As part of its monthly patching schedule, Microsoft has published the Patch Tuesday update for March 2022. Windows 11 has received the newly released cumulative update KB5011563 which includes a long list of fixes and improvements. Accordingly, the build number has been raised to 22000.593.
KB5011563 Non-Security Update Changelog
The non-security update includes quality improvements. The key changes are:
- The toast notifications will now display up to three high-priority notifications at the same time. Apps that use Windows Notifications in the OS can send notifications about calls, reminders, or alarms when using this feature. In this way, toast notifications may appear up to four times simultaneously, three of which would be high priority notifications and one would be a normal priority.
- The update resolves a problem that prevents UWP apps from automatically starting after upgrading the OS.
- Fixes an issue that prevents SystemSettings.exe from starting.
- A fix is provided for the issue that affects searchindexer.exe and causes Microsoft Outlook’s offline search to fail to return recent messages.
- Resolves the issue that causes Windows startup to take longer.
- This patch resolves a memory leak in the wmipicmp.dll module which is causing false alarms in the system center operations manager (SCOM) data center monitoring system.
- It resolves an issue where the Execution Policy setting was incorrectly returned from the registry.
- KB5011563 addresses a problem that occurs when modern browsers fail to render HTML generated by gpresult/h correctly.
- The update resolves an issue that caused an “Access denied” exception for a file during a PowerShell test for AppLocker.
- Resolves an issue that caused the Remote Desktop Service (RDS) server to become unstable. This problem mainly happens when more than 100 users were logged in. With RDS on Windows Server 2019, you cannot access published applications.
- Fixes an issue that occurs when browsing for domains and organizational units (OUs). This problem arises from an incorrect zeroing off of memory.
- This update resolves an issue that prevents the Group Policy Management Console from functioning after you close it.
Some other Fixes and Improvements
- It resolves an issue that could prevent the Group Policy Service from processing telemetry information regarding Group Policy Registry Preferences.
- Fixes the DirectX kernel component’s stop error (0xD1, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL).
- Solved an issue that could prevent Kerberos.dll from working properly within the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS).
- Resolves a problem affecting the Key Distribution Center (KDC) proxy.
- The Azure Active Directory (AAD) Web Account Manager (WAM) now supports Microsoft Account (MSA) Pass-through scenarios.
- This fixes an issue where Event ID 37 is logged during certain password change scenarios. In addition, you can change the password for failover cluster name objects (CNOs) or virtual computer objects (VCOs).
- Fixes a problem that prevented the User Account Control dialog from displaying the application that was requesting elevated privileges correctly.
- Resolves an issue that may cause a Microsoft OneDrive file to lose focus after you rename it and hit Enter.
- If you search for the word widgets, it may redirect to the corresponding Settings page.
- It resolves an issue wherein Event 4739 does not display the changed values of attribute values after a policy change.
- This update resolves a problem that occurs when you move computer accounts between domains and the Move-ADObject command fails.
- This error message reads, “Multiple values were specified for an attribute that can have only one value”.
- The update resolves an issue where you can’t access SMB shares from an IP address when you enable SMB hardening.
- KB5011563 resolves an issue resulting in stop error 0x1E on the SMB Server (srv2.sys).
- Resolves a problem where NetBIOS and DNS Active Directory domain names are mismatched when a cluster is created.
KB5011563 Knows Issue
When you install an update released on January 11, 2022, or a later Windows version on an affected version of Windows, backup discs (CDs or DVDs) are created using the Backup and Restore (Windows 7) app in Control Panel may not be able to be launched.
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in the near future.
How to get KB5011563 Update
Windows integrates the latest servicing stack update (SSU) in the cumulative update (LCU). Windows 11 allows you to download and install KB5011563 in two ways.
1] Through the Windows Update
You must perform the following steps in order to download and install KB5011563.
- Right-click on Start and select Settings from the menu list.
- Select the Windows Update category from the left pane.
- Next, click Check for Updates on the right side of the page.
- This will start the downloading procedure for the update.
- After downloading, install the update and then restart your computer.
2] Microsoft Update Catalog
If the automatic search fails or you cannot find the pending patch, you can look for it manually in the Microsoft Update Catalog
- Visit Microsoft’s Update catalog.
- Type KB5011563 into the text box and click Enter to open the updates list.
- Choose your system architecture (x86, ARM64, x64) and click the Download button.
- Click the link on top to download it.
- Then right-click on the “.MSU” file and choose Install.
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