Windows 11 build 22621.457 comes to the version 22H2 Release Preview Channel

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Microsoft has just released a new build for the Windows 11 22H2 Release Preview Channel, upping the buid number to 22621.457. Included in the new “non-security update” are a set of quality improvements, including:

    • 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).
    • New! You can now view the usage history for the following resources from the Settings page: 
      • Camera 
      • Microphone 
      • Phone Calls 
      • Messaging 
      • Contacts 
      • Screenshots and apps 
      • Music library 

To use this feature, navigate to Settings >Privacy & Security

Along with these improvements, there’s a long list of fixes, you can check them out in the blog post.