Microsoft has recently started force-updating PCs running Windows 11 version 22H2 to the latest version 23H2. Windows 11 version 22H2 nears its end of life. But here is a bit of good news. Non-security updates will continue to be available for Windows 11 22H2 as optional downloads until June 26, 2024.
Android users can now set Microsoft Copilot as their default assistant instead of the one from Google. This follows the suit of the ChatGPT app, which was previously spotted as having the same capabilities.
But it is still a work in progress, so Microsoft is testing the new option among Copilot Beta users.
Microsoft has confirmed that KB5034765 fails to install on some PCs with error code 0x800F0922 Windows 11 22H2 and 23H2.
With the latest Edge 122 release, Microsoft has added a new button to the Edge toolbar. It allows hiding the sidebar with a single click. But it only appears when you turn off the Copilot.
Microsoft releases a new Beta channel build of Windows 11 23H2. Build 22635.3212 comes with a few fixes, and also includes a new set of weather icons for the taskbar. The Widget pane itself includes now a special section to show the recent notifications you may be missing.
Microsoft, after numerous user complaints, promised to soon fix a bug in the latest Windows 10 updates with system applications not working on PCs with older processors, for example, Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon. As some of you could expect, the issue is related to the missing SSE 4.2 instructions, which are now a mandatory thing to the upcoming Windows 11 24H2. The raise of Windows 11 system requirements has accidentally affected Windows 10.
Microsoft has started rolling out the stable version of Microsoft Edge 122 (122.0.2365.52), which brings with it several new features, changes, and bug fixes.
Microsoft is testing a new method for installing updates for Windows 11 called hot patching. It is already used in some editions of Windows Server, on Xbox consoles, and it may soon appear in consumer editions of Windows 11.
Windows 11 Photos app continues to get more AI-powered features for image editing. Starting in version 2024.11020.21001.0, an AI feature called Generative Erase will allow you to remove both small and large objects from your photos. Moreover, Windows 10 Photos app is also receiving all the AI-powered improvements for the first time.
Microsoft has released Windows 11 Build 26063 to Insiders on the Canary channel. Dev Channel Insiders will not receive this build. Instead, a service update for build 26058 was released for them. It is intended to test the servicing pipeline for Windows 11 version 24H2.