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New Windows 11 Canary Build 26241 Adds Mouse Feature in File Explorer

The functionality to drag-and-drop files using your mouse between breadcrumbs is now available in the File Explorer Address Bar.


Windows Insider Program members can now access 's build 26241. This build introduces a new mouse navigation feature in the Address Bar and also brings various improvements and bug fixes.

Changes and Improvements

In this latest update, a notable addition is the enhanced mouse functionality in the File Explorer Address Bar, aimed at improving navigation, showing when you have files or folders selected, by adding a thin border to the selected area.

This build doesn't just add new features but also addresses several user-reported problems. Bugs found in the Taskbar have been resolved to improve performance, while File Explorer has been optimized for better reliability. Additionally, notification handling has been refined for a smoother user experience.

Ongoing Issues

While build 26241 brings many smaller enhancements, some issues remain unresolved. Users may still encounter problems with the and other minor glitches.

Microsoft is currently investigating reports that certain Windows Insiders in the Canary and Dev Channels cannot move beyond Build 26040 or Build 23620. While the investigation continues, those affected who wish to update to the latest Canary or Dev Channel build immediately can download the latest ISO, perform a clean installation, and re-enroll their device in the Canary or Dev Channels.

Microsoft is actively working to address these in subsequent updates. For an exhaustive list of updates, improvements, and current known issues, check out Microsoft's official blog post.

Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus is the founder of WinBuzzer and has been playing with Windows and technology for more than 25 years. He is holding a Master´s degree in International Economics and previously worked as Lead Windows Expert for Softonic.com.