Windows 11 Build 22000.132 (KB5005190) comes with refreshed apps

Windows 11 Build 22000.132

Windows 11 Build 22000.132 is now rolling out to users in the
Dev and Beta channels of the company’s Insider program. Windows
11’s new cumulative update is all about bug fixes and quality
improvements, and there are no new features as version 21H2 of
the operating system has already hit the RTM status.

This patch is titled “Cumulative Update for Windows 11
(10.0.22000.132) (KB5005190)” and it will download/install
automatically when you check for updates. In addition to the
new patch, Microsoft has also published a new version of
Windows Malware Removal, Windows Defender security update, and
.NET Framework
August 2021 update.

Windows 11 KB5005190 comes with big improvements for Microsoft
Teams Chat taskbar integration. As you’re probably aware, the
Microsoft Teams chat feature is integrated directly into the
taskbar, allowing users to start chat or calls with just a few
clicks, and it’s completely free.

Build 22000.132

As you can see in the above screenshot, Windows 11 will have a
dedicated button for the Microsoft Teams chat app. So far, the
functionality of the Teams chat app has been very limited and
it only allows users to chat with each other. With today’s
update, Microsoft is rolling out one-to-one and group audio and
video calling features.

You can now create and join meetings directly from the taskbar,
and ability to toggle your microphone or camera is now also
accessible. In near future, users will be able to share their
screen and see the roster of participants within the Teams chat
window of Windows 11.

New improvements in Windows 11 Build 22000.132 (KB5005190)

Alongside the new preview build, we’re also getting new
versions of the Snipping Tool, Mail & Calendar, and Windows
Calculator app. These apps have been refreshed to match the
look and feel of Windows 11, alongside some layout and branding
changes.

In the case of Snipping Tool, Microsoft is merging classic
Snipping Tool and Snip & Sketch to create a program called
“Snipping Tool”. It combines the capabilities of both legacy
and modern tools to help users quickly take a screenshot of a
certain window.

Windows 11 Build 22000.132 Snipping Tool

The classic Snipping window has been updated with Fluent Design
across the new app controls.

In Windows 11 Build 22000.132, Snipping Tool honours the native
theme of the operating system and provides editing tools. After
you’ve captured a screenshot using the default keyboard
command, it will open in Snipping Tool (previously called Snip
& Sketch) with annotations, improved cropping, and other
options.

On the other hand, Calculator and Mail & Calendar apps are
getting rounded corners and Mica material support.

Here’s a list of other improvements in Build 22000.132
(KB5005190):

  • Windows Search: The search window has been updated and the
    search preview will now render properly. Previously, some users
    reported that the taskbar search preview was unexpectedly
    blank.
  • Windows Widgets: The company has fixed an issue where the
    widgets board wasn’t always invoking apps to the foreground.
  • Windows Sandbox: Microsoft fixed an issue with the Sandbox
    environment and Explorer.exe will no longer crash.
  • Blue Screen of Death bug fixed.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue that was making certain games
    unresponsive.

How to install Windows 11 KB5005190

To install Windows 11 KB5005190, use
these steps:

  1. Open Start Menu and locate Windows Update settings.
  2. Tap on Check for updates button.
    Windows 11 KB5005190
  3. After the download completes, click on the “Install”
    button.
  4. Reboot when prompted.

This patch is available for users already part of the Dev or
Beta channel. If you’re new to the Insider program and you have
unsupported hardware, the update won’t appear. To bypass the
requirements, simply modify the Registry values and run the

update on unsupported devices.

Known issues in Build 22000.132

Windows 11 Build 22000.132 comes with these known issues:

  • If you’re planning to switch to the Beta channel, watch out
    for a known issue: a bug could prevent users from accessing the
    Beta channel option. Under Settings > Windows Update >
    Windows Insider Program, only the “Stop getting preview builds”
    option would be available.
  • New Taskbar and the Start menu doesn’t work. To address
    this issue, uninstall the latest cumulative update.
  • Windows Search or Start Menu window doesn’t work when users
    enter text.
  • System and Windows Terminal is missing in the Win+X menu.
  • Taskbar and Search may stop responding.
  • Searchin for settings within the Settings app may crash
    Settings.
  • Windows Widgets will be rendered incorrectly on external
    monitors or appear empty.
  • Microsoft is trying to improve search quality in the
    Microsoft Store and resolve an issue that could affect the
    ordering of search results.

This update could also break the Microsoft Teams chat calling
and conferencing features.

If you’ve noticed performance or other critical issues after
applying the cumulative update, you can always roll back to the
previous version by manually uninstalling the update from
Control Panel.

Or you can also navigate to Settings > System > Recovery
> Advanced > Troubleshoot > Advanced options and
select the uninstall option.

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