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Most Windows 11 22H2 Update Holds Removed

While there are still some known issues with the Windows 11 22H2 update, most of the ‘safeguards’ have been removed. The latest safeguard Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% has removed was manly impacting gamers using NVIDIA GeForce GPUs. This issue was resolved with KB5020044 (December Preview Update) which also fixed slow network file copying, but did cause display issues with the task manager for some users (which has now been resolved). The safeguard was removed on December 14th. “This issue was resolved in KB5020044 and the safeguard hold has been removed as of December 14, 2022,” Microsoft said on the Windows Health…

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Windows 11 22H2 Known Issues

This post will be updated as issues are resolved or discovered Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% Windows 11 22H2 released on September 20, 2022 was the first annual Feature Update to Windows 11. Unfortunately, the release has had some issues, some of which are preventing users from being offered the update. Here is list of major known issues associated with the Windows 11 22H2 release as of December 15, 2022: 40% Slower File Copying or Downloading from a remote server or PC. User can get around this issue using robocopy or xcopy with the /J (unbuffered IO) parameter. Remote Desktop Connectivity Issues on computers with…

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Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% is having rough week since the Windows 11 22H2 update release last week. Earlier this week was news the update was being blocked on some Intel based systems running older versions of Intel Corporation 29,07 +0,81 +2,87% Smart Sound Technology (SST) audio drivers. This incompatibility could cause users to get a dreaded BSOD. Shortly after the update was released NVIDIA Corporation 211,00 -6,09 -2,81% GeForce GPU users complained of performance issues. Adding to the list now of systems being blocked from the Windows 11 22H2 update are those with printers using Universal Print Class or Microsoft…

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This September Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% Microsoft released the first major annual update for Windows 11 with the 22H2 build. Coming in October, will be a release of ‘additional set of experiences’. These ‘experiences’ include: The tabbed File Explorer interface An updated Photos application “Suggested Actions” in the Windows Shell An overflow menu for the Taskbar An improved Nearby Share The tabbed File Explorer interface is essentially File Explorer’s version of Sets, the tabbed window interface that Microsoft tested out several years ago. In testing, the tabbed interface proved handy for moving and copying files, and we’d expect the same…

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Microsoft Blocking Windows 11 22H2 Update on some Intel Systems

We are now a week after from the release of Microsoft Corporation 252,75 +4,94 +1,99% Microsoft Windows 11 22H2 update and now we are becoming aware of another ‘known issue’ with this update. First there were sever performance issues for those using NVIDIA NVIDIA Corporation 211,00 -6,09 -2,81% GeForce GPU’s which NVIDIA has acknowledged with a Beta Release of the GeForce Experience software suite on Monday. Now comes news Microsoft is blocking the Windows 11 22H2 update on machines with Intel Corporation 29,07 +0,81 +2,87% Intel Smart Sound Technology (SST) audio drivers. There is an issue with Windows 11 22H2…

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NVIDIA issues fix for Windows 11 22H2 Performance Issues

NVIDIA has addressed the performance issues many GeForce GPU users have been experiencing as a result of last week’s Windows 11 22H2 update. The downside is this fix/update for their GeForce Experience software suite is currently in Beta and therefore users will need to manually install this update. For those who don’t want to install the Beta version they will need to wait until Nvidia the release version is pushed out later this week. “Some users may observer lower performance in games or applications after updating to Microsoft Windows 11 2022 Update,” the company says in a support article published over the…

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Weekly Roundup: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

It is Sunday, September 25th and time for a new weekly feature where we look back at the tech news this past week and highlight one each of the: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. This week as a bit of a slow week even with Microsoft’s Windows 11 22H2 update. The Good There has been much talk these days about slowing down climate change and reducing C02 emissions by getting people to ditch their ICE vehicles in favor of battery Electric Vehicles (EVs). However, the effects of climate change (extreme heat/cold) are taking its toll on the US…

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Windows 11 Annual and Intermittent Updates + Side Effects?

This month’s Microsoft’s Update Tuesday (September 20th) was a big one with the release of the Window 11 2022 Update (Windows 11 22H2). Windows 11 22H2 was the first major update since Windows 11 was released back in October 2021. Microsoft has committed to and appears to be sticking too as well a schedule for major Windows 11 updates on an annual basis. However, Microsoft will be introducing small fixes and new features when they are ready. Via Ars Technica: Nearly a year later, it has become abundantly clear that Microsoft isn’t holding back changes and new apps for the…

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Windows 10 Forced Updates Already Causing Issues

Windows 10 hasn’t even been released to the general public yet and there is already a major problem. The cause of this problem was Windows 10 insisting that EVERY update is mandatory, including device drivers (which were optional in Windows 7 and Windows 8). In this case it users of dual monitors with certain Nvidia graphic cards. The flaw revolves around Nvidia graphics cards with users taking to Nvidia’s forums to report Windows Update is automatically installing new drivers which break multimonitor setups, SLI (dual card) configurations and can even stop PCs booting entirely which pushes Windows 10 into its emergency…

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