Windows 11 build 22533

Build of Windows 11 2022 Update
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Compiled on2022-01-07
Expiration date
Timebomb2022-09-15 (+251 days)
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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 22533 is the seventeenth Insider Preview build of Windows 11 2022 Update. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel on 12 January 2022.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Shell[edit | edit source]

  • The flyout design for the hardware indicators for brightness, volume, camera privacy, camera on/off and airplane mode has been updated to align with the design principles of Windows 11.
  • The ability to pin, search or toggle voice access on the taskbar or Start menu has been added.
  • The "Apps & Features" item in ⊞ Win+X context menu has been renamed to "Installed apps".
  • A tooltip showing the full window name will appear when hovering the mouse over a truncated window title in Alt+Tab or Task View.
  • The reliability of the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar has been improved.
  • The experience for accessibility tools (such as Magnifier and Narrator) with the updated input switcher has been improved.
  • The Windows Firewall icon within Control Panel has been updated to align with the Fluent design.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • The new "Text input" page in Settings app and 13 touch keyboard themes for customizing other input methods, initially introduced in build 22504, have been rolled out to all users.
  • The rollout of the updated entry point for Widgets, initially introduced in build 22518, has been reset.
    • As a result, the entry point may be reverted to the original view when updating to this build.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

Starting from this build, the Clock app can be uninstalled by users.

Bugfixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed an issue where some devices may fail to update drivers and firmware with an error code 0x8007012a.
  • Addressed an issue causing users to be unable to sign into certain built-in apps, such as Feedback Hub.
  • Fixed the text in the exploit protection description in the Windows Security app so it just refers to Windows and not Windows 10.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in not being able to import photos from certain cameras and mobile phones into the Photos app.
  • Launching Windows Sandbox, closing it, and then launch it again, should no longer lead to having two Windows Sandbox icons in the taskbar (one of which is non-functional).
  • Addressed an issue where 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.
  • Addressed an issue where holding Ctrl and hovering the mouse over the Task View icon in the taskbar may lead explorer.exe to crash.
  • Mitigated an underlying issue related to the use of mica in Settings which was impacting overall reliability of the Settings app in recent Nickel builds.
  • Fixed an issue impacting some users which was resulting in Settings crashing when trying to access the Installed Apps, Startup Apps, and Default Apps pages.
  • Mitigated an issue that was making the Wheel page in Settings app crash when adding an action for an app.
  • The crackle sound when playing audio and repeatedly clicking the volume slider in Quick Settings to change the volume has been removed.
  • Improved how the text color and buttons look with theming applied on candidate window, emoji panel and clipboard.
    • Before this, some buttons/text was hard to see with certain custom background colors.
  • Addressed an issue where the voice typing launcher may unexpectedly reappear when clicking the microphone icon to invoke voice typing.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Settings[edit | edit source]

  • 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.
  • In some cases, several texts and strings across the Settings app may be mixed up and disorganized.

Widgets[edit | edit source]

  • Changing the taskbar alignment may cause the Widgets button to disappear from taskbar.
  • 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.

Safe mode[edit | edit source]

  • 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 due to an overrun of a stack-based buffer 0xc0000409.

General[edit | edit source]

  • Attempting to open a folder named "advanced" may open the "Advanced sharing settings" page in Settings app.[1]
  • Pressing multimedia keys (such as the volume and brightness keys) on the keyboard may crash explorer.exe.

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