KB5008295 Windows 11 to fix Snipping Tool not opening on RP and Beta Channels

New update KB5008295 is rolled out to fix Snipping Tool, Touch Keyboard, Voice Typing, and Emoji Panel, IME UI, Getting started and Tips not opening for Windows Insiders.


Windows 11 Release Preview and Beta channels have received a very important update particularly to fix Snipping tool and a few other built-in apps that were not opening. KB5008295 is the release that also fixed Start menu and Settings app problems in the S-mode version.

The rollout will update the Microsoft digital certificates for the apps that are not opening for Windows 10 Insiders. This will not revise the build number when you check through Winver run command.

KB5008295 Windows 11 Release Preview and Beta

Here is the changelog –

The update fixed certain built-in Windows apps or parts of these apps not opening problem. We have already covered this issue through a post – Fix Snipping Tool not working in Windows 11 (Solved!). This problem occurs due to a Microsoft digital certificate that expired on the date 31/10/2021. This Known issue might affect the underneath apps –

  1. Snipping Tool,
  2. Touch Keyboard, Voice Typing, and Emoji Panel,
  3. Input Method Editor user interface (IME UI),
  4. Getting started and Tips,

Furthermore, the update fixed a known issue that prevents the Settings app and Start menu from opening as expected (S-mode only).

As we discussed above after installing KB5008295, the build number will not be revised or show as updated in winver or other areas in the OS.

In order to check if this update is installed, go to Settings => Windows Update => Update history.

Source – Windows Insider blog.


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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.