Windows 11 build 22463 arrives with expected fixes

Although the Windows 11 RTM It is already frozen, in the absence of some last changes and corrections prior to its launch, Microsoft has already been working for a long time on what will be the first major update of its new operating system. Almost every week we can see new versions of this OS full of corrections, general improvements and, why not, some other news that could not reach the first version of this system in time. And so, continuing with its development, today comes the new build 22463.

What’s new in build 22463

The first thing to keep in mind is that this new version of the operating system still does not bring great news. Even though we’re on the branch Insider Dev, the most unstable, Microsoft is still focused on other maintenance and development of its new operating system.

Thus, some of the most important and relevant changes that we can find are:

  • A new keyboard shortcut, CTRL + Shift + C, has been enabled to copy the directory of a folder.
  • The pop-up to identify windows now shows round corners.
  • Some minor adjustments have been made to the contrast of the themes.
  • Added new volume icon in quick settings.
  • New name for the “Accessibility” folder in the start menu.
  • Added an option in the concentration assistant to activate it automatically during the first hour after a Windows update.

Furthermore, we cannot forget that, finally, the Microsoft PowerToys They are now available to all users of this new OS within the Microsoft Store.

Bugs fixed

What we do find are a large number of errors, bugs and problems solved in this new build 22463. We are going to see all these corrections in detail.

  • Beginning:
    • The “System” option reappears in the context menu when you right-click on startup.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented Narrator from being able to focus on the menu.
    • Fixed an issue that could render startup unusable if a large number of applications were installed and DPIs were changed.
    • If the option “always show scroll bars” is activated there will no longer be problems with the location of the bar.
    • When you press down after opening the startup, the selector will be placed on the last application and not on the user.
  • Taskbar:
    • The icons on the taskbar are correctly aligned and centered now.
    • Icon preview text will now follow accessibility settings.
    • Adjusted the notification badge.
    • Fixed an issue that caused the chat side menu to not turn off.
    • Improved the reliability of explorer.exe when the taskbar uses multiple monitors.
  • Look for:
    • Opening search in secondary monitors now works.
  • File Browser:
    • Mitigated an issue that caused the file explorer to crash when performing a search.
    • Pressing F1 will bring up the Windows 11 help search, not Windows 10.
    • The View, Sort, and Group submenus now have a check to see which option is selected.
  • Entry:
    • Fixed an issue with the mouse pointer when it was positioned vertically.
    • Text predictions are working normally again.
    • Fixed various issues with IME keyboards.
    • Fixed an issue that caused the edges of the touch keyboard keys to appear blurry.
    • Fixed an issue that would crash the touch keyboard when voice input was on.
  • Settings:
    • Eliminated a duplicate entry within the Concentration Wizard options.
    • Fixed an issue that displayed a repeated message when unchecking the “Automatically optimize new drives” option.
    • When you press WIN + P, the current mode will be selected by default.
  • Windows:
    • Switching between desktops when only one is created should no longer lose focus in the foreground.
    • Fixed an issue where some windows would start to flicker in certain places on the screen.
    • The “move” option from the context menu when clicking on a task list window is now aligned again.
  • Sandbox:
    • Windows Sandbox should now work again in this build.
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux:
    • WSL should work again on ARM64 devices like the Surface Pro X.
  • Other changes:
    • Fixed DRIVER_PNP_WATCHDOG error.
    • Fixed the problem that caused the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR error in Surfaces.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented command prompt from working properly.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented firewall rules from being migrated when installing this new Windows 11.
    • Fixed an issue that made the “Quick Assistance” window very small.
    • Fixed an issue that caused a blank window to appear when clicking the Quick Support “Login” button.
    • Mitigated an issue with the shadow of certain menus.
    • Fixed INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR error when exiting hibernation.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented Windows from logging in correctly on some SSD drives after build 224xx.

Microsoft states that some of these fixes could reach the Windows 11 RTM in a zero-day patch after its release on October 5.

Pending bugs to fix in build 22463

The list of pending bugs to be corrected in build 22463 has also been updated, looking like this:

  • General:
    • A bug is preventing Mobile Device Managed (MDM) computers from receiving this build.
    • Some users who directly install this version from the latest ISO build may see an error message asking them to activate a signature. We must activate it and restart the computer in order to install it.
  • Beginning:
    • It may happen that we cannot search from the task bar of the start menu. Just open the run box with Win + R and close it for it to work.
  • Taskbar:
    • The taskbar sometimes flickers when changing input methods.
  • Look for:
    • After clicking the search icon the panel may not open. We must restart the browser process for it to work.
    • The search panel may appear black and show no results.
  • File Browser:
    • Right-clicking on OneDrive locations closes the context menu only when hovering over some entries, such as “Open with.”
    • Opening a network drive by double-clicking it will fixate on Quick Access instead of opening.
  • Widgets:
    • The widget board may appear empty.
    • Some widgets may be the wrong size.
  • Microsoft Store:
    • Microsoft continues to work to improve search relevance.

There is now less than two weeks to be able to update all of them to the first version of Windows 11. Of course, the news and improvements that the new Windows will bring us have only just begun.

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