Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145 Released

On June 22, 2022, Microsoft announced the new release of the Windows 11 Build 25145 to the Preview Channel only.

This new update brings both new features, system performance enhancements, and some bug fixes. The new features include update for Narrator Braille driver support, OneDrive storage alert and subscription management in Settings, and Local Administrator Password Solution. And the fixes will improve the overall experience for users in Windows 11 Dev channel.

Now let’s have a quick review on what’s new on Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145.

How to install new narrator braille support?

Among all the new features, you may want to know how to install a new narrator braille support on Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145. In the Microsoft official blog, the detailed instructions are listed:

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility > Narrator > Braille.
  2. Select the more button.
  3. Download braille from this new window by selecting the Download and install braille button.
  4. After braille is installed, then return to Settings > Accessibility > Narrator > Braille.
  5. Select the braille display driver used by your third-party screen reader from the “Braille display driver” option. This only needs to be done once.

Allowing OneDrive storage alert and subscription management in Settings

Microsoft has allocated Standalone 100GB subscriptions for OneDrive in the Accounts page within Settings, which is similar to the Microsoft 365 subscriptions. Now, you can check your recurring billing, payment method, and OneDrive storage usage within Windows 11. What’s more, you will be also notified on the same page once your usage will reach the OneDrive storage limit.

General Changes and Improvements in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145

You can check the full list of Microsoft official update list for Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145 here:

General Changes and Improvements in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145

Every Microsoft customer should be able to use our products knowing we will protect their privacy and give them the information and tools needed to easily make privacy decisions with confidence. The new App usage history features, which began rolling out to Insiders with Build 25140, gives users a 7-day history of resource access for Location, Camera, Microphone, Phone Calls, Messaging, Contacts, Pictures, Videos, Music library, Screenshots and apps through the Settings experience. You can find this new information under Settings > Privacy & security > App permissions (simply click on one of the app permissions categories such as microphone and look at “Recent activity”).

[Suggested Actions]
Suggested Actions, which began rolling out with Build 25115, is now available to all Windows Insiders in the in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

[File Explorer]
Middle clicking a folder in the body of File Explorer will now open it in a new tab.

1. Fixed an issue causing Windows Insiders on Surface Pro X devices to hit a black screen when attempting to resume from hibernate.
2. Fixed a bugcheck that some Insiders were experiencing with SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED related to USBs.
3. Fixed a bugcheck with error 0x1CA SYNTHETIC_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT that could happen sporadically on some PCs after left idling for some time. This could happen when a laptop lid was closed, making it appear that the laptop had rebooted while sleeping.
4. Fixed an issue from the last two builds that was leading to InventorySvc consuming an unexpectedly high volume of memory the longer it was running.

[File Explorer]
The row of tabs should now be included in the keyboard focus cycle when pressing Tab or F6. Once focus is in the tab row, you can use left or right arrow keys to navigate through them.
Fixed an issue where the tab order when using CTRL + Tab would be wrong if you’d rearranged the tabs in File Explorer.

Narrator will now read the dialog that opens when uninstalling an app from its context menu in Start and those options correctly.
The animation when selecting the More button in Start’s Recommended section in right-to-left (RTL) languages should now appear correctly.

When dismissing notification center using your keyboard, its closing animation will now show correctly.

Typing a number in the Settings search box when using an Arabic display language should no longer show boxes.
Fixed an issue causing Settings to crash when going to Bluetooth & Devices > Printers & Scanners in the last few builds.
Fixed a couple crashes that some Insiders were experiencing in the last few builds when opening the Wi-Fi section of Quick Settings, or after connecting or disconnecting from networks in the Wi-Fi section in Quick Settings.
Fixed an issue that was causing the Wi-Fi option in Quick Settings and the Wi-Fi section in Settings to sometimes take a few seconds to appear.
Using touch to rearrange the items in Quick Settings when in edit mode should no longer lead to Quick Settings unexpectedly dismissing sometimes.

Added the SOM currency sign (U+20C0) to the Courier New font family.

[Task Manager]
Pressing CTRL + Page Up and CTRL + Page Down should work again now to navigate through pages in Task Manager.

Fixed a rare issue that could lead to certain apps to sporadically crash on launch.

That’s all above the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145.

If you’re still running Windows 10, but willing to install Windows 11 on your device, please check how to download and install Windows 11.


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