Microsoft brings emergency patches for Windows 10 & 11 – you have to do that

Microsoft has responded to Patchday issues and released emergency patches for Windows 11 and Windows 10.

Microsoft has released two important patches for Windows 11 and Windows 10, KB5016138 and KB5016139, which are intended to eliminate damage caused by patches from the June 2022 patch day. This is reported by the US IT news site Betanews. We detailed the issues caused by Patchday in these two messages:

Windows 11: Security update paralyzes WLAN

After Windows 10 update: no more wifi

Briefly summarized:

The WLAN no longer works on the affected computers. There are also issues with signing in to Azure Active Directory (AAD) on devices with ARM processors. This can result in problems with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams and VPNs. Microsoft describes the healing effects of the patches in this blog post.

No automatic installation of the patches

However, Microsoft does not deliver the two updates automatically in order to prevent them from being installed on computers that do not need these patches at all. Therefore have to

affected users to take action themselves

and install the appropriate patch for your operating system from the Microsoft update catalog yourself.

So you should first check for yourself whether your Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer has the problems described, for example with the WLAN, after installing the patches from June 2022 patch day. If not, you don’t have to do anything. But if you have said problems, then you can use the one for your operating system

Download and install the appropriate patch


Download: KB5016138 for Windows 11 (the download is 384 MB in size)

Download: KB5016139 for Windows 10 (download size varies between 691 and 706 MB)

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