Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182 on the Dev Channel. This release includes a new camera app update that includes native Arm64 support and a new privacy feature, as well as Microsoft Store improvements. There are also a number of bug fixes included in this update, especially for users who were experiencing a decrease in FPS while playing games.

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182

The biggest improvement in this release is the native Arm64 camera app which should run faster on compatible Arm devices. The camera app also features a privacy enhancement, so if the webcam shutter is closed or the laptop lid is closed, the camera will warn you that you need to do something about it .

Microsoft Store is another app that gets some improvements with this release. Users will now be able to see screenshots in search results and also install games directly from the Microsoft Store app.

Here is the full changelog of Microsoft:

  • As of Build 25182, the expiration date is now September 15e2023. Insiders are recommended to update to this version to avoid version expiration notices.
  • We’re starting to roll out an update to the Camera app on the Dev Channel that brings native Arm64 support and a new privacy feature. Details below.
  • We are also rolling out a small update for Microsoft Store on the Dev Channel with some improvements. Details below.
  • We fixed the issue where devices with low disk space received download error 0x80070001 in Windows Update when trying to install the latest version from Dev Channel.
  • Fixed an issue causing some Insiders to experience a decrease in FPS when playing certain games on recent flights due to using the wrong graphics card.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the taskbar overflow drop-down menu to appear unexpectedly on the opposite side of the screen. This was incorrectly noted as fixed in Build 25179.
  • We fixed an issue that caused the taskbar animation that displayed when a user switches from a tablet device to a desktop while overflowing to display incorrectly when switching. connection.
  • Fixed an explorer.exe crash that could occur when determining whether the taskbar overflow should show. This can happen when exiting a fullscreen game.
  • Fixed a Start menu crash that could prevent apps from launching from Start.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the left half of the File Explorer title bar from dragging via mouse or touch for some Insiders.
  • We fixed an issue that caused the Home, Documents, Pictures, and potentially other folders to be unexpectedly duplicated in the File Explorer navigation pane or appear on the desktop.
  • Selecting multiple folders and then using the context menu option to open them in a new tab will now do this, rather than opening the first folder in a new tab and all the others in a new window.
  • Updated logic for Narrator so that if you navigate to a OneDrive folder using the Navigation Pane in File Explorer, Narrator will now explicitly say it’s a OneDrive folder, not only something like “YourName – Personal”.
  • Fixed an issue that could block the camera light on a laptop after connecting to your PC.
  • Fixed an issue believed to be the root cause of some Insiders seeing bugchecks when opening and copying files from network locations.

There are a number of known issues with this release, so check them out before upgrading:

  • Some games that use Easy Anti-Cheat may crash or cause a bug check on your PC.
  • We are looking into reports that audio stopped working for some Insiders after upgrading to the latest flight.
  • We are investigating reports of a few different apps starting to crash in recent builds.
  • [NEW] A small percentage of insiders experience repeated explorer.exe crashes after attempting to access certain folders on your system on builds 25179+. Insiders who have installed the Xbox SDK will get there. We are working on a fix for this in an upcoming flight.
  • Up arrow is misaligned in File Explorer tabs. This will be fixed in a future update.
  • We are working on fixing an issue where the background of the search box in File Explorer may be the opposite color to your current mode.
  • We’re working on a fix for an issue where the delete key works unexpectedly on files in File Explorer. If you encounter this problem, you should still be able to use the context menu to delete.
  • We are working on fixing an issue where the taskbar cannot show if File Explorer is maximized and the taskbar is set to auto-hide.
  • The notification badge number may appear misaligned in the taskbar.
  • In some cases, the notification banner for certain badges will not appear in the widget table.
  • We are working on fixing an issue in recent Dev Channel flights that prevented rows from being included when printing tables from certain applications.

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