Windows Subsystem for Android May Update adds anti-virus APK checks

Microsoft has released Windows Subsystem for Android, version 2304.40000.5.0, to all Insiders running Windows 11. It is available in all release channels. Now it will check all apps you install, regardless of their source, with the anti-virus installed in Windows 11. By default, it is the Microsoft Defender anti-virus app.

It is worth noting that it is the same WSA release that was earlier limited to its own, separate preview channel.

Windows Subsystem for Android 2304

What's new in Windows Subsystem for Android 2304.40000.5.0

  • Verification of application packages for WSA. Now, before installing the Android application, it will be checked for viruses using the antivirus software installed in Windows 11.
  • Users can now customize the amount of RAM allocated to the Android subsystem.
  • Added support for Android AppLink. Android apps will now launch when the user clicks on a link related to an app that supports this feature.
  • The Linux kernel has been updated to version 5.15.94.
  • Improved WSA stability and performance.

Via Microsoft

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

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