Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25947 has been released to the Canary Channel, featuring several fixes for known issues and an update to the Microsoft Store. However, some popular games may not work correctly on the most recent builds. HTML:
Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25947: What’s New?
Windows Insiders are in for a treat with the release of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25947. This Canary Channel release is packed with exciting updates and fixes.
Fixes for Known Issues
Microsoft has addressed several known issues in this build. Notably, a high-impact ctfmon.exe crash has been fixed, improving the typing experience for Insiders. Additionally, explorer.exe reliability has been enhanced, including a fix for a bug that caused File Explorer to crash when navigating to Gallery.
“Fixed a high hitting ctfmon.exe crash in recent flights, which may have impacted the ability to type for some Insiders.”
Other fixes include improved performance when switching between different pages in Task Manager and a solution to an unexpected pop-up related to the Snipping Tool app update.
Microsoft Store Update
Windows Insiders running version 22308.1401.x.x of the Microsoft Store and higher will see a new Game Pass page. This dedicated page allows users to explore and subscribe to PC Game Pass or Game Pass Ultimate, learn about exclusive games, deals, free perks, EA Play, and more.
“Explore and subscribe to PC Game Pass or Game Pass Ultimate through our new dedicated page.”
Developers can download the latest Windows Insider SDK for more granular access to the SDK and better integration in CI/CD pipelines. The SDK flights are now published for both the Canary and Dev Channels, ensuring the right version for your Insider Channel.
Remember to use adaptive code when targeting new APIs to ensure your app runs on all customer machines, particularly when building against the Dev Channel SDK.
Despite the numerous fixes, some popular games may not work correctly on the most recent Insider Preview builds in the Canary Channel. Microsoft encourages users to submit feedback on any gaming-related issues.
Stay tuned for more updates and improvements as Microsoft continues to refine and enhance Windows 11.
From the Windows Blog
From the Windows Blog