transparent box on the side of your screen that blocked input.
  • Addressed an underlying issue believed to be the root cause of the system thinking you were on battery when UPS was connected recently.
  • The keyboard shortcut to launch Quick Assist (WIN + CTRL + Q) should be working again now.
  • Addressed an issue where some signed apps were unexpectedly blocked by Smart App Control.
  • If you use your keyboard to control your brightness or volume level, the flyout that appears with now respect if you’ve turned animation effects off in Settings > Accessibility > Visual Effects.
  • Addressed an underlying issue that could result in a yellow border getting stuck around your game after taking a screenshot with the Xbox Game Bar.
  • Fixed an underlying app registration issue leading to the Windows Security app not launching or showing a prompt saying there was no installed app for that protocol after upgrade.
  • Made a change that should help address an issue where Insiders were seeing Windows Terminal failing to update in the Microsoft Store with error code 0x80073CFB.
  • Fixed an issue which was causing certain apps relying on the .NET Framework to fail to launch in the last few flights.
  • Did some work to address a leak in uxtheme.dll, leading to some performance degradation over time in certain apps.
  • Addressed an issue causing defrag.exe to show an error saying “No such interface supported (0x80004002) recently.
  • Fixed a bugcheck with error DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION in recent builds that Insiders might have encountered when disconnecting Bluetooth devices or other Bluetooth scenarios.
  • Improved the reliability of connecting Bluetooth devices like Apple AirPods.
  • Fixed an issue leading to audio not playing immediately after resuming from hibernation when certain Bluetooth headsets were connected.
  • Addressed an issue which could lead to a bugcheck with error PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA when connecting certain USB audio devices in recent builds.
  • Fixed a crash in the previous flight related to cdp.dll.
  • Fixed an underlying issue which was causing the Wireless Display app to not be able to receive content in the last couple flights.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #19 on: May 05, 2022, 09:08:07 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22616

Windows Insiders who like to game on their PCs with an Xbox Controller on the latest Insider Preview builds in the Dev and Beta Channels can try out the new controller bar feature – see this blog post for details.

Note: The window for switching from Dev Channel to the Beta Channel is closing soon.  See the blog post for instructions if you need assistance making the change.

Changes and Improvements:

[General]
  • [REMINDER] The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This doesn’t mean we’re done, and the watermark will return to Insiders in a future build.
[Taskbar]
  • As a result of feedback from Windows Insiders, we have decided to disable the changes to the system tray introduced in Build 22581 for now. The system tray and specifically the “Show hidden icons” flyout will now function the same way it did with the original release of Windows 11, including the ability to rearrange icons in the flyout. We hope to bring these changes back in the future after further refinement of the experience by addressing some of the feedback we have received. As we’ve mentioned previously, features we try out in the Dev or Beta Channels may not always ship.
[Other]
  • Previously, we shared new requirements for internet and MSA on the Windows 11 Pro edition. Today, Windows Insiders on Windows 11 Pro edition will now require MSA and internet connectivity during the initial device setup (OOBE) only when setting up for personal use. If you choose to setup device for Work or School, there is no change, and it will work the same way as before.
Fixes

[General]
  • We fixed an issue where performance and reliability of explorer.exe could degrade over time, eventually resulting in a bugcheck, in the recent Insider Preview builds.
[Taskbar]
  • We fixed the issue causing the “Show hidden icons” flyout in the system tray to disappear completely for some Insiders, even though it shows as “on” under Settings > Personalization > Taskbar and “Other system tray icons”.
[Input]
  • Fixed an issue which was leading to some apps crashing when pressing the half-width/full-width key while using the Japanese IME.
[Widgets]
  • Fixed an issue where if you tried to open the widgets board using a gesture from the side of the screen, you would see the widgets board open and then immediately close.
  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to use the swipe functionality to reliably invoke Widgets.
[Settings]
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Quick Settings to crash when projecting to certain wireless devices.
[Windowing]
  • Addressed an issue where using the 3-finger on-screen touch gesture for minimizing could cause animations to stop working across the system.
  • Fixed an issue impacting DWM reliability in recent flights.
  • Fixed an issue which was causing some apps like Settings to open blank if they were re-opened an upgrade or reboot.
[Task Manager]
  • We fixed an issue that was causing the process list to fluctuate between Apps & Background groups when clicking on Efficiency mode from the command bar
[Windows Sandbox]
  • Fixed an underlying issue which could cause some text in Windows Sandbox to appear as black boxes in certain cases.
[Other]
  • Fixed an issue leading to Windows Update notifications showing they were sent from “Windows.SystemToast.WindowsUpdate.MoNotification” instead of “Windows Update”.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2022, 04:09:36 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22616

UPDATE 5/10: We are starting to roll out Cumulative Update Build 22616.100 (KB5014650). This update does not include anything new and is designed to test our servicing pipeline for builds in the Dev and Beta Channels.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2022, 05:01:05 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621

ISOs are available for this build and can be downloaded here.

Changes and Improvements

[General]
  • [REMINDER] The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build. This doesn’t mean we’re done, and the watermark will return to Insiders in a future build.
Fixes

[General]
  • Updated the underlying speech platform to improve voice activity detection for voice access, live captions, and voice typing, as well as address some issues with how punctuation is recognized.
[File Explorer]
  • Fixed an issue leading to Insiders seeing error 0x800703E6 when copying files from Google Drive.
  • Fixed an issue where if you had ever opened the context menu, doing CTRL + ALT + DEL and cancelling would lead to explorer.exe crashing.
[Taskbar]
  • Fixed an issue related to loading the system tray icons in Settings > Personalization > Taskbar which could cause Settings to crash when opening that page recently. This issue may have also led to some explorer.exe crashes for impacted Insiders.
[Windows Security]
  • Fixed an issue which could result in Smart App Control unexpectedly blocking correctly signed applications.


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Re: Windows 11 Insider Beta Channel
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2022, 05:33:51 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.160

Beginning to roll out a new to File Explorer with tabs and navigation updates.  See the blog post for details and file feedback in Feedback Hub (WIN + F) under Files, Folders, and Online Storage > File Explorer.


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