July 2022 Windows 11 Non-Security Optional Preview "C" Release

Started by Corrine, July 21, 2022, 10:46:54 PM

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Microsoft released the monthly "C" release preview cumulative updates with non-security improvements and fixes for Windows 11.Following are the highlights for KB5015882 (OS Build 22000.829) for Windows 11:

  • New! Gives you the option to receive urgent notifications when focus assist is on. Focus assist is like a do not disturb mode that hides notifications.
  • New! Gives you the option to update to a newer Windows 11 version at the very first startup of Windows if your device is eligible.
  • Addresses an issue that causes File Explorer to stop working when you use the play and pause keyboard buttons on certain devices.
  • Addresses an issue that causes File Explorer to stop working when you use the Start menu's context menu (Win+X) and an external monitor is connected to your device.
  • Addresses an issue that displays a blank window that you cannot close when you hover over the search icon on the taskbar.

See the referenced KB article for the long list of improvements and fixes included in the update.

Update:  To get the update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. The link to download and install the update can be found in the Optional updates available area.  To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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