Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022-Updates (May 10, 2022)

Windows[German]On May 10 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft also released a cumulative update for Windows 11, which will be released on October 5, 2021. The update is supposed to fix various problems. In addition, Windows Server 2022 received an update. Here are some details about these updates.


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A list of the Windows 11 updates can be found on this Microsoft website. I have pulled out the details below.

Update KB5013943 for Windows 11

Cumulative Update KB5013943  raises the OS build on Windows 11 to 22000.675 and includes quality improvements and security patches, but no new operating system features. It fixes the following issues:

Addresses a known issue that might cause your screen to flicker if you start your device in Safe Mode. Components that rely on explorer.exe, such as File Explorer, the Start menu, and the taskbar, might be affected and appear unstable.

Microsoft notes that this update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack (which is responsible for Microsoft updates). This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is also available from the Microsoft Update Catalog and via WSUS and WUfB. Microsoft is aware of several bugs (e.g. backup problem) with the update. Further details can be found in the KB article.

Windows Server 2022

Cumulative update KB5013944 (Windows Server 2022) has been released for Windows Server 2022, according to this Microsoft page, raising the OS build to 20348.707. Regarding the fixes this update makes, Microsoft writes:

This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. No additional issues were documented for this release.

Microsoft notes that this update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack (which is responsible for Microsoft updates). This update is automatically downloaded and installed by Windows Update, but is also available from the Microsoft Update Catalog and via WSUS and WUfB. However, the update causes various problems, which are listed in the support article.


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Note: The remote connection issue caused by update KB5011497 that certain roles are broken after installation (see blog post Windows Server 2022: March 2022 update KB5011497 breaks remote desktop gateway role and Windows Server 2022: Update KB5012604 breaks Remote Desktop Gateway) is not addressed as fixed. In my German blog is this comment, saying that the issue wasn't reproducible on a test bed.

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1 Response to Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022-Updates (May 10, 2022)

  1. Susan E Bradley says:

    I spoke too soon. It's breaking rd connection brokerage service again.

    Confirmed broken in May. Again.

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