Exploring the New Features of Windows 11 Build 22621.2359: GB18030-2022 Compliance, Start Menu Enhancements, and More

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Windows Insider Program Team announces the release of Windows 11 Build 22621.2359 to the Release Preview Channel. The update includes compliance with GB18030-2022 requirements, introduces websites to the Start menu’s Recommended section, supports DST changes in Greenland, and addresses numerous issues affecting Excel, account lockout events, and more.

Windows 11 Build 22621.2359: Major Updates and New Features

Windows Insiders, get ready for the latest release! The Windows 11 Build 22621.2359 (KB5030310) is now available in the Release Preview Channel. This update brings a host of new features and improvements to enhance your Windows experience.

Compliance with GB18030-2022 Requirements

One of the major updates is the compliance with the GB18030-2022 requirements. This update removes and remaps characters for Microsoft Wubi input and Microsoft Pinyin U-mode input. Unsupported character codepoints can no longer be entered, ensuring all required codepoints are up to date.

“This update completes the work to comply with the GB18030-2022 requirements.”

Personalized Websites in the Start Menu

Another exciting feature is the introduction of websites to the Recommended section of the Start menu. These websites, personalized and derived from your browsing history, provide quick access to the sites that matter most to you.

“This update introduces websites to the Recommended section of the Start menu.”

Daylight Saving Time Changes and Spelling Corrections

Other noteworthy updates include support for daylight saving time changes in Greenland and a spelling correction for Ukraine’s capital from Kiev to Kyiv.

Addressing Issues and Enhancements

Windows 11 Build 22621.2359 addresses several issues affecting account lockout event, Microsoft Excel, event forwarding, XPath queries on FileHash, and more. It also brings enhancements to the Key Distribution Center (KDC) and user security identifiers (SID).

Check out the update and explore the new features and improvements. As always, your feedback is invaluable in making Windows better for everyone.

  • This update complies with the GB18030-2022 requirements, removing and remapping characters for Microsoft Wubi input and Microsoft Pinyin U-mode input.
  • Websites are introduced to the Recommended section of the Start menu, personalized from your browsing history.
  • The update supports daylight saving time (DST) changes in Greenland.
  • Several issues are addressed, including one that affects account lockout event 4625, and another that affects Microsoft Excel when sharing a file as a PDF in Microsoft Outlook.
  • The update also addresses issues affecting XPath queries on FileHash and other binary fields, and Microsoft Print to PDF, ensuring it uses the display name instead of the sign-in name as the author of a printed PDF.
  • From the Windows Blog