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Latest Windows 11 update is causing slow SSDs & WiFi connections, BSoD, and more

March 17, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The KB5023706 update for Windows 11 22H2, codenamed Moment 2, brought the usual improvements, fixes, and features to Microsoft’s operating system, including a search bar in Task Manager, and a tablet-optimized taskbar. As is par for the course for Windows updates, it also introduced unwelcome elements.

The most significant problem stemming from the update is its impact on certain SSDs, with some reports claiming speeds that have dropped by half or worse. More than one user said the update crushed the performance of their laptop’s Adata XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB SSD; it appears that the problem is limited to this model of Adata SSD. A Redditor said that their boot time more than doubled to 31 seconds after the update was installed but returned to normal after they uninstalled KB5023706.

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