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Windows 11 build 22000.466 is rolling out to subscribers with a lot of fixes

This month’s patch Tuesday was apparently light on fixes for Windows users, but Windows Insiders on the Beta and Release Preview channels are getting some additional improvements today. Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 build 22000.466, and as usual for the releases in the Beta channel, it’s all about fixing and improving several issues with the experience.

While it’s mostly about fixes, there’s one addition hidden in the changelog for this release. You will now see a file Your Microsoft account The page is in the Accounts section of the Settings app. This is added in Windows 11 Home and Pro editions.

The list of changes includes a wide range of fixes, including fixing an issue that may have caused ARM64-based devices like the Surface Pro X to become unresponsive when hibernating or waking up from hibernation. Installing apps on ARM PCs should be more reliable now. You can find the full list below:

What’s new in Windows 11 version 22000.466

  • We have improved the reliability of application installations on ARM64 devices.
  • We updated DST to start in February 2022 instead of March 2022 in Jordan.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that causes ARM64 devices to stop responding when hibernating or resuming from hibernation.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that could prevent some image editors from displaying colors correctly on some HDR displays. This often affects white colors that may appear bright yellow or other colors.
  • We have fixed an issue affecting predictive pre-rendering in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode.
  • We fixed an issue that sometimes prevented you from entering strings in the IME.
  • We fixed an issue causing the Audio service to stop responding on some devices that support hardware-accelerated Bluetooth audio.
  • We fixed an issue where the text informing the customer of Windows update progress was incorrect for Japanese.
  • We fixed an issue affecting app icons when apps are not running. On the taskbar, these icons may appear active as if applications are running.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that could cause VPN profiles to disappear. This issue occurs when you use Microsoft Intune or a third-party Mobile Device Management (MDM) tool to deploy VPN profiles on Windows 11 (original version).
  • We’ve fixed an issue affecting applications written to integrate only with Azure Active Directory (AAD). These applications will not work on devices that are joined to Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
  • We’ve fixed an issue that could cause this to happen Get TPM The PowerShell command fails when it tries to report TPM information. The command failed with the error, “0x80090011 Microsoft.Tpm.Commands.TpmWmiException, Microsoft.Tpm.Commands.GetTpmCommand.”
  • We’ve fixed an issue causing a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) session to be disconnected or a Server Core screen to be blank. This problem occurs when the AppCompat feature is installed.
  • We have fixed an issue affecting windows.system.profile.retailinfo.dll.
  • We have fixed some issues affecting File Explorer performance when browsing for files and selecting files.
  • We added a file Your Microsoft account Page to the Accounts category in Windows Settings for Home and Professional editions.
  • We’ve fixed an issue incorrectly showing that the volume icon in the taskbar is muted.
  • We’ve fixed a reliability issue causing File Explorer and desktop context menus to stop working.
  • We fixed an issue where the Shift KeyUp event would fail to be passed to an application when using the Korean IME.
  • We added the HelpWith feature, which uses Microsoft Bing technologies to suggest relevant Help topics for each Settings page.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that prevents the touch keyboard from appearing on the lock screen when the device has a Microsoft Account (MSA).
  • We’ve fixed an issue affecting badge information loading on the taskbar, sometimes causing the device to freeze.
  • We have fixed an issue preventing some options from appearing in the Win + X menu.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that causes a device to stop working when connected to multiple displays.
  • We fixed an issue affecting the taskbar auto-hide feature. The taskbar may not appear reliably when hovering over the primary or secondary screen.
  • We fixed an issue that sometimes prevented you from using the Simplified Chinese IME.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that could prevent icons from appearing on the taskbar of a secondary screen.
  • We fixed an issue where some of the apps that came with the printer fail to install when installing the printer device driver.
  • We have fixed an issue showing old battery percentages for connected Bluetooth devices on Bluetooth and other devices page in settings.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that prevents IP cameras from connecting and streaming to some DirectShow (DShow) applications.
  • We have improved the auto-brightness algorithm to provide better response under low light conditions on all supported systems.
  • We have fixed an issue causing lsass.exe to stop working and restart the device. This problem occurs when Windows NT Directory Services (NTDS) counters are queried after the NTDS service has stopped.
  • We have fixed an issue causing a deadlock in the WebDav redirector. This problem occurs when trying to read a file from the local TfsStore, which causes the system to stop responding.
  • We have fixed a performance regression issue that occurs when the Update Sequence Number (USN) journal is enabled.
  • We fixed an issue where GPO application failed “Do not allow compression on all NTFS volumes” in some cases.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that prevents Robocopy from retrying the file copy process.
  • We’ve fixed an issue that causes Windows to stop working and generate the “IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL” error.
  • We’ve fixed a memory leak when connecting WinVerifyTrust(). This problem occurs if the first signature verification fails for a file with multiple signatures.

As usual, these fixes should be rolled out to users in general soon. First, there will be a set of optional cumulative updates in the second half of January, when this exact update will be available to the general public. Then Microsoft will roll these fixes into the February Tuesday Patch Update, which is mandatory and should include more improvements.

Speaking of Tuesday, the latest updates for Windows 11 and 10 seem to be causing some problems for VPN users. If you rely on VPN connections, you may want to wait before installing this month’s updates.

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