Windows 11 22543 to the Dev Channel

Windows 11 22543 to the Dev Channel
Windows 11 22543 to the Dev Channel

Like almost every week, Microsoft released a new insider build to the Dev Channel, this time with build number 22543.

The new build comes with a more natural narrator, an updated media control fly-out that appears on the Lock screen, and an updated experience for resizing apps.

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As you can see, nothing really new in this build. You can read more here.

Fixed in Windows 11 22543


  • Task Manager shouldn’t crash when switching to the Performance tab.
  • The updated fly-out for the hardware indicators for volume will now show the level.
  • Fixed an issue where certain characters (like characters with umlauts) weren’t allowed when naming your PC in OOBE, even though it was allowed in Settings after finishing OOBE.
  • Addressed an issue that was leading to OneNote crashing in recent builds when trying to open pages with inserted PDFs.
  • Mitigated an issue that was leading to unresponsive UI after enabling HDR.

File Explorer

  • Fixed an issue that could lead to explorer.exe crashing when dragging and dropping a file out of a zipped folder in File Explorer.
  • The context menu in File Explorer now shows a CTRL + Shift + C keyboard shortcut next to Copy as Path.


  • Fixed an issue that was leading to the cursor unexpectedly disappearing in certain apps.
  • Fixed a crash in Quick Settings when opening the input switcher from there.
  • Addressed an issue that was leading to the candidate window customization being unexpectedly missing from Personalization > Text Input for Chinese Simplified IME users sometimes.


  • We fixed the issue causing two arrows to appear for the hidden icon fly-out and the Quick Settings icons, and the date and time were misaligned.


  • Mitigated an issue leading to Settings getting stuck in a suspended state and couldn’t be launched.
  • If you’ve opted to turn off the startup sound, that setting should persist in upgrades going forward.
  • Fixed the icon in the notification that shows if you have chosen to postpone finishing setting up your device.
  • Tabbing through Quick Settings should no longer set focus to an invisible element.
  • Fixed an issue that was sometimes causing the media controls above Quick Settings to be off-screen.


  • The underline indicating the active desktop in Task View will now follow your chosen accent color instead of being blue.
  • Mitigated a WER issue that was leading to DWM crashes in recent flights.