Today Microsoft has released a new update KB5017328 for its latest Windows 11 operating system. This is part of the September 2022 patch Tuesday update that brings Windows 11 to OS Build 22000.978 which includes various bug fixes and general quality improvements. The company has also published direct download links for Windows 11 KB5017328 offline installers.
Windows 11 is a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 users and official Windows 11 ISO images are available for download you can get it from here. If you are still on Windows 10 and excited to upgrade your computer check if your PC is eligible for Windows 11 free upgrade.
Download Windows 11 KB5017328
This is (Windows 11 KB5017328) a mandatory update download and install automatically on devices running Windows 11 version 21H2 and connected to Microsoft server via the internet.
Also, you can manually download Windows 11 KB5017328 following the steps below.
- Press Windows key + X then select settings.
- Click on Windows update then look if the 2022-09 cumulative update for Windows 11 KB5017328 is available for download.
- Click on the download now button to begin the process, Once done reboot your computer to apply the changes.
Windows 11 KB5017328 (OS Build 22000.978) offline installer Direct Download Link.
What’s new Windows 11 KB5017328
Today’s update is mostly about security fixes and improvements that address a known issue that affects Microsoft accounts (MSA). The web dialog that you use to sign in or sign out might not appear.
Today’s KB5017328 (OS Build 22000.978) update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality.
Also with today’s patch, Microsoft has addressed 42 vulnerabilities, 3 critical and 39 important. The following are critical ones.
- Windows TCP/IP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-34718
- Windows Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Protocol Extensions Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-34721
- Windows Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Protocol Extensions Remote Code Execution Vulnerability — CVE-2022-34722
Today’s update also includes the new features and bug fixes that were previously introduced in an optional patch released in late August. Some of the changes include
- It gives IT admins the ability to remotely add languages and language-related features to the OS.
- The SMB Compression feature can now compress a file regardless of its size
- Enhances Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks.
- Address an issue that causes Microsoft Edge to stop responding and prevents Windows 11 SE from trusting some Microsoft Store applications
- Addresses an issue related to USB printing that might cause your printer to malfunction after you restart it or reinstall it.
- Fix an issue that cause certain Bluetooth audio headsets to stop playing after a progress bar adjustment
- Addresses multiple issues related to USB printing and BitLocker performance
- Addresses an issue that might affect Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV).
you can read the complete changelog here.
Microsoft states a known issue with this update.
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In addition to regular cumulative updates, the company also testing the next major update for windows 11 with lots of transitioning. Windows Insiders channels are already seeing changes to reflect the upcoming update, which includes an improved Start Menu with the option to limit the number of activities that appear under the ‘recommended’ section. Taskbar drag and drop and it specifically aims to make the Windows Settings better and more. It’s expected Windows 11 version 22H2 will begin rolling out to consumers after the summer.
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