Microsoft released the first security update of 2022 as the 11 January 2022 Patch Tuesday Update. The Windows 11 KB5009566 comes with the OS Build 22000.434 which successor to the Windows 11 KB5008215 OS Build 22000.234. Developers haven’t included much into this update except for the highlight of the Japanese Input Method Editors (IME) and the Security of the OS. Users on the older builds will receive all the missing changes, improvements, and fixes up to the KB5009566 update.
Windows 11 KB5009566 download will be supplied from the Windows Update Settings and the Windows Update Catalog. Your system might have already downloaded and installed this update, go and check your OS build from the About settings. If not then check for updates, download, and install the following update from the Windows Update settings.
2022-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5009566)
The MSI file for the same update can be found on the Windows Update Catalog.
Windows 11 KB5009566 Major Highlights
Microsoft has added a few new tips of Color filters and Taskbar Icons Alignment with the Windows 11 KB5009566 update. Color filters help users with vision loss or impairment. To enable color filters, go to Settings > Accessibility > Color filters to turn on the Color filters settings. Also, enable the Windows + Ctrl + C shortcut to toggle the Color filters settings.
You might have already heard and used the next recommended tip to move the taskbar icons to the left. This Taskbar setting appears under the Personalization > Taskbar > Taskbar alignment.
The next highlight is about the latest Tuesday Patch Security, Microsoft releases it every second Tuesday a month. Windows 11 KB5009566 is also known as the B release which majorly focuses on security improvements. Several security components such as .Net Framework, Microsoft Edge, Office, Teams, and more were improvised along with this update. More details can be found under their January 2022 Security Updates documentations.
This update has also fixed the cursor out-of-order issues with Japanese and other languages Input Method Editors (IMEs). The text cursor is used to move unexpectedly in apps with multibyte character set (MBCS) support.