Build 25158 for Windows 11, according to the company, introduces a new search button for the Taskbar and removes the search widget from the desktop. It also adds more dynamic content for Widgets, support for DNS over TLS, and the Nyala font has been updated to support syllables for the Gurage language orthography.

Taskbar search button

Starting this release, you will find a new search interface that brings back the search box to the Taskbar.


As part of the Widgets experience, this flight brings more dynamic content to Taskbar with notification badging. Also, when you open the Widgets board a banner will appear at the top of the board providing more information on what triggered the notification badge.

DNS over TLS

DNS over TLS testing is now available for Windows DNS client query protection. The DoT protocol is available in addition to DNS over HTTPS (DoH), which is already supported in Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022.


Also, the Nyala font has been updated to support syllables for the Gurage language orthography from the Ethiopic Extended-B Unicode range.

Fixes and improvements

This release also includes a bunch of improvements and bug fixes.

File Explorer







Task Manager

Other fixes

Furthermore, there are some other known issues with File Explorer, Widgets, and Live Captions.

Install Windows 11 build 25158

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 25158, you need to enroll your device in the Dev Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Update & Security” section. Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 25158 from the “Windows Update” settings by clicking the Check for Updates button. However, you will need a device that meets the minimum system requirements to receive the update if you are new to the Windows Insider Program. 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.