Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71 with a few visual refinements

A new release of Windows 11 Insider Preview is available to Insiders on the Dev Channel. It comes with a new entertainment widget, which has become available a few days earlier. Besides the new widget, there is a new look of context menus and taskbar preview thumbnails. Besides the visual updates, Build 22000.71 comes with a bunch of fixes.


What's new in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71

New features

  1. The new Entertainment widget that advertises movies from the Microsoft Store.Windows 11 Entertainment Widget
  2. The context menus now use acrylic material instead of being just of white color.Context Menus Acrylic
  3. The same has been done for the taskbar previews.Taskbar Preview
  4. A new control to create files and folder in File Explorer, SplitButton.

That's all about the new features in this release.

However, it also comes with the following bug fixes and improvements.


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Finally, the official announcement includes a lengthy list of known issues. You can read it here.

In addition, Microsoft today released an updated Windows Insider SDK version 22000.71. Developers can use it in pair with the  latest .NET 5 update in order to work with the latest APIs.

Download Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71

To get this update, open the Settings app (press Win + I), and go to Settings > Windows Update. Click on the Check for updates button. This will install build 22000.71 on your computer.

Alternatively, you can build an ISO image manually and perform a clean install of this new build.

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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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