Windows 11 22478 is available for the insiders in the dev channel

Patchday October is over and now it’s the turn of the Insiders in the Dev channel again. Microsoft released Windows 11 22478.1000, more precisely 10.0.22478.1000 rs_prerelease, created on October 8th. available for download.

So far it has been rather boring, because Microsoft has used the Dev-Insider to correct errors, which will later be integrated into Windows 11 22000. We will of course collect the ISOs for this Insider Build again and then put the link here. But as always, you can always find the latest downloads and ISOs in the right sidebar.

The update stack package (version 521.920.111.0), which is also loaded, is new. We are starting with the testing of a new process for providing new update improvements for our customers outside of the major operating system updates with Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel, starting with build 22478. With the update stack package we can improve the update experience before the PC receives a monthly or feature update. The Update Stack Package will help ensure that your PC is most likely to install new updates successfully and with the best and least disruptive experience. As a note: not everyone will receive this update.

New in this build are the new Fluent Emoji, which were announced some time ago. These will then also be made available for Windows 11 22000 in the near future.

Known issues in Windows 11 22478

  • Users upgrading from builds or earlier to newer Dev Channel builds using the latest Dev Channel ISO may receive the following warning message: The build you are trying to install is Flight Signed. To continue the installation, enable flight signature. If you get this message, press the Activate button, restart your PC and try the update again.
  • Some users may experience reduced screen and sleep time. We are investigating the potential impact of shorter screen and sleep timeouts on power consumption.
  • Start menu In some cases you may not be able to enter any text when using the search from the Start or the taskbar. If so, press WIN + R to open the Run dialog box, and then close it.
  • Taskbar The taskbar sometimes flickers when switching input methods.
    We’re working on fixing an issue that resulted in tooltips being displayed in an unexpected location when hovering over the corner of the taskbar.
  • seek
  • After clicking the search icon on the system tray, the search box may not open. If so, restart the Windows Explorer process and open the search box again.
  • The search field may appear black and does not display any content below the search field.
  • Quick settings We’re investigating reports from insiders that the volume and brightness sliders are not displaying properly in Quick Settings.

Fixed issues:

  • The updated version of the Korean IME that was rolled out with Build 22454 is now available to everyone on the Dev Channel.
  • If your laptop is closed, it is now possible to log on to your PC with face recognition (Windows Hello) on a connected external monitor if it has a camera that supports this.
  • We made a change to the underlying indexer platform to improve the overall reliability and size of the database, which should help reduce the amount of disk space required on the system – especially in cases where users had very large Outlook mailboxes .
  • If you move the mouse wheel over the volume symbol in the system tray, the current volume is now changed.
  • Some small adjustments were made to the dialog when adding a new language in the settings to make it look a bit more modern, including rounding the corners.
  • Start menu
  • Keyboard focus is no longer lost when you press ESC after opening the User Profile flyout in Start.
  • Updated the prompt text when pinning something from a UWP application to Start so it now simply says, “Would you like to pin this to Start?
  • Taskbar
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Notification Center to get stuck in newer builds in which it would no longer start.
  • The plus icon for adding a new desktop is now correctly displayed when hovering over the task view icon in the system tray when using the Arabic and Hebrew languages.
  • After opening an app’s jump list from the taskbar, right-clicking on the app name should now display the correct “Pin to Start” icon (a pin icon).
  • Clicking the system tray with the left and right mouse buttons at the same time should no longer crash explorer.exe.
  • File Explorer
  • Fixed an issue where the command bar was doing unnecessary calculations when navigating to folders, resulting in unexpected performance gains. It is believed that this was also the cause of performance issues when selecting files by dragging, as well as using the arrow keys to navigate certain folders.
    . The “Show hidden items” option should no longer get out of sync when multiple File Explorer windows are open.
  • Widgets
  • The following two issues were fixed with Microsoft Edge version 95, which is currently available to Microsoft Edge Insider. Hence, they are removed from the list of known issues:
  • The widgets board can appear blank.
  • Widgets may display the wrong size on external monitors.
  • seek The flyout of the last searches, when you move the mouse pointer over the search symbol in the taskbar, should no longer close immediately when called if an administration window is in focus.
  • input
  • If the focus is set on the search field in File Explorer, the touch keyboard should no longer be called up and should be closed immediately when a tablet is used and the taskbar is automatically hidden.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in the handwriting panel not inserting text when used to write Chinese.
  • Fixed a memory leak that could occur in ctfmon and lead to unexpected resource usage.
  • Fixed an issue that caused TextInputHost.exe to crash with a small number of users when the focus was placed on any text field.
  • Settings:
  • Fixed an issue that caused Settings to crash when updating radio buttons, such as: For example, if you connected an additional audio endpoint while the “Sound” page was open in the settings.
  • The performance when loading the themes displayed in the personalization settings has been improved.
  • If a user who is not an administrator changes his display language in the language settings, the clickable logout button is no longer displayed there because it opened a UAC dialog and caused confusion.
  • The Windows update entry at the top of the system page in the settings should no longer be incorrectly aligned with the other options in languages ​​such as German (if it is displayed).
  • The Braille options in the Narrator User Settings should now be synchronized with the actual status of the Braille input / output mode.
  • A change was made to address an issue where the “Media Streaming Options” in the Network and Sharing Center unexpectedly reverted to the default settings after an upgrade.
  • The reliability of the quick settings start has been improved. This change should also help resolve the issue of the window not fully rendering (just a thin rectangle).
  • Fixed an issue where clicking the media control area in Quick Settings would not bring the displayed app to the foreground in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue where the colors for items in the quick settings could hang and not display the correct color for their status, especially when using a contrast theme.
  • The quick settings page for managing audio endpoints has been updated from Volume to Sound.
  • Opening the page for managing audio endpoints in the quick settings should no longer cause a brief interruption in audio playback when multiple devices are listed.
  • Windows window
  • Fixed an issue related to ALT + Tab being used very quickly that could crash explorer.exe.
  • Holding down ALT and pressing F4 after pressing ALT + Tab no longer crashes explorer.exe.
  • When using Arabic or Hebrew display languages, dragging an application window onto another desktop should now move the thumbnail in the correct direction.
  • miscellaneous
  • Fixed an issue with the chassis that resulted in files being removed unexpectedly in certain cases, which could result in the display language changing until you added the desired display language back in Settings.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in some users seeing a bug check with a “KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_ERROR” error.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the SysMain service to consume unexpectedly high amounts of power in newer builds.
  • If the display order is missing in the BCD settings, this should no longer result in an update error.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in labels being drawn with the wrong offset in certain applications.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in audiosrv.dll-related crashes.
  • When going through OOBE with an Arabic or Hebrew display language, the volume and accessibility buttons should now appear on the correct side of the screen.

As with the last build, some corrections will later be adopted in Windows 11 22000.

As a hint: If you have the Insider running on unsupported hardware, you have to delete the appraiser.sdb in the folder C: $ WINDOWS. ~ BT Sources Clear and then continue the update.

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