- Windows 11 22H2 receives build 22621.1537 and 22624.1537 (KB5022910) in the Beta Channel.
- This update rolls out new Live Captions, Touch Keyboards, and Chinese IME improvements.
- Also, it includes various fixes and changes for the operating system.
Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 22624.1537 (KB5022910) with new features enabled by default and the preview build 22621.1537 (KB5022910) with features turned off by default for computers enrolled in the Beta Channel.
Build 22624.1537 and 22621.1537 for Windows 11, and according to the official changes, the update introduces an updated context menu using XAML for File Explorer that brings access key shortcuts to quickly execute a command. The flight also rolls out an updated version of Task Manager that allows you to create live kernel memory dumps, and the Content Adaptive Brightness Control feature now runs on laptops, convertibles, and desktops.
In addition, these builds come with various fixes and improvements.
Changes and fixes for build 22624.1537
Here are all the new features and improvements for the latest release of Windows 11 in the Beta Channel:
As part of the File Explorer improvements, Windows 11 build 22624.1537 adds access key shortcuts into the XAML context menu to quickly execute a command. You can access the shortcuts view by selecting the file and pressing the “Menu” key on the keyboard or using the “Shift + F10” keyboard shortcut.
The Task Manager app has been updated with the option to create live kernel memory dumps (LKD) from the “Details” tab, right-clicking the process and selecting the “Create live kernel memory dump file” option. This is in addition to the existing “Memory dump” for user mode processes. According to the company, the goal of kernel live dump is to gather data to troubleshoot an abnormal situation but allow the system to continue operation.
You will also find a new setting for live kernel dumps in the Task Manager settings. Also, the dumps will be written to the
Content Adaptive Brightness Control (CABC)
Starting with this flight, Windows 11 will allow the Content Adaptive Brightness Control feature to run on devices such as laptops and convertibles that are plugged into a charger, as well as on desktops.
You can update the feature from the “Display” settings page (under the “Brightness & color” section) and choose one of the available options, including “Off,” “Always,” or “On Battery Only.”
Some Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) and MSDT Troubleshooters are now being redirected to the troubleshooters available on Settings > System > Troubleshoot since the company is depreciating the legacy tool.
Also, the Virtual Memory ranges, which are marked by a “KbCallbackTriageDumpData” BugCheck Callback Routine, will now be added to kernel-generated minidumps after a Blue Screen of Death.
Furthermore, Windows 11 build 22624.1537 rolls out with these fixes:
- Improved the experience on login after booting up by reducing the performance impact of startup apps.
- Fixed the issue in the Taskbar that in the previous build where the option under Settings > Personalization > Taskbar in the Taskbar behavior section to show seconds in the clock on the system tray was not actually enabling the functionality. Also, the company fixed an issue causing the show’s hidden icons flyout to open behind things like the OneNote app flyout and live captions.
- Improved the performance of search within Settings.
- Fixed an issue that was causing voice access to take some time to turn on after using the wake-up command.
- Fixed an issue that was causing an unexpected error message to appear when opening Group Policy Editor in the previous flight.
Changes and fixes for build 22624.1537 and 22621.1537
For both releases, you will find the search box on the Taskbar will include a button that opens the Bing Chat experience on Microsoft Edge, and these fixes and changes:
- Adds many new features and improvements to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. For more information, see Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
- The search box on the taskbar will be lighter when you set Windows to a custom color mode. This will occur when you set the Windows mode to dark and the app mode to light in Settings > Personalization > Colors.
- This update affects the Arab Republic of Egypt. The update supports the government’s daylight saving time change order for 2023.
- This update affects jscript9Legacy.dll. It adds ITracker and ITrackingService to stop MHTML from not responding.
- Addresses an issue that affects complexity policy settings for PINs. They are ignored.
- This update affects Xbox Elite users who have the Xbox Adaptive Controller. This update applies your controller remapping preferences on the desktop.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) option 119 – Domain Search Option. The issue stops you from using a connection-specific DNS Suffix Search List.
- Addresses an issue that affects a Clustered Shared Volume (CSV). The CSV fails to come online. This occurs if you enable BitLocker and local CSV managed protectors, and the system recently rotated the BitLocker keys.
- Addresses an issue that might affect your audio. It might cause glitching or screeching. This occurs when the system is under a heavy load or wakes from sleep.
- Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Narrator. It fails to read items in dropdown lists in Microsoft Excel.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client. The client returns an HTTP server error status (500). This error occurs when it runs a transfer job in the Storage Migration Service.
- Addresses an issue that affects Active Directory Users & Computers. It stops responding. This occurs when you use TaskPad view to enable or disable many objects at the same time.
- This update affects the Group Policy Editor. It adds Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 to the list of protocols that you can set.
- Addresses an issue that affects Windows Search. Windows Search fails inside of Windows container images.
- Addresses a rare issue that might cause an input destination to be null. This issue might occur when you attempt to convert a physical point to a logical point during hit testing. Because of this, the computer raises a stop error.
- Addresses an issue that affects Desired State Configuration. It loses its previously configured options. This occurs if metaconfig.mof is missing.
- The update addresses an issue that affects the Remote Procedure Call Service (rpcss.exe). The issue might cause a race condition between the Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) and the Microsoft Remote Procedure Call (RPC) endpoint mapper.
- Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft PowerPoint. It stops responding on the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). This occurs when you use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
- Addresses an issue that affects the Fast Identity Online 2.0 (FIDO2) PIN credential icon. It does not appear on the credentials screen of an external monitor. This occurs when that monitor is attached to a closed laptop.
- Addresses an issue that affects the new Windows Runtime (WinRT) API. This issue stops an application from querying for location information using MBIM2.0+.
- Addresses an issue that affects USB printers. The system classifies them as multimedia devices even though they are not.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Microsoft HTML Application Host (HTA). This issue blocks code execution that uses Microsoft HTA. This occurs when you turn on Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) User Mode Code Integrity (UMCI) enforced mode.
- This update affects the Group Policy Management Console. It addresses a scripting error in the Group Policy Preferences window.
- Addresses an issue that stops WDAC from parsing fields from binaries.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP) certificate. The system reports some SCEP certificate installations as failed. Instead, the system should report them as pending.
- Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft PowerPoint. It stops responding. This occurs when you use accessibility tools.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Notepad combo box in Settings. It fails to show all the available options.
- Addresses an issue that might affect Win32 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. They might close when devices enter Modern Standby. Modern Standby is an expansion of the Connected Standby power model. This issue occurs if certain Bluetooth PhoneLink features are turned on.
Finally, Windows 11 build 22624.1537 ships with some known issues regarding the Taskbar and Live Captions.
Install build 22624.1537
To download and install the Windows 11 build 22624.1537, 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 22624.1537 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 22621.1537, you can check again for updates to download build 22624.1537.