Microsoft has acknowledged several bugs plaguing Windows 11 user experience in the recent Windows 11 update. Some of these bugs cause Windows 11 memory leak, File explorer and Hard disk performance issues. The update KB5007262 has fixed these bugs claims Microsoft.

Coming to details of these acknowledged Windows 11 bugs now. Switching between different edit clients on Windows 11 caused memory leak issues. Issues like “File Explorer to stop working after you close a File Explorer window” and preventing renaming of files using File explorer. There was a bug impacting performance of all sorts of disks (NVMe, SSD, hardisk).

Check the details of all kinds of acknowledged bugs below.

Windows 11 memory leak issue:

  • Addresses a memory leak in ctfmon.exe that occurs when you switch between different edit clients.

Windows 11 File explorer issues:

  • Addresses an issue that affects apps that provide context (shortcut) menu items in File Explorer and desktop context menus. This issue occurs if these apps utilize Directory or Directory\Background registrations.

  • Addresses reliability issues that prevent the display of File Explorer and desktop shortcut menus. This issue often occurs when you choose to use a single click to open an item.

  • Addresses an issue that causes File Explorer to stop working after you close a File Explorer window.

  • Addresses an issue in the Windows Network File System (NFS) client that might prevent you from renaming a file after mounting an NFS share. This issue occurs if you rename the file using File Explorer, but does not occur if you rename the file using command line.

Windows 11 Hard disk performance issues:

  • Addresses an issue that affects the performance of all disks (NVMe, SSD, hardisk) on Windows 11 by performing unnecessary actions each time a write operation occurs. This issue occurs only when the NTFS USN journal is enabled.  Note, the USN journal is always enabled on the C: disk.