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Windows 11 build 22000.2124 (KB5027292) outs as preview for version 21H2

Microsoft's next cumulative update for the original version of Windows 11 will deliver a slew of fixes and changes.

  • Windows 11 build 22000.2124 rolls out as the preview update KB5027292.
  • This non-security includes fixes and improvements that will release during the next Patch Tuesday.
  • The update was previously available in the Release Preview Channel as build 22000.2121.

UPDATED 6/29/2023: On Windows 11, Microsoft is making available the update KB5027292 in the Stable Channel as an optional install for the original version (21H2). This is a non-security update part of the next cumulative update rollout, and it only includes bug fixes, improvements, and new features.

The update KB5027292 bumps the version number to build 22000.2124, and according to the announcement from the official documentation page (Release Preview Channel notes), this release addresses problems regarding Windows Narrator, input, Default Terminal settings, on-screen keyboard, Spooler service, remote desktop services, and more.

Update KB5027292 fixes and changes for Windows 11

These are the fixes and new features available with the latest update preview of Windows 11:

  • Adds many new features and improvements to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
  • Improves several simplified Chinese fonts and the Microsoft Pinyin Input Method Editor (IME) to support GB18030-2022. You can enter and display characters from conformance level 1 or 2 using the additions to Microsoft Yahei, Simsun, and Dengxian. This update now supports Unicode Extensions E and F in the Simsun Ext-B font. This meets the requirements for level 3.
  • This update affects the Default Terminal settings. It adds “Let Windows Decide” as a default option.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Narrator. The issue stops Narrator from retaining your scan mode when you switch between browsers.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Microsoft Intune push notifications. The issue stops devices that have less than 3.5 GB of RAM from getting them.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the on-screen keyboard. The issue stops it from opening after you lock the machine.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Narrator. It reads the wrong state when you cancel the selection of an option button you have selected.
  • Addresses an issue that affects a scheduled monthly task. It might not run on time if the next occurrence happens when daylight savings time occurs.
  • Addresses an issue that affects certain applications that use IDBObjectStore. They do not work in Microsoft Edge and IE mode.
  • Addresses an issue that affects all the registry settings under the Policies paths. They might be deleted. This occurs when you do not rename the local temporary user policy file during Group Policy processing.
  • Affects the Desktop Window Manager (DWM). It improves its reliability.
  • Addresses an issue that affects .msi files. A minor update is not installed. This occurs when you use the EnterpriseDesktopAppManagement configuration service provider (CSP) to distribute the .msi file.
  • Addresses an issue that affects It gets excessive HTTP traffic.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Spooler service. It stops working. This issue occurs when you print using a certain workspace.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the Network Protector for BitLocker. It will not resume after it has been suspended.
  • Addresses an issue that affects a tib.sys driver. It does not load. This occurs when HyperVisor-protected Code Integrity (HVCI) is enabled.
  • Addresses an issue that affects TextInputHost.exe. It stops working.
  • Addresses an issue that affects Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 users. You might not see the right location for a Remote Desktop session in your virtual machine or Cloud PC.
  • Addresses an issue that affects HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders. You can now set and maintain the correct default permissions for this directory path. When the permissions are wrong, Start menu, search, and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication fails.
  • Addresses an issue that affects those who enable the “Smart Card is Required for Interactive Logon” account option. When RC4 is disabled, you cannot authenticate to Remote Desktop Services farms. The error message is, “An authentication error has occurred. The requested encryption type is not supported by the KDC.”

Install Windows 11 build 22000.2124

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 22000.2124, open the “Windows Update” settings and click the Check for Updates” button.

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