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Latest Windows 11 Preview Adds Search Box, Power Mode, And More

Windows 11 October 20

After the first preview build for Windows 11 at the end of June, Microsoft has now released a new version. The new build with the number 22000.65 is available in the dev channel and brings changes to the user interface, among other things.

The second official preview version of Windows 11 has been published in the Insider Program and brings a long list of changes. The build 22000.65 introduces several enhancements, including a search box in the Windows 11 Start menu, a new attitude to the taskbar across multiple monitors display of time and adding ” power mode ” settings on the “Energy & Battery” in the settings.

There are also some UI changes and many bug fixes, so Insiders should have fewer problems with the new version. The list of known errors is still very long. As usual, details can be found in the Windows Blog. The fixed bugs include display problems in the system tray, the new Settings app, the file explorer, and the search. We have translated the list of improvements for you.

Windows 11 Insider Preview Fixes And Details

  • Start now has a search box to make your search easier.
  • The taskbar is now displayed across multiple monitors, which can be activated via Settings> Personalization> Taskbar.
  • We have updated several system warning dialogs, e.g. B. the warning when the battery of your laptop is low or when you change your display settings with the new visual design of Windows 11.
  • The settings for the “Power Mode” are now available on the “Power & Battery” page in Settings.
  • Right-clicking on the desktop now has a direct option to refresh without having to click on “Show more options”.
  • Right-clicking a .ps1 file in File Explorer now gives you the “Run with PowerShell” option right away, without having to click “Show More Options”.
  • The available snap layouts when using smaller PCs in portrait format have been optimized for this posture. You can now choose to snap three apps on top of each other instead of four quadrants.
  • Based on the collaboration with the most popular GIF provider in China, weshineapp.com, the GIF selection for Windows Insiders in China is now available through the Emoji Panel (WIN +.). If the location is set to China, then GIF data from weshineapp.com will be displayed.
  • Right-clicking the volume icon in the system tray now has an option to troubleshoot sound issues.
  • Fixes:
  • We have fixed a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service known as PrintNightmare that is documented in CVE-2021-34527. See KB5004945 for more information.
  • Taskbar: We fixed an issue where it was not possible to use the mouse to click the Show Desktop button at the very edge of the taskbar.
  • We fixed an issue where the date and time on the system tray did not reflect the format you preferred.
  • Fixed an issue where the preview window might not display the entire window when hovering over the task view in the system tray.
  • We fixed an issue where pressing ESC or clicking the desktop would not close the window with the thumbnails of the open applications when you put focus on it after pressing WIN + T.
  • We fixed an issue where rotating a PC to portrait and back to landscape could result in app icons not appearing in the system tray even though there was space.
  • Settings: We fixed an issue where Settings could not start. If you have been affected, please read here.
  • We fixed a noticeable stuttering in the animation when closing the quick settings and the notification center by clicking on the corresponding icons in the system tray.
  • We fixed an issue where there was no shadow in the Quick Settings and Notification Center windows.
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to launch Quick Settings by putting keyboard focus on it in the system tray and pressing Enter.
  • We fixed an issue where Quick Settings would not render correctly if you removed all settings except volume.
  • We fixed an issue that mitigates the unexpected activation of Focus Assist.
  • We have fixed a problem with the animation of the touch keyboard when it is resized in the settings.
  • We fixed an issue where the sign-in options in Settings under Face Recognition contained an unexpected check box with no text.
  • Fixed an issue where the button to disconnect a work or school account in Account Settings would not work.
  • Fixed an issue where the lock screen settings included a toggle button with no text.
  • Fixed an issue where the title of the Advanced Options page under Windows Update in Settings could be missing.
  • Fixed an issue where the “Windows Privacy Options” at the bottom of Privacy & Security> Search Permissions in Settings was not working.
  • Fixed an issue where the “Open Navigation” button could be overlaid with other text.
  • Fixed an issue where Settings would crash when applying a theme under Contrasts.
  • We fixed an issue where parts of the settings for some non-English languages ​​were unexpectedly displayed in English.
  • File Explorer: We fixed an issue that resulted in apps pinning and pinning not working from Start, the command bar in File Explorer disappearing, and the snap layouts unexpectedly not appearing until after restarting the PC.
  • We fixed an issue that could result in the elements of the File Explorer title bar being illegible due to poor contrast.
  • We fixed an issue where some of the icons in the File Explorer context menu could be fuzzy.
  • We fixed an issue where the Show More menu in the File Explorer command bar would not close after clicking Options.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent a new folder from being created on the desktop.
  • Search: We fixed an issue that resulted in search sometimes showing gray boxes instead of app icons.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Search to drop the first keystroke when pressing the Windows key and starting typing.
  • We fixed an issue where hovering your mouse over the search icon in the system tray would result in the third final search not loading and leaving blank.
  • We fixed an issue where searching for Windows Update would open Settings but not navigate to the Windows Update Settings page.
  • Widgets: We fixed an issue where the system text scaling was scaling all widgets proportionally and could result in truncated widgets.
  • We fixed an issue where when using screen reader / narrator in widgets, the content would sometimes not be announced properly.
  • We fixed an issue where resizing the Money widget could result in the bottom half of the widget showing nothing.
  • Other: We fixed a memory leak that occurred while using one of the C # print samples.
  • We fixed an issue that resulted in an error with the message 0xc0000005 – Unexpected parameters in Safe Mode.
  • We fixed two issues that could cause explorer.exe to crash in a loop when the display language was set to Russian or when multiple input methods were enabled.
  • We fixed an issue that could result in an error check with win32kfull when you minimize a full screen window and later restore it.
  • We fixed an issue where some WSL users could see the message “The parameter is incorrect” when opening the Windows Terminal.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in blurry windows on ALT + Tab.
  • We fixed an issue resulting in system tray flickering when Korean IME users used ALT + Tab.
  • Fixed an issue that made the UI display less reliable when using WIN + Spacebar to toggle the input method.
  • We fixed an issue that was affecting the reliability of voice input.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the “New Snippet in X Seconds” option in Snip & Sketch to not work.

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