Windows 11 build 22463

Build of Windows 11 2022 Update
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Compiled on2021-09-17
Expiration date
Timebomb2021-10-31 (+44 days)
Home (N, Single Language, China)
SE (N)
Pro (N, Single Language, China)
Pro Education (N)
Pro for Workstations (N)
Education (N)
Enterprise (Evaluation, G, GN, N, N Evaluation)
IoT Enterprise
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Windows 11 build 22463 is the fourth Insider Preview build of Windows 11 2022 Update. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel on 22 September 2021.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Start menu[edit | edit source]

The Windows Ease of Access folder in the All Apps menu has been renamed to Accessibility.

Explorer[edit | edit source]

When a file or folder is selected, Ctrl+⇧ Shift+C can now be used to copy the path.

Shell[edit | edit source]

  • Some small adjustments have been made to the contrast theme colors, including making hyperlinks a little more distinct on hover when using the desert theme.
  • The pop-up that appear when "identify displays" in Display Settings is clicked now have rounded corners and drop shadows.

Bugfixes[edit | edit source]

  • The System option when opening the ⊞ Win+X menu now appears again.
  • The issue where the Start menu would get stuck with no app icons showing when a large number of apps were installed has been fixed.
  • Pressing the down arrow after opening Start now navigates to the pinned apps section instead of the user's username.
  • The title on taskbar previews are now be affected by the DPI setting.
  • Search now correctly opens on secondary monitors.
  • File Explorer no longer hangs when doing a search.
  • Pressing F1 now opens the Windows 11 help menu instead of the one from Windows 10.
  • The issue where items under the View, Sort by, and Group by submenus in the context menu will no longer show a mark when selected has been fixed.
  • The issue where the mouse pointer position in WDAG was incorrect when the monitor is in portrait mode has been fixed.
  • Text predictions now work again for certain locales.
  • Windows Sandbox now launches again.
  • Surface Pro X devices no longer bugcheck with a WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR.
  • Some devices that try to update to a recent build no longer bugcheck with a DRIVER_PNP_WATCHDOG.
  • Some devices no longer bugcheck with an INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR when resuming from hibernation.
  • Attempting to switch desktops when there is only one should no longer steal foreground focus.
  • The touch keyboard key borders no longer appear blurry in certain cases.
  • The touch keyboard no longer crash when switching dock mode while the voice typing UI is visible.
  • The duplicate Nearby Sharing entry in the Focus Assist priority list has been removed.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Some builds that are Mobile Device Managed may not be able to receive this build due to an issue preventing them from successfully updating.

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.

Taskbar[edit | edit source]

The taskbar will sometimes flicker when switching input methods.

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.exe and 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.

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