MC669646 – The August 2023 Windows non-security preview update is now available Icon

check before: 2023-09-05




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The August 2023 non-security preview update is now available. These optional non-security previews are released only for Windows 10, version 22H2 and Windows 11, versions 21H2 and 22H2. Information about the contents of this update is available from the release notes, which are accessible from the Windows 11 and Windows 10 update history pages. To learn more about the different types of monthly quality updates, see Windows monthly updates explained. To be informed about the latest updates and releases, follow us on Twitter @WindowsUpdate.

Highlights for the Windows 11, version 22H2 update:
This update adds a new hover behavior to the search box gleam. When you hover over it, the search flyout box might appear. You can adjust this behavior by right-clicking the taskbar. Then choose Taskbar settings to change your search box experience.
This update addresses an issue that affects the search icon. When you select it, the Search app does not open. This occurs after a machine has been asleep.
This update improves the reliability of the Search app.
This update addresses an issue that affects the TAB key. Using it to browse search results requires additional actions.
This update addresses an issue that affects Narrator. It does not correctly identify the search box on the taskbar and search highlights within the search box.

For instructions on how to install this update, see the KB for your OS listed below:
Windows 11, version 22H2: KB5029351
Windows 11, version 21H2: KB5029332
Windows 10, version 22H2: KB5029331

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