Review of Windows 11. Microsoft makes us drunk and limits usability

In early October, Microsoft released Windows 11. This operating system is undergoing regular maintenance for the first time, which has been known as the patch Tuesday. It is primarily a matter of security, but service updates also fix other bugs in the software.

It was especially in the Eleven Resolved performance degradation when using the UDP protocol. Sometimes they got lost with the packet and there was a problem with the compatibility of Killer and SmartByte tools from Intel. The following fix packs were released for supported consumer versions of Windows in October 2021, fixing a total of 47 holes:

  • KB5006674 for Windows 11 version 21H2 (build 22000.258),
  • KB5006670 for Windows 10 versions 2004, 20H2 and 21H1 (builds 19041.1288, 19042.1288 and 19043.1288),
  • KB5006714 for Windows 8.1 (all fixes),
  • KB5006729 for Windows 8.1 (patches only).

Get ready for that support for consumer editions of Windows 10 version 2004 will end in December. However, upgrading to a newer release is hassle-free and fast, as versions 20H2 and 21H1 are based on the same kernel and bring a minimum of new features. Therefore, in this case there is no classic upgrade, the functions are only activated by a small update.

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Windows 11 first became an official part of a cycle called Patch Tuesday

Known issues with updates

Windows 11

  • Microsoft does not report any issues with this release.

Windows 10 version 2004 / 20H2 / 21H1

  • In Windows installed from manually modified installation media, the old Edge was removed, but it did not have to be automatically replaced by a new browser. To prevent such instances, integrate the Servicing stack update from March 29, 2021 or later before integrating the Windows service rollup into the media.
  • After you install the June KB5003690 service update, some devices may not receive newer service updates. The installation ends with a PSFX_E_MATCHING_BINARY_MISSING error. Microsoft describes how to deal with the situation.

Windows 8.1

  • Some operations with files stored on the Cluster Shared Volume will result in an error.

Resources: Windows Support (1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5) via Windows Update on Twitter | Security Update Guide

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