Windows 11 build 22523.1000

Build of Windows 11 2022 Update
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Compiled on2021-12-10
Expiration date
Timebomb2022-09-15 (+279 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)
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Windows 11 build 22523.1000 is the fifteenth Insider Preview build of Windows 11 2022 Update. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel on 15 December 2021.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Features[edit | edit source]

The ability to show snap groups in Alt+Tab and Task View, which initially introduced in build 22494, has been rolled out to all users.

File Explorer[edit | edit source]

The "Connect to a media server" and "Disconnect a media server" (if appropriate) options have been added to the ellipsis context menu in the command bar when opening This PC.

Settings[edit | edit source]

  • The link to Programs & Features in Control Panel has been redirected to Installed Apps section under Settings page.
  • The entry point of Uninstall Updates in Control Panel has been redirected to the corresponding page in Update History section under Windows Update page.
  • A number of keywords has been added to make the Voice Access feature appear in Settings search results.

Spotlight collection[edit | edit source]

  • The time interval for auto-switching Spotlight collection pictures has been slightly reduced.
  • The ablilty to manually switch Spotlight collection pictures via the context menu has been added.
  • The icon to the Spotlight collection context menu entries has been added.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

The reliability of invoking voice typing has been improved.

Bugfixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed an issue related to text input initialization that could lead to the shell (for example, Start menu and search) becoming non-responsive on ARM64 devices.
  • The battery icon tooltip should no longer unexpectedly show a percent above 100.
  • App icons should no longer overlap the date and time on secondary monitors when there are a lot of open apps.
  • Some work has been done to address an issue that was leading to losing keyboard focus sometimes after pressing ↵ Enter when using F2 to rename OneDrive files.
  • Fixed an issue where the border of our text input experiences (voice typing, emoji panel, etc) wasn’t drawing correctly when a contrast theme was enabled.
  • Mitigated an intermittent crash with the pen menu process if it was launched and then immediately closed before the launch happened.
  • Fixed the issue causing links to not open properly when opening the Widgets board using hover.
  • Settings content should no longer get truncated off the side of the window when making the Settings window small.
  • Settings should no longer sporadically crash when opening comboboxes, which was impacting certain settings such as the ability to set custom click actions for the pen.
  • Addressed an issue where the "Add a device" option in Bluetooth & Devices section was silently crashing when trying to connect new Bluetooth devices.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing ARM64 devices to experience bug checks citing a memory management error in the previous Nickel builds.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing DWM to crash (causing the screen to flash repeatedly) when trying to use certain apps.
  • Mitigated an issue leading to certain apps hanging when Narrator was running.
  • Some missing information has been added when examining the details in the file properties of narratorquickstart.exe.
  • Addressed an issue where Narrator would not respond to UIA events such as notifications, live regions or text events.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

  • Some devices may fail to update drivers and firmware with an error code 0x8007012a.
  • The network icon may sometimes go missing in the taskbar. Restarting explorer.exe should fix this issue.
  • The Search panel may not open after clicking the Search icon on the taskbar. Restarting explorer.exe should fix this issue.
  • Users may fail to sign into certain built-in apps, such as Feedback Hub. Restarting Windows should fix this issue.
  • Right-clicking on the date and time on the taskbar on the primary monitor when multiple monitors are connected may lead explorer.exe to crash.
  • The signal strength indicators may not reflect the correct signal strength when viewing the list of available Wi-Fi networks in the Settings app.
  • The Settings app may crash when going to HDR section under System page.
  • A blank entry may appear under Bluetooth & Devices page in Settings app.
  • Due to the current Spotlight collection image not currently migrating on upgrade, a black desktop background may appear after upgrading to this build.
  • Changing the taskbar alignment may cause the Widgets button to disappear from taskbar.
  • Widgets board may not have the correct resolution when hovering the entry point on a secondary monitor.
  • The Widgets board may be temporarily blank.
  • When having multiple monitors, Widgets content on taskbar may get out of sync between monitors.
  • The information such as temperature may not show on a left-aligned taskbar.
  • Some text authoring commands, e.g., "select that" or "delete that", may not work as expected across Windows applications when using voice access.
  • Recognition of some punctuation marks and symbols, such as the @ sign, may not be accurate when using voice access.
  • When starting Windows in Safe mode, the desktop may stuck in a crash loop due to an unhandled exception 0xc000027b in explorer.exe.
  • Clicking Bluetooth & devices and Personalization pages may crash the Settings app in Safe mode due to an overrun of a stack-based buffer 0xc0000409.
  • Attempting to open a folder named "advanced" may open up the "Advanced sharing settings" page in Settings app.[1]

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