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As we already know, Microsoft released the final version of Windows 11 on October 5, 2021, quickly followed by the first Windows 11 critical update. However, both of these updates lacked some critical bugs reported by several Windows Insiders via feedback hub. This includes the everlasting performance issues with the AMD processors. The latest Windows 11 update with build 22000.282, released via Beta and Release Preview Channels, finally addresses the issue of L3 caching for AMD Ryzen processors.
Microsoft just released a huge new update today via Windows 11 Beta Channel and Release Preview Channel with build 22000.282 fixing some critical bugs. This is indeed a major update that will make its way to the final Windows 11 build 21H2 in the upcoming days.
Apart from fixing the L3 caching issue affecting performance in applications on devices running AMD Ryzen processors, the Windows 11 Build 22000.282 also fixed the bug where Start menu not working and preventing users from seeing the updated taskbar design. Fixed early part of startup that might cause a stop error. Windows throwing error 0x38 on some machines has been addressed.
Here is a huge list of bug fixes from the latest Windows 11 build:
This update includes the following improvements:
- We fixed an L3 caching issue that might affect performance in some applications on devices that have AMD Ryzen processors after upgrading to Windows 11 (original release).
- We fixed an issue for a small number of users that prevents the Start menu from working and prevents you from seeing the updated taskbar design after upgrading to Windows 11 (original release).
- We fixed a race condition that occurs during the early part of startup that might cause a stop error.
- We fixed a regression that might cause stop error 0x38 on some machine configurations that use non-ASCII text in the registry.
- We fixed an issue with the interrupt handling of certain processors that might cause devices to stop responding.
- We fixed an issue that causes PowerShell to create an infinite number of child directories. This issue occurs when you use the PowerShell Move-Item command to move a directory to one of its children. As a result, the volume fills up and the system stops responding.
- We fixed an issue that causes the Server Manager application to disappear after you use it to remove Hyper-V features. This issue occurs when you install Server Manager on Windows 11 (original release) clients using Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT).
- We fixed a threading issue that might cause the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service to stop working when it is under a high load.
- We fixed an issue that causes the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider host process to stop working. This occurs because of an unhandled access violation that occurs when using the Desired State Configuration (DSC).
- We fixed an issue that causes a device to stop responding when you forcibly shut down the device while a Group Policy is being updated.
- We fixed an issue that causes file migration between Distributed File System (DFS) paths that are stored on different volumes to fail. This issue occurs when you implement the migration using PowerShell scripts that use the Move-Item command.
- We fixed an issue that prevents you from writing to a WMI repository after a low memory condition occurs.
- We fixed an issue with a hardcoded font in the PowerShell shortcut file that distorts Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language fonts. This update fixed this issue for all newly created users on the machine. Existing users can use the C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell.lnk file to open PowerShell to address the issue. Alternatively, existing users can create a shortcut to this file on the desktop and use the shortcut to open PowerShell.
- We fixed an issue with parsing time formats in events when milliseconds are excluded.
- We fixed an issue that incorrectly renders some Enhanced Metafile Format (EMF) files. This issue occurs if you build the EMF files using third-party applications with ExtCreatePen() and ExtCreateFontIndirect().
- We provided administrators the option to reset the zoom to the default for HTML dialogs in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode.
- We fixed an issue with Enterprise Mode Site List redirection from Internet Explorer 11 to Microsoft Edge. In certain circumstances, the redirection opens a site in multiple tabs in Microsoft Edge.
- We fixed an issue that causes Internet Explorer to stop working when you input certain characters in the Input Method Editor (IME).
- We fixed an issue with PropertyGet in JScript9.dll.
- We fixed a memory leak that occurs when you use nested classes within VBScript.
- We fixed an issue that fails to keep the NumLock state after a Fast Startup restart.
- We fixed an issue with moving certain app windows. Moving these app windows might be unusually slow if a File Explorer window is visible on the screen.
- We fixed an issue that intermittently prevents the Mail app from accepting keyboard input in the address and subject boxes.
- We fixed an issue with the UI for renaming files using folder view in File Explorer. The UI fails to properly handle inline composition using the new Japanese IME.
- We fixed an issue in which the use of App-V intermittently causes black screens to appear when signing in on the credentials page.
- We fixed an issue with an internet print server that fails to properly package modified printer properties before sending the package to the client.
- We implemented a Group Policy setting for the following registry value (For more information, see KB5005010):
Registry location: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\PointAndPrint
Value name: RestrictDriverInstallationToAdministrators
Value data: 1
- We fixed an issue that might cause Xbox Game Bar recording features to be unavailable.
- We fixed an issue that might cause distortion in the audio captured by voice assistants.
- We fixed an issue that causes a memory leak in lsass.exe when the pTokenPrivileges buffer is not released.
- We fixed an issue that might cause Kerberos.dll to stop working within the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS). This occurs when LSASS processes simultaneous Service for User (S4U) user-to-user (U2U) requests for the same client user.
- We fixed an issue with a non-paged pool (NPP) leak from the UxSF pool tag. This leak occurs when lsass.exe stops processing asynchronous Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) calls.
- We fixed an issue that prevents you from enabling BitLocker on a thinly provisioned virtual machine (VM). The error is “A device attached to the system is not functioning” and the system logs, “STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL”.
- We improved the performance of MsSense.exe in environments with User Datagram Protocol (UDP) applications that require high amounts of bandwidth.
- We fixed an issue in Windows Defender Exploit Protection that prevents some Microsoft Office applications from working on machines that have certain processors.
- We enabled credentials for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) users in Quick Assist.
- We fixed an issue that sometimes prevents Quick Assist users from using full screen view after they start a remote assistance session.
- We fixed an issue in which Set-RDSessionCollectionConfiguration does not set the camerastoredirect:s:value custom property.
- We fixed an IME mode instability in the RemoteApp scenario. You must install this update on the Remote Desktop server and Remote Desktop client.
- We fixed an issue that causes the IME toolbar to appear even when the RemoteApp is closed.
- We fixed a paged pool memory leak of the registry keys for the Virtual Desktop ID that occurs in explorer.exe.
- We made small adjustments to the contrast theme colors, such as making hyperlinks more distinct when you hover over them while you are using the desert theme.
- We fixed an issue that prevents Narrator and other screen readers from announcing when the Start menu is open in certain cases.
- We fixed an issue that occurs if the search index is damaged in certain ways; attempts to search using the taskbar or File Explorer fail.
- We fixed an issue that prevents the search window from appearing on a secondary monitor.
- We fixed an issue that might cause the File Explorer window to lose focus when you map a network drive.
- We fixed an issue that sometimes causes the lock screen to appear black if you set up slideshow.
- We fixed a reliability issue with LogonUI.exe, which affects the rendering of the network status text on the credentials screen.
- We fixed an issue that prevents you from opening multiple instances of an app using Shift and clicking on the app’s icon in the taskbar.
- We updated the visual design and animations of the Chat icon on the taskbar.
- We removed the warning about losing other people’s unsaved work when shutting down or restarting if no other users are signed in.
- We fixed an issue that might occur when you configure the policy, “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of days on system restart”. If a user has been signed in for longer than the time specified in the policy, the device might unexpectedly delete profiles at startup.
- We fixed an issue that fails to establish a connection to the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) service or immediately drops an RDP connection under certain circumstances.
- We fixed an issue that might cause input delays for certain Bluetooth mice and keyboards.
- We fixed an issue that prevents the Start menu from opening after a video driver upgrade.
- We improved the precision of the estimates for downtime when the estimates are at least two minutes or more.
- We fixed a Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) domain controller memory leak that is reported in Privileged Access Management (PAM) deployments.
- We fixed an issue that occurs when the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) bind cache is full, and the LDAP client library receives a referral.
- We fixed an issue in Adamsync.exe that affects the syncing of large Active Directory subtrees.
- We fixed an issue that causes a deadlock when Offline Files are enabled. As a result, CscEnpDereferenceEntryInternal holds parent and child locks.
- We added the ability to configure period or dot (.) delimited IP We fixed interchangeably with fully qualified host names in the following Group Policy settings:
Note that this is the Windows 11 Insider Preview build released for the Beta Channel and Release Channel. So if you are on the stable or final Windows 11 build, you may want to wait for the update to get to you officially. You can also install it via optional updates by visiting All Settings > Update & Security > View Optional Update of Feature Update.
Furthermore, if your PC is running the Beta Channel, you will receive it as a system update. Alternatively, you can download the Windows 11 ISO and flash manually.
Download Windows 11 ISO Insider Preview Build From Microsoft Servers
Microsoft is now seeding the latest Windows 11 ISOs on their site. So download and install Windows 11 Release Channel, Insider Preview Dev channel or Beta Channel directly from Microsoft Servers.
There are three editions of Windows 11 (from Windows 10) that you can download directly from Microsoft. These include Windows 11, Windows 11 Enterprise, and Windows 11 Home (China); all 64 Bit.
Step 1: Go to Microsoft website and Register for the Windows Insider Program.
Step 2: Head over to the Windows Insider Preview ISO Download page.
Step 3: Create a Windows 11 ISO.
This is a free Windows 11 upgrade for eligible Windows 10 systems. All you need to do now is visit the link on October 5 and get the ISO. However, you must verify your Microsoft account by signing into your PC as well as Microsoft website.
Download Windows 11 ISO
Notes to download: The one marked with x64 is for Intel/AMD processors. The one marked with arm64 can run on any ARM device like an Android phone or tablet.
Note 2: For cumulative updates, simply go to Settings > System Updates > and get the incremental update from there. No need to download a complete ISO. If you do want to download ISO, we recommend visiting our previous Windows 11 post here.
Alternatively, Windows 11 ISO is now available for download below. You can create bootable USB flash drives and install them onto any PC.
|Upgrade to Windows 11 (22000.282) arm64||arm64||Direct link|
|Upgrade to Windows 11 (22000.282) amd64||x64||Direct link|
- Follow our guide to force install Windows 11 ISO on any computer!
- How to Install Windows 11 ISO (Tutorial)
- Another detailed tutorial for installation (post link)
- More details on Windows 11 wallpapers post.
Upgrade To Windows 11 From Windows 10
Update: Download Windows 11 via 3 methods from here. The initial version of Windows 11 is already baked and in the release Channel with build 22000.194 from Windows Insider beta channel. Stay tuned for ISO downloads.
Some Windows 10 users are receiving a free Windows 11 upgrade in select regions. It can be downloaded from All Settings > System Updates without needing the ISO.
- First, make sure your PC meets the Windows 11 minimum system requirements.
- Check for compatibility – DOWNLOAD PC HEALTH CHECK APP.
- If it meets the requirements, go to all Settings > System Updates and you may see a Windows 11 Upgrade.
Alternatively, you can download the ISO directly from Microsoft and flash it. If your device is not compatible, you can use the trick from this tutorial: How To Download And Install Windows 11 Insider Preview On Unsupported Devices Easily.