Windows 11 build 25314.1000

Build of Zinc
OS family
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Timebomb2023-09-15 (+196 days)
Works in
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

Windows 11 build 25314.1000 is the fourteenth Insider Preview and the thirteenth available client build of Zinc, the 23H2 development semester of Windows as a service. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Canary Channel on 8 March 2023, along with its server counterpart and build 23403.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

File Explorer[edit | edit source]

  • The access key shortcuts have been added into the XAML context menu.
    • This feature is only available to a subset of users, but can be toggled on manually by enabling the 39696859 velocity ID.
    • This feature is not available for the Windows App SDK-based File Explorer.
  • The ability to show file recommendations in Home page has been added and rolled out to a subset of users on Azure Active Directory-joined devices. This feature can be toggled on manually by enabling the 38664959 (FERecommendations) and 40064642 (FERecommendationsUdk) velocity IDs and then signing in to an AAD-joined account.

Settings[edit | edit source]

A new dedicated page for viewing USB 4 domains has been added under Bluetooth & devices > USB. This feature is disabled by default, but can be toggled on manually by enabling the 39305332 velocity ID.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

  • The support of Outlook has been added to Narrator. This change is only available to English (United States) only.
  • The new Local Security Authority (LSA) protection feature has been added to Windows Security.
  • Starting with this build, the Remote Mailslot Protocol (RMP) has been disabled by default.
  • Two new DISM command-line options, /Add-Language and /Remove-Language, have been implemented for adding or removing languages from a Windows image.

Boot environment[edit | edit source]

Revocation list parsing was changed.

  • Revocation list files are now per-architecture (PE Machine value in OID
  • It is no longer possible to load driver.stl as boot.stl or vice versa (u32 revocation list type in OID, 0 for bootmgr or 1 for winload).

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • The system may take longer than expected to upgrade to this build in certain cases.
  • The "Getting ready for you" screens may appear for Azure Active Directory joined users when signing into Windows after upgrading to this build.
  • The screen may appear black for several minutes when upgrading to this build.
  • Laptop users may be unable to change their display brightness.
  • Laptop users may be unable to turn on night light.

File Explorer[edit | edit source]

  • The access keys in the XAML context menu may appear inconsistently if no button is pressed. Pressing a button will cause them to reappear.
  • The following issues will only apply if the file recommendations feature is enabled:
    • Clicking on the Share command may bring up the Windows share sheet (non-OneDrive).
    • Clicking on the "Open File Location" command results in an error.
    • Clicking on the "Remove from list" command does nothing.

Settings[edit | edit source]

  • The Language & Region page may indicate speech recognition support for currently unsupported languages.
  • When adding a language via the Language & Region page, the installation progress may become hidden, and users may not see install completion for enhanced speech recognition.
  • The Language & Region page may not offer the necessary speech recognition language support for live captions for up to an hour after first login.

Live captions[edit | edit source]

  • The enhanced speech recognition support may not be installed correctly through the Language & Region page in the Settings app on ARM64 devices.
  • Captioning performance may be degraded in non-English languages and missing out-of-language filtering in non-English (United States) languages.

Voice access[edit | edit source]

The redesigned in-app help page in voice access may not include all commands and the supplementary information may be inaccurate.

Safe mode[edit | edit source]

  • Quick Settings and date/time clock on the taskbar may be missing due to the Capability Access Manager Service service not running.
  • Clicking Bluetooth & devices and Personalization pages may crash the Settings app due to an overrun of a stack-based buffer 0xc0000409.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]