Insider KB5016700 Windows 11 Insider Beta Build 22621.450 and 22622.450 - Aug. 2


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UPDATE 8/10:


Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.450 and Build 22622.450 (KB5016700) to the Beta Channel. In addition to the handful of fixes and improvements noted below, this update includes improvements to how we apply updates on top of each other as well.
  • Build 22622.450 = New features rolling out.
  • Build 22621.450 = New features off by default.
As a reminder, Insiders who landed in the group with new features turned off by default (Build 22621.xxxx) can check for updates and choose to install the update that will have features rolling out (Build 22622.xxx).

Fixes included for BOTH Build 22621.450 & Build 22622.450

This update includes the following improvements:
  • New! We enhanced Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks.
  • New! We compressed a file regardless of its size if you have configured Server Message Block (SMB) Compression.
  • New! We improved storage replication that occurs over low bandwidth or congested wide area networks (WAN).
  • We fixed an issue that causes Windows to display tablet mode features for some devices that do not have touchscreens.
  • We fixed an issue that causes some application windows to have blank sections in the Task View preview.
  • We fixed an issue that occurs for some of you when you copy files from network drives. The error code is 0x80070026.
  • We fixed a token leak issue in the LsapGetClientInfoEx
  • We fixed an issue that, in certain cases, causes sihost.exe to use a high amount of the CPU.
  • We fixed an issue that causes Microsoft Edge to stop responding when you use IE mode. This issue also prevents you from interacting with a dialog.

Known issues

[General]

  • There is an issue in the recent Beta Channel updates that is causing the Photos app to crash, and a fix will be rolling out soon via a Photos app update via the Store.
  • We’re investigating reports that SQL Server Management Studio is failing to launch for some Insiders.
  • [NEW] We’re looking into reports that audio stopped working for some Insiders after upgrading to Build 22622.440.

[File Explorer]

  • The left-half of the File Explorer title bar may not be draggable via mouse or touch.
  • The up arrow is misaligned in File Explorer tabs. This will be fixed in a future update.

About the Beta Channel

The Beta Channel will be the place we preview experiences that are closer to what we will ship to our general customers. Because the Dev and Beta Channels represent parallel development paths from our engineers, there may be cases where features and experiences show up in the Beta Channel first. However, this does not mean every feature we try out in the Beta Channel will ship. We encourage Insiders to read this blog post that outlines the ways we’ll try things out with Insiders in both the Dev and Beta Channels.

Important Insider Links

Thanks,
Amanda & Brandon

Source:

Check Windows Updates


UUP Dump:

64-bit ISO download:


ARM64 ISO download:

 

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No Explorer.exe, basically the overall UI one uses to launch and view all applications and desktops. It’s been crashing on me for the last two beta builds. You'd know if it was happening to you if the taskbar kept disappearing and reloading. 😄

It's likely a StarDock Start11 problem.
File explorer and explorer.exe are just 2 names for the same thing. Most of the problems were happening when tabs and new navigation pane are enabled. No problems without those 2 extra features. I don't use StarDock Start11. 🤣🤣🤣
 

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I know what he's talking about as I went through it for a while myself on earlier builds and it was very frustrating as my taskbar kept on restarting but didn't restart all of my apps.
 

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I know what he's talking about as I went through it for a while myself on earlier builds and it was very frustrating as my taskbar kept on restarting but didn't restart all of my apps.
yep, exactly. four-finger swipes for me between desktops is a guaranteed crash. guess I'll record it for the Feedback Hub.
 

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has Windows Explorer become increasingly unstable?
Do you mean file explorer?
No Explorer.exe
The file manager is called File Explorer in Windows 11, and has been called that since Windows 8. Windows 7 was the last OS to call it Windows Explorer. Same thing, different name - it's always been explorer.exe. Explorer.exe is running as the desktop, run a second instance and you'll open File Explorer.

The file manager on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 is renamed File Explorer ....
 

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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.
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    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

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Windows Explorer is the platform, File Explorer is the rendering/navigation mechanism.
 

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Updated just fine. .. No problems. . . . I have Tabbed File Explorer (which I don't like), and I have the option to create Folders in the Start Menu (which I do like). . . Can we disable tabbed file explorer without any 3rd party software? If not, it's cool
 

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Updated just fine. .. No problems. . . . I have Tabbed File Explorer (which I don't like), and I have the option to create Folders in the Start Menu (which I do like). . . Can we disable tabbed file explorer without any 3rd party software? If not, it's cool
You can disable it using vivetoool if you enabled it initially. In the end, I cannot see point really - you don't have to use tab feature.
 

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Updated just fine. .. No problems. . . . I have Tabbed File Explorer (which I don't like), and I have the option to create Folders in the Start Menu (which I do like). . . Can we disable tabbed file explorer without any 3rd party software? If not, it's cool
creating folder option in v450? Where & how exactly? I ain't seeing that option anywhere. Am on 22622.450
 

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creating folder option in v450? Where & how exactly? I ain't seeing that option anywhere. Am on 22622.450
I think that's dragging app shortcuts together to form groups.
 

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creating folder option in v450? Where & how exactly? I ain't seeing that option anywhere. Am on 22622.450

Starting with Windows 11 build 22557, you can now customize your pinned apps on the Start menu by organizing them into folders. You can add more apps to a folder, rearrange apps within a folder, and remove apps from a folder.
 

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    8GB
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    1TB Samsung EVO 870 SSD
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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.
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    i5 M 520
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    4GB
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    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

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Thanks, Bree. I totally missed this tutorial. What a neat feature.
 

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    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0
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    16MB DDR
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    Maybe I'll make room somewhere and connect to the Dev channel if possible.

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Thanks, Bree. I totally missed this tutorial. What a neat feature.
Neat, yes. Not new though. It's only restoring functionality we had in Windows 10. A welcome return though :wink:
 

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    Edge, Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

Tony2k

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Anybody else have this problem with File Explorer? I lost Desktop, Documents, Download, Image, Music, Video folders and the background become white.

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    Windows 11

Brink

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Anybody else have this problem with File Explorer? I lost Desktop, Documents, Download, Image, Music, Video folders and the background become white.

The folders have been removed from "This PC" as part of the new redesign of File Explorer and the navigation pane, but you can add the folders back using the tutorial below if wanted.


The white background may be a glitch. You could see if toggling light and dark mode again may sort it.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self build
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 980 PRO M.2,
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    1 Gbps Download and 35 Mbps Upload
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Motorola MB8611 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 2in1
    CPU
    i7-1065G7 3.9 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR4-3200
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel Iris Plus
    Sound Card
    Intel SST
    Monitor(s) Displays
    13.3" 4K UWVA AMOLED multitouch
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Premium

Bree

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Anybody else have this problem with File Explorer? I lost Desktop, Documents, Download, Image, Music, Video folders and the background become white.
You haven't lost anything, you have the new look File Explorer that Microsoft are currently A/B testing. Those folders have been moved, they are now shown in Home rather than This PC. You should also note that your File Explorer now has tabs.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
    CPU
    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
    Monitor(s) Displays
    laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung EVO 870 SSD
    Browser
    Edge, Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 Insider Beta as a native boot vhdx.

    My SYSTEM FIVE is a Dell Latitude 3190 2-in-1, Pentium Silver N5030, 4GB RAM, 128GB NVMe ssd, supported device running Windows 11 Pro.

waltc

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Microsoft responded to one of my bug reports on the explorer Windows opening with white backgrounds when dark mode is being used. Workaround is to simply close the window and then immediately reopen it, and it will display properly in dark mode. Microsoft told me they had fixed this in the Dev channel build they released (yesterday?), but the build numbers in my bug reports were al BETA channel builds, so go figure...:wink: I guess it will eventually be fixed in the Beta channel.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win11 Beta channel
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    a cherry-picked assembly
    CPU
    AMD R9 3900X
    Motherboard
    x570 Aorus Master Rev 1.0, bios F36f
    Memory
    4x 8GB 3733Mhz @ 1.35v
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD RX-6900 XT (reference design, manufactured 03/22!)
    Sound Card
    RealTek 1220-VB, 9118 Sabre hardware DAC, 3-position headphone amp Headphones: 50 MM wired Razer Krakens
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Philips 43" Momentum DisplayHDR 1000-certified
    Screen Resolution
    3840x2160
    Hard Drives
    Boot: Samsung 980 Pro PCIe4-mode 500GB NVMe| Samsung 960 EVO NVMe 250GB| 2x 1TB S3 WD Blue 7200 rpm| ST2000DM S3 2TB| ST4000DM004 S3 4TB| 2TB ST2000DM008-2FR102 Sata 3|
    LG MultiDrive DVD writer
    PSU
    Corsair HX-850
    Case
    Antec 302
    Cooling
    Air courtesy Noctua
    Keyboard
    Non-mechanical
    Mouse
    Razer Basilisk V2 20k DPI
    Internet Speed
    105 Mb down and up
    Browser
    Firefox x64 DE
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    Sweet, trouble-free system! How I love this 6900XT! Exceeds my expectations by quite a bit, btw.

Edwin

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Perhaps not recommended, but, you can also deactivate the new Navigation Pane with the ViveTool.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 10/11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS ROG Strix
  • Operating System
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS VivoBook

JMedlock83

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I think that's dragging app shortcuts together to form groups.
That is correct. You just drag and drop one icon over another and it creates a folder
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro x64 v22621.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 1800X
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair VI Hero
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon R290
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Pavilion 27xi
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    WD 500GB SSD
    3TB WD Red HDD (extra storage)
    PSU
    Apevia 1100 Watt Worlock
    Case
    NZXT
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Keyboard
    Logitech K860
    Mouse
    Logitech MX
    Internet Speed
    150Mbps/25Mbps
    Browser
    Edge/Chrome
    Antivirus
    Pfizer + Booster
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD FX 8350
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair V Formula Z
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R290
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    AOC 27"
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Intel SSD
    500GB Seagate
    PSU
    Cougar CMX 1000w
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Mouse
    MX Master
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Ergonomic 4000
    Internet Speed
    150Mbps/5Mbps
    Browser
    Edge/Chrome
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes

JMedlock83

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The folders have been removed from "This PC" as part of the new redesign of File Explorer and the navigation pane, but you can add the folders back using the tutorial below if wanted.


The white background may be a glitch. You could see if toggling light and dark mode again may sort it.
I was wondering if there was a way to add those back. It just looks weird. I never used them or anything. . Just looks a bit weird. . lol
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro x64 v22621.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 1800X
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair VI Hero
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon R290
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Pavilion 27xi
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    WD 500GB SSD
    3TB WD Red HDD (extra storage)
    PSU
    Apevia 1100 Watt Worlock
    Case
    NZXT
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Keyboard
    Logitech K860
    Mouse
    Logitech MX
    Internet Speed
    150Mbps/25Mbps
    Browser
    Edge/Chrome
    Antivirus
    Pfizer + Booster
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD FX 8350
    Motherboard
    Asus Crosshair V Formula Z
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R290
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    AOC 27"
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Intel SSD
    500GB Seagate
    PSU
    Cougar CMX 1000w
    Cooling
    Air Cooling
    Mouse
    MX Master
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Ergonomic 4000
    Internet Speed
    150Mbps/5Mbps
    Browser
    Edge/Chrome
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
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