Patchday August 2022: New updates for Windows 10 and Windows 11
© provided by Dr. Windows Microsoft Patchday Cover On Patchday August, Microsoft routinely published new updates for Windows 10 and Windows 11. These contain the latest security updates and various error deposits. for Windows 10 The update KB5016616 has been released, it lifts the OS Builds to 1904x.1889 for versions 20h2, 21h1 and 21h2, as always there are no differences, the updates are similar to the different versions such as an egg others.
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Windows 11 is the best Windows for players, says Microsoft. What a surprise. However, there is also a little technical substance behind this marketing statement, because in fact Windows 11 has brought some innovations for gamers.
with Auto HDR and Direct Storage already has Windows 11 in the original version of technologies that were previously only available on the Xbox and that provide shorter loading times and better graphics quality.
In Windows version 22H2 there is another innovation from which players benefit: The dynamic refresh rate (variable refresh rate, VRR for short) now works system -wide and thus also in games that are carried out in window mode or that have not been explicitly optimized for VRR. This change does not only affect games, also animations, cursor movements, leaves etc. feel more fluid - according to compatible hardware.
browser and operating systems in August 2022: Windows 11 passes
© provided by Dr. Windows Statistics Cover Around ten months after market launch is now Windows 11 more widespread than Windows 7, so the statistics of Statcounter say it. in August Windows 11 was able to increase comparatively clearly and increase its share to 13.08 percent. For a system that is mainly sold with new PCs and whose upgrade is not explicitly promoted by Microsoft by Microsoft, this is quite decent.
Further optimizations for games in window mode
Windows 11 22H2 also eliminates some disadvantages in the execution of games in window mode: The input lags have so far been larger, and Auto HDR has not been supported.
These disadvantages are now falling away. With games optimized for DirectX 12, this is already the case, here Windows 11 no longer has to help, the new function applies to all other games. If desired, this can generally be deactivated in the graphics settings or switched on and off individually for each installed game. © provided by Dr. Windows Windows 11 22H2 Configure Open Modus
Microsoft has also announced various innovations for gamers in the past few months that are not explicitly bound to version 22H2, but are delivered in the form of separate (app) updates. However, it can be assumed that this will at least happen in the context of version 22H2 to encourage people to switch to Windows 11.
Windows 11: Patchday update fixes problems when registering
© provided by Dr. Windows Windows 11 Logo Cover For September Patchday 2022, Windows 11 was of course also brought up to date. The new update closes security gaps and contains an important troubleshooting. KB5017328 lifts the OS Build to 22000,978 and fixes various vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Windows 11 since the last patchday. In addition, a problem when registering on websites with the Microsoft account is fixed.
One of these innovations is the controller bar, which significantly simplifies the start of games or launchers like Steam. The controller strip starts when the Xbox button is pressed and turns on corresponding links.
The three last games that started as well as installed launchers such as EA or Steam can be easily started with the controller without having to take the mouse on hand.
The controller bar is an underfunction of the Xbox Game Bar, which is hidden behind the home symbol. In an ongoing game, the Xbox button still calls the Game Bar, so the controller bar only appears if you are on the desktop.
The controller strip not only supports the Xbox Wireless Controller, but also all others. © provided by Dr. Windows Xbox Controller Bail in Windows 11
HDR calibration app The Xbox comes for Windows 11
As on the Xbox, there will also be an app for Windows 11 to calibrate the display for HDR-capable screens. You also do not necessarily have to buy one of the unfortunately still expensive HDR-certified monitors to benefit from it, because as Microsoft writes in an Blogpost , the app serves to be optimal, especially for the not officially HDR-certified monitors Balanced image to worry without being overexposed or disappearing in the shade.
lack of game performance with Nvidia graphics cards in Windows 11 2022 update-new beta driver available
© provided by Dr. Windows NVIDIA LOGO TITE Since this week, the Windows 11 2022 Update has been officially installed, and as so often, many gamers march in advance and get the new version immediately. For numerous players who use a graphics card from Nvidia, however, this ended with a disappointment. in many places, for example on Reddit or in the official Microsoft Community , frustrated gamers speak up and complain of a break-in immediately after installing the update.
The corresponding menu item is already included in the PC settings of the version 22H2, but (at the time of the publication of this article) is still inoperential, it refers to the announcement blog post. © provided by Dr. Windows Windows 11 22H2 HDR Settings
In this article you will also find more information about innovations for gamers, on which Microsoft works for Windows 11 and Xbox: Microsoft and Xbox cancel a wealth of innovations for gamers to
Note: This post is part of a series. The overview with all articles on the innovations in Windows 11 version 22H2 - and how to get this version can be found here: Elevation series of articles on the innovations in Windows 11 version 22H2
because of SSL problems: Extraated update for Windows 10 and Windows 11 published .
© provided by Dr. Windows Windows cover picture for Windows 10 and Windows 11 an unscheduled update was published that addresses problems with SSL connections. However, the installation is only necessary if you are specifically affected by the problem. The error description states: We fix a problem that can affect some types of SSL (Secure Sicke Layer) and TLS compounds (Transport Layer Security). These compounds can have Handshake errors.