KB5033375: An overview of the Windows 11 December 2023 update

The KB5033375 update is now available for Windows 11 machines in versions 23H2 and 22H2. Let’s explore the changes Microsoft has made in this final update of 2023.

The most significant change, though not directly benefiting European users, is the improved integration of Microsoft Copilot in Windows 11. Microsoft has added support for installations with multiple screens, as stated on Microsoft’s website: “Press the Copilot button in the taskbar of the screen you want Copilot to appear on.

Furthermore, Microsoft has integrated support for Copilot in the “Alt+Tab” interface. When using the Alt+Tab key combination, the Copilot preview will now appear among the previews of other open windows. Additionally, this update will start enabling notifications related to Microsoft accounts directly within Windows 11.

Here are other important changes and bug fixes included in this update:

  1. Improved the speed at which Copilot in Windows opens from the taskbar.
  2. Fixed an issue with the Copilot icon in the taskbar, which did not appear as active when Copilot is open.
  3. Resolved several issues with IE mode, preventing it from becoming unresponsive in specific scenarios.
  4. Introduced dynamic lighting adjustment to reduce the energy consumption of your device.
  5. Fixed an issue affecting the cursor when writing in Japanese, where it may move to an unexpected place.
  6. Resolved an issue with the cursor’s movement being delayed in certain screenshot scenarios.
  7. Fixed an issue with the widget notification badge, which was poorly positioned in the taskbar.
  8. Addressed an issue that caused apps downloaded from the Microsoft Store to stop working and not update.
  9. Improved the performance of the context menu when opened on the desktop and in File Explorer.
  10. Fixed an issue with Narrator not opening on the setup screen during Windows installation.
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Microsoft has also fixed several bugs in File Explorer:

  1. Pressing SHIFT+F10 now correctly opens the context menu.
  2. File Explorer windows no longer appear in the foreground unexpectedly.
  3. The options in the left pane of File Explorer now display the correct status.

For full details, you can refer to this page.

In summary, the list of Windows 11 updates for December 2023 includes:

These updates are available through various channels, such as Windows Update, WSUS, etc. On a local machine, a search from Windows Update will retrieve the new update.

Mohamed SAKHRI
Mohamed SAKHRI

I'm the creator and editor-in-chief of Tech To Geek. Through this little blog, I share with you my passion for technology. I specialize in various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS, and Android, focusing on providing practical and valuable guides.

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