Microsoft is launching the new version of Windows 11 Insider Preview on the beta channel. Following previous trends, the company has released two insider builds – 22622.575 and 22621.575, one rolling out new features while on the second build new features are disabled by default. The new features are available on Insider Preview build 22622.575. The new incremental update brings a bunch of fixes to the beta channel. Read on to learn more about the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22622.575 update.
Microsoft is rolling out the new Beta Channel Cumulative Update with build number 10.0.22622.575 (KB5016694). If you opted into the beta channel in the Windows Insider Program, you may have already received the new beta update on your Windows 11 PC. If you received build 22621 and want to try out the new features, you You can request the new update from the System Updates section of the Settings app.
Moving on to changes, the new update provides the ability to open a folder in a new tab by middle-clicking on it. The update fixes dark mode issue in File Explorer, UI issues when using F11, overlap issues, and more. Apart from that, the update fixes taskbar overflow issue, narrator playback issue and better date and time recognition in US, Canada and Mexico.
There are other fixes, available on Windows 11 Insider Preview builds 22622.575 and 22621.575.
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.575 & 22622.575 – Fixes
- An app update for the issue causing Photos to crash on launch for Insiders in the Beta Channel is currently rolling out via an update to the Microsoft Store app.
- We fixed an issue that caused the App-V client service to leak memory when you delete App-V registry nodes.
- We fixed an issue that prevented you from opening a URL if the length of the URL is greater than 2084 characters. This update supports a URL of up to 8192 characters.
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22622.575 – Changes
- File Explorer
- Middle-clicking on a folder in File Explorer’s navigation pane will now open it in a new tab, just like clicking on a folder in File Explorer’s body already does.
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22622.575 – Fixes
- File Explorer
- Fixed an issue where launching File Explorer in certain ways while using dark mode (e.g. from the command line) would display the File Explorer body unexpectedly in clear mode.
- Fixed an issue where the File Explorer left/right arrows were in light mode when using dark mode, causing them to not have enough contrast to display when activated.
- Fixed an issue causing UI issues in File Explorer when using F11 to put File Explorer in full screen mode.
- Fixed an issue where dragging and dropping a folder into the Navigation Pane sometimes unexpectedly places the folder at the bottom of the list instead of where you dropped it.
- Fixed an issue where separators in the navigation pane would sometimes overlap/draw too close to text.
- Fixed an issue where the context menu when right clicking on a tab was not translated.
- Fixed an issue where the taskbar overflow drop-down menu was not displaying on the correct monitor.
- Open with
- Fixed an issue where Narrator would not read the “New” text next to the app name in the Open With dialog box.
- Suggested actions
- Improved date and time recognition for existing supported markets (US, Canada, and Mexico).
If you joined Insider Preview through the beta channel and are running Windows 11, you will receive the new update. You can receive one of two builds, and if you get build 22621.575, you will have the option to upgrade to build 22622.575.
You can just head to Settings > Windows Update > click Check for Updates. And from there, you can simply install the update on your PC.
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