Build 25267 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, introduces settings to change the style of the search box available in the Taskbar. Also, this flight rolls out various enhancements for the Taskbar, File Explorer, Settings, and more. The company also says that this is the last preview build that will be rolling out in 2022. However, the builds will resume in January 2023.

Windows 11 build 25267 changes

Here are the new features and improvements available with the latest build of Windows 11 in the Dev Channel:

Search box style

Microsoft continues experimenting with different looks for the search box in the Taskbar, as previously introduced with build 25252, and in the latest flight, you will notice a search box with more rounded corners instead of a square design. The company says that Insiders that receive this update can change the design from the “Taskbar Items” settings on the Taskbar page.

Windows Security

This flight also updates the design of the Microsoft Defender Firewall notification prompt using the modern dialog with rounded corners and support for the light and dark modes.

Fixes available with this release

Windows 11 build 25267 also delivers many fixes for the Taskbar and Start menu.



File Explorer


Other fixes

This release also has known issues with the Taskbar, Start menu, Task Manager, Widgets, and more.

Install build 25267

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 25267, enroll your device in the Dev Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Windows Update” section. Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 25267 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.