As part of the September 2022 Microsoft patch Tuesday update today Microsoft has released the Windows 10 KB5017308 and KB5017315 cumulative updates for versions 21H2 and 1809. Today’s patch windows 10 KB5017308 and KB5017315 comes with several security bug fixes and general quality improvements. Microsoft has also published direct download links for Windows 10 KB5017308 offline installers.
Like previous Patch Tuesday releases, this Windows 10 update KB5017308 doesn’t come with any new features. Rather, the focus is on security, reliability improvements, and fixes across the board.
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Download Windows 10 KB5017308
Since Microsoft patch updates are mandatory updates, Windows 10 KB5017308 and KB5017315 download and install automatically. Once installed, you will need to restart the system for the changes to take effect.
To install this update 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.
Well If you are looking for the latest Windows 10 version 21H2 ISO click here.
In addition, you can download the latest Windows 11 ISO image here.
As usual, the patch can be installed from the Update Catalog as well here Windows 10 KB5017308 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.
Windows 10 KB5017308 Changelog
Today’s update is all about security fixes and improvements. On the release note Microsoft noted, This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality.
This build also includes fixes from windows 10 KB5016688 which was released on 26 August 2022. Some of the changes and bug fixes include Gives IT admins the ability to remotely add languages and language-related features.
- Enhances Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks.
- Addresses an issue that might cause some game installations to fail because of a licensing issue.
- Fix a known issue that causes Microsoft Edge to stop responding when you use IE mode.
- Addresses an issue that might generate error 0x1E when you shut down or restart a device.
- Addresses an issue that causes a subscription activation to fail under certain conditions.
- Addresses an issue that affects the jump list icon colors in the Search app.
- Addresses an issue that affects input and output in the Storport driver and might cause your system to stop responding.
- Fix different problems with BitLocker performance, Windows Hello, Focus Assist functionality and more.
Updates security for your Windows operating system. You can read the complete changelog, listed Microsoft support site here.
- Some devices, created using custom offline media or ISO images, may have Edge Legacy removed but not replaced by the new Edge. Microsoft has a workaround for this.
- XPS Viewer might be unable to open XML Paper Specification (XPS) documents in some non-English languages, including some Japanese and Chinese character encodings.
- Daylight saving time advancement in Chile may cause issues.
- IE mode tabs in Microsoft Edge might stop responding when a site displays a modal dialog box. (This issue has been fixed now)
Uninstall Windows 10 KB5017308
If installing KB5017308 causes issues on your device you can uninstall the update to revert the changes.
Uninstall KB5017308 using the Windows Update History tool
- Go to Windows Settings (Windows key + i) –> Update & Security –> Windows Update.
- From the right-hand pane, click on View Update History.
- Now click on Uninstall updates.
- Select Update for Microsoft Windows (KB5017308) and press the Uninstall button.
Uninstall KB5017308 using command-line
Another quick way to uninstall this update is by using the command prompt. Here are the commands:
- Open Command Prompt (Run –> cmd)
- Run the following command:
wmic qfe list brief /format:table
- This will show all the updates installed on the computer. Make sure KB5017308 is on the list.
- To uninstall the update, run the following command
wusa /uninstall /kb:KB5017308
The system needs to be restarted after uninstalling the update.
In addition, Microsoft has noted windows 10 version 2004 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 latest version 21H2 or upgrade to windows 11
Windows 10 versions that have reached end of service:
Windows 10, version 1511
Windows 10, version 1703
Windows 10, version 1709
Windows 10, version 1803
Windows 10, version 1903
Windows 10, version 1909
Windows 10, version 2004
Microsoft has also announced KB5017315 for devices still running, Windows 10 version 1809. This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. Also, bundle the changes and improvements included on KB5016690 (OS Build 17763.3346) Preview released on august 2022.
Addresses an issue that might cause error 0x1E when you shut down or restart a device
Addresses an issue that causes ServerAssignedConfigurations to be null in a few full configuration scenarios.
Addresses an issue that causes the Settings app to stop working on server domain controllers (DCs) when accessing the Privacy > Activity history page.
Addresses an issue that might cause Remote Desktop Session licensing to display a 60-minute disconnection warning after reconnecting.
Addresses an issue that might cause cldflt.sys to reference invalid memory in race conditions.
Addresses an issue that might affect Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). The dismount time for a CSV might be longer when you migrate them.
You can read the complete changelog Microsoft support site here.
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