Windows 11 version 23H2 is the second feature update of the operating system set to launch during the fourth quarter of 2023.

The update will introduce new features, improvements, fixes, and visual enhancements.

In a nutshell, these are all the new features and changes for Windows 11 23H2:

  • New Windows Copilot powered by AI.
  • New File Explorer interface.
  • New native RAR, 7-zip, TAR, and GZ support.
  • Ungroup and labels for apps in the Taskbar.
  • New Windows Backup app.
  • New RGB lighting controls.
  • New Home page for Settings with interactive cards.
  • Virtual drives (VHD, VHDX, and Dev Drive) management from Settings.
  • New Dev Home app for developers.
  • Updated passkey experience with new management settings.
  • Widgets with the option to disable the news feed and pin widgets to the desktop.
  • Microsoft Store with AI features.
  • Networking improvements in the Settings app.
  • New option to hide time and date in the Taskbar.
  • Updated Nearby Sharing interface with faster transfer speeds.

Windows 11 23H2 info

  • OS: Windows 11
  • Update name: TBD
  • Version: 23H2
  • Build: 22631.xxxx
  • Codename: Sun Valley 3
  • Release Preview release date: TBD
  • Initial release date: TBD
  • Fully available date: TBD
  • Start of service: TBD
  • End of service: TBD
  • End of service for business: TBD
  • Price: Free

Windows 11 23H2 requirements

  • Processor: 1GHz or faster CPU or System on a Chip (SoC) with two or more cores.
  • RAM: 4GB.
  • Hard drive: 64GB or larger.
  • System firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable.
  • TPM: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.
  • Graphics: Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.
  • Display resolution: High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per color channel.
  • Networking: Microsoft account and internet.

If the computer doesn’t meet the minimum requirements, it’ll still be possible to upgrade using the ISO file or Media Creation Tool. However, the device will need to meet some basic Windows 11 23H2 hardware requirements, including a 64-bit processor with at least two cores, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2.

Windows 11 23H2 new features, changes, and related content can be found here.