Microsoft has now released the Windows 11 January update, KB5022303 with Build 22621.1105 to everyone running version 22H2. The Build 22621.1105 brings the ability to change the design of search on taskbar.

Even the Search box design in the Start menu has been updated with more rounded corners.  The January update also brings fixes for Windows 11 version 22H2. Here is the full changelog provided for the Windows 11 update KB5022303 by Microsoft.

  • Insiders who get this experience will have the ability to change the treatment of search on taskbar in settings under Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Taskbar Items.
Example of different treatments we are trying out for how search looks on the taskbar.
  • The search box design in the Start menu has been updated with more rounded corners to reflect the design of the search box on the taskbar.
Design of search box on the Start menu has more rounded corners.


This security update includes quality improvements. When you install this KB:

  • This update addresses issues that affect the Local Session Manager (LSM). These issues might allow users who do not have admin rights to perform actions that only an admin can.
  • This update addresses a known issue that affects apps that use Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) to connect to databases. The connection might fail. You might also receive an error in the app, or you might receive an error from the SQL Server.

Download link:

You can download and manually install Windows 11 update KB5022303 by clicking here. If you need help in understanding how to install these updates manually on your PC, you can refer to our step by step noob-friendly tutorial.