Windows 11 build 22000.1165 (KB5018483) outs as preview

The next cumulative update of Windows 11 brings updates for existing features, bug fixes, and improvements.

Windows 11 update KB5018483
Windows 11 update KB5018483
  • Windows 11 build 22000.1165 rolls out as update KB5018483.
  • The update improves search and adds Task Manager to the Taskbar menu.
  • These non-security includes fixes and improvements that will release during the next Patch Tuesday.

The update KB5018483 is now available as an optional update in the stable channel for Windows 11. Since this non-security update is part of the next cumulative update rollout, it only includes bug fixes, improvements, and new features.

The update KB5018483 bumps the version number to build 22000.1165 and adds improvements to Windows search results and performance according to the official changes, and it brings the Task Manager option to the context menu when you right-click the Taskbar. This release also fixes issues with the upgrade process, scheduled tasks, problems with Microsoft Direct3D 9 games, Dual SIM calling, Microsoft Edge, and more.

Update KB5018483 fixes and changes for Windows 11

These are the fixes and new features available with the latest update preview of Windows 11:

  • Adds improvements to Windows search results and performance.
  • Adds Task Manager to the context menu when you right-click the taskbar. This feature rolls out in the coming weeks.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) authentication hardening. It automatically raises the authentication level for all non-anonymous activation requests from DCOM clients to RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_PKT_INTEGRITY. This occurs if the authentication level is below Packet Integrity.
  • Addresses a DCOM issue that affects the Remote Procedure Call Service (rpcss.exe). It raises the authentication level to RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_PKT_INTEGRITY instead of RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_CONNECT if RPC_C_AUTHN_LEVEL_NONE is specified.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) Application Proxy connector. It cannot retrieve a Kerberos ticket on behalf of the user. The error message is, “The handle specified is invalid (0x80090301).”
  • Addresses an issue that affects scheduled Native Image Generator (Ngen.exe) tasks on devices that have certain processors.
  • Addresses an issue that affects certificate mapping. When it fails, lsass.exe might stop working in schannel.dll.
  • Addresses an issue that causes an OS upgrade to stop responding, and then it fails.
  • Addresses an issue that affects a task you schedule to run every two weeks. It runs every week instead.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Direct3D 9 games. The graphics hardware stops working if the hardware does not have a native Direct3D 9 driver.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the font of three Chinese characters. When you format these characters as bold, the width size is wrong.
  • Addresses graphical issues in games that use Microsoft D3D9 on some platforms.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge when it is in IE Mode. The titles of pop-up windows and tabs are wrong.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Edge IE mode. It stops you from opening webpages. This occurs when you enable Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) and you do not configure Network Isolation policies.
  • It address an issue that affects input method editors (IME) from Microsoft and third parties. They stop working when you close the IME window. This occurs if the IME uses Windows Text Services Framework (TSF) 1.0.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the lasso tool in a graphic editing program.
  • Addresses an issue that affects a universal printer. You cannot reinstall it after you remove it.
  • Addresses an issue that creates a duplicate print queue. Because of this, the original print queue stops working.
  • Addresses an issue that affects some drivers. They use more power when you play hardware-protected digital rights management (DRM) content.
  • Addresses an issue that affects driver installation on certain hardware. You cannot see the display of the progress of the installation.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Clipchamp application that is in the Windows 11 SE edition. Clipchamp will not run.
  • Addresses an issue that affects .msi files. Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) will ignore them when you disable script enforcement.
  • Addresses an issue that affects a remote desktop virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) scenario. The session might use the wrong time zone.
  • Addresses an issue that affects File Explorer on a remote desktop (RD) session host. File Explorer stops working. This occurs when a non-Windows client connects to a Windows 11 RD session host, and you enable the Time Zone Redirection policy.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the button style BS_PUSHLIKE. Buttons that have this style are difficult to identify against a dark background.
  • Addresses an issue in that stops the credentials UI from displaying in IE mode when you use Microsoft Edge.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Dual SIM calling. If you select no SIM on your phone and initiate a call on your device, Dual SIM functionality does not work.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Server Manager. It might reset the wrong disk when several disks have the same UniqueId. For more information, see KB5018898.
  • Updates the Windows kernel vulnerable driver blocklist that is in the DriverSiPolicy.p7b file. This update also ensures that the blocklist is the same across Windows 10 and Windows 11. For more information, see KB5020779.
  • Makes Microsoft compliant with US Government (USG) version 6 revision 1 (USGv6-r1).
  • Stops the start of daylight saving time in Jordan at the end of October 2022. The Jordan time zone will permanently shift to the UTC + 3 time zone.

Install Windows 11 build 22000.1165

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 22000.1165, you need to open the “Windows Update” settings and click the Check for Updates button.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.