Windows 11 Build 22000.1515 (RP) adds Windows Spotlight theme to Personalization

In addition to an update for Windows 22H2, Microsoft also updates the original release of Windows 11 with KB5019274. The patch is now available to Insiders on the Release Preview channel, and raises the OS version to Windows 11 Build 22000.1515. It brings with it two new features to Settings, a dedicated "Windows Spotlight" theme in Personalization and a new Microsoft Account page with OneDrive subscription options and storage alerts.


If your device is enrolled in the Windows Insider program on the Release Preview channel, you will automatically receive this patch without extra steps. The full changelog for this release looks as follows.

What's new in Windows 11 Build 22000.1515 (KB5019274)

  • New! Combined Windows Spotlight with Themes on the Personalization page. This made it easier for you to discover and turn on the Windows Spotlight feature.Select Windows Spotlight theme
  • New! Improved the Microsoft Account experience in Settings. For example, you could manage OneDrive subscriptions and storage alerts.Windows 11 Build 25193 Xbox Subscription Management
  • New! Provide the full amount of storage capacity of all your OneDrive subscriptions. It also displayed the total storage on the Accounts page in the Settings app.Windows 11 Settings OneDrive Storage Alert
  • New! Displayed storage alerts for Microsoft OneDrive subscribers on the Systems page in the Settings app. The alerts appeared when you were close to your storage limit. You could also manage your storage and purchase additional storage, if needed.
  • New! Displayed Xbox subscription details on the Accounts page in the Settings app. Xbox subscribers could also manage their subscription on that page. Users who are not subscribers could explore Xbox subscription options on the Accounts page
  • Fixed an issue that affected searchindexer.exe. It randomly stopped you from signing in or signing out.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped you from searching for a file based on the file’s contents.
  • Fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (known as a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
  • Fixed an issue that affected conhost.exe. It stopped responding.
  • Fixed an issue that affected some modern applications. This issue stopped them from opening.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the Domain Name System (DNS) suffix search list. When you configured it, the parent domain might have been missing.
  • Fdded support for long URL lengths of up to 8196 characters.
  • Fixed an issue that might have occurred when the Input Method Editor (IME) was active. Applications might have stopped responding when you used the mouse and keyboard at the same time.
  • Fixed an issue that might have affected FindWindow() or FindWindowEx(). They might have returned the wrong window handle.
  • Fixed an issue that damaged memory. The issue occurred when you used certain HD audio controller hardware.
  • Fixed an issue that affected certain systems that had firmware Trusted Platform Modules. (TPM). This issue stopped you from using AutoPilot to set up those systems.
  • Fixed an issue that affected printing in landscape mode in Microsoft Edge. The print output was incorrect. This issue occurred when you used Microsoft Defender Application Guard.
  • Fixed an issue the stopped the touch keyboard from opening.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped explorer.exe from responding. This issue occurred when you used the play and pause buttons on your keyboard on certain devices.
  • Fixed an issue that affected Windows Server 2022 domain controllers. They stopped responding when they managed Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) requests.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the Resilient File System (ReFS) MSba tag. The issue caused a nonpaged pool leak.
  • Fixed an issue that affected ReFS. The issue caused high nonpaged pool usage, which depleted system memory.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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