Important! Recently, builds under the Windows Insider program have become unavailable to users from Russia and the Republic of Belarus, probably due to geo-blocking. If you are affected by this problem, then enable the VPN by selecting any European country, check for updates in Windows Update, wait for the download to begin, and disable the VPN. You can read more about this situation in our article.
From now on, Insider Builds (25182+) will expire on September 15, 2023. It is highly recommended that you upgrade to this build to avoid being notified that previous builds are about to expire.
We fixed an issue resulting in a 0x80070001 error on devices with insufficient free disk space when attempting to install the latest build for the Dev Channel via Windows Update.
We fixed an issue resulting in some Insiders experiencing FPS drops in some games when using certain graphics cards.
We fixed an issue that could cause the taskbar overflow menu to appear unexpectedly on the opposite side of the screen. In Build 25179, this issue was erroneously marked as fixed.
We fixed an issue resulting in the taskbar animation that plays incorrectly when you switch from tablet mode to desktop mode when you log in if there is no free space on the taskbar for new icons.
Fixed an explorer.exe crash that could occur when determining whether to display the taskbar overflow menu. For example, this could happen when exiting a full screen game.
Fixed a crash that prevented apps from launching from the Start menu.
We fixed an issue where the left half of File Explorer’s title bar might not be draggable with a mouse or touch.
We fixed an issue resulting in the Home, Documents, Pictures, and other folders unexpectedly being duplicated in the navigation bar or appearing on the desktop.
If you select several folders and use the “Open in a new tab” option in the context menu, then all selected folders will be opened as separate tabs. Previously, only the first folder in the list would open in a new tab, while the others would open in a new window.
Updated Narrator logic so that when you navigate to the OneDrive folder in File Explorer’s navigation bar, it announces that the folder belongs to OneDrive and is not limited to “YourName is Personal”.
We fixed an issue where the camera light could turn on after logging in on a laptop.
We fixed an issue that is believed to be the root cause of some Insiders experiencing errors when opening or copying files from online locations.
Note. Some of the fixes listed above may be included in the cumulative updates for the October 5 release version of Windows 11.
Some games that use Easy Anti-Cheat may crash or cause GSOD to appear on your device.
We are investigating reports of some Insiders having audio playback stop working after upgrading to a previous build.
We are investigating reports that recent Insider builds have seen an increase in crashes in some applications.
[Fixed] A small number of Insiders are experiencing a recurring explorer.exe crash when trying to access certain folders on build 25179+. In particular, those users who have the Xbox Dev Kit installed will notice the problem. Engineers are working to fix the problem.
File Explorer tabs incorrectly display up arrow button next to the address bar. This will be fixed in future builds.
Engineers are working on a fix for an issue where the background color of the “Search” field in File Explorer may be the opposite of what is set by the current skin.
Engineers are working on a fix for an issue where the Delete key doesn’t work with files in File Explorer. You can still use the context menu to delete files.
Engineers are working on a fix for an issue where the taskbar may not appear when the File Explorer window is maximized to full screen and the taskbar is set to auto-hide.
The number in the notification indicator on the taskbar may be displayed with an offset.
In some cases, the notification information banner may not appear in the widget panel.
We are investigating reports that in the latest builds for the Dev channel, lines are not respected when printing tables from certain applications.