Home windows 11 construct 22616 is out for Insiders with fixes

In the present day, Microsoft is releasing Home windows 11 Insider Preview construct 22616 for the Dev and Beta channels. Sadly, there is not actually something new that stands out. It contains some fixes, however that is about it.

The principle factor to speak about is that in the event you’re on the Dev channel, it is nonetheless time to rethink your channels. In some unspecified time in the future, the Dev channel will get a construct that the Beta channel would not, after which the one technique to change is a manufacturing facility reset in your PC. Proper now you possibly can simply change to Beta in Settings after which change again to Dev everytime you need.

This is the total listing of modifications and enhancements:

Adjustments and enhancements in Home windows 11 construct 22616


  • [REMINDER] The construct watermark within the decrease proper nook of the desktop is now not current on this construct. This doesn’t suggest we’re completed, and the watermark will return to Insiders in a future construct.


  • On account of suggestions from Home windows Insiders, we have determined to disable the system tray modifications launched in Construct 22581 for now. The notification space and particularly the “Present hidden icons” flyout now works the identical approach it did on the unique launch of Home windows 11, together with the flexibility to rearrange icons within the flyout. We hope to carry these modifications again sooner or later after additional refining the expertise by addressing a few of the suggestions we have acquired. As we talked about earlier than, options we check out within the Dev or Beta channels could not all the time be delivered.


  • Earlier we shared new Web and MSA necessities on the Home windows 11 Professional version. In the present day, Home windows Insiders on Home windows 11 Professional version now solely require MSA and Web connectivity throughout Preliminary Gadget Setup (OOBE) when arrange for private use. If you happen to select to arrange the machine for Work or Faculty, nothing will change and it’ll work the identical approach as earlier than.



  • We mounted a difficulty the place explorer.exe’s efficiency and reliability might degrade over time, in the end leading to a bug verify, within the latest Insider Preview builds.


  • Fastened a difficulty that triggered the “Present hidden icons” flyout within the system tray to vanish fully for some Insiders, though it reveals as “on” underneath Settings > Personalization > Taskbar and “Different icons within the system tray”.


  • Fastened a difficulty that triggered some apps to crash when urgent the half/fullwidth key whereas utilizing the Japanese IME.


  • Fastened a difficulty the place in the event you tried to open the widget board with a gesture from the facet of the display screen, you’d see the widget board open after which instantly shut once more.
  • Fastened a difficulty the place customers couldn’t use the swipe function to reliably invoke Widgets.


  • Fastened a difficulty the place Fast Settings would freeze when projecting to sure wi-fi gadgets.


  • Fastened a difficulty the place utilizing the three-finger contact gesture on the display screen for minimization might trigger animations to cease working throughout the system.
  • Fastened a difficulty affecting DWM reliability in latest flights.
  • Fastened a difficulty that triggered some apps, equivalent to Settings, to open clean when reopened on an improve or restart.

[Task Manager]

  • Fastened a difficulty that triggered the method listing to fluctuate between apps and background teams when clicking effectivity mode from the command bar

[Windows Sandbox]

  • Fastened an underlying concern that might trigger sure textual content in Home windows Sandbox to look as black bins in sure instances.


  • Fastened a difficulty that resulted in Home windows Replace notifications exhibiting that they have been being despatched from “Home windows.SystemToast.WindowsUpdate.MoNotification” as an alternative of “Home windows Replace”.

The opposite factor that is new is the Controller Bar. You do not actually should be on in the present day’s construct to get it. The truth is, you do not even get it by putting in the construct. To get the Controller Bar, you should get the Xbox Insider Hub app from the Microsoft Retailer and join the preview.

If you happen to’re questioning what it’s, it is a model of the Xbox Recreation Bar made for individuals who use controllers. The common Recreation Bar is aimed toward individuals who use a mouse and keyboard, so this might be a bit friendlier. Whenever you launch it, you will notice six shortcuts to video games. If you happen to launch it whereas in a recreation, you will notice your regular widgets.

Home windows 11 construct 22616 will arrive routinely in case you are on the Dev or Beta channel. If you happen to’re not, you possibly can all the time join by way of Settings.

Supply: Microsoft

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