Windows 11 build 22631.2050

Build of Windows 11, version 23H2
OS familyWindows 11 (NT 10.0)
Version number10.0
Build number22631
Build revision2050
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Build labni_release_svc_betaflt_prod1
Compiled on2023-07-10
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 22631.2050 is a build of Windows 11, version 23H2. It was released to a subset of Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel on 21 July 2023 as the KB5027397 enablement update to build 22621.2050 (KB5028256) for new features included, which may not be enabled by default and instead be rolled out.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Features[edit | edit source]

The following features and changes have been backported to this build:

  • Redesigned Apps > Startup Apps and Apps > Advanced app settings > App Execution Alias pages in the Settings app (initially implemented in build 25197)
  • Redesigned Sound output page in Quick Settings (initially implemented in build 25281)
  • The Personalization > Dynamic Lighting page in the Settings app (initially implemented in build 25295 and then refined in build 23475)
  • Support of inputing emoji characters based on the Unicode Emoji 15.0 standard via the emoji picker (initially implemented in build 25300)
  • New Spotlight UI (initially implemented in build 25197 and then refined in build 25324)
  • The warning dialog on unsafe password copy and paste (initially implemented in build 25324)
  • The pop-up dialog to recommend automated Get Help troubleshooter to resolve camera streaming issues (initially implemented in build 25381)
  • Redesigned Details pane in File Explorer (initially implemented in build 23430)
  • New "View notification" button in urgent or important notifications to view the content of the notification when using an app in full screen (initially implemented in build 23430)
  • The support of ungrouping taskbar buttons and showing app labels (initially implemented in build 23466)
  • Visual changes to File Explorer (initially implemented in build 23466)
  • Segoe UI Emoji version 1.40, which includes new emoji characters based on the Unicode Emoji 15.0 standard (implemented in build 23466)
  • Redesigned Home page in File Explorer (initially implemented in build 23475)
  • The ability to ink directly onto edit fields via Windows Ink (initially implemented in build 23475)
  • The ability to enroll and use passkey to sign into supported apps and websites via Windows Hello (initially implemented in build 23486)
  • New Narrator natural voices in Japanese and English (United Kingdom) (initially implemented in build 23493)
  • The pop-up showing the name of the current desktop and the fly-in transition effect when switching between virtual desktops by pressing the key combination ⊞ Win+Ctrl+ or (initially implemented in builds 23493 and build 23506)
  • Redesigned Share flyout (initially implemented in build 23506)
  • The Voice access toggle in the Accessibility flyout on the lock screen (initially implemented in build 23506)
  • Two new energy recommendations under System > Power & battery > Energy recommendations in the Settings app (initially implemented in build 23506)

Shell[edit | edit source]

The "End task" option in the app's context menu on the taskbar and the "End Task" option under System > For developers in the Settings app, previously implemented in build 22631.2048, are now functional in this build.

Bugfixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed an issue that was causing the context menu in File Explorer or on the desktop to draw in the wrong position (off screen or on the other monitor).
  • Fixed an issue in Task Manager that was causing the option to create live kernel memory dumps to show when right-clicking the empty space in the Details page.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

  • The Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray on the taskbar may sometimes disappear.
  • When logging in to Safe mode, explorer.exe may throw an Unknown Hard Error error and get stuck in a crash loop due to the 0xc0000005 (ACCESS_VIOLATION) exception with faulting module HolographicExtensions.dll.

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