If you are a Windows Insider in the Dev Channel, you can now download and install a new Windows 11 build for use. This latest build is Windows 11 build 25131. This build doesn’t have any new features but it contains some bug fixes and an updated Microsoft Store. Now, you can read this MiniTool post to get some related information.

Release date: June 2, 2022

Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Build 25131 to Insiders in the Dev Channel

Insiders in the Dev Channel now can see a new Windows 11 preview build in Windows Update: Windows 11 Insider preview 25131. This build is titled Windows 11 Insider Preview 25131.1000 (rs_prerelease) in Windows Update.

Tip: The build numbers in the Dev Channel are now higher than the build numbers in the Beta Channel. The builds in the Dev Channel are not preparing for Windows 11 22H2. If you want to experience the early build of Windows 11 22H2, you can join the Beta Channel and download & install builds in that channel.

Microsoft doesn’t add new features in this build. But there are many bug fixes in it.

Bug Fixes in Windows 11 Insider preview build 25131

  • Fixed the issue that causes computers with certain AMS processors to perform a bug check and roll back when trying to upgrade to the previous flight.
  • The new folder icon used in the command bar should be consistent with the one used in the context menu after you install this new Windows 11 build.
  • Fixed File Explorer hangs when your view folders with many .mkv files.
  • Fixed the issue of searching from Home not showing results at times from the Open or Save dialog.
  • Fixed the folder icon shows as a blank square when searching for something like %appdata%.
  • Fixed some Settings issues like the narrator issue.
  • Find more fixes.

Microsoft Store Is Updated

Microsoft is beginning to roll out an updated Microsoft Store to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. Here are the changes and improvements in it:

  • Native Arm64 support
  • Improved app updates
  • Improved Android apps support for the pop-up store experience
  • Faster navigation
  • Improved viewing options UX for movies and TV shows

How to Get Windows 11 Build 25131?

If you are running Windows 10 and want to experience Windows 11 Insider preview builds, you need to first check if your PC can run Windows 11. If yes, you can join the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program, then upgrade your system to the latest Windows 11 build.

Here is how to download and install Windows 11 Insider preview 25131 on Windows 10 computer:

Step 1: Run PC Health Check to check if your computer can run Windows 11.

Step 2: Join the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program.

Step 3: Press Windows + I to open the Settings app and then go to Update & security > Windows Update.

Step 4: Click the Check for updates button.

Step 5: When Windows 11 build 25131 is available in Windows Update, you can click the Download & install button to continue.

Step 6: Click Restart now. Your computer might restart several times. It is normal. You should not worry about it.

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Things Need to Know before and after Upgrading to Windows 11

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