Update KB5008215 bumps the version number to build 22000.376, and according to the official company notes, Windows 11 updates the emojis to the Fluent 2D emoji style and brings support for version 13.1, which updates the dictionary, search in supported languages, and updates the panel to enable you to enter emojis in your applications. In addition, there is a new option to automatically turn on Focus Assist for the first hours after a feature update. As part of the fixes, Windows 11 build 22000.376 fixed an issue that prevented Explorer and desktop menus from displaying shortcuts. Addressed a problem that caused Explorer to close unexpectedly after you close an Explorer window, and the Bluetooth volume control has been updated to resolve issues affecting certain devices. Also, and perhaps more importantly, the update KB5008215 also fixes an issue that affects performance on NVMe, Solid-State Drives, and traditional hard drives by performing unnecessary actions each time a write operation occurs while the NTFS USN journal is enabled. The update download and install automatically, but you can always force it from Settings > Windows Updates and click the Check for Updates button. Alternatively, you can download the update KB5008215 directly from the Microsoft Update Catalog website. Microsoft also said that there won’t be a “C” preview update in December as the company prepare to slow down work due to holidays. However, everything will return to normal in January 2022.

Windows 11 update KB5008215 fixes and improvements

Here are all the non-security changes for the December 14 rollout:

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