Windows 11 build 22623.1245 (KB5022358) rolls out in Beta Channel

Microsoft rolls out a new preview of Windows 11 with new version of Snipping Tool and fixes.

Windows 11 KB5022358
Windows 11 KB5022358
  • Windows 11 22H2 receives build 22621.1245 and 22623.1245 (KB5022358) in the Beta Channel.
  • This update rolls out the screen recording feature for Snipping Tool.
  • Also, it includes various fixes and improvements for Windows 11.

Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 22623.1245 (KB5022358) with new features enabled by default and the preview build 22621.1245 (KB5022358) with features turned off by default for computers in the Beta Channel.

Build 22623.1245 and 22621.1245 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, only ships the new version of the Snipping Tool that adds the screen recording feature with the ability to pause while recording. In addition, these updates bring several fixes and improvements.

Changes and fixes for build 22623.1245

These are the fixes specific to build 22623.1245:

Taskbar & System Tray

  • Fixed a high hitting ShellExperienceHost crash related to interacting with Quick Settings.

Task Manager

  • Fixed a few issues causing Task Manager crashes.
  • You now shouldn’t have to make Task Manager be as wide before the navigation pane appears.
  • If text scaling has been increased, the search box shouldn’t overlap with the title bar text anymore.
  • Addressed cases where text in dialogs was getting cut off when text scaling was increased.
  • Fixes an issue where certain parts of the title bar couldn’t be used to drag the window.

Changes and fixes for build 22623.1245 and 22621.1245

For both releases, you will find the following improvements:

  • Update changed the experience for preview .NET Framework updates. After you installed this update, all future preview (optional) .NET Framework updates would be displayed on the Settings > Windows Update > Advanced options > Optional updates On that page, you could control which optional updates you wanted to install.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the ReFS. The issue caused high nonpaged pool usage, which depleted system memory.
  • Fixed an issue that affected copying from a network to a local drive. Copying was slower than expected for some users.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Windows Server 2022 domain controllers (DC) to stop responding. This occurred when they processed Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) requests.
  • Fixed an issue that affected a Group Policy for Expanded Toasts.
  • Fixed an issue that might have occurred when the Input Method Editor (IME) was active. Applications might have stopped responding when you used the mouse and keyboard at the same time.
  • Fixed an issue that affected conhost.exe. It stopped responding.
  • Fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (known as a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
  • Fixed an issue that affected devices that are subject to Microsoft Exploit Protection Export Address Filtering (EAF). Some applications stopped responding or did not open. These included Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped you from searching for a file based on the file’s contents.
  • Fixed an issue that affected searchindexer.exe. It randomly stopped you from signing in or signing out.
  • Fixed an issue that might have occurred when you converted or reconverted Japanese Kanji using a multibyte character set (MBCS) app. The cursor might have moved to the wrong location when you typed.
  • We changed how you enabled the Windows diagnostic data processor configuration in preparation for EU Data Boundary To learn more, see Enable Windows diagnostic data processor configuration.
  • Fixed an issue that affected mstsc.exe. It stopped responding while connecting to a RemoteApp and Desktop Connection.
  • Fixed an issue that might have affected FindWindow() or FindWindowEx(). They might have returned the wrong window handle.
  • Fixed an issue that affected picture files you found using search on the taskbar. This issue stopped you from opening those pictures.
  • Fixed an issue that might have affected applications that used Microsoft Edge WebView2 to display content. Applications that used WebView2 included Microsoft Office and the Widgets app. The content might have appeared blank or greyed out.

Install build 22623.1245

To download and install the Windows 11 build 22623.1245, enroll your device in the Beta Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Update & Security” section.

Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 22623.1245 from the “Windows Update” settings by clicking the Check for Updates button. However, you will need a device that meets the minimum system requirements to receive the update if you are new to the Windows Insider Program. If the device receives build 22621.1245, you can check again for updates to download build 22623.1245.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me. Email him at [email protected].