Windows 11 Dev Build 23430 brings End Task option to taskbar, changes to File Explorer, more


Sian Sen


Apr 7, 2023 13:15 EDT

Windows 11 Insider Preview

Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 build for Dev Channel Insiders. The new build, 23430, brings a view urgent notification option, the ability to kill a task from the taskbar, and more file explorer options, among other changes. You can see the full changelog below:

What’s New in Build 23430

Changes and improvements


  • Urgent or important notifications When using full-screen apps when Do Not Disturb is turned on, it will now show a “View Notification” button to view notification content for privacy.
Urgent or important notifications now show a view notification button to view the content of the notification when using the app in full screen.
Urgent or important notifications now show a view notification button to view the content of the notification when using the app in full screen.
  • I Previous flight, we documented that Content Adaptive Brightness Control (CABC) works on desktop PCs – however, it doesn’t. We have updated this blog post. Content Adaptive Brightness Control (CABC) also needs to be enabled by the OEM (Device Manufacturer). As a result, this feature is not available on all laptops or 2-in-1 devices.


  • A limit of 20 recent tabs has been introduced under Settings > Multitasking to show tabs in ALT + TAB and Snap Assist.


  • We’re introducing a new setting under Settings > Privacy & Security > to allow developers to enable End Task when right-clicking an app on the taskbar. This setting is in build 23430 but does not currently work when the feature is toggled. This will be fixed on a future flight.

Fixes it.


  • Fixed an underlying issue that caused some Insiders to see an increase in explorer.exe crashes over the last 2 flights.


  • Fixed an issue where text input features such as Touch Keyboard, Voice Typing, and Emoji Panel could not be launched.
  • Fixed an issue where buttons in Pinion IME’s Settings flyout were hard to see when they had focus if the contrast theme was enabled.

[Task Manager]

  • Fixed an issue affecting the reliability of Task Manager.
  • The search box should not be clipped to the top when the window is maximized.


  • Fixed an issue where in Quick Settings, Narrator was reading the title of the previous page instead of the active page.
  • After downloading Voice Access, the information to help you get started with it should now open correctly again.
  • Fixed an issue where popups for voice access were not translated correctly.

Note: Some of the fixes noted here in the Insider Preview build from the dev channel may make their way into servicing updates for released versions of Windows 11.

Known issues

[Search on the Taskbar]

  • There is an issue where some people cannot see the search box on the taskbar and/or adjust the search box experience on the taskbar after updating the settings. Build 23403. We are aware of this issue, and we are working on a fix.
  • If you have the Bing button in the search box on the taskbar and you restart your computer, you may see the daily rotating search light for a while before you get the Bing button back.

[File Explorer]

Insiders who have keys in File Explorer:

  • If no button is pressed, the access keys will be displayed inverted. Pressing the button will make them appear again.
  • [NEW] Shift + Right clicking on a file or folder does not open “Show more options”.

Insiders will have problems with the following commands on the recommended files in File Explorer.

  • Clicking the Share command will currently bring up the Windows Share sheet (non-OneDrive).

[Live captions]

  • On ARM64 devices, Live Captions will need to be restarted for improved speech recognition support installed through the Language and Region Settings page if you change languages ​​in the Live Captions Caption Language menu.
  • Some languages ​​displayed on the Language and Region Settings page will indicate speech recognition support (eg, Korean) but live captions are not yet supported.
  • When adding a language through the Language and Region Settings page, the installation progress of the language feature may be hidden, and you may see the completion of the installation of “Enhanced Speech Recognition” (required for live captions). don’t come (You can use the language’s “Language Options” to monitor progress.) If this happens, the Live Caption Setup experience will detect it and allow you to continue. Unforeseen delays may occur.
  • Captioning performance in non-English languages ​​may be poor and outlier filtering may be missing in non-English (US) languages ​​which means incorrect captions will be displayed for speech that is not in the caption language.

You can find the official blog post. Here.

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