Windows 11 and Windows 10 Update: News from March Patch Tuesday

Windows 11 and Windows 10 Update: News from March Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released March 2024 cumulative updates for Windows 11 and Windows 10. These updates not only resolve several known issues but also introduce new features to the operating systems supported by the company.

What's new in Windows 11

In Windows 11 23H2 and 22H2, update KB5035853 It brings with it a number of fixes and improvements. One of the highlights is the introduction Support USB4 standard at 80Gbps, which provides twice the bandwidth of current USB4. Another interesting feature is related to integration with Android devices: users will receive instant notifications on their PC when their Android device takes new photos or screenshots, so they can quickly edit the content through the Windows 11 Snipping Tool, simplifying the workflow between Basic systems.



Update KB5035853 fixes several major bugs, such as the issue that was causing the errors 0x800F0922 When installing updates via Windows Update, which was finally fixed. Additionally, issues with printers, networking, and device sleep mode have been fixed. Microsoft has also made some changes to Windows 11 settings. The Phone Link settings page has been renamed to “Portable devices”Which makes its function more clear. Additionally, Windows Backup will not appear in the UI in regions where it is not supported.

These are the new features we've already seen with the optional cumulative update released on February 27 within the package KB5034848. By installing KB5035853, Windows 11 23H2 will migrate to version 22621.3296 And Windows 11 22H2 at build 22621.3155. Here's the list of new features, as reported by Microsoft:

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  • new! The Phone Link settings page has a new name: Mobile Devices. Go to Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Mobile devices.
  • new! You can now use the Snipping Tool on your computer to edit the latest photos and screenshots from your Android device. You will receive an instant notification on your computer when your Android device takes a new photo or screenshot. To enable this option, go to Settings > Bluetooth and devices > Mobile devices. Choose Device Manager and allow your computer to access your Android device.
  • new! This update adds support for the 80 Gbps USB standard. Next generation USB4 that has twice the bandwidth of USB 40Gbps. To use 80Gbps USB, you need a compatible computer and a Thunderbolt or USB4 peripheral.
  • This update affects games that you install on a secondary drive. Now, it remains installed in the drive.
  • This update resolves an issue that affects powered printers with long edges. Incorrect alignment of pin or hole positions.
  • This update resolves an issue that affects the Windows Settings Home page. Randomly crashes when navigating to page.
  • This update resolves an issue that affects your network. The device fails to automatically switch between cellular and Wi-Fi when it can use Wi-Fi.
  • This update resolves an issue that prevents the system from entering sleep mode. This happens when an external device is connected to the system.
  • This update affects the Windows Backup application. It will no longer appear in the UI in regions where the app is not supported. For more information, see KB5032038.

Microsoft has also updated Windows 11 21H2 with the package KB5035854.

What's new in Windows 10 and security improvements

As for Windows 10, the update KB5035845 Introduces nine new fixes and changes. One of the most interesting features is the possibility You can share URLs directly with apps like WhatsApp, Gmail, Facebook, and LinkedIn Using native Windows sharing functionality. Additionally, issues with games installed on secondary drives and Windows Hello for Business have been resolved.



Also in this case, there are new features in the optional update released at the end of February (KB5034843).

  • new! With Windows Sharing, you can now share URLs directly to apps like WhatsApp, Gmail, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Sharing on X (formerly Twitter) will be available soon.
  • This update affects games that you install on a secondary drive. Now, it remains installed in the drive.
  • This update affects the Windows Backup application. It will no longer appear in the UI in regions where the app is not supported. For more information, see KB5032038.

Includes both updates as well Tuesday March 2024 security patch, which fixes 60 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, including 18 bugs that allow remote code execution. These fixes are necessary to protect systems from potential attacks and security breaches.

We also note that Microsoft has indicated that support for Windows 10 21H2 will end in June 2024 for Enterprise, Education, and IoT Enterprise editions. The support team advised users to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10 or move to Windows 11 to avoid exposing their systems to unpatched vulnerabilities after the specified date.

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