Microsoft Patch Tuesday November 2022: what fixes?

Microsoft has released its Patch Tuesday for November 2022: among the fixes, the publisher addresses security issues, but also a blocking of the Start menu on Windows 11 and printers on Windows 10. Updates are available on Windows Update and on corresponding services.

November 2022 Bulletin: More software updates

Like every second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft has released its software updates. In the August party, publisher fixes errors in Windows, Office and many componentsincluding:

  • The Office suite including Word, Excel and Sharepoint
  • The Visual Studio code editor
  • .NET Framework
  • AMD CPU branch
  • Azure
  • Azure real-time operating system
  • Linux kernel
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft’s graphics component
  • Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • Open Source Software
  • Role: Windows Hyper-V
  • SysInternals
  • Windows Advanced Local Procedure Call
  • Windows ALPC, Windows Bind Filter Driver
  • Windows BitLocker
  • Windows CNG Key Isolation Service
  • Windows Devices Human Interface
  • Windows Digital Media
  • Windows DWM Core Library
  • Windows Extensible File Allocation
  • Windows Group Policy Preference Client
  • Windows HTTP.sys
  • Windows Kerberos
  • Windows Mark of the Web (MOTW)
  • Windows NetLogon
  • Windows Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Windows ODBC Driver
  • Windows Overlay Filter
  • Windows Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • Windows Print Spooler components
  • Windows Resilient File System (ReFS)
  • Windows scripting
  • Windows Win32K

Windows 10 22H2 and Windows 11 22H2 update packages

The update will follow rolling out updates for Windows 10 22H2 and Windows 11 22H2 in October. These bring some new features to Windows 11:

  • File Explorer Tabs
  • download (from Amazon AppStore) and running Android apps on Windows
  • management of applications available from Windows settings (without going through the control panel)
  • returning the Task Manager from right-clicking on the taskbar

For Windows 10, it does not bring new features, but consolidates acquired features and updates (close to a Windows XP, Vista or 7 Service Pack).

The corrections made in November

Among the fixes installed for Windows 11 and 10, the most important changes concern a problem with File Explorer. It was unable to open some folders (Windows 11). The rest of the updates relate to the security and stability of Windows. The fixes concern 168 patches, of which 77 are considered critical, 83 important and 3 moderate.

Updates are available in Windows Update, Windows Update, Software Updater for Mac, Microsoft AutoUpdate, App Store App Stores for iOS and Google Play App Stores for Android. June Patch Tuesday is the final security update for version 20H2. An update to a newer version of Windows 10 (21H1 and 21H2) or Windows 11 is offered if the computer is compatible.

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Benoit Salles

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