December 1, 2023

Microsoft has launched right now the Home windows 11 Insider construct 22635.2486 for Beta Channel testers. That is the third construct to be launched on this channel since Microsoft stopped releasing two totally different builds with new options enabled or disabled.

As a reminder, Microsoft’s new strategy relating to the Beta Channel is to ship the identical construct to all Insiders however to roll out new options progressively. The newest modifications will begin rolling out first to testers who’ve enabled the “Get the newest updates as they’re out there toggle” in Home windows Replace, although in some instances, some new options will likely be out there for everybody within the Beta Channel.

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In right now’s construct 22635.2486, there are three modifications that can roll out progressively to Beta Channel testers. The primary one is that Home windows 11 system elements within the ‘All apps’ view of the Begin Menu will now present a “system” label. This label will likely be seen beneath apps like Settings, the Microsoft Retailer, Xbox Sport Bar, and extra.

Talking of Xbox Sport Bar, a Microsoft Retailer app replace that’s now rolling out will change the title of the app to simply “Sport Bar.” This new title will seem in each the Begin Menu and the Settings app.

Right now’s construct 22635.2486 can even disable the improved display casting exprience that was beforehand launched within the construct 22631.2129. The Home windows Insider crew stated that it’s going to re-enable this new expertise after fixing some bugs.

Lastly, Microsoft has mounted a problem inflicting the Begin Menu to crash on launch on PCs the place the show language is about to Czech or Slovak. Moreover, a bug inflicting the search icon within the taskbar to vanish when selecting the “search icon and label” fashion has been addressed. These two particular bug fixes can be found for all Insiders on the Beta Channel.

Microsoft additionally launched new Home windows 11 preview builds for Insiders on the Canary and Dev Channel yesterday. The Canary construct 25977 provides help for Bluetooth LE Audio listening to aids, whereas the Dev construct 23570 brings the flexibility to entry Home windows Copilot throughout a number of screens.