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Microsoft has released new Windows 11 23H2 images (available on the official website and via the MCT app) with fixes for some known issues, namely the broken Narrator during the initial setup.
Microsoft has updated its Windows Health Dashboard website with information about the recently reported Wi-Fi bug in the latest Windows 11 updates. The company is investigating the situation.
Microsoft has updated the official Windows documentation with details about the weird bug with renamed printers and the HP Smart App invading Windows 10 and 11 systems. Here are the details.
Microsoft has confirmed a weird bug in its latest operating system update. According to the company, clean-installing Windows 11 version 23H2 breaks Narrator. Microsoft is already working on a fix.
Microsoft has updated release notes for the recently released Windows 11 build 23531, detailing a bug breaking Unicode Emoji 15 and the updated color font format with COLRv1 support.
Microsoft has confirmed it has received reports of Windows 11 and 10 blue screening and crashing after a UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR error message. The firm explains how it wants you to report feedback.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 KB5028244 update are having issues with the ClickOnce deployment tool as it is incorrectly prompting users to reinstall correctly installed apps.
Microsoft has updated release notes for the recently released build 23516 (Dev Channel). The company confirmed the taskbar might disappear and offered several workarounds to resolve the
Tonight on Microsoft Weekly: Microsoft reports its finances and gets slapped with an antitrust investigation from the EU; Windows 11 receives new builds and features; and Edge has a new mascot.
Microsoft has detailed an issue wherein the latest Windows 11 update is breaking the Start menu (again) as it won't open. The issue is happening as a result of the conflict with third-party apps.
Windows 11 and 10 users right now may be unable to record, playback, or capture videos at the moment, when using the WVC1 codec. Microsoft has confirmed it is a known issue and recommends a rollback.
Microsoft finally has a permanent fix for systems suffering from the broken Start menu, Windows Search, and misbehaving UWP apps. The necessary update is now available for Windows 10 and 11.
Microsoft says Office users may experience problems launching Outlook and other apps on Windows 10 and 11 due to conflicts with antivirus software after installing the latest Patch Tuesday update.
Microsoft has updated its Windows Health Dashboard documentation with details about a newly found bug. According to Microsoft, File Explorer in Windows 11 may cause higher CPU usage.
Microsoft has shared more information about the bug that recently took down webcams on the Surface Pro X and other ARM-powered Windows PCs. The necessary fix comes with one notable side effect.
Right as Microsoft resolves the SMB file copy bug on Windows 11 22H2 and 21H2, a new copy issue has been confirmed by the tech giant. The issue is affecting 32-bit apps on Windows 10 as well.
Although we haven't received any new Windows 11 builds this week, the last 7 days brought plenty of news. It is time to recap the most interesting and noteworthy stories from the world of Microsoft.
Microsoft opened an issue related to Office APIs and Windows Shell four months ago in January. The company has finally updated the issue with a workaround, confirming it hasn't managed to fix it yet.
Users and IT administrators claim Windows 11's recent cumulative updates cause L2TP/IPsec VPN connection issues. A Microsoft spokesperson has said the company is aware of the problem.
Microsoft has admitted that the Windows 11 security issue, wherein Defender would wrongly display LSA protection is disabled, isn't really fixed. The company has provided the same workaround.
Microsoft has confirmed speech recognition issues in Windows 11 version 22H2. According to the company, users with specific languages might experience problems with voice input, handwriting, and more.
Microsoft has confirmed it has fixed the Local Security Authority (LSA) is off issue with a recent update to Defender. The company is also pushing out new kernel-mode hardware stack protection.
Microsoft has confirmed an interesting bug related to gaming on Windows 11. It looks like Rockstar Games' popular title RDR 2 is failing to launch on Windows 11 21H2 when using the Rockstar Launcher.
According to several reports from Windows Insiders, the latest Canary build have problems with shutting down. Microsoft has confirmed the issue and said it is related to Xbox controllers.
If you are on Windows 11, and you have encountered the LSA protection is off message recently, even though it is on, Microsoft has confirmed it's a bug. A workaround for it has also been provided.
An old, persistent "Standard hardware security not supported" bug has come back to haunt Windows 11 users according to multiple reports online. The issue is affecting those who have supported PCs.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 22H2 Moment 2 update, and the changelog is absolutely massive. The company has also confirmed that the feature update breaks third-party UI customization apps.
Microsoft recently rolled out Patch Tuesday for this month. The company however has confirmed that WSUS servers based on Server 2022 failed to offer the update due to a botch. A workaround is out.
Microsoft has confirmed that Intel's older graphics drivers have issues after installing the November Patch Tuesday on Windows 11 and Windows 10. The bug is affecting apps that use DirectX.
Microsoft has confirmed that those using the most recent Windows 10 and 11 versions might experience issues with the Start menu, Windows Search, and UWP apps. The company is investigating the bug.
Microsoft has confirmed that a maintenance tool made for fixing bugs in Windows 11 is causing more trouble for customers. Restoring the OS from a system restore point breaks specific Windows apps.
Microsoft has acknowledged that Windows 11 Dev Channel Insider builds are suffering from a slow upgrade bug. A senior employee suggested that the firm is actively looking at the issue.
Reported back in November, following the month's Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft has finally released a workaround for the OBDC SQL Server bug, which was causing issues on related applications.
Microsoft recently fixed a provisioning package (ppkg) issue on Windows 11 22H2 which had led to buggy out of box experience (OOBE). However, a new related issue is now causing app install fails.
Microsoft has confirmed that the latest Patch Tuesday update for December is causing the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) on Windows 10 systems. Detailed mitigation steps have been provided.
Those using Windows 10 might experience weird taskbar behaviors after installing recent cumulative updates. Microsoft has confirmed the issue and shared a temporary workaround to mitigate the problem.
Microsoft says it has resolved Direct Access issues on Windows 10, Windows 11, and more. As a result of this bug, users found that they were unable to reconnect after a connection failed.
If your computer with the latest version of Windows 11 has problems with playing your favorite games, get the latest cumulative update to resolve performance degradation and stutters.
Following reports of Microsoft pushing a buggy update on Windows 11 22H2, the software giant has acknowledged the issue and has added that the update was pushed onto Windows 10 22H2 as well.