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As it is the second Tuesday of the month, it's time for patching all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Being the first patch of the year, Microsoft now started rolling out the Windows 10 January 2023 Patch Tuesday (KB5022282) update for versions 20H2, 21H2, 22H2, and Windows 11 January 2023 Patch Tuesday (KB5022303 and KB5022287) update for version 21H2 and 22H2.


Windows 11 Patch Tuesday (KB5022303, KB5022287) update includes a few security fixes. To know more about the fixes in this build, and to download the Windows 11 KB5022303, KB5022287 update offline installer, continue reading further.


Windows 11 (KB5022303, KB5022287) January 2023 Patch Tuesday update is now available
Windows 11 (KB5022303, KB5022287) January 2023 Patch Tuesday update is now available


Windows 11 KB5022303, KB5022287 update - What's new and improved

This version adds a few security enhancements and fixes to the internal workings of the OS. The following bugs and enhancements have been addressed by the Windows 11 KB5022303, KB5022287 update:

  • The Local Session Manager concerns are addressed in this release (LSM). These flaws may allow people without admin privileges to carry out operations that are only available to administrators.
  • This update fixes a known problem that affects applications that connect to databases using the SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) for Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC). The link could break down. Additionally, you can encounter a problem with the app or a SQL Server issue.



How to download Windows 11 KB5022303, KB5022287 update (offline installer)

If your Windows Update service is enabled, you should have received this update notification. If not, open the Windows 11 Settings app, navigate to Windows Update and click the "Check for Updates" button.


If you own multiple Windows 11 devices or if you would like to patch the systems manually, you can download the offline installer by clicking here for the KB5022303 update and clicking here for the KB5022287 update. This is an official direct download link for Windows 11 KB5022303/KB5022287 update.


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