Windows 11 build 22621.2359 (KB5030310) outs as preview on version 22H2

Windows 11 22H2 gets websites recommendations in the Start menu and various fixes in the preview of the next monthly update.

Windows 11 KB5030310
Windows 11 KB5030310
  • Microsoft is rolling out a preview of Windows 11 22H2 (build 22621.2359).
  • The update is available in the Release Preview Channel as KB5030310.
  • This release brings websites to the Start’s Recommended section and implements GB18030-2022 requirements.
  • This non-security update addresses several problems and rolls out a few improvements.

Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 11 build 22621.2359 as the update KB5030310 in the Release Preview Channel. The update is available as an optional update with new changes, non-security fixes, and improvements that the company plans to make available as an automatic install in October during the Patch Tuesday rollout.

According to the announcement on the official support website, the update introduces website suggestions to the Recommended section in the Start menu from your browsing history and completes the implementation of the GB18030-2022 requirements.

In addition, this flight also rolls out various non-security fixes, including fixes regarding time and region, security, Microsoft Office, application virtualization, black window after resuming from sleep, and  more.

Windows 11 22H2 update KB5030310

These are all the new features rolling out with the update KB5030310 for Windows 11 22H2:

  • Completes the work to comply with the GB18030-2022 requirements. It removes and remaps characters for Microsoft Wubi input and Microsoft Pinyin U-mode input. You can no longer enter character codepoints that are not supported. All the required codepoints are up to date.
  • Introduces websites to the Recommended section of the Start menu. These websites will be personalized for you and come from your browsing history. This gives you quick access to the websites that are important to you. You can remove any website URL from the Recommended section using the shortcut menu. To turn off the feature, go to Settings > Personalization > Start.
  • This update supports daylight saving time (DST) changes in Greenland.
  • This update changes the spelling of Ukraine’s capital from Kiev to Kyiv.
  • Addresses an issue that affects account lockout event 4625. The format of the event is wrong in the ForwardedEvents log. This occurs when an account name is in the user principal name (UPN) format.
  • This update affects the Key Distribution Center (KDC) and user security identifiers (SID). KDC now reads the user SID from the Subject Alternative Name (SAN) of a certificate. Because of this, mobile device management (MDM) providers can use offline templates to fill in the user SID. To learn more, see KB5014754.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Excel. It stops responding when you try to share a file as a PDF in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Addresses an issue that is related to changes in the forwarding of events.
  • Addresses an issue that affects events that have a TAB character. The events do not render, or you cannot forward them.
  • Addresses an issue that affects XPath queries on FileHash and other binary fields. It stops them from matching values in event records.
  • Addresses an issue that affects an Application Virtualization (App-V) environment. Copy operations within it stop working. This occurs after you install the April 2023 update.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Print to PDF. It uses the metadata for the name you sign in with as the author of a printed PDF. It should use the display name instead.
  • Addresses an issue that affects some USB printers. Microsoft Defender stops them from printing.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC). AppID Tagging policies might greatly increase how long it takes your device to start up.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Korean touch keyboard It completes the first character in the search box on the taskbar. This is not expected.
  • Addresses an issue that affects IMEPad. It stops working. This occurs when you enter end-user-defined characters (EUDC).
  • Addresses an issue that affects sleep mode. After you resume from sleep, a blank window appears that has the title “Windows Input Experience.”
  • Addresses an issue that affects Remote Apps. The display of some elements is not aligned correctly.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the search box tooltip. It does not appear in the correct position.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the search button. It disappears when you interact with the search flyout box.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC). It has a handle leak. Because of this, the system runs out of memory.
  • Addresses an issue that might make Windows stop responding. This might occur if you use Microsoft OneDrive files that are compressed by NTFS.
  • Addresses an issue that might cause a user-mode memory leak. It might occur when you call CopyFile() or MoveFile().
  • Addresses an issue that affects application compatibility. It is related to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
  • Addresses an issue that affects external binding. It fails. This occurs after you install Windows updates dated May 2023 or later. Because of this, there are issues that affect LDAP queries and authentication.

Install Windows 11 build 22621.2359

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 22621.2359, open the “Windows Update” settings on a device enrolled in the Windows Insider Program and click the Check for Updates” button.

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