Microsoft has announced that, starting in April 2023, non-security cumulative updates will be released during the fourth week of the month. As a reminder, these updates are intended to test fixes and innovations for next month's mandatory cumulative updates, which users will receive on the second Tuesday.
Author: Sergey Tkachenko
Some Windows 11 “Moment 3” features are already in Build 22621.1483 (RP)
Microsoft has released Windows 11 version 22H2, build 22621.1483, with KB5023778 to Release Preview channel insiders. It build includes features that will be part of the next update, known as "Moment 3".
Windows 11 now allows you to automatically install preview updates
Microsoft has added a new option to Windows 11 that allows you to automatically install preview updates once they appear on Windows Update. The option significantly speeds up the update receiving process, as "Preview" updates come as optional patches that you have to install manually.
Microsoft makes pinning Windows 11 apps more transparent to the user
Microsoft has announced a number of changes in Windows 11 to make it easier to change default apps and give you control over pinning programs to the taskbar. In the coming months, the changes will become available Windows Insiders.
Microsoft Edge is getting a Crypto Wallet feature
You may remember that some time ago the Opera browser has got a Crypto wallet feature that allows you to manage digital currencies with ease. Looks like someone at Microsoft got inspired by this option and decided to add something similar to Edge.
March update of Windows Subsystem for Android 2302.4000 improves stability, audio issues and security
Microsoft has released a new version 2202.4000 of Windows Subsystem for Android. The new WSA is available in the Windows Insider Dev and Beta Channels. It includes Android 13 security updates, and improves hardware support, along with audio issues and security fixes.
Windows 11 insiders can get a free USB flash drive from Microsoft
After revising the Insider Program for Windows 11, Microsoft made it harder for Dev channel users to stay in the channel. The company has added one more channel, Canary, and automatically transferred there existing Dev channel insiders. To go back to the Dev channel, the user has to reinstall Windows 11 to lower down the build number branch. The company now offers users a free USB stick that one can use to build a bootable media.
Official Microsoft support agent activated Windows 10 with an illegal tool in front of the customer
A Microsoft support employee activated Windows 10 on a customer's PC using a crack. The operating system failed to activate normally using a genuine serial number the user has bought in advance, so he had to contact the support for help. Much to the surprise of the user, the second line support engineer solved the problem with a crack tool.
A new AI-powered “Copilot” comes to Microsoft 365’s Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams
Microsoft has announced a new AI-powered "Copilot" feature for Microsoft 365's Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams applications. All of these programs will use Copilot for intelligent content generation. On March 16, the company hosted the "The Future of Work with AI" event, where all the announcements were made.
Beta channel insiders are getting Windows 11 Build 22621.1465 and 22624.1465
Microsoft has released two new Beta builds of Windows 11 version 22H2, 22621.1465 and 22624.1465. They come as KB5023775 that enables new features for those who is on Build 22624.1465. It includes Live Captions available in more languages, updated touch keyboard settings, word prediction for Simplified Chinese IME, mult-app kios mode, a new VPN overlay icon, and several fixes and general improvements.