Windows 11 gets KB5008353 (Build 22000.469) update, fixes bugs & more
The latest update is here & we go over all of the changes
Since its initial release, folks will have been running Windows 11 for months now, and now it’s gotten one of its first major updates with the KB5008353 release, which is patch 22000.469 of Windows 11. It’s fair to say at this point that Windows 11 had a fairly rocky launch, littered with bugs and issues that would just give many normal users a big old headache. However, Operating Systems are ever-evolving, and they are seeking to fix those up as soon as possible to ensure that Windows 11 becomes the standard operating system for as many users as possible.
What’s changed in Windows 11 update KB50008353 (Build 22000.469)
We’ve got a laundry list of changes straight from Microsoft themselves, which detail all of the changes and fixes that you can come to expect from this latest build of their flagship operating system. These are all relatively minor and niche changes, so don’t expect your PC to suddenly run faster because of them.
- Updates the audio service which occasionally caused some devices running hardware accellerated Bluetooth Audio to stop working.
- Fixes an issue where icons for apps that were not running were displayed as active on the Taskbar.
- Adds a new ‘Your Microsoft Account’ page in Windows Settings for Windows 11 Home and Professional editions
- Fixes an issue which incorrectly displayed the volume icon as muted on the taskbar.
- Fixes an issue which causes a device to stop working when using multiple displays.
- Fixes an issue with an auto-hidden takbar not being shown correctly on a secondary display.
- Impoves the auto-brightness function in low-light conditions for relevant devices.
- Updates the incorrect listing of Daylight Savings time in Jordan
- Adds the ‘HelpWith’ feature when looking at help topics, now searces using Microsoft Bing. (Whether or not this is a good thing, remains to be seen.)
- Now displays correct battery percentages for Bluetooth devices connected to the system.
- Updates an issue with some image editing programs from rendering colors correctly on HDR displays.
Bug Fixes in Windows 11 update KB50008353 (Build 22000.469)
While this isn’t strictly a security update, you can also expect additional stability updates to the system including the following changes.
- Improves reliability of installing applications on an ARM64 device.
- Fixes an issues with ARM64 devices not responding when in sleep mode.
- Fixes issues with predictive pre-rendering in Microsoft Edge.
- Fixes issues when entering strings in Microsoft Input Method Editor (Microsoft IME).
- Fixes an issue where you are told about Windows Update progress, which was previously displayed in Japanese.
- Fixes a problem which vaused VPN profiles to disappear when using Microsoft Intune or other third-party mobile device management applications to deploy VPN profiles.
- Addresses an issue with applications integrating with Azure Active Directory (AAD). These will not work on machines connects to Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
- Addresses issues with the Get-TPM PowerShell command, where it would fail the command with the error ‘0x80090011 Microsoft.Tpm.Commands.TpmWmiException,Microsoft.Tpm.Commands.GetTpmCommand’
- Fixes issues with a Remote Desktop Protocol to disconnect or be blank for the Server Core. This issue only appears when using the AppCompat feature.
- Addresses issues with indows.system.profile.retailinfo.dll.
- Improved the performance of File Explorer.
- Improved reliability of File Explorer and desktop context menus.
- Addresses issues when using Shift KeyUpevent when your IME is set to Korean.
- Fixes issues with icons on the taskbar not working
- Addresses issues with options not appearing when using Win+X
- Improves reliability of the auto-hide feature on the taskbar when using multiple displays
- Addresses issue which prevents switching to the Chinese Simplified IME.
- Addresses an issue where some Printer applications were not using installing the appropriate Printer Device Drivers.
- Addresses an issue with IP cameras not connecting to DirectShow applications.
- Addresses an issue with lsass.exe that caused it to stop working. This only occurs when querying Windows NT Directory Services (NTDS).
- Fixes a deadlock in the WebDav redirector, which occurs when trying to read a file from TfsStore.
- Addresses a performance regression issue when you enable the Update Sequence Number (USN) journal.
- Addresses issues which prevented Robocopy from retrying the process.
- Addresses an issue where Windows ceases to work and displays the error ‘IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL’.
- Fixes a memory leak when using WinVerifyTrust(). This only occurs when verification of the file signature fails, or is a file with multiple signatures.
- Adds audit events to the Active Directory domain controllers which identifies that clients are not compliant with RFC 4456.
Where to install Microsoft Update KB5008353 (Build 22000.469)
If you are a home user, you can use Windows Update or Microsoft Update to upgrade your system. This may be in the Optional Updates Available area. There, you can download the update. You can also download it from Microsoft Update Catalog in addition to Windows Server Update Services. However, it is not yet available when looking at Windows Update for Business, as these changes will be rolled into the next security update.
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