As expected, Microsoft has again split the Dev and Beta Windows Insider channels as the latest Windows 11 22H2 build nears “rtm”, and the Dev channel is beginning to evolve in preparation for future releases.
The first is the Beta channel release, build 22621. ISOs are available for this versionand the release includes a short list of fixes including improved voice activation detection, file explorer issue affecting google drive, taskbar crash issue and smart app control issue, as well that some persistent known issues with live captions.
Build 25115which is the new Dev Channel version with the required jump in version numbers (remember that if you take this version, you will not be able to go back to beta without a full reinstall).
The release includes a new “inline suggested actions” feature:
Windows Insiders can try a new feature in this release to speed up everyday tasks in Windows 11 with online suggested actions. When you copy a date, time, or phone number, Windows prompts you with relevant actions, such as creating calendar events or making phone calls with your favorite apps.
- When copying a phone number, Windows will display an online unavailable UI that suggests ways to call the phone number using Teams or other installed apps that offer one-to-one calling features. click.
- When copying a date and/or time, Windows will display an online unavailable UI that suggests creating the event using supported calendar apps. Upon selection of the user’s preference, the application is launched with its corresponding calendar event creation page with the date and/or time filled in automatically.
In addition to the same list of fixes and known issues present in 22621 (above), 25115 includes a new advisory for players:
- [NEW] Some games that use Easy Anti-Cheat may crash or cause a bug check on your PC.
25115 is not available for ARM64 PCs.
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