Home windows 11 Construct 22622.440 brings Taskbar overflow, up to date “Open with” together with different options & fixes

Microsoft has launched Home windows 11 model 22H2 Construct 22621.440 and Construct 22622.440 (KB5015890) to the Beta Channel. The brand new construct brings a desired Home windows 10 Taskbar overflow characteristic again to Home windows 11. The brand new construct additionally brings extra dynamic Widgets content material to taskbar and the up to date “Open with” dialog field once more to align with Home windows 11 design ideas.

Some Management Panel particular app administration actions like uninstallation of apps which have inter-dependencies, restore and modifying of Win32 apps have moved to Settings now. Examine the complete changelog supplied by Microsoft for Home windows 11 model 22H2 Construct 22621.440 and Construct 22622.440 beneath.

What’s new in Construct 22622.440

Taskbar Overflow

We’re reintroducing taskbar overflow, with a newly designed expertise for Home windows 11. This taskbar expertise has been thoughtfully crafted to give you a extra productive switching and launching expertise when area is constrained. Your taskbar will robotically transition into this new overflow state when it has hit its most capability. On this state, taskbar will provide an entry level to an overflow menu that lets you view all of your overflowed apps in a single area.

Taskbar will offer an entry point to an overflow menu that allows you to view all your overflowed apps in one space.
Taskbar will provide an entry level to an overflow menu that lets you view all of your overflowed apps in a single area.

The overflow menu will comprise lots of the present taskbar behaviors customers are conversant in, equivalent to supporting pinned apps, soar record, and prolonged UI. After invoking overflow, the menu will quietly dismiss when you click on outdoors of it or navigate to an utility.

[We are beginning to roll this feature out, so it isn’t available to all Insiders in the Beta Channel just yet as we plan to monitor feedback and see how it lands before pushing it out to everyone.]

FEEDBACK: Please file suggestions in Suggestions Hub (WIN+F) beneath Desktop Surroundings > Taskbar.

What’s new in BOTH Construct 22621.440 & Construct 22622.440

Dynamic Widgets content material on the taskbar

We’re making an attempt out some modifications to convey extra dynamic Widgets content material to your taskbar. Along with seeing stay content material from the climate widget, you will additionally begin to see stay updates from the sports activities and finance widgets, together with breaking information alerts.

Finance content from Widgets shown on the taskbar.
Finance content material from Widgets proven on the taskbar.

This could make it simpler so that you can know when one thing essential occurs associated to those widgets and maintain you knowledgeable of breaking information.

The content material is supposed to be fast and glanceable with the power to see extra contained in the widgets board when you click on on it. Nonetheless, when you do not work together with the content material replace the taskbar will return to displaying you the climate.

[We are beginning to roll this feature out, so it isn’t available to all Insiders in the Beta Channel just yet as we plan to monitor feedback and see how it lands before pushing it out to everyone.]

FEEDBACK: Please file suggestions in Suggestions Hub (WIN+F) beneath Desktop Surroundings > Widgets.

Adjustments and Enhancements in Construct 22622.440

[General]

  • We’re starting to roll out the up to date “Open with” dialog field once more to align with Home windows 11 design ideas. The up to date dialog field honors gentle and darkish theme. We have now additionally simplified the expertise by making it doable to replace your default app with only one click on. Since reverting this alteration again in March, we have made efficiency enhancements based mostly on Insider suggestions.
The “Open with” dialog before and after with the updated design.
The “Open with” dialog earlier than and after with the up to date design.

[Input]

  • We have now up to date the US English (EN-US) handwriting mannequin to be quicker and extra correct. Use the up to date Handwriting Panel for ink-to-text and tell us what you assume.

[Settings]

  • Settings now helps managing apps which have been earlier solely supported from Management Panel. This contains uninstallation of apps which have inter-dependencies (eg, Steam and gaming apps operating on Steam), restore and modifying of Win32 apps.

Fixes in Construct 22622.440

[General]

  • Mounted a problem resulting in some Insiders experiencing explorer.exe crashes when docking and undocking displays in Construct 22622.436.

[File Explorer]

  • Did some work to repair a reminiscence leak when utilizing tabs with File Explorer.
  • Mounted a problem the place Narrator wasn’t studying out the titles of tabs as focus moved via them.
  • Mounted a problem the place Narrator wasn’t studying out the titles of tabs as focus moved via them.
  • The add new tab button should not overlap with the reduce button within the title bar when utilizing textual content scaling with loads of tabs open anymore.

[Suggested Actions]

  • Mounted a problem which was resulting in sure apps freezing after a duplicate motion if Instructed Actions was enabled.
  • Mounted a excessive hitting crash impacting Instructed Actions reliability.