Windows 11 24H2 KB5038575 removes Microsoft Recall AI | Laptop News

Recall was the biggest highlight of Copilot+ PCs at Microsoft’s 2024 Dev event. It would record your every action to make it searchable and revisable using snapshots. However, after heavy controversy, Microsoft removed the feature from the latest Windows 11 24H2 Build 26120.961.

The KB5038575 update for the Dev channel upgrades the Windows 11 24H2 PCs to build 26120.961. In our tests, Windows Latest spotted that Microsoft has removed the Recall app and its related settings with the update.

This move comes after the company admitted that Recall has potential security and privacy risks. Yesterday, Microsoft also updated its official “Recall feature for Copilot+ PCs” page to reflect the upcoming changes for its most-hyped feature.

Earlier, Recall was planned to arrive on Copilot+ PCs as a preview experience. It was supposed to be broadly available for everyone on June 18, 2024.

Now, it will first ship to the Windows Insider program users and gradually reach all Copilot+ PCs.

The Redmond giant touted “privacy and security” as the biggest reasons for this change and conveyed that it wants the feature to meet the highest standards. It is clear that the initial feedback about Recall wasn’t as good as Microsoft hoped, and some genuine concerns appeared in the last few weeks.

In a recent incident, a Microsoft AI scientist responded to privacy issues with the Windows 11 Recall feature. Recall stores all the related data locally; alas, many questions remained unanswered in this conversation.

Upcoming changes to Recall

You will see a new page while setting up your Copilot PCs for Recall. It isn’t auto-enabled; you must enable it while setting up the PC or after booting it to…

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