My first Windows 11 update end user experience is in this post. Microsoft announced Windows 11 insider preview build version 22000.65. The refresh desktop option is back without needing to click “Show more options.”
When upgrading to Windows 11 from Windows 10 or installing an update to Windows 11, some features may be deprecated or removed. More details Windows 11 removed features. The first experience with Windows 11 Quality Updates, Feature Updates, Driver Updates, and Firmware Updates | CUs are 40% Smaller.
There are some additional features included in the latest update. You can right-click on the volume icon in the taskbar to troubleshoot sound problems. The ‘Power mode’ settings are now available on the Power & battery page in Settings.
First Windows 11 update experience
You can seek the latest Windows 11 update to speed up the process. You can initiate the update from the Settings application in Windows 11.
- Launch Settings application from the Start button.
- Click on the Update and Security tab.
- Click on the Windows Update tab.
- Click on Check for Updates button to seek the updates.
The cumulative update for Windows 11 (10.0.22000.65)(KB5004745) starts downloading process. This is the first stage of the Windows 11 update, similar to Windows 10.
The next phase in the Windows 11 update is installing phase. As an end-user, I didn’t notice any performance issues.
The next phase in Windows 11 update is Pending Restart. You can click on Restart now button to complete the update.
I have not seen this notification before. The following message – Someone else is still using this PC. If you restart now, they could lose unsaved work. You can click on the Restart anyway button to complete the updates.
The new Windows Update toast notification that I can see in Windows 11 is given below.
New features are ready to install – Leave your device on and plugged in, and we’ll try to restart outside of your active hours. Or, pick a time that works for you.
- Restart now
- Pick a time
- Learn more
You can check the Windows 11 version from Winver utility. More details on Windows 11 Version Numbers.
- Windows 11 Version 21H2 10.0.22000.65
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