Windows 11 build 22458
|Build of Nickel|
|Timebomb||2021-10-31 (+51 days)|
Pro (N, Single Language, China)
Pro Education (N)
Pro for Workstations (N)
Enterprise (Evaluation, G, GN, N, N Evaluation)
Windows 11 build 22458 is the third Insider Preview build of Nickel, the 22H2 development semester of Windows as a service. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel on 15 September 2021.
New features and changes[edit | edit source]
System[edit | edit source]
- Starting from this build, the setup will checks for Trusted Platform Module support on hypervisors in accordance with the announced Windows 11 system requirements, aligning the requirement to be the same as it is for physical machines since build 21996. It can be bypassed by using
dism.exeto directly apply the install image, or by disabling the check in the registry before running setup:
Bugfixes[edit | edit source]
- Certain games should no longer crash when using Alt+Enter.
- Clicking "More about refresh rate" in Advanced Display Settings should now open the intended support page.
- Changes made to preferences under Manage App Execution Alias in Settings should now save correctly.
- An issue impacting Start reliability has been fixed.
- Folders with # in the name can now be added to indexing.
Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]
Shell[edit | edit source]
- The Widgets board may appear empty. This can be fixed by logging out and back in.
- The Widgets may be displayed in the wrong size on external monitors.
- The option to open System may be missing from the ⊞ Win+X menu.
Taskbar[edit | edit source]
- The taskbar will sometimes flicker when switching input methods.
- When the taskbar alignment is set to center, icons in the taskbar will be shifted to the right of their intended location.
Search[edit | edit source]
- After clicking the Search icon on the Taskbar, the Search panel may not open. This can be fixed by restarting
explorer.exeand opening the search panel again.
- The search panel may appear as black and not display any content below the search box.
- Text may be unable to be inputted when using Search from Start or the taskbar. This can be fixed by pressing ⊞ Win+R to open the Run dialog box and then closing it.
- Some Surface Pro X devices with this build may bugcheck with a
- Some devices that try to update to this build may bugcheck with a