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Windows 11 build 23615 adds USB4 80Gbps support and Copilot at startup

Microsoft introduces super-fast speeds support for USB devices, new Copilot settings, and various improvements for Windows 11.

  • Windows 11 now supports super-fast 80Gbps speeds for USB devices, and Copilot gets a new configuration page in the Settings app.
  • Microsoft is also rolling out the new Lock Screen weather widget and improvements to the Settings app and Windows Share in the Beta Channel.

On January 11, 2024, Microsoft began the rollout of two new previews of Windows 11, including build 23615 and 22635.3061, for devices enrolled in the Dev and Beta Channels of the Windows Insider Program. These preview builds contain new features, improvements for existing features, and fixes.

According to the official announcement, Windows 11 build 23615 introduces USB 80Gbps support, new Copilot settings, improvements to the Windows Share feature, and fixes for the Task Manager.

In addition, the company is also rolling out the Windows 11 build 22635.3061 as the KB5034215 update in the Beta Channel with the same improvements for the Windows Share features as build 23615 and the previously announced weather widget for the Lock Screen.

Windows 11 build 23615 new changes

These are all the new changes and features for build 23615:

  • USB 80Gbps: Windows 11 now supports 80Gbps speeds for USB devices.
  • Copilot: The Settings app now includes a new “Copilot in Windows” settings page in the “Personalization” section that allows to control whether Copilot should launch a startup for devices with wider displays. Microsoft is also testing launching the chatbot interface automatically on startup.
  • Windows Share: The Share interface will now be able to share links directly to WhatsApp, Gmail, X, Facebook, and LinkedIn in supported web browsers.

This release also fixes reliability bugs for Task Manager and Windows Share.

Finally, Microsoft is noting some known issues with Copilot and Widgets.

Windows 11 build 22635.3061 new changes

These are all the new changes and features for build 22635.3061:

  • Windows Share: The Share interface will now be able to share links directly to WhatsApp, Gmail, X, Facebook, and LinkedIn in supported web browsers.
  • Lock Screen: Microsoft introduces a new default weather widget with richer dynamic information and interactive updates. When clicking the widget and signing in, Microsoft Edge will open with the full forecast in MSN Weather. You can always change the settings from Settings > Personalization > Lock screen and change the “Lock screen status” setting to something other than weather or the “None” option.
  • Settings app: Microsoft updates Azure Active Directory (AAD) references to Microsoft Entra ID. (This change is available to everyone.)

The aforementioned changes are available for devices with the “Get the latest updates as soon as they’re available” toggle switch turned on.

The company also notices some fixes for the spellchecker and  ActiveX scroll bar.

Finally, there’s an updated version of the Microsoft Store for the update KB5034215 that makes it possible to launch Arcade games while browsing the page instantly.

Other improvements for the Store include a new notification when a new app is installed, and there are performance boosts when installing apps from search or browsing.

Install build 23615 and 22635.3061

To download and install the Windows 11 build 23615 or 22635.3061, enroll your device in the Dev or Beta Channel through the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Update & Security” section. Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download the build from the “Windows Update” settings by clicking the “Check for Updates” button.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].