Windows Terminal Finally Becomes The Default Windows 11 Command Line With New Insider Build

Microsoft has recently released another Windows Insider preview build to the beta channel. These are actually two builds, Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.436 and Build 22622.436. The only difference being, the higher build number will have the new features turned on by default. 

Find More Devices on Nearby Sharing

Build 22622.436 has an new an improved nearby sharing feature wherein devices connected over the UDP protocol can use it to share files across the network. Users can now also use OneDrive as a target in the built-in Windows share window, and directly upload their files to cloud. 

Share Files With OneDrive Directly

With the new Insider Preview Build, Microsoft is finally making Windows Terminal the default Windows 11 terminal. Now all command line applications will open in Windows Terminal automatically. This however can be changed from the ‘For Developers‘ options in Settings > Privacy & security

Microsoft is also hosting a Bug Bash for the dev channel this week. Users on Build 22622.436 can check their feedback hubs for various quests later this week. 

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Fixes included for BOTH Build 22621.436 & Build 22622.436

This update includes the following improvements:

  • We fixed an issue that prevents troubleshooters from opening.
  • We fixed an issue that causes the Smart App Control to block catalog-signed files.
  • We fixed an issue that might highly distort photos you take using the Camera app. This issue occurs when using certain cameras under certain low light conditions.
  • We fixed an issue that throws an exception when you debug drivers using Visual Studio 2022 version 17.2 or later.
  • We fixed an issue that causes the Windows profile service to fail sporadically. The failure might occur when signing in. The error message is, “gpsvc service failed to sign in. Access denied”.
  • We fixed an issue that prevents virtualized App-V Office applications from opening or causes them to stop responding.

[General]

  • We fixed an issue resulting in a small number of Insiders in the Beta Channel experiencing cyclical crashes in Explorer.exe and other Windows UI components, making the screen look like it’s flickering. Please note, this fix should stop more Insiders from being newly impacted, however if you are already impacted by this, you will need to run the following command in PowerShell to resolve it: Add-AppxPackage -Register -Path C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.UI.Xaml.CBS_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AppxManifest.xml -DisableDevelopmentMode -ForceApplicationShutdown
  • Fixed an issue which was causing some Insiders on the previous Beta Channel flight to have their PCs stuck on a black screen after waking from sleep.
  • Fixed an issue which would lead to losing network connectivity after turning on mobile hotspot.
  • Fixed an issue causing Build 22621.290 / 22622.290 to fail to install with error 0x800f081f for some Insiders.

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