PREVIEW: Windows 11 December 2022 Patch Tuesday

Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% has released Windows 11 KB5020044 optional cumulative update preview (“C” update) for admins to test fixes rolling out to all users with the December 2022 Patch Tuesday (December 13th). This update will be released for the following Windows 11 22H2.

The Windows 11 KB5020044 preview release comes with over two dozen fixes and improvements, with the five highlighted ones listed below:

  • Gives Microsoft OneDrive subscribers storage alerts on the Systems page in the Settings app. The alerts appear when you are close to your storage limit.
  • Provides the full amount of the storage capacity of all your OneDrive subscriptions. It also displays the total storage on the Accounts page in the Settings app.
  • Combines Windows Spotlight with Themes on the Personalization page. This makes it easier for you to discover and turn on the Windows Spotlight feature.
  • Addresses a known issue that affects the Input Method Editor (IME). Certain applications might stop responding. This occurs when you use keyboard shortcuts to change the input mode of the IME.
  • Addresses an issue that causes File Explorer to stop working. This occurs when you close context menus and menu items.

Note: Microsoft has also indicated due to minimal operations as a result of the upcoming Western new year, there will not be a ‘C’ update for December 2022 (January 2023 preview).

via Bleeping Computer