Download Windows 10 KB5032189 (Build 19045.3693), what’s new

After installing this update, Windows 10 22H2 will be updated to build 19045.3693, and Windows 10 21H2 will be updated to build 19044.3693.


Today part of the November 2023 Microsoft patch Tuesday update Microsoft has released Windows 10 KB5032189 and KB5032196 cumulative updates for versions 22H2 and 1809. The latest KB5032189 (build 19045.3693) for Windows 10 22H2  fix an issue that affects touchscreens,  memory leak in ctfmon.exe and TextInputHost.exe, print using v4 print drivers, Outlook stops responding and more. Windows 10 KB5032189 also includes numerous bug fixes, Security enhancements, and improved system performance as well. Microsoft has also published direct download links for Windows 10 KB5032189 offline installers.

Windows 10 KB5032189  Release Summary:

  • KB Article:  KB5032189 for version 22H2, KB5032196 for version 1809
  • OS Version: Windows 10 version 22H2 and version 1809
  • Build: OS Build 19045.3693, OS Build 17763.5122 (For version 1809)
  • Size: Download KB5032189 64 Bit, (763.3 MB), KB5032189  32-bit (423.5 MB)
  • Release Date: 14 November 2023 Part of Microsoft patch Tuesday update.
  • What’s new:  Bring bug fixes for touchscreens, memory leaks in ctfmon.exe and TextInputHost.exe, Outlook to become unresponsive and more.

The full list of November 2023 Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 10:

Like previous Patch Tuesday releases, this Windows 10 update KB5032189 doesn’t come with any new features. Rather, the focus is on security, reliability improvements, and fixes across the board.

Note: Windows 11 was released as a free upgrade for eligible devices, check if your PC is eligible for the Windows 11 free upgrade

Windows 10 KB5032189 Download

Since Microsoft patch updates are mandatory updates, Windows 10 KB5032189 download and install automatically. Once installed, you will need to restart the system for the changes to take effect.

To Download Windows 10 KB5032189 using Windows Update, follow the steps below:

  • Open Settings using Windows key + I.
  • Click Update & Security then Windows Update.
  • In the right-hand pane, click on the Check for updates button.

Download windows 10 KB5032189

As usual, the patch can be installed from the Update Catalog as well here Windows 10 KB5032189 download Offline installer direct download links 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).

  • locate the patch next to the correct edition and version of the operating system.
  • To install the update, simply run the downloaded MSU file and Windows will automatically install the cumulative update.

So what exactly is Windows 10 KB5032189?

Today’s update is all about security fixes and improvements. On the release note, Microsoft noted, this update addresses security issues for your Windows operating system. Addresses a known issue that might affect KB5031356. When you install it, your device might display progress but fail to finish.

  • Fixed a problem where touchscreens didn’t work well with more than one display.
  • Updated the system to support DST changes in Syria for the year 2022.
  • Resolved memory leaks in ctfmon.exe and TextInputHost.exe, improving system performance.
  • Fixed an error causing Outlook to become unresponsive when printing to IPP printers with slow response times.
  • Resolved the loss of connectivity when adding a second network interface card (NIC) without a default gateway.
  • Updated COSA profiles for certain mobile operators, keeping settings current.
  • Addressed an issue where WDAC “allow” policies were blocking some binaries from running.
  • Quarterly update to the list of drivers at risk for BYOVD attacks to enhance system security.
  • Resolved a problem with robocopy (/efsraw switch) not copying data correctly.

Microsoft noted one known issue in this update:

Using FixedDrivesEncryptionType or SystemDrivesEncryptionType policies in BitLocker via MDM apps may display a 65000 error in “Require Device Encryption” for some devices. This affects environments with specific drive encryption policies enabled. To mitigate this issue in Microsoft Intune, you can set the “Enforce drive encryption type on operating system drives” or “Enforce drive encryption on fixed drives” policies to not configured.

We recommend reading the complete changelog Microsoft support site here.

Uninstall Windows 10 KB5032189

If installing KB5032189 causes issues on your device you can uninstall the update to revert the changes.

Uninstall KB5032189 using the Windows Update History tool

  1. Go to Windows Settings (Windows key + I) –> Update & Security –> Windows Update.
  2. From the right-hand pane, click on View Update History.
  3. Now click on Uninstall updates.
  4. Select Update for Microsoft Windows (KB5032189) and press the Uninstall button.

Uninstall KB5032189 using command-line

Another quick way to uninstall this update is by using the command prompt. Here are the commands:

  1. Open Command Prompt (Run –> cmd)
  2. Run the following command:
    wmic qfe list brief /format:table
  3. This will show all the updates installed on the computer. Make sure KB5032189 is on the list.
  4. To uninstall the update, run the following command
    wusa /uninstall /kb:5030211

The system needs to be restarted after uninstalling the update.

In addition, Microsoft has noted Windows 10 version 21H1 reached the end of service. That means devices no longer receive monthly security and quality updates that contain protection from the latest security threats. Microsoft recommends Install the latest version 22H2 or upgrade to Windows 11

Windows 10 KB5032196 what’s new?

KB5032196 (OS Build 17763.5122) for Windows 10 version 1809 also bring few bug fixes an improvements.

  • This update ensures compatibility with the daylight saving time changes in Syria. For more details, check the Interim guidance for Syria DST changes in 2022.
  • Resolved an issue where user mode printer drivers unexpectedly unload when printing from multiple queues to the same printer driver.
  • Fixed a problem where Xenon or Argon containers were not starting as expected.
  • Addressed an issue with NCryptGetProperty()—calling it with NCRYPT_KEY_TYPE_PROPERTY returned 0x1 instead of 0x20, specifically when dealing with machine keys.
  • Incorporated quarterly changes to the Windows Kernel Vulnerable Driver Blocklist, adding drivers to the list that are susceptible to Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver (BYOVD) attacks.
  • Fixed an issue with Windows LAPS where the PasswordExpirationProtectionEnabled policy failed to activate the setting.
  • Resolved an issue affecting copy operations within an Application Virtualization (App-V) environment, particularly after installing the April 2023 update.

If you experience problem installing Windows 10 updates or the update stuck download here are a few solutions.

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Source: Microsoft support

Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer
With over 7 years of experience in the IT industry, I have experience in IT support, helpdesk, sysadmin, network admin, and cloud computing. Certified in Microsoft Technologies (MCTS and MCSA) and also Cisco Certified Professional in Routing and Switching.

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