In the Beta Channel, Windows 11 22H2 received builds 22621.598 and 22622.598 (KB5017390) with several fixes and changes ahead of the official launch on September 20. And in the Release Preview Channel, the company released the build 22000.1041 rolls out as update KB5017383 with Taskbar improvements and fixes apps, search, networking, and more problems. As part of the Patch Tuesday Update for September, the original release of Windows 11 received the build 22000.978 as update KB5017328, which delivers various fixes and improvements. Also, Windows 10 received the update KB5017308 for versions 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2. The update increases the version number to build 19044.2006, addresses security vulnerabilities, and introduces minor changes. In addition, Windows Terminal version 1.16 rolled out as a preview that brings support for custom themes and a redesigned settings page to customize the app with color schemes. Finally, Microsoft also made available another update for the Windows Subsystem for Android with several fixes and changes to help improve Android apps to run smoother.

Tech tips roundup

As usual, this week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to upgrade to version 22H2 using the Installation Assistant or ISO file. You can use these steps if you want to install this new version with a local account bypassing the internet connection and Microsoft account requirements. If you are still on Windows 10, you can use these instructions to upgrade to the Windows 11 2022 Update.  We looked into the steps to create a USB bootable with Rufus, Command Prompt, and Media Creation tool, which you can use to perform an in-place upgrade or clean installation of Windows 11 22H2. If the new version is causing problems and you cannot boot, you can use these instructions to uninstall Windows 11 22H2 from the Windows Recovery Environment. In the event that the feature update has issues or you’re not ready to switch, you can use these steps to remove the Windows 11 2022 Update through the Settings app recovery settings. The next feature update of Windows 11 is expected to roll out on September 20, and you can use these instructions to confirm if version 22H2 is installed on your computer. Or, if you haven’t gone through the upgrade process, you can use these steps to check if your computer is compatible with the new version. On Windows 11 22H2, you now also know the steps to use the Settings app to uninstall updates without using Control Panel, how to add desktop stickers, change the text input theme (touch keyboard, voice typing, and emoji panel), disable recent searches on the Taskbar, and change the Start menu pins layout. Furthermore, in the original release of Windows 11, we looked into the different ways to uninstall updates and disable automatic updates, the settings that every user should change for an optimal setup, and how to set up Windows Hello facial authentication. On Windows 10, we looked into the steps to change the adapter’s name, and on Windows Terminal, you now know the steps to create custom themes. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.