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The latest Windows 11 Patch Tuesday update 22000.675 (KB5013943) is causing several major issues for users. These problems include apps failing to start, BSODs, black screen, and more.
The recent Windows 11 update KB5012643 and Windows 10 update KB5011831 broke games and apps on "certain GPUs" that run on the Microsoft's DirectX 9 API. Also present is a related D3D9On12 issue.
Windows 11's latest optional update (KB5012643) is causing yet another problem, this time affecting .NET Framework 3.5 apps. Microsoft has released some workarounds but is working on a long-term fix.
Microsoft has updated Windows 11 Health Dashboard detailing how it fixed a new known issue in the latest cumulative update preview that was causing screen flashes and explorer.exe instabilities.
The latest optional Windows 11 update 22000.652 (KB5012643) seems to have a bug in the Safe Mode that causes screen flickering. Thankfully, there appears to be an unofficial workaround available.
The Windows 11 AMD Radeon Adrenalin graphics drivers may be messing up Ryzen CPU settings inside the firmware as a result of its Auto Overclock feature found inside the Radeon Software.
SmartScreen on Defender is apparently causing delayed playback issues in videos on the latest Beta Channel build 22581 for Windows 11 Insiders. For now, there is a simple workaround for the bug.
AMD has published an official advisory that explains why Ryzen CPUs have been stuttering on Windows 10 and 11 systems. Aside from that, the firm has also provided a workaround and more.
The File Explorer is crashing and restarting on the latest Windows 11 Dev Channel build 22563. The problem though can apparently be fixed using the ViVeTool by enabling hidden Taskbar features.
Microsoft has cautioned about a new Windows 10 and 11 issue whereby certain locally-synced files and folders will continue to persist and not be deleted even after successfully resetting your PC.
A new bug has been discovered on Windows 11 which affects color rendering on certain image editing apps on HDR displays. Mostly, it is the white color that is the most affected. A fix is in the works.
Microsoft appears to have quietly updated its changelog for Windows 11 build 22000.348 after the NVMe slow-down issue was widely reported. The problem was still present in our system using the build.
Windows 11 could be causing some performance problems for NVMe SSDs according to user feedback and reports online. The issues vary from reduced random writes to increased access times, among others.
Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) driver is causing compatibility issues with Windows 11 PCs leading to BSODs, says Microsoft. As the name suggests, the technology helps in audio processing.
The recent Windows 11 Dev builds have a new visual glitch that seems to show the battery of laptops going beyond the 100% chargeable capacity. Microsoft seems to be aware of the issue.
AMD has released its new chipset driver for Ryzen processors with version 3.10.08.506. It fixes the issue on Windows 11 that led to incorrect task scheduling depending on the fastest available cores.
The Windows 11 Insider build 22000.282 carries a patch that claimed to fix the poor L3 performance for Ryzen CPUs. AIDA64 tests have confirmed today that the patch indeed works as it says.
AIDA64 has confirmed that the massive performance dip on AMD Ryzen CPUs in terms of L3 cache performance on the Windows 11 builds exists even on the newer Zen architectures, like on Zen 3.
Microsoft released its first-ever Patch Tuesday for Windows 11 yesterday and the new update seemingly makes the L3 cache latency on AMD Ryzen CPUs much worse than it already was before.
Last week AMD stated that even supported Zen-based CPUs are facing performance issues on Windows 11. According to a report, the fix for the problems is landing through a patch starting next week.
Brother has announced that several of its printer models are having issues in Windows 11 when connected via a USB cable. The firm is investigating the problem and has asked to avoid USB connections.
Users are reporting that Windows 11 installs are failing on their systems with error codes that read "0x8007007f" or "0x800F0830 - 0x20003". Luckily, there seems to be an easy fix for the first one.