KB5017389 Fixes Major Issues on Windows 11 22H2

A Release Preview, KB5017389,  is now available for Windows 11, version 22H2 under the Windows Insiders Program. This patch resolves several issues on your operating system with one or two major improvements. Installing this update will increase your OS Build to 22621.607.

This update makes some key changes to the taskbar, widgets, and Microsoft Store Apps. Users who were finding it very difficult to sign in to their favorite apps may find this update very helpful.

Windows Insider Build - KB5017389

Download and Install KB5017389

If you are already an insider, go to Settings > Windows Update, and hit Check for updates. This update will download and install automatically.

Non-insiders need to first enroll their device in the Release Channel using the “Windows Insider Program”. Once they become an insider, they may browse to Windows Update and check for available updates.

KB5017389 Changelog

The key changes on this OS Build 22621.607 are as follows –

  • Resolves sign-in issues on different Microsoft Store Apps. Make sure to uninstall and then reinstall an application if that is not letting you sign in.
  • Addresses a known issue on Microsoft Store that was preventing it from starting on Windows 11 22H2.
  • Fixes the sign-in issues on different Microsoft Office 365 apps as well. This includes Outlook, Word, Teams, and others.
  • Updates the start date for daylight saving time in Chile. From now on, this will start on 11th Sept 2022 instead of on 14th September 2022.
  • Reduces the power that the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol uses on some devices when they are in Sleep mode.
  • Fixes an issue affecting Dual SIM calling on your phone.
  • Addresses a known issue that creates a duplicate print queue from nowhere.
  • Resolves an issue that causes an application to stop responding when the input queue overflows.
  • Improves the crashing issue on Task Manager which occurs when you switch between light and dark mode or change the accent color.
  • Improves Windows Search Service so that it doesn’t fetch problems indexing different things on your computer.
  • Earlier, a bug appears when you turn on Hyper-V and kernel Direct Memory Access (DMA) protections on certain processors. Microsoft resolves this issue as well.
  • Fixes an issue that affects a network’s static IP and causes the configuration of the static IP to be inconsistent. Because of this, NetworkAdapterConfiguration() fails sporadically.

IME Editor Fixes

  • Works upon an issue that affects the bold font of three Chinese characters.
  • You may do the Text reconversion while using some third-party virtual desktops on the Microsoft Japanese input method editor (IME).
  • Fixes an issue that affects XML Paper Specification (XPS) viewers. Earlier, it was preventing users from opening XPS files in some non-English languages. The common examples of this were Japanese and Chinese character encodings. Moreover, the issue was known to affect XPS and Open XPS (OXPS) files.

Fixes to Microsoft Edge IE Mode

  • Addresses an issue that affects URLs generated by JavaScript: URLs. Previously the URLs added to the favorites menu in IE Mode were not opening properly.
  • Works upon an issue that forces the IE mode tabs in a session to reload.
  • The window.open should now work effectively when you are inside the IE Mode.
  • Resolves an issue that successfully opens a browser window in IE mode to display a PDF file. Previously, opening another IE Mode site within the same window was failing.

Other Bug Fixes

  • Graphics drivers that use d3d9on12.dll should now run without any issue.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the FindNextFileNameW() It might leak memory.
  • Improves and fixes Robocopy so that it doesn’t fail to set a file to the right modified time when using the /IS.
  • Resolves a key issue that affects cldflt.sys. Previously, using it on Microsoft OneDrive was causing a Stop Error.
  • Fixes an issue that causes LogonUI.exe to stop working. Because of this error, users were not able to view the credentials screen by dismissing the Lock Screen.
  • Resolves an issue that affects Roaming User Profiles. Earlier, when you sign in or sign out, some of your settings don’t restore (change on their own).
  • Addresses a known issue on LanmanWorkstation service that causes a Memory leak when you mount on a network drive.
  • Works upon and fix a key bug that affects the SharedPC account manager. Previously, this bug was preventing users from deleting many accounts with the help of cleanup.
  • More dynamic Widgets are now added to your taskbar. These widgets now have the ability to display notification badging on their icons. When you see a notification on any widget, hover the mouse over it and you will get to know what triggers this new notification badge.
  • Addresses an issue that bypasses MSHTML and ActiveX rules for Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC).
  • Resolves an issue that affects the Miracast UI. Previously, it was closing too soon when you cast to devices that use the DeviceObjectType:Aep.

Release Note

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