- Windows 11 22H2 receives build 22621.1095 and 22623.1095 (KB5022364) in the Beta Channel.
- This flight updates the search box style in the Start menu with rounded corners.
- Also, it includes various fixes and improvements for Windows 11.
Microsoft rolls out Windows 11 build 22623.1095 (KB5022364) with new features enabled by default and the preview build 22621.1095 (KB5022364) with features turned off by default for computers in the Beta Channel.
Build 22623.1095 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, brings more support interaction with interface controls and various fixes for the Taskbar and Task Manager. In addition, for both builds, 22621.1095 and 22623.1095, you will find that the Taskbar includes a new search box with more rounded corners instead of a square shape.
Windows 11 build 22623.1095
Starting with this flight, Windows 11 updates the Start menu search box with more rounded corners to match the search box’s design on the Taskbar.
Also, this update moves the Quick Assist feature out of the Windows Tools folder to display it directly in the Start menu’s All apps list and is easier to find.
Changes and fixes for build 22623.1095
These are the fixes specific to build 22623.1095:
Taskbar & System Tray
- Fixed a couple of issues that could result in the top half of the taskbar getting clipped.
- Fixed an issue where the uninstall app dialog might not display correctly in the Start menu in certain cases, making the buttons inaccessible.
- Fixed an issue causing filtering by publisher name to not match correctly on the Processes page.
- Fixed an issue causing some services to not show in the Services page after filtering is applied.
- Fixed an issue that resulted in new processes appearing in a filtered list if launched while a filter is set.
- Fixed the issue where some dialogs were not rendering in the correct theme when applied from the Task Manager Settings page.
- The issue causing the Processes page’s data content area to flash once theme changes are applied in the Task Manager Settings page is fixed.
- The Startup apps page in Task manager will now list apps as expected.
- Fixed an issue that could cause a black flash when opening Task Manager.
- If there are no matching search results, Task Manager will now explicitly say that.
- Fixed a Task Manager crash that could happen when attempting to end certain processes.
- You can now set focus to the search box by pressing CTRL + F.
Changes and fixes for build 22623.1095 and 22621.1095
These are the fixes specific to build 22623.1095 and 22621.1095.
- Made improvements to reliability to fix some crashes and the performance of animations and transitions.
- Fixed the issue causing the search box on Taskbar not to render correctly and display visual artifacts.
- Fixed the issue causing layout issues with right-to-left display languages like Arabic.
- Changed the experience for preview .NET Framework updates. After you installed this update, all future preview (optional) .NET Framework updates would display on 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 Windows Server 2022 domain controllers (DC). They stopped responding when they handled Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) requests.
- 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 an issue that affected how fast you could copy items from a network to a local computer. For some users, the copy speed was slower than expected.
- Fixed an issue that affected certain systems with firmware Trusted Platform Modules. (TPM). This issue stopped you from using AutoPilot to set up those systems.
- Fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
- Fixed an issue that affected devices 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 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.
- 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 the picture files you found using the search on the taskbar. This issue stopped you from opening those pictures.
Install build 22623.1095
If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 22623.1095, you need to 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 22623.1095 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 22621.1095, you can check again for updates to download build 22623.1095.