With Windows 11 2022 Update, Microsoft updated the inbox screenshot app, with the ability to save screenshots automatically. One may find this new behavior useful, but for some it is annoying. If the new feature doesn't fit your workflow, you can easily disable it.
Microsoft has issued the first cumulative update for the brand new Windows 11 version 22H2. The KB5017389 patch is currently available as an optional update for those who run "Windows 11 2022 Update." It comes with several fixes, and also adds enhancements like Widgets notifications, reliability updates for the Microsoft Store, improvements for daylight saving time Chile, and more.
The newest release, Windows 11 version 22H2, reportedly has a number of confirmed issues with printers. For some users it removed all network printers, and for others it eliminates most of the printer's functionality.
With the Dev channel build 25211 Microsoft re-introduced the ability to drag-n-drop icons in the system tray on the taskbar. However, this novelty is not available to everyone. The company is rolling out it gradually, starting with a small group of users. Luckily, it is easy to activate this feature manually.
Besides the new Dev channel build that restores Task Manager in the taskbar context menu, Microsoft has released two builds to Insiders in the Beta channel. Build 22623.730 has new features, and Build 22621.730 comes with new features disabled by default. Both builds are released as the KB5017385 cumulative update.
Microsoft has released a new build to Insiders in the Dev channel. Windows 11 Build 25211 restores Task Manager in the taskbar context menu, includes a new Settings page for Widgets, and features auto-save screenshot option in the Snipping tool.
Microsoft has released Administrative Templates with XLSX Spreadsheet that match Group Policy options in the Windows 11 version 22H2. System administrators and IT Pros can install them to manage server and client versions of "Windows 11 2022 Update" via Active Directory and related deployment services. For consumers, XLSX Group Policy spreadsheet is a must have thing, as it exposes all the Registry options related to this or that Policy Options.
Traditionally for recent Windows releases, the Intel SST driver has once again become an upgrade block for Windows 11 2022 Update version 22H2. Microsoft is currently not offering the newest OS for some computers with Intel Smart Sound Technology (SST) audio drivers. There is a high chance of getting BSODs after installing it.
Microsoft has revealed its support schedule for the latest version of Windows 11. The company's plan is to provide support for "Windows 11 2022 Update" until October 14, 2024. Interestingly, the Redmond firm didn't specify the end of support date for the Windows 11 OS family in general.
An update Search user interface has beed spotted in latest Dev builds of Windows 11. It retires now-classic Windows 10-like links for search categories, and replaces it with "pills".