New Update Windows Subsystem for Android (May 2023) - v2304 adds Antivirus support

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Source: WSA 2304 Update! · microsoft/WSA · Discussion #293 via Windows Subsystem for Android gets big update with RAM reallocation, antivirus support, more
We've shipped an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to the Windows Subsystem for Android™ Preview Program. This update (2304.40000.3.0) will add package verification, improved reliability and AppLink support.

What’s New​

  • Package verification for apps on WSA: Android apps are scanned using anti-virus software installed on Windows prior to app installation.
  • Ability for users to configure how much memory to assign to Android
  • Android apps will be launched when a user opens the supported app link from any app (Android AppLink support)
  • Linux kernel updated to 5.15.94
  • WSA reliability and performance improvements

Giving feedback​

If you are having issues with Windows Subsystem for Android™ – please file feedback via Feedback Hub under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android™. For more information about troubleshooting and submitting feedback: Troubleshooting and FAQ for mobile apps on Windows.

Thanks,
Windows Subsystem for Android™ Team
 

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Microsoft released its latest Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) preview update with version 2305.40000.2.0. The update brings the highly requested File Sharing feature to WSA. This will now allow sharing of the User's folders, like Documents, Pictures, with WSA. Also, file transfer has also just gotten easier with Drag and Drag, Copy and Paste.

There are other changes as well including Android 13 security updates, Chromium WebView udpate, and more. The full changelog for WSA 2305.40000.2.0 is given below:
 

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