Windows 11, Microsoft releases update KB5022360, what’s new?

For a few hours a new update has been available for Windows 11, KB5022360. It is offered as part of the Insider program. Its deployment is in progress through the Release Preview channel.

Installing it allows you to upgrade the operating system to version 22621.1192. You can check this figure by launching “winver.exe” in Executer (WIN+R). Much of its content comes in the form of bug fixes and improvements. We also have an important change regarding some .NET Framework updates. Microsoft moves optional versions. These are usually Preview versions. The firm explains

“We’ve changed the experience for .NET Framework updates in preview. After you install this update, all future .NET Framework preview (optional) updates will be displayed on the Settings > Windows Update > Advanced Options > Optional Updates page. On this page you can control which optional updates you want to install »

Alongside we fixes for various issues in Windows 11 22H2. For example, the firm fixes the bug preventing certain applications using Microsoft Edge WebView2 from displaying content. In some cases, these apps appear as a blank or gray screen. Redmond adds that even Office and the Widgets module were affected. There is also a workaround to now search for a file based on its contents while the conhost.exe crash has been resolved.

Finally the development team takes the opportunity to modify some small things on the Release Preview channel. This relates to how updates are shipped to reduce the number of updates required for computers in this ring.

This month, we are making a change to the Release Preview channel to reduce the number of reboots the customer experiences when upgrading. Starting this month, when customers upgrade to Windows 11 22H2, they will get the optional January Quality Update (KB5022360) and .NET Update along with the upgrade. feature updates.

This means that when you upgrade to Windows 11 22H2, you’ll get the feature update with the latest and greatest security patches for Windows and .NET, all with just one reboot!

Here is the full release note

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Windows 11 build 22621.1192 – KB5022360

This update includes the following improvements:

  • New! We 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.
  • We fixed an issue that affected searchindexer.exe. It randomly stopped you from signing in or signing out.
  • We fixed an issue that stopped you from searching for a file based on the file’s contents.
  • We fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (known as a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
  • We fixed an issue that affected conhost.exe. It stopped responding.
  • We 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.
  • We 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.
  • We fixed an issue that might have affected FindWindow() gold FindWindowEx(). They might have returned the wrong window handle.
  • We 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.
  • We 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 grayed out.
  • We 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.
  • We fixed an issue that affected picture files you found using search on the taskbar. This issue stopped you from opening those pictures.
  • We fixed an issue that affected mstsc.exe. It stopped responding while connecting to a RemoteApp and Desktop Connection.
  • We fixed an issue that affected a Group Policy for Expanded Toasts.
  • We 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.
  • We fixed an issue that affected the Resilient File System (ReFS) MSba tag. The issue caused a nonpaged pool leak.
  • We fixed an issue that affected the ReFS. The issue caused high nonpaged pool usage, which depleted system memory.
  • We 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.
  • We 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.