Windows 11 build 22623.1255 (KB5022918) rolls out in Beta Channel

A new preview of Windows 11 arrives in the Beta Channel with various improvements.

Windows 11 KB5022918
Windows 11 KB5022918
  • Windows 11 22H2 update KB5022918 (build 22621.1255) rolls out in the Beta Channel.
  • The update brings tabs support for Notepad to users in this channel.
  • This release ships with a bunch of fixes and improvements for Task Manager and Taskbar.

Microsoft is now rolling out Windows 11 build 22623.1255 (KB5022918) with new features enabled by default and the preview build 22621.1255 (KB5022918) with features turned off by default for devices enrolled in the Beta Channel.

Build 22623.1255 and 22621.1255 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, only introduces several fixes for Taskbar, System Tray, and Task Manager.

Changes and fixes for build 22623.1255

These are the fixes specific to build 22623.1255:

Taskbar and Task Manager

  • Fixed an issue where Start would open behind the taskbar when entering it while using the touch keyboard.
  • Fixed an issue where the taskbar would disappear when switching from Task view to a Win32 app icon through the tablet-optimized taskbar.
  • Process names typed into the search box should no longer unexpected get spellchecked.
  • Fixed a couple of issues with how Narrator was reading out content in Task Manager.
  • Fixed an issue where the dropdowns in settings might not match your currently selected theme.
  • When using search on the App History page, results should no longer suddenly disappear.
  • If you open the Default Start Page dropdown in settings, clicking the Task Manager window should make the dropdown disappear now.

Install build 22623.1255

To download and install the Windows 11 build 22623.1255, 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 22623.1255 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 22621.1255, you can check again for updates to download build 22623.1255.

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