Windows 11 22H2 gets File Explorer tabs with 22621.160 update

Microsoft has just released the first cumulative upgrade to the beta channel of Windows 11 after a month. The newest build is an incremental upgrade over last month’s 22621 build. The new upgrade is labeled with Windows 11 22621.160 (KB5014770) version number. The new build is seeding with some new features, improvements, and fixes. Read along to know more about Windows 11 22621.160 update.

Microsoft kicks off the new cumulative update with a 10.0.22621.160 (KB5014770) build number. It is a small incremental upgrade you can quickly install on your PC. The firm has begun testing File Explorer tabs via cumulative preview updates. The testing of File Explorer tabs started last week with the Windows 11 Insider Preview 25136 build. And now its a time for the beta channel, if everything goes fine, soon the new feature will make its way to the release preview channel and later in the stable channel.

With the new File Explorer tabs, users can work on more than one thing at the same time, the title bar of the File Explorer gets the new tabs feature. Not only this but there are some changes to the File Explorer as well, which comes with the refreshed layout of the left navigation pane, the updated section provides easy access to your pinned and frequently used folders (Quick access) and your OneDrive cloud profiles.

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Apart from the updated File Explorer tabs, the update goes live with improvements and fixes. This time, Microsoft did not share a detailed changelog, but shared a known issue available in File Explorer tabs.

Windows 11 22621.160 update – Known Issues

  • File Explorer
    • The up arrow is misaligned in File Explorer tabs. This will be fixed in a future update.

If you’ve joined the beta channel on Insider Preview Program and running on Windows 11, then you’ll receive the new preview build. You can simply head over to Settings > Windows Update > click on Check for Updates. You can simply download the update on your PC.

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1 thought on “Windows 11 22H2 gets File Explorer tabs with 22621.160 update”

  1. The upgrade ate my file explorer completely. No start menu, no taskbar and some program error involving Cortana. Tried a rollback, no luck. Now for a repair install. I had other things to do today.


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