A function to interrupt Microsoft product advertisements on the Windows 11 setting screen is implemented as a test

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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23451 '' released on May 4, 2023 is being tested to display Microsoft product advertisements on the settings screen.

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`` Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23451 '' released on May 4, 2023 focuses on revamping the appearance, and changes such as `` modernization of Explorer details window '' and `` improvement of Windows spotlight '' are added. It is However, it has also been reported that at the same time as making multiple changes, 'Ads recommending the introduction of Microsoft 365 ' are now displayed on the setting screen.

Twitter user Albacore posted a screenshot of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23451 on May 5, 2023. In the posted screenshot, 'Try Microsoft 365 (try Microsoft 365)' is displayed in 'Home' on the setting screen, and it is recommended to introduce a free trial version of Microsoft 365.

There is also a notification that recommends logging in to your Microsoft account, 'It's all here with Microsoft account'.

Similarly, there is also a notification asking you to log in to your Microsoft account called 'One account for everything Microsoft'. In addition, a notice to the effect that 'Security support for Office 2013 has ended' is also displayed.

This is not the first time Microsoft has attempted to display advertisements within Windows 11, and in November 2022, it was reported that advertisements were displayed in the Windows 11 sign-out menu.

Ads are displayed in the sign-out menu of Windows 11 - GIGAZINE

Also, in March 2022, it was discovered that ads were displayed in Windows 11 Explorer. At the time, Microsoft said , 'These ads are experimental ad banners that are not intended for public release and should have been disabled.'

You can find ads displayed in ``Explorer'' in the preview version of Windows 11 - GIGAZINE

Furthermore, it is reported that the preview version of Windows 11's 'KB5023778' released in March 2023 introduced advertisements recommending Microsoft products to the Start menu.

It turns out that an advertisement that recommends Microsoft products will be added to the Windows 11 start menu - GIGAZINE

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