Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 11 for Windows Insiders on the canary channel. Build 25931 has the removal of some legacy network technology, with DC location will no longer use NetBIOS\WINS\mailslot-based discovery by default See Microsoft posts for more information.

One change is that the an extension to the expiration date of the builds. It is now 15/09/2024. The other change is the camera, Cortana, the Photos, People and Remote desktop apps can now be uninstalled.

Here are the other changes:

[File Explorer]

  • Added more fields to show in the Details pane, including image dimensions for pictures, number of pages for .docx, space used and free information for drives, and many others.

[Dynamic Lighting]

  • You can now instantly sync your Windows accent color with the devices around you with the “Match my Windows accent color” toggle under “Effects” for Dynamic Lighting via Settings > Personalization > Dynamic Lighting.

[Windows Spotlight]

  • After doing an OS update, in certain cases such as using the default Windows 11 background or a solid color – Windows Spotlight may be enabled for you. If you decide you don’t want Windows Spotlight enabled, you can turn it off and in future OS updates it should not be enabled for you again unless you choose to re-enable the experience.

Fixes for known issues

  • We fixed a major issue where you could no longer connect over SMB to a third-party storage device using guest (no username or password) credentials.


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