Busy day: Microsoft just introduced four new Windows previews in one go

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Microsoft released four OS updates in one day – a new Windows 11 Preview for the Insider Developer Channel, Windows 11 Builds for the Beta Channel, and Windows 11 22H2 for the Release Preview Channel.

Windows 11 editions arrived along with Windows 10 22H2 release is released in Release Preview channel. It is the next update for Windows 10 and is separate from Windows 11 22H2. Microsoft has been silent about Windows 10 22H2, which is a minor release, and hasn’t announced any new features in the new design, but has since clarified that. Released to validate their service technology.

The company also released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169 for Dev . Channel, as well as two Windows 11 builds for the beta channel — one with new features, one with features turned off — and a Windows 11 build for the Release Preview channel. Dev is the evolving channel, Beta is more stable, and Release Preview is the most stable before public availability.

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Windows 11 previews of Beta channel 22621.440 (turn on new features) and build 22622.440 (turn off features) were created. Microsoft earlier this month divided the beta channel into two groups according to Artificially incrementing the build number of the update as new features are turned on. This change was to test its enablement package.

Also released Windows 11 build 22621.317 (KB5015885)To the Insiders in the Release Preview channel on Windows 11, version 22H2. I made Windows 11, version 22H2 Available To the Windows Insider Program for Business Release Preview channel in June.

Windows 11 Insider Preview build 25169 for the Dev Channel contains a new lockout feature for administrators who manage Windows devices such as kiosks, ATMs, shared laptops, and many other connected devices that many people use instead of a single user who is logged on.

Multi-application Kiosk Mode for Windows 11 allows administrators to restrict which applications are allowed to run on the device. Administrators can limit an app’s access to Windows settings, make the Start menu display only allowed apps, and block pop-ups.

“Multi-application kiosk mode is ideal for scenarios where multiple people need to use the same device. This can include frontline workers, retail, education and testing scenarios,” Explain in a blog.

Administrators can enable multi-application Kiosk mode using PowerShell and WMI Bridge. Intune support, other mobile device management solutions, and provisioning package configurations will soon be available. Links to instructions for configuring devices through WMI and configuring visual start menu apps are in the blog post.

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Windows 11 Beta Channel features in version 22622.440 get Microsoft . features Take a new tray bypass the taskbar. Overflow makes it possible to switch between apps and run apps faster and more smoothly. It was released on the Dev Channel last week. The primary improvement is that Windows 11 automatically floods apps to the subsection when the taskbar becomes full instead of users configuring what should appear in the taskbar.

“This taskbar experience has been thoughtfully designed to give you a more productive boot and play experience when space is limited. The taskbar will automatically go to this new overflow state when it reaches its maximum capacity. In this case, the taskbar will present an entry pointing to the full menu that allows You can display all your redundant apps in one space,” says Microsoft.

The feature coming to both 22621.440 (features turned on) and 22622.440 (features turned off) are taskbar dynamic widgets. It started Tested on Windows 11 Dev Channel in June. Widgets display weather updates, sports, live finance, and breaking news alerts. The content is meant to be quick and easy to look at. Users can then click on it for more information – or leave it alone.

Version 22621.440 gets a new “Open With” dialog with a one-click option to set a default app.

Windows 11 22H2 Build 22621.317 (KB5015885) for Release Preview Channel It brings a bunch of bug fixes.

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