Deep Dive into Windows 11 Version 24H2 Build 2652

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Microsoft’s latest update to Windows 11, version 24H2 build 2652, is packed with a host of new features and improvements that enhance the overall user experience.

In this article, we will delve into the top 7 standout features introduced in the latest Windows 11 Version 24H2 Build 2652. These enhancements promise to redefine the user experience and bring a new level of functionality to your fingertips. Let’s explore them in detail.

1. Windows 11 24H2 2652 – Energy Saver and Quick Settings

The Energy Saver feature is a significant addition that helps conserve battery power when activated. The Quick Settings menu has been revamped for better navigation, now featuring scroll bars that make it easier to browse through various settings.

2. Wi-Fi Sharing and File Compression

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The update introduces a new way to connect to Wi-Fi networks. Users can now generate a QR code for Wi-Fi sharing, simplifying the process of connecting to different networks. Additionally, the update brings new file compression options to the File Explorer. Users can now compress folders into zip, 7zip, or tar files directly from the context menu, providing more flexibility in managing storage space.

3. Sound Enhancements and Sudo Command

The sound system has seen several improvements. The new Voice Clarity feature reduces background noise during calls, ensuring smoother and clearer communication. The update also introduces support for the sudo command, a popular feature in Unix-based systems. This command allows users to elevate processes directly from the command line, providing a new level of control over system operations.

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4. CoPilot Improvements

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CoPilot, Microsoft’s AI-powered assistant, has received several enhancements. Users can now set CoPilot to open when Windows starts, providing immediate access to the assistant upon system boot. The CoPilot window can also be resized to fit individual user preferences, offering a more personalized experience.

5. Snipping Tool and Notepad Updates

The Snipping Tool now allows users to add shapes like squares, rectangles, and circles when taking screenshots, providing more options for annotating screen captures. Notepad has also been updated with a new feature that allows users to select text and explain it with CoPilot, integrating AI capabilities into the classic text editor.

6. UI Changes and Bug Fixes

The update brings several UI changes, including modifications to the Windows setup and system tray icons. The Energy Saver icon, for instance, has been redesigned for a more modern look. As with every update, build 2652 also includes numerous bug fixes, enhancing system performance and stability.

Fixes for known issues

  • We fixed the issue where in some multi-monitor configurations, a display would appear as frozen in Build 26040.
  • Fixed a DWM issue in Build 26040 causing some rendering issues.
  • Fixed an issue causing Build 26040 flight to fail to install for some Insiders with error code 0x80188306.
  • Fixed an issue causing the print queue to not open in recent Canary Channel flights.
  • Did some more work to help improve the launch performance of File Explorer.
  • Fixed multiple crashes impacting system tray and its flyouts.
  • The volume slider in quick settings will now make a sound when adjusted again.
  • When using the save dialog, if you try to save a file to Gallery in File Explorer, it will now save to your Pictures library rather than showing an error.

Known issues


  • [IMPORTANT NOTE FOR GAMERS – UPDATED!] Some popular games may not work correctly and cause a bugcheck (green screen) when launched on the most recent Insider Preview builds in the Canary Channel. Please be sure to submit feedback in Feedback Hub on any issues you see with playing games on these builds.
  • Content in some video streaming apps from the Microsoft Store may not play. As a workaround, try streaming from a browser.
  • [NEW] We’re working on the fix for an issue causing an increase in Insiders experiencing black screens starting with Build 26040 (including when waking your PC from sleep). If you encounter this, pressing WIN + CTRL + Shift + B may resolve it.
  • [ADDED] A Display Connection section is incorrectly showing up under Settings > System > Display > Graphics that when clicked, will crash Settings. This section will be removed in a future flight. 
  • [ADDED 2/9] IMPORTANT NOTE FOR DEV DRIVE USERS: Insiders on Build 26052 who have Dev Drives and might need to rollback will need to back up their Dev Drives BEFORE rolling back as rolling back will cause Dev Drives to break and data on them to be lost.
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In conclusion, the Windows 11 version 24H2 build 2652 update is a comprehensive package of new features and improvements, designed to enhance the overall user experience. Whether you’re a developer, a gamer, or a casual user, this update has something for everyone. Also, if you would like to read more about my articles, click here.