For Windows Insiders on the beta channel there are new builds of Windows 11 available. KB5029347 takes the build to 22621.2265 (without features) and build 22631.2265 (with features).

The build has an update to emojis with a 3D appearance and the new home page in settings has been rolled out to all Insiders on the beta channel:

Here are the fixes and known issues:

Fixes in Build 22631.2265


  • Fixed an issue causing explorer.exe to crash on the login screen when attempting to enter safe mode.

[Taskbar & System Tray]

  • Fixed an issue which was causing apps in the taskbar to appear cut off without a rounded corner on the end when you had a lot of app windows open and the taskbar was set to not combine.
  • Fixed an explorer.exe crash impacting taskbar appearing correctly after powering on your device.

[File Explorer]

  • Fixed a few crashes impacting File Explorer launch reliability.
  • Did some work to help improve File Explorer launch performance in certain scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue where the icons on the desktop may all go blank.
  • Fixed an issue where using the Reset Folders button in Folder Options could cause explorer.exe to crash.
  • Fixed an issue where if you tried to copy and paste a file out of a compressed folder and into a OneDrive folder might fail with an error code.
  • Fixed an issue which was causing File Explorer to crash when navigating to Gallery if you had a large number of images.
  • Fixed an issue where saving files to OneDrive locations in File Explorer could take a very long time, making it seem like the app you were saving from had become unresponsive, in the latest Insider builds.
  • Fixed an issue where “Automatically type into the Search Box” wasn’t working when File Explorer was open to Home.
  • Fixed an issue where the chevrons in the File Explorer address bar were pointing in the wrong direction if your display language was set to Arabic or Hebrew.


  • Fixed an issue which was causing some labels to be missing across various places in Settings in the last couple flights.
  • Did some work to help improve the performance of opening Settings for Insiders with the new Home page.

[Dev Drive]

  • Fixed an issue where Dev Drives might not auto-mount after upgrading to a new build, causing apps that tried to access them to not work.
  • Improved error messages if Dev Drives fail to format.

[Task Manager]

  • Fixed an issue where if you did a search and then cleared it, the view would still be filtered.
  • Fixed an issue which was causing sporadic crashes when using Task Manager, including when ending tasks.
  • Fixed an issue where the search icon could become overlapped with the Task Manager text in the title bar.
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possible to move the Task Manager window with touch or pen.

Known issues


  • You may see some of the strings are NOT localized to the selected language. This will be fixed in a future flight.

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