New Update Windows 11 May 2024 Patch Tuesday update for 23H2, 22H2 (KB5037771), and 21H2 (KB5037770)


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Microsoft has released Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 11 23H2, 22H2, and 21H2. The 23H2 and 22H2 versions' update is delivered via KB5037771 while the 21H2 update is KB5037770. You will be on build versions 22621.3593, 22631.3593, and 22000.2960 respectively after applying the update.

Here's what's new:

23H2 and 22H2

  • This update addresses a known issue that might cause your VPN connection to fail. This occurs after you install the update dated April 9, 2024, or later.


Windows 11, version 23H2
Important: Use EKB KB5027397 to update to Windows 11, version 23H2.
This security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:
  • This build includes all the improvements in Windows 11, version 22H2.
  • No additional issues are documented for this release.

Windows 11, version 22H2
This security update includes improvements that were a part of update KB5036980 (released April 23, 2024). When you install this KB:
  • This update addresses an issue that might affect domain controllers (DC). NTLM authentication traffic might increase.
  • This update addresses an issue that might affect Virtual Secure Mode (VSM) scenarios. They might fail. These scenarios include VPN, Windows Hello, Credential Guard, and Key Guard.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Server Message Block (SMB) clients. They fail to make SMB Multichannel connections. Because of this, file transfers are slow. This issue occurs after you install KB5036980 (April 23, 2024). In the Windows Event Log, Event ID 30826 appears for Microsoft-Windows-SMBClient/Connectivity.
If you installed earlier updates, only the new updates contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

For more information about security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide website and the May 2024 Security Updates.


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BSOD crash reboot / BSOD crash reboot / Hard mess Microsoft what have u done, Hasleo to the rescue..
I was expecting the same thing. A couple hours of "don't turn off your computer..."
Got up this morning and had restarted, and everything was fine. Was definitely expecting the worst. We'll see how the other PC's update today. ✌️

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