Microsoft has released a new preview build of Windows 11 to Windows Insider participant on the Dev Channel. This time it is build 22471.
Microsoft has again started releasing builds from the active development branch (RS_PRERELEASE) on the Dev channel, which means they no longer belong to the version of Windows 11. The stable release is scheduled on tomorrow.
It is important to note that development in the RS_PRERELEASE branch is at a very early stage. So the Dev channel builds are not always be stable. Sometimes you will run into problems that require specific actions or workarounds to solve. Be sure to review the Known Issue List for each Insider Build.
The key changes
- Build Expiration Reminder: Microsoft has updated the build expiration for Dev Channel builds starting with Build 22468 to be 9/15/2022. Previous Dev Channel builds from the RS_PRERELEASE branch will expire on 10/31/2021. To avoid hitting this expiration, please be sure to update to the latest Dev Channel build today.
- This build includes a huge set of fixes.
- The full build tag is
- We fixed an underlying issue that was causing the Taskbar’s hidden icons flyout to have sharp corners instead of rounded corners sometimes.
- Using the down arrow when interacting with the Desktops flyout’s context menu should now move focus down the menu instead of dismissing it.
- Fixed an issue that was making explorer.exe crash sometimes when closing File Explorer windows.
- Addressed an issue where voice typing might fail with an error message citing a network connection issue when that was not actually the cause of the failure.
- If you’re using the touch keyboard in “Kana” key mode for the Japanese IME, the key labels will now correctly show the character that will be input when you’re holding Shift.
- Mitigated a race condition that was causing textinputhost.exe to crash on launch sometimes.
- Typing wt from the Run dialog will now open Windows Terminal in the foreground instead of the background.
- Addressed an issue that could lead to apps getting stuck in a minimized state after disconnecting an external monitor and resuming the system from sleep.
- Addressed a network issue for Insiders running certain traffic optimization software. This should lead to improved performance on websites utilizing HTTP/3.
- Fixed and issue where some devices were failing to update to a newer build with error code 0xc1900101. If you are still experiencing this error code, please file a new piece of feedback in Feedback Hub.
- Updated the “reboot needed” dialog for Windows Update to now say Windows 11. Please note that you will only see the results of this change when prompted to reboot for the next flight, as you need to be on a build with the change.
- Fixed a DWM crash that could happen when enabling a contrast theme.
- Corrected an issue for ARM64 PCs that could result in certain apps not responding to display language changes if they were installed prior to upgrading to Windows 11.
- Addressed an issue where when explorer.exe is launched from an elevated process was using a lower memory priority, impacting the performance of all processes launched after it
You will find the list of known issues in the official announcement.
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