Build 25174 for Windows 11, according to the company, introduces a new Game Pass widget, and it fixes several problems with File Explorer, Taskbar, and Settings.

Windows 11 build 25174 changes

Here are the new features and fixes rolling out with this preview of Windows 11:

Game Pass widget

Starting on build 25174, you will now find a new Game Pass widget that shows the latest additions, games leaving soon, and other details for subscribers. The widget is still a work in progress, so it doesn’t have all the intended features in this first preview. Also, you need to add it manually from the Widgets dashboard settings.

File Explorer

In this release, when using the middle click of the mouse on a folder from the navigation pane will open the folder in a new tab.

Fixes and other changes

As part of the fixes and changes, this flight includes various fixes for File Explorer, Taskbar, and Settings.

File Explorer



Other fixes 

Furthermore, there are a bunch of known issues with File Explorer, Widgets, and printing.

Install Windows 11 build 25174

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 25174, 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 25174 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. Update August 5, 2022: Microsoft is now rolling out build 25174.1010 as update KB5017214. However, the update does not include anything new, this is only another test for the update mechanism service. 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.