This week, Microsoft released Windows 11 Dev Build 25252, which displays a VPN indicator on the taskbar and a new look for Search. Another highlight of the release is the fixes for copy display problem Among Windows 11 users that Microsoft first confirmed in October.
At the time Microsoft said that the problem started after the installation of the Windows 11 22H2 update. Affected users reportedly noticed a decrease in performance when copying large files from a remote computer to their Windows 11 PC or copying files to a local drive.
“Copying large multiple gigabyte (GB) files may take longer than expected to finish on Windows 11, version 22h2,” Microsoft said. “You are most likely to experience this problem copying files from a network share via Server Message Block (SMB) in Windows 11, version 22H2, but local file copying may also be affected.”
Microsoft did not detail the exact degree of performance reduction in the copying function in Windows 11, but users have reported that it can reach up to 40% or even double when copying files. Ned Pyle, principal program manager in the Windows Server engineering group, explained that the experience may vary by user.
After weeks of initial confirmation of the problem, the company was still unable to provide a permanent fix, although it did offer a workaround.
“To mitigate this problem, you can use file copy tools that do not use the cache manager (buffer I/O),” Microsoft said in a support document, referring to the Robocopy and Xcopy tools. who needs to use the command robocopy \\someserver\someshare c:\somefolder somefile.img /J And xcopy \\someserver\someshare c:\somefolder /Jrespectively.
Windows 11 Insiders who will receive build 25252 should receive the preview fixes. Meanwhile, its wider distribution to Windows 11 22H2 users is expected to come via a cumulative update.
“A preview fix for this issue is now available in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25252,” Pyle announced, “The final fix for Windows 11 22H2 production computers will arrive in a normal monthly cumulative update via Windows Update after it has been validated in Insider builds.”
In addition to this issue, Microsoft also Solved Another Windows 11 22H2-related issue this week is affecting unspecified games and apps that were “inadvertently enabling GPU performance debugging features that were not meant to be used by consumers.” comes the solution November 2022 non-security preview update KB5020044Which is optional and must be installed manually by the users.