Windows 11 build 25947

Build of Germanium
OS familyWindows 11 (NT 10.0)
Version number10.0
Build number25947
Build revision1000
ArchitectureAMD64, ARM64
Build labrs_prerelease
Compiled on2023-09-01
Expiration date
Timebomb2024-09-15 (+380 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 25947 is the first Insider Preview build of Germanium, the 24H2 development semester of Windows as a service. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Canary Channel on 7 September 2023.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Task Manager[edit | edit source]

The performance when switching between different pages in Task Manager has been improved.

Bugfixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed the issue that was causing an unexpected pop up "Select an app to open this 'ms-screenclip' link" after the latest Snipping Tool app update.
  • Fixed a high hitting ctfmon.exe crash impacting the ability to type.
  • Fixed a few issues impacting explorer.exe reliability, including fixing an issue that was causing File Explorer to crash when navigating to the Gallery page.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing explorer.exe to throw an Unknown Hard Error error and get stuck in a crash loop when logging in to Safe mode, due to the 0xc0000005 (ACCESS_VIOLATION) exception with faulting module HolographicExtensions.dll.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

  • Adjusting screen brightness may not work on some laptops.
  • The icons on the desktop may appear blank in certain cases. Refreshing the desktop would resolve this issue.
  • Certain popular games may not work correctly.
  • Text on highlighted items in Microsoft Management Console and some of its snap-ins may have a yellow color.

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