Another Patch Tuesday launch broke yet another major Microsoft tool

Database connections that use the Microsoft ODBC SQL Server driver may now fail as a result of the latest Patch Tuesday update.

According to the Windows Health dashboard update (Opens in a new tab)Users who have installed the update for the database tool, which came as part of an update called KB5019980, are receiving an error message either within the application or via their SQL server.

This message might look like this: “EMS has encountered a problem” accompanied by “message: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver] Protocol error in TDS Stream “or” message: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]An unknown token was received from SQL Server. “

What now?

Microsoft promises that it is looking forward to providing a solution to the defective updates and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

update (Opens in a new tab) It was originally intended to address an issue affecting File Explorer, which meant that the tool failed to translate folders, as well as security issues within the Windows operating system.

If you don’t know if you’re using any of the affected apps, Microsoft says to open any apps that use a database and then open a command prompt.

Users must then select start, type and select command prompt, and then type the following command: task list /m sqlsrv32.dll.

This isn’t the first time in 2022 that we’ve seen Tuesday’s update cause issues.

The KB5002112 and KB5002121 updates have reportedly affected Access for MS Access runtime applications.

Another Patch Tuesday update, called KB5018410, is said to cause problems for OneDrive and OneDrive for Business users, causing OneDrive to shut down unexpectedly for some Windows 10 users.

But we may soon witness the end of Correction Tuesday as we know it well.

In July 2022, Microsoft released a tool that will use Windows Update for Business to roll out important updates automatically.

Dubbed Microsoft Autopatch for Windows 10 and 11, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft 365, the tool is now available to users with Windows Enterprise E3 and E5 licenses.