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Microsoft Enhances Windows 11 with Latest “Moment 5” Feature Drop

Windows 11's "Moment 5" update brings new features like smart Snap Layouts and Settings improvements.


has announced the availability of the “Moment 5” update for Windows 11, marking a significant addition to the operating system's feature set. As part of the April 2024 Patch Tuesday updates, the company has begun deploying this update to all supported systems, starting April 9. Initially released on February 29, 2024, in preview for early adopters who manually sought out the update via the Settings app, the “Moment 5” update transitioned to a broader availability in March as an optional non-security update. It has now become a compulsory update for all users of .

Key Features and Improvements

The “Moment 5” update introduces a modest yet impactful collection of enhancements and new functionalities. Among the most prominent features are smart predictions for Snap Layouts, which aim to improve multitasking efficiency by suggesting optimal window arrangements. The Settings app has received comprehensive improvements, making navigation and customization more intuitive for users. Additionally, the update brings refinements to existing accessibility features, ensuring a more inclusive computing experience. Users interested in exploring the full extent of the update's offerings can find detailed insights in a dedicated review of Windows 11's “Moment 5”.

To access the latest features introduced in the “Moment 5” update, users can navigate to the Settings app, select “,” and click on “Check for updates.” The system will then proceed to locate, download, and install the update, identified by the KB5036893 (build number 22631.3447).

Future Developments and Compatibility

The “Moment 5” update is not exclusive to users of Windows 11 version 23H2 but is also accessible to those on version 22H2. Looking ahead, Microsoft has confirmed the forthcoming Windows 11 version 24H2 as this year's major feature update, which is expected to be a full build update, potentially designated as build 26100. It's noteworthy that certain applications, including StartAllBack and ExplorerPatcher, may inhibit users from upgrading to the latest version—a comprehensive list of such applications is available for user reference.

In addition to the feature updates, Microsoft is preparing to introduce the first Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) build of Windows 11, aimed at users who prioritize system stability over new features. The existence of the LTSC build was inadvertently revealed ahead of its

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Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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