Windows 11 In the final stages of development, the first build will be made public within two weeks, and now Windows insiders can preview the build in advance.
according to Windows latest version, You can preview the October 2021 Windows 11 update yourself because Microsoft has opened it up to the release preview channel for final preparation.This build is called 22000.194 (KB5005635) for Insiders, and available in beta and preview channels. There is also a new development channel built (Build number 22463) Play with features like PowerToys, although this version faces more future.
This announcement marks the end of any major development changes for the first public version of Windows 11. Microsoft will now finalize the new operating system and fix any minor errors that may exist.
If you want to try Windows 11, now is the best time to do so. Microsoft’s release preview channel is for business users, so this version is very stable and can be installed on your main PC completely and safely. You may encounter some minor errors, but all the errors that disrupted the system have been eliminated.
Remember to install any Windows 11 certified drivers after upgrading to Windows 11 to ensure you get the best experience.
After joining the release preview channel, under Microsoft’s Windows Insider group, you will receive a new “Ready to Upgrade to Windows 11” banner from Windows Update. From here, you can “use Windows 10 temporarily” or download and install Windows 11.
If you choose to continue using Windows 10, your system will receive the Windows October 10, 2021 update (21H2) instead of the Windows 11 version.
Dev Build 22463 introduces PowerToys to Windows 11
In addition to updating the October beta and preview channel versions to reflect the release status of Windows 11, Microsoft also released a new Insider version to the development channel The build number is 22463. This new version integrates Microsoft PowerToys in Windows 11 for the first time, and of course there are many bug fixes and improvements.
Microsoft pointed out that it will take some time for major new features to appear in the development branch. Presumably, Microsoft is busy with the October update of Windows 11 at this time and has no time to worry about future features.
The biggest update of this version is undoubtedly the addition of Microsoft PowerToys to Windows 11. This application has been used with Windows since 1995 and is an important resource for further customizing and improving the Windows experience to increase productivity. PowerToys allows you to perform operations such as remapping keyboard shortcuts, preventing the PC from sleeping from the taskbar, and quickly organizing Windows.
You can get PowerToys from the Microsoft Store now, and it seems to work on all Windows 11 versions, not just 22463.
Further improvements in Windows 11 build 22463 include the following:
- After selecting a file or folder in File Explorer, you can now use CTRL + Shift + C to copy the path to the clipboard.
- The corners of the pop-up window displayed when you click “Recognition Display” in “Display Settings” are rounded.
- Based on the feedback, some minor adjustments were made to the contrast theme colors, including making the hyperlinks on hover more obvious when using the desert theme.
- An icon has been added next to the volume slider in the quick settings to help make it easier to discover the options for managing audio endpoints.
- Update the “Windows Ease of Access” folder in the “All Apps” list of “Start” to be now simply called “Accessibility”.
- An option has been added to the focus assist settings so that you can choose whether you want focus assist to be automatically enabled within the first hour after the Windows feature update.
For more details on bug fixes, check out the Windows blog post here.