Windows 11, version 22H2, has got a new patch KB5022360 in the Release Preview channel. It raises the OS version to Build 22621.1192. With this update, Windows 11 will require less reboots when upgrading. Besides, .NET Preview updates will now appear as optional updates in the Settings app. Finally, KB5022360 includes a good pack of fixes that improve reliability of the operating system and apps, including Explorer, search, RDP, Edge, and many others.
What's new in KB5022360, Windows 11 Build 22621.1192
- New! Changed the experience for preview .NET Framework updates. After you installed this update, all future preview (optional) .NET Framework updates will be displayed on the Settings > Windows Update > Advanced options > Optional updates page. On that page, you could control which optional updates you wanted to install.
- Fixed an issue that affected searchindexer.exe. It randomly stopped you from signing in or signing out.
- Fixed an issue that stopped you from searching for a file based on the file’s contents.
- Fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (known as a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
- Fixed an issue that affected conhost.exe. It stopped responding.
- Fixed an issue that might have affected the Domain Name System (DNS) suffix search list. When you configured it, the parent domain might have been missing.
- Fixed an issue that might have occurred when the Input Method Editor (IME) was active. Applications might have stopped responding when you used the mouse and keyboard at the same time.
- Fixed an issue that might have affected FindWindow() or FindWindowEx(). They might have returned the wrong window handle.
- Fixed an issue that might have occurred when you converted or reconverted Japanese Kanji using a multibyte character set (MBCS) app. The cursor might have moved to the wrong location when you typed.
- Fixed an issue that might have affected applications that used Microsoft Edge WebView2 to display content. Applications that used WebView2 included Microsoft Office and the Widgets app. The content might have appeared blank or greyed out.
- Fixed an issue that affected certain systems that had firmware Trusted Platform Modules. (TPM). This issue stopped you from using AutoPilot to set up those systems.
- Fixed an issue that affected picture files you found using search on the taskbar. This issue stopped you from opening those pictures.
- Fixed an issue that affected mstsc.exe. It stopped responding while connecting to a RemoteApp and Desktop Connection.
- Fixed an issue that affected a Group Policy for Expanded Toasts.
- Fixed an issue that caused Windows Server 2022 domain controllers (DC) to stop responding. This occurred when they processed Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) requests.
- Fixed an issue that affected the Resilient File System (ReFS) MSba tag. The issue caused a nonpaged pool leak.
- Fixed an issue that affected the ReFS. The issue caused high nonpaged pool usage, which depleted system memory.
- Fixed an issue that affected devices that were subject to Microsoft Exploit Protection Export Address Filtering (EAF). Some applications stopped responding or did not open. These included Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader.
- Fixed an issue that affected some game controllers. When the game controller was connected to the computer, the computer might not have gone to Sleep mode.
The official announcement is linked here.
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