New Update Windows 11 Patch Tuesday updates out for 22H2 (KB5025239) and 21H2 (KB5025224)

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Microsoft has released the Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 11 22H2 (KB5025239) and 21H2 (KB5025224). Both of the updates come with a number of improvements and roll in updates that were pushed out as part of separate updates at the end of March. Below, you’ll see the release notes for both versions of Windows 11, with the new features from the end of March updates included too.

22H2 (KB5025239)

Highlights​

  • This update addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.
  • New! This update introduces notifications for Microsoft accounts in the Start menu. This is only available to a small audience right now. It will deploy more broadly in the coming months. Some devices might notice different visual treatments as we gather feedback. See the example below.
  • New! The search box on the taskbar will be lighter when you set Windows to a custom color mode. This will occur when you set the Windows mode to dark and the app mode to light in Settings > Personalization > Colors.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects the Notepad combo box in Settings. It fails to show all the available options.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Microsoft PowerPoint. It stops responding. This occurs when you use accessibility tools.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Narrator. It fails to read items in dropdown lists in Microsoft Excel.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects USB printers. The system classifies them as multimedia devices even though they are not.

21H2 (KB5025224)

Highlights​

  • This update addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.
  • New! This update improves the search box experience on the taskbar. As you type in the search box, search results now appear in the search flyout box. You can also change the search experience you want for your taskbar by going to Settings > Personalization > Taskbar. For commercial customers, this update adds a new policy for IT administrators to manage how the search box on the taskbar appears in your organization. For more information, see Customizing search on the Windows 11 taskbar.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects the Notepad combo box in Settings. It fails to show all the available options.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Microsoft PowerPoint. It stops responding. This occurs when you use accessibility tools.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects USB printers. The system classifies them as multimedia devices even though they are not.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Xbox subscribers. If you purchase an Xbox subscription using the "Redeem code" option, the Xbox subscription card does not appear on the Settings Accounts page. This occurs when recurring billing is off.
 

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Microsoft has released Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 11 22H2 (KB5025239) and 21H2 (KB5025224) with security improvements along with new features, including notifications for Microsoft accounts in the Start menu, improved search box experience, and addressing issues for Notepad combo box in Settings and PowerPoint, among others. The new features and fixes offer enhanced user experience and security for Windows 11 users.
 
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