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Windows 10 build 19045.2673 (KB5022906) outs as preview

Windows 10 gets a preview of the next cumulative update with non-security fixes and improvements.

  • Microsoft releases update KB5022906 as a preview for Windows 10 22H2.
  • The update bumps the version number to build 19045.2673.
  • The update KB5022906 introduces non-security fixes and improvements.
  • The update was previously released as build 19045.2670 in the Release Preview Channel.

UPDATE 2/22/2023: Microsoft pushes the update KB5022906 as a preview for the next update of Windows 10 22H2. The update is rolling out in the Release Preview Channel with non-security fixes and changes.

According to the company’s announcement (Release Preview Channel), the update KB5022906 bumps the version number to build 19045.2673 and fixes many problems with Office apps, PowerShell and OneDrive, virtualization, and more.

The update is also now available for versions 21H2 and 20H2 as builds 19044.2673 and 19042.2673 respectively.

Windows 10 update KB5022906

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

  • This update improves your experience when you use Windows Spotlight on your lock screen. The informational links open faster.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped hyperlinks from working in Microsoft Excel.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the Appx State Repository. When you removed a user profile, the cleanup was incomplete. Because of that, its database grew as time passes. This growth might have caused delays when users signed into multi-user environments like FSLogix.
  • Provided support for the United Mexican States’ daylight-saving time change order for 2023.
  • Fixed a resource conflict issue between two or more threads (known as a deadlock). This deadlock affected COM+ applications.
  • Fixed an issue that affected IE mode. The text on the status bar was not always visible.
  • Fixed an issue that affected cbs.log. This issue logged messages that were not error messages in cbs.log.
  • We improved how the Remove-Item cmdlet worked for Microsoft OneDrive folders.
  • Fixed an issue that affected AppV. It stopped file names from having the correct letter case (uppercase or lowercase).
  • Fixed an issue that affected Microsoft Edge. The issue removed conflicting policies for Microsoft Edge. This occurred when you set the MDMWinsOverGPFlag in a Microsoft Intune tenant and Intune detected a policy conflict.
  • Fixed an issue that affected Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Using a provisioning package for bulk provisioning failed.
  • Fixed an issue that affected a certain streaming app. The issue stopped video playback after an advertisement played in the app.
  • Fixed an issue that affected MSInfo.exe. It did not correctly report the enforcement status of the Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) user mode policy.
  • Fixed accessibility issues. They affected Narrator on the Settings home page.
  • Fixed an issue that affected the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS). LSASS might have stopped responding after you ran Sysprep on a domain-joined machine.
  • Fixed an issue that affected virtual machines (VM). They

Download update KB5022906 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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