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Microsoft releases Windows 11 Insider Preview Dev Build 22468

The new weekly Insider build is out for the developer channel with build 22468. Windows 11 Build 22468 comes with improvement and bug fixes. There are also some new changes like the redesigned paint app. The last Windows 11 dev build was released last week which was also majorly for bug fixes. Here you can check what’s new in the Windows 11 Build 22468.

As you know that Windows 11 is releasing next week for the public, Microsoft has stopped the public beta update. But they will continue the insider preview for the dev channel. Some features introduced in the Dev Channel after the release date announcement will not be available in the first Windows 11 public release. This includes the changes in this new Windows 11 22468 build.

The latest Windows 11 Insider Preview to the dev channel comes with build 22468.1000. And if you have opted for the dev channel you will get the update for the rs-prerelease branch. The new feature or say the new app you will get to see is the new Photos app which Microsoft announced yesterday and it is making its way with the latest dev build. Below you can check the update log.

Windows 11 Build 22468 Changelog

TL;DR

  • Build Expiration Reminder: We have updated the build expiration for Dev Channel builds starting with Build 22468 to be 9/15/2022. Previous Dev Channel builds from the RS_PRERELEASE branch will expire on 10/31/2021. To avoid hitting this expiration, please update to Build 22468 today.
  • This build includes a good set of improvements and bug fixes.
  • MDM enrolled PCs will receive Build 22468.
  • Yesterday, we announced the redesigned Paint app is beginning to roll out to Insiders in the Dev Channel.
  • Please see the new section at the end of this blog post outlining the type of builds and experiences you will see in the Dev Channel.

Changes and Improvements

  • When you click a VPN connection in VPN Settings, you can now see some stats about the connection.
  • Added an option to turn off showing recent searches when hovering over the Search icon in the Taskbar. The option is under Taskbar behaviors in Taskbar Settings.

Fixes

[Taskbar]

  • Mitigated a rare explorer.exe initialization hang related to loading the network icon.

[Search]

  • Improved reliability of showing the flyout when hovering over the Search icon in the Taskbar.
  • If you navigate to the Search icon in the Taskbar using the keyboard, navigating away will now dismiss the recent searches flyout.
  • The options when right clicking recent files displayed when searching for certain apps like Word should work now when you select them.

[File Explorer]

  • If you right click files in OneDrive locations in File Explorer, the context menu will no longer unexpectedly dismiss when you hover over entries that open sub-menus, like “Open with.”
  • Double clicking a network folder to open it will no longer unexpectedly try to pin it to Quick Access instead of opening it.

[Input]

  • Addressed an underlying font issue that was making the right hand of the shruggie kaomoji ¯_(ツ)_/¯ not display in the correct position, as well as apostrophes in certain cases.

[Settings]

  • Your preferred microphone input format setting (as configured in Sound Settings) should persist upgrade now.
  • Addressed an issue where certain drives were unexpectedly not displaying in Defragment and Optimize Drives.

[Other]

  • We’ve resolved the issue preventing MDM enrolled PCs from successfully updating to the previous build. These devices are now unblocked from updating to the latest build.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause unexpected flickering in certain apps such as Microsoft Edge when using multiple monitors with different refresh rates.
  • Mitigated a display related issue that was causing some Insiders to experience an increase in bug checks in recent flights.
  • Did some work to address an issue where the Windows Update icon in the Taskbar might display but suddenly disappear when you hovered over it.
  • Addressed a rare issue with certain devices after sleep where Wi-Fi would get stuck in an off state and trying to toggle it back on wouldn’t work.
  • Mitigated an issue for certain devices that could cause the system to freeze in some scenarios.

NOTE: Some fixes noted here in Insider Preview builds from the active development branch may make their way into the servicing updates for the released version of Windows 11 after general availability on October 5th.

Known issues

[General]

  • Users updating from Builds 22000.xxx, or earlier, to newer Dev Channel builds using the latest Dev Channel ISO, may receive the following warning message:

The build you are trying to install is Flight Signed. To continue installing, enable flight signing.

If you receive this message, press the Enable button, reboot the PC, and retry the update.

  • Some users may experience their screen and sleep timeouts being reduced. We’re investigating the potential impact that shorter screen and sleep timeouts could have on energy consumption.

[Start]

  • In some cases, you might be unable to enter text when using Search from Start or the Taskbar. If you experience the issue, press WIN + R on the keyboard to launch the Run dialog box, then close it.

[Taskbar]

  • The Taskbar will sometimes flicker when switching input methods.
  • We’re investigating reports that Notification Center will get in a state in recent builds where it doesn’t launch. If you are impacted by this, restarting explorer.exe may resolve the issue for you.

[Search]

  • After clicking the Search icon on the Taskbar, the Search panel may not open. If this occurs, restart the “Windows Explorer” process, and open the search panel again.
  • Search panel might appear as black and not display any content below the search box.

[Widgets]

  • The widgets board may appear empty. To work around the issue, you can sign out and then sign back in again.
  • Widgets may be displayed in the wrong size on external monitors. If you encounter this, you can launch the widgets via touch or WIN + W shortcut on your actual PC display first and then launch on your secondary monitors.

If you’ve opted for the Dev channel in Windows 11 Insider Preview Program then you’ll receive the new Windows 11 Build 22468.1000 update on your PC. You can simply head over to Settings > Windows Update > click on Check for Updates. And download the update on your PC. If you want you can also install the official Dev ISO (older build). Here is the guide to create bootable drive and install Windows 11.

We will keep you posted regarding Windows 11 news. And so, if you have a keen interest in Windows 11 stay connected to YTECHB.

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