Important! Windows Insider builds may not be available to users in Russia and Belarus, likely due to geo-blocking. If you are affected by this problem, then enable the VPN by selecting any European country, check for updates in Windows Update, wait for the download to begin, and disable the VPN. You can read more about this situation in our article.
New! Starting with this update, the profile menu in Start will display notifications to take action. Currently, this change is available only to some insiders. It will roll out to more users in the coming months. The visual appearance of notifications may vary from device to device as Microsoft hasn’t made a final decision yet.
New! When you access the new Bing, a new button will appear in the taskbar search box that opens the Bing chatbot in Microsoft Edge. If the new Bing is not available to you, then the search field will display a button to dynamically highlight text.
New! This update brings with it many new features and improvements to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. Details can be found on the official site.
New! The search field on the taskbar will become lighter if Windows has a custom color scheme. For example, when dark theme is selected for Windows 11 and light theme for apps (under Settings -> Personalization -> Colors), the taskbar search box will be light.
We fixed an issue with dropdowns in the Settings app where not all available options were displayed.
We fixed an issue with PowerPoint that caused the application to become unresponsive when using accessibility features.
We fixed an issue that prevented Narrator from reading items in drop-down lists in Excel.
We fixed an issue with USB printers that caused the system to classify them as multimedia devices when they are not.
We fixed an issue where the PIN complexity policy was being ignored.
We fixed an issue where the Fast Identity Online 2.0 (FIDO2) PIN icon was not displayed on the login screen on an external monitor. For example, this happened if the monitor was connected to a closed laptop.
We fixed an issue with Clustered Shared Volume (CSV) where CSV could not connect to the network if BitLocker and local managed CSV protections were enabled and BitLocker keys were recently changed.
We fixed an issue with the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in that caused it to stop responding if you used the TaskPad view to enable or disable multiple objects at the same time.
Fixed an issue with the Remote Procedure Call service (rpcss.exe) that could cause a conflict between the Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) and the Microsoft Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Endpoint Mapper.
We fixed an issue with PowerPoint that caused the application to stop responding inside Azure Virtual Desktop when using Think-Cell features.
We fixed an issue resulting in Windows Search not working inside Windows container images.
The Group Policy Editor has added Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 to the list of protocols you can install.
Added support for Daylight Savings Time in 2023 in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Fixed issue with jscript9Legacy.dll. Added ITracker and ITrackingService to prevent no MHTML response.
We fixed an issue that blocked code that uses the Microsoft HTA from executing when Windows Security Code Integrity Enforcement (UMCI) mode is enabled in Windows Security (WDAC).
Fixed a script error in the Group Policy Preferences window.
We fixed an issue that caused the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client to return an HTTP server error (500) when running a migration job in the Storage Migration Service.
Fixed an issue with Option 119 – Domain Search Option in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). This issue prevented a connection-specific DNS suffix lookup list from being used.
Fixed a rare issue where the input destination was null. This issue could occur when trying to convert a physical point to a logical point during a match test. Because of this, a BSOD appeared on the computer.
We fixed an issue affecting the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP) certificate. The system reported that some SCEP certificates could not be installed, when in fact the process was running.
We fixed an issue with the new Windows Runtime (WinRT) API. This issue prevents an application from requesting location information using MBIM2.0+.
Fixed a known issue with device profiles in kiosk mode where auto-login might not work. After completing initialization through Autopilot, these devices remained on the login screen. The problem occurred after installing updates from January 10, 2023 or newer.