Windows 11 22000.1455 KB5022287 for 21H2 addressed sqlsrv32.dll bug

CU KB5022287 Windows 11 21H2 22000.1455 changes, bug fixes, improvements, direct download link,  and the ways to install.


We have already covered the patches KB5022303 and KB5022282 that arrived in different versions. Furthermore, Windows 11 21H2 has received LCU KB5022287 which comprises multiple bug fixes and modifications. Microsoft already claimed to fix 98 recently discovered flaws 11 of which are classified as critical through the patches rolled out this Tuesday. Most of all, an actively exploited 0-day vulnerability classified as CVE-2023-21674 has been patched with the help of elevation of privilege by exploiting the Windows ALPC feature.

Coming to this LCU, the full name of this release is “2023-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 Version 21H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5022287)” where x64 can also be ARM64. Let’s see what is new in the January 2023 first patch Tuesday rollout.

KB5022287 Windows 11 21H2 22000.1455 Changes and bug fixes

Here is the changelog –

  • This update addresses issues that affect the Local Session Manager (LSM). These issues might allow users who do not have admin rights to perform actions that only an admin can.
  • This update addresses a known issue that affects apps that use Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) to connect to databases. The connection might fail. You might also receive an error in the app, or you might receive an error from the SQL Server.
  • This update addresses an issue that might affect startup on some Windows devices. They might receive an error (0xc000021a) and have a blue screen.

Known issues

There is no known issue in this update.

How to download KB5022287 Windows 11 22000.1455 21H2 and install

When trying to install KB 5022287, first, ensure to receive servicing stack update 22000.1270. Then follow the methods –

1] Using Auto Windows update

  1. Press – Winkey+I.
  2. Once the Settings application opens, select – “Windows update”.
  3. Click – Check for updates.
  4. Hold on for some time and allow the system to complete the downloading of this patch.
  5. Finally, click on Restart now when a popup prompts up.
  6. The computer will reboot 2-3 times and installation will be performed.

2] Via Microsoft update catalog

  1. Access KB5022287 direct download link.
  2. Explore the file compatible with your computer and click on the Download button allocated for that one.
  3. When a segregate page is displayed on the screen, select the link to the Standalone copy of the LCU.
  4. Soon, the .msu file will be downloaded, double click on this.
  5. Select Yes to approve the process through a confirmation dialog box.

That’s all!!

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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.