December 6, 2021
How to Fix Windows 11 Build 22000-176 Crashes

People are Experiencing Crashes in Windows 11 but There’s a Fix

Windows 11 build 22000-176 is crashing on some people and Microsoft is aware of the problem, but there’s a quick fix to stop it from happening…

Windows 11 is already out for some, with the official release date to occur on October 5th. As with many early operating system adoptions, there are a few bugs. One particular set of issues is causing build 22000-176 to unexpectedly crash. Of course, being an Insider version, there are some welcome upgrades, a few key changes, and technical deficiencies, which makes such circumstances to be expected.

How to Fix Windows 11 Build 22000-176 Crashes

Fortunately, Microsoft is aware of the problem and is working to apply a more comprehensive fix. Additionally, there’s also a way to get past the crash issue that doesn’t require any real technical knowledge. Although, this is a temporary workaround and might not solve the problem totally. But, it appears to work fairly well for those who have applied it on their machines:

  • Use CTRL-ALT-DEL and choose to open the Task Manager.
  • Choose ‘More details’ at the bottom of Task Manager to expand Task Manager.
  • Go to ‘File’ and choose ‘Run new task’.
  • Type ‘cmd’ in the ‘Open’ field.
  • Paste the following: “reg delete HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\IrisService /f && shutdown -r -t 0″
  • Hit the enter key, and then your PC should reboot. After rebooting, everything should work as before.

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