Microsoft created Windows 11 with a variety of new features, performance upgrades, and design tweaks. To maintain consistency, the company distributes frequent updates to resolve bugs and other issues. Microsoft is now releasing the Windows 11 Insider 11 22000.1041 update, which includes a variety of new features and enhancements.
Although, the Windows 11 1nsider preview update fixes help you affect working to provide you a good set of holes to maintain its fluency for the users.
Additionally, Windows 11 Insider 22000.1041 update adds the WebAuthn redirection feature, which helps you authenticate in-app and on websites without a password at the time of using a remote desktop.
This new firmware brings enhanced taskbars, and dynamic Widgets content with notification badging. When the Widgets board is opened, a banner is seen at the top of the page. It gives more details about what caused the notification badge to appear.
Below you can check the complete changelog of Windows 11 Insider 22000.1041 and the features that the new update brings for you:
- Microsoft introduced WebAuthn redirection. It lets you authenticate in apps and on websites without a password when you use Remote Desktop. Then, you can use Windows Hello or security devices, such as Fast Identity Online 2.0 (FIDO2) keys.
- Microsoft added more dynamic Widget content to your taskbar with notification badging. When you open the Widgets board, a banner appears at the top of the board. It provides more information about what triggered the notification badge.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that requires you to reinstall an app if the Microsoft Store has not signed that app. This issue occurs after you upgrade to a newer OS.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that stops codecs from being updated from the Microsoft Store.
- Microsoft fixed a race condition in framework auto repair registration. This issue occurs because a registration key is missing.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the Network Policy Server Management (NPSM) service. This issue causes major delays when you sign out.
Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the Windows Search service. Indexing progress is slow when you use the service.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects cached credentials for security keys and FIDO2 authentications. On hybrid domain-joined devices, the system removes these cached credentials.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects a network’s static IP. The issue causes the configuration of the static IP to be inconsistent. Because of this, NetworkAdapterConfiguration() fails sporadically.
- Microsoft fixed a rare stop error that happens after you change the display mode and more than one display is in use.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects rendering in Desktop Window Manager (DWM). This issue might cause your device to stop responding in a virtual machine setting when you use certain video graphics drivers.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects graphics drivers that use d3d9on12.dll.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that forces the IE mode tabs in a session to reload.
Microsoft fixed an issue that successfully opens a browser window in IE mode to display a PDF file. Later, browsing to another IE mode site within the same window fails.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects window. open in IE mode.
Microsoft introduced a Group Policy that enables and disables Microsoft HTML Application (MSHTA) files.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the Microsoft Japanese input method editor (IME). Text reconversion fails when you use some third-party virtual desktops.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that occurs when the input queue overflows. This might cause an application to stop responding.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that might cause a black screen to appear on your display. This might occur when you use a pen to turn on high dynamic range (HDR).
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the App-V client service. The service leaks memory when you delete App-V registry nodes.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that might change the default printer if the printer is a network printer.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects WDAC policies. If you enable SecureLaunch on a device, WDAC policies will not apply to that device.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) path rules. This issue stops .msi and PowerShell scripts from running.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that might bypass MSHTML and ActiveX rules for WDAC.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that causes WDAC to log 3091 and 3092 events in audit mode.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC). It stops WDAC from logging .NET Dynamic Code trust verification failures.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that occurs when a WDAC policy fails to load. The system logs that failure as an error, but the system should log the failure as a warning.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects Code Integrity logging. It logs issues as errors instead of warnings. Because of this, the automatic repair is triggered.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the touch keyboard. The touch keyboard immediately closes when you tap to switch apps.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that causes LogonUI.exe to stop working. Because of this, you cannot dismiss the lock screen to view the credentials screen.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the FindNextFileNameW() It might leak memory.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects robocop. Robocopy fails to set a file to the right modified time when using the /IS
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects cleft.sys. A stop error occurs when it is used with Microsoft OneDrive.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the LanmanWorkstation service. When you mount a network drive, the service leaks memory.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the Get-SmbServerNetworkInterface It only retrieves a subset of the available network interfaces.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects the Get-SmbServerConfiguration It only allows you to run it if you are an administrator.
- Microsoft fixed an issue that affects Roaming User Profiles. After you sign in or sign out, some of your settings are not restored.
- Microsoft fixed a known issue that affects XML Paper Specification (XPS) viewers. This might stop you from opening XPS files in some non-English languages. These include some Japanese and Chinese character encodings. This issue affects XPS and Open XPS (OXPS) files.
- Microsoft fixed a known issue that affects daylight saving time in Chile. This issue might affect the time and dates used for meetings, apps, tasks, services, transactions, and more.
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25236 released
- This build has a set of improvements as well as some additional known issues – please be sure to read through the blog post below.
- Insider Windows 11 Season 2 continues with episode 2 featuring the latest security features in the Windows 11 2022 Update.
- We are rolling out a new Microsoft Store update with several improvements – details below.
Check out the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25236 changelog below.
To improve the value of Search shortcuts and reduce friction in the broader Windows Search experience, Microsoft are trying out different ways to provide tips on how to use Windows Search via the taskbar. Only some English-speaking Windows Insiders in the U.S. will see this. If you do, be sure to give us feedback on what you think in Feedback Hub.
It fixed the issue causing natural voices such as Guy or Jenny to not speak in Narrator.
[Taskbar & System Tray]
- Fixed an issue where if you opened the hidden icons flyout, it caused a File Explorer entry for it to appear in the taskbar.
- Fixed an issue that was causing the taskbar previews to freeze or show as blank and not open when using Windows key + (#) key commands to try and switch between windows.
- The show hidden icons flyout in the system tray should now responsively resize with changes again to prevent empty spaces and columns.
- Fixed multiple issues related to the taskbar which were impacting explorer.exe reliability.
- Fixed an issue that was causing the volume icon in the system tray to incorrectly show as muted.
- Fixed a GDI handle leak related to updating the notification center icon in the taskbar, which would eventually lead to an explorer.exe crash for people who received a large number of notifications.
- Narrator will now announce the pinned and unpinned status of apps in the taskbar.
- Fixed an issue that was making File Explorer crash when closing tabs for some people.
- Made another fix for an issue that could cause errant divider lines in File Explorer’s navigation pane.
- Made a change to hide the battery graph on the Power & Battery page if a UPS is connected, as the capacity information it displayed, in that case, wasn’t correct.
- If you don’t have a kiosk set up, we’ve now updated the text on Accounts > Other Users > Kiosk to make it clearer you need to do that, so it doesn’t appear to be a dead end.
- Fixed an issue where if you went into the properties for an audio device, this could make it unexpectedly show in the output devices list on System > Sound although it was actually an input device.
- In the accessibility settings for color filters, the inverted option should work correctly again now and not just set your PC to grayscale colors.
There are a bunch of issues that have been fixed in the build, you can read it here.
Windows 11 adds iCloud Photos support for Photos app
Microsoft is bringing iCloud Photos integration directly to the updated Photos app which began rolling out to Windows 11 Insiders a few weeks ago. Today, The company has now begun to roll out an update to the Photos app (version 2022.31100.9001.0) to Windows 11 Insiders with iCloud photos support in the Dev Channel with this new integration.
The Microsoft Photos app enables you to view, organize and share photos from your PC and OneDrive. With this update, you’ll now be able to add and access your iCloud Photos directly from within the app as well.
Your iCloud Photos will appear alongside photos from other sources in the redesigned “All Photos” gallery view, as well as on a separate page you can access from the side navigation pane.
To start, follow the quick setup steps in the Photos app! You’ll need to sign into the iCloud for Windows app on your PC and confirm the photos selection.
Windows 11 Insider Preview 22621.675 update rolling out with new features
Microsoft is back on the platform with a new version for its consumers. Currently, Windows 11 Insider Preview is getting the 22621.675 (KB5019509) update with some wonderful enhancements to the file manager and taskbar menu.
Notably, the latest update brings some reflective and comprehensive features to Windows 11. It includes a revamped file explorer, new Suggested Actions, an efficient taskbar overflow menu, and facilities to easily connect and share essentials with other devices.
It’s worth mentioning that this update is following the lead of the previous 22621.608 beta build. The company has already released these features to the high-end operating system. However, at that time, the update was only open to a handful of users.
As of now, with a slight change in the version, the company has brought the beta build features to its general consumers in a stable avatar. Consequently, this update will gradually make its path to all Windows 11 Insider operators.
Till then, you can have a detail look at the features through the given changlog.
Windows 11 Insider 22621.675 Update: Changelog
Enhanced File Explorer.
- It now includes tabs to help you organize your File Explorer sessions as you do in Microsoft Edge.
- On the new File Explorer homepage, you can pin important files for quick and easy access.
- Using the power of Microsoft OneDrive, you can view your colleagues’ actions on your shared files.
- The addition of personalized suggestions, based on your Microsoft 365 account.
- Added a feature called Suggested Actions for items that you copy.
- For example, when you copy phone numbers or future dates, the respective feature will provide suggestions, such as making a call with Teams or Skype or adding an event in the Calendar app.
[Note: This is available for customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.]
Taskbar Overflow menu
- The addition of a taskbar overflow menu.
- The taskbar will offer an entry point to a menu that shows you all your overflowed apps in one space.
- You can now share to more devices.
- You can discover and share to more devices, including desktops, using a nearby sharing.
You can enjoy the above-listed features on your system by installing the latest firmware. For doing so, go to the Settings menu and select the Windows Update option. Further, click on the Check for Updates button, and hit the Download tab.