MC461853 – Take action: November 2022 security update available for all supported versions of Windows Icon

check before: 2022-11-22




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The November 2022 security update release, referred to as our "B" release, is now available for Windows 11 and all supported versions of Windows 10. We recommend that you install these updates promptly. For more information about the contents of this update, see the release notes, which are easily accessible from the Windows 11 and Windows 10 update history pages. For instructions on how to install this update on your home device, check the Update Windows article. To learn more about the different types of monthly quality updates, see our Windows quality updates primer.

IMPORTANT: There will be no preview, non-security “C” releases for Windows 10 or Windows 11 during the month of December. The "C" releases normally target the third week of the month. There will be a December "B" security update release, as usual.

Highlights for the Windows 11 update:
Addresses security issues for your Windows operating system
Includes improvements that were a part of update KB5018483 (released October 25, 2022)
Includes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates

Short on time? Watch our short monthly release notes video for a summary of this month’s Windows 11 update.

For instructions on how to install this update for your operating system, see the KB for your OS listed below:

Windows 11, version 22H2: KB5019980
Windows 11, version 21H2: KB5019961
Windows 10, version 22H2: KB5019959
Windows 10, version 21H2: KB5019959
Windows 10, version 21H1: KB5019959
Windows 10, version 1809, Windows Server, version 1809, Windows Server 2019: KB5019966
Windows 10, version 1607, Windows Server 2016: KB5019964
Windows 10, version 1507: KB5019970
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2: Monthly Rollup: KB5020023 / Security Only: KB5020010
Windows Server 2012: Monthly Rollup: KB5020009 / Security Only: KB5020003
Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: Monthly Rollup: KB5020000 / Security Only: KB5020013
Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: Monthly Rollup: KB5020019 / Security Only: KB5020005

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