Microsoft corrects bug in Task Manager that rendered it partially unreadable

Microsoft fixed a problem that rendered Task Manager parts unreadable following the November preview of KB5020044 on Windows 11 22H2 platforms.

Redmond stated when two week ago that affected users notice some Task Manager user interface elements displayed in unreadable colors.

These UI issues were fixed by the cumulative Windows 11 update that was released during Patch Tuesday.

This update fixes a known problem that could affect Task Manager. Some elements of the user interface (UI), might be displayed in unusual colors. Microsoft that parts of the UI may not be readable.

This issue could occur if “Choose your Mode” is set to “Custom” under the Personalization > Colors section in Settings.

Windows 11 users that have selected Dark/Light mode from the Settings app should not be affected by this Task Manager display bug.

Users affected by the problem can also use a workaround

Microsoft provided temporary solutions that will help Windows 11 22H2 users who still have not installed the December 2022 Patch Tuesday Updates to address the problem.

This workaround allows affected users to select either Dark or Light as the “Choose Your Mode” option.

You can do this by right clicking on your desktop and going to Personalize > Colours. Then, select either “Dark” (or “Light”) to “Choose your Mode.”

Patch Tuesday update this month also addresses an LSASS memory issue which caused freezes or restarts in some domain controllers following last month’s Windows Server Updates.

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Server Updates released on December Patch Tuesday will .

After installing the or Updates on Tuesday, Windows Server 2019 should not be affected.