Windows: New for December Patch Tuesday and end of support for Windows 10 2004

The time has come December 2021 Patch Tuesdaywhere Microsoft releases monthly security updates for all supported versions of Windows. In the case of Windows 11, the patch has been launched KB5008215which can be installed by all users.

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For this month, Microsoft has not released the full release notes, summarily explaining that the released patch has “various security enhancements to internal operating system functions.” According to the notes published by Microsoft, there should be no known issues, although the situation may change as soon as a large number of users install the update.

December Patch Tuesday: What’s new in Windows 11

We report the changelog for the new update package in full below:

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Updates the security of your Windows operating system.

Improvements and fixes

This security update includes quality improvements. The main changes include:

This update contains various security enhancements to the internal features of the operating system. No additional issues have been documented for this release.

If you have installed previous updates, only the new patches contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Regarding Windows 10, versions 2004, 20H2, 21H1 or 21H2 have received the patch KB5008212 which can also be downloaded through Windows Update and installed on your system. Also in this case, only “various improvements to the security of the internal functions of the operating system” are mentioned among the new features.

It should be noted that due to the holidays Microsoft won’t offer its usual optional patches at the end of December, with new security and enhancements arriving on January 11, according to the company’s typical update roadmap. With the new patches has also been End of support on Windows 10 2004 Home and Protheir users are urged to upgrade to the latest versions to continue receiving security and quality updates.

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