Windows 10 build 19045.2604 (KB5022834) outs for 22H2, 21H2, 20H2

Windows 10 receives the second Patch Tuesday of 2023 for versions 22H2, 21H2, and 20H2, and here's all you need to know.

Windows 10 KB5022834
Windows 10 KB5022834
  • Microsoft releases update KB5022834 for Windows 10 22H2, 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2.
  • The update bumps the version number to build 19045.2604.
  • The update KB5022834 introduces security fixes and improvements.

Microsoft is making available the update KB5022834 for Windows 10 22H2 and older versions like 21H2, and 20H2 with security fixes and improvements.

According to the company’s announcement, the update KB5022834 bumps the version number to build 19042.2604 (20H2), 19044.2604 (21H2), and 19045.2604 (22H2) and addresses issues that might affect news and interests. This flight also updates the “System” page in the Settings app to display storage alerts for Microsoft OneDrive subscribers. 

In addition, this release rolls out the fixes and improvements previously available with the update preview KB5019275 on January 19.

Windows 10 update KB5022834

These are the fixes and improvements coming to the next update of Windows 10:

  • Fixed an issue that affects cached Fast Identity Online 2.0 (FIDO2) authentication data. The first attempt to sign in fails. The second attempt to sign in succeeds.
    Fixed an issue that affects searchindexer.exe. It randomly stops you from signing in or signing out.
  • Fixed an issue that affects conhost.exe. It stopsresponding.
  • Fixed an issue that affects the Domain Name System (DNS) suffix search list. When you configure it, the parent domain might be missing.
  • This update adds support for long URL lengths of up to 8196 characters.
  • Fixed an issue that might occur when the Input Method Editor (IME) is active. Applications might stop responding when you use the mouse and keyboard at the same time.
  • Fixed an issue that occurs when you open Task View. It causes the desktop to stop responding.
  • Fixed an issue that degrades a memory location. The issue occurs when you use certain HD audio controller hardware.
  • Fixed an issue that affects MSInfo.exe. It reports the wrong enforcement status of the Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) user mode policy.
  • Fixed an issue that affects certain systems that have firmware Trusted Platform Modules. (TPM). This issue stops you from using AutoPilot to set up those systems.
  • Fixed an issue that affects printing in landscape mode in Microsoft Edge. The print output is incorrect. This issue occurs when you use Microsoft Defender Application Guard.
  • Fixed an issue that affects the Resilient File System (ReFS) MSba tag. The issue causes a nonpaged pool leak.
  • Fixed an issue that affects the Resilient File System (ReFS). The issue causes high nonpaged pool usage, which depletes system memory.
  • This update changes how you enable the Windows diagnostic data processor configuration in preparation for EU Data Boundary support.

Older versions of Windows 10

The company is also rolling out the update KB5022840 for version 1809, bumping the build number to 17763.4010, and introducing various fixes and improvements for Active Directory, Windows Admin Center, Key Distribution Center, Key Management Services, ReFS, and more.

Furthermore, Windows 10 1607 received the update KB5022838 that bumps the version to build 14393.5717, and it addresses several problems. Finally, Windows 10 1507 is getting the update KB5022858 which increases the version to build 10240.19747 and addresses one security issue.

Download update KB5022834 for Windows 10

The update is available immediately and will download and install automatically through the Release Preview or Stable Channel. However, you can always force the update from Settings Update & Security > Windows Update, click the Check for updates button, and use the option to install the optional update.

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