A new update KB5008353 has been released for Insiders on Windows 11 on the Beta and Release Preview channels. Previously known as rings, these channels have a different frequency of releases by Microsoft where they test and remove bugs from the operating system before rolling out the update to the greater population.
Since this is a non-security update, it brings a plethora of fixes for the OS. Continue reading this post to learn what improvements have been made. That said, Microsoft has not listed any known issues with the build as they are probably yet to be determined.
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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.466
Here are the improvements and fixes made with this flight to the Beta and Release Preview channels:
- The reliability of application installations on ARM64 devices has been improved.
- The daylight saving time to start in February 2022 instead of March 2022 in Jordan has been updated.
- An issue that causes ARM64 devices to stop responding when they hibernate or resume from hibernation mode has been fixed.
- An issue that might prevent some image editing programs from rendering colors correctly on certain High Dynamic Range (HDR) displays has been fixed.
- An issue that affects predictive pre-rendering in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode has been addressed.
- An issue that sometime prevents you from entering strings in the Input Method Editor (IME) has been fixed.
- An issue that causes the audio service to stop responding on some devices that support hardware-accelerated Bluetooth audio has been fixed.
- An issue in which the text that informs a user about the Windows update progress is incorrect for Japanese has been mitigated.
- An issue that affects icons for apps when the apps are not running has been fixed.
- An issue that might cause VPN profiles to disappear has been fixed.
- An issue that affects applications that are written to only integrate with Azure Active Directory (AAD) has been addressed.
- An issue that might cause the Get-TPM PowerShell command to fail (errorcode 0x80090011) when it attempts to report Trusted Platform Module (TPM) information has been fixed.
- An issue that causes a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) session to disconnect or the screen to be blank for Server Core has been fixed.
- A problem that affects windows.system.profile.retailinfo.dll has been fixed.
- Several issues that affected File Explorer’s performance when you browse for files and select files have been fixed.
- A new “Your Microsoft Account” page to the Accounts category in Windows Settings for Home and Professional editions.
- An issue that incorrectly shows the volume icon in the Taskbar as muted has been fixed.
- A reliability issue that causes File Explorer and desktop context menus to stop working has been fixed.
- An issue that fails to pass the Shift KeyUp event to an application when you use the Korean IME has been addressed.
- The HelpWith feature has been added which uses Microsoft Bing technologies to suggest Help topics that are relevant for each Settings page.
- An issue that prevents the touch keyboard from appearing on the lock screen when a device has a Microsoft account (MSA).
- An issue that affects the loading of badging information on the Taskbar, which sometimes causes a device to stop working, has been fixed.
- An issue that prevents some options from appearing on the Win + X menu has been taken care of.
- An issue that causes a device to stop working when it’s connected to multiple displays has been fixed.
- An issue that affects the auto-hide feature of the Taskbar has been addressed.
- An issue that sometimes prevents you from using the Chinese Simplified IME has been fixed.
- An issue that might prevent icons from appearing on the Taskbar of a secondary display has been fixed.
- An issue that fails to install certain printer companion applications when the printer device driver is installing has been taken care of.
- An issue that displays outdated battery percentages for connected Bluetooth devices on the Bluetooth and other devices page in the Settings app ha been fixed.
- An issue that prevents IP cameras from connecting and streaming to certain DirectShow (DShow) applications has been fixed.
- The auto brightness algorithm has been improved to provide a better response under low light conditions on all the supported systems.
- An issue that causes lsass.exe to stop working and the device restarts has been fixed.
- An issue that causes a deadlock in the WebDav redirector has been addressed.
- A performance regression issue that occurs when you enable the update sequence number (USN) journal has been fixed.
- An issue that fails to apply the Group Policy Object (GPO) “Do not allow compression on all NTFS Volume” in some cases has been fixed.
- An issue that prevents Robocopy from retrying the file copy process has been addressed.
- An issue that causes Windows to stop working and generates the error “IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL” has been mitigated.
- A memory leak that occurs when you call WinVerifyTrust() has been fixed.
How to Install Windows 11 Build 22000.466
How to install Windows 11.
- Navigate to the Settings app and then click Windows Update on the bottom-left and then click Check for updates on the right.
- The app will then scan for pending updates. When scanned, you will see “
2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5008353).” Click Download now.
- The update will now download and then install. As the update completes installation, click Restart Now to finalize it.
Once the computer reboots, you can check that it has been updated to build 22000.466 by typing in winver in Run.
Rollback/Uninstall Windows 11 Insider Preview Update
If you do not wish to keep the installed preview update for some reason, you can always roll back to the previous build of the OS. However, this can only be performed within the next 10 days after installing the new update.
To roll back after 10 days, you will need to apply this trick.
Cleanup After Installing Windows Updates
If you want to save space after installing Windows updates, you can run the following commands one after the other in Command Prompt with administrative privileges:
dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore
dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup