Microsoft has just released a cumulative update, KB5028244, for Windows 10 version 22H2, packed with numerous improvements and bug fixes. This latest update aims to enhance the overall performance and reliability of the operating system, addressing a range of issues. Use the direct link below to download KB5028244 offline installer.
One of the critical problems this update tackles is related to the Windows Notification Platform, ensuring that notifications from applications are not obstructed. Moreover, the update addresses connectivity concerns for hybrid joined devices using Windows Hello for Business PIN or biometric credentials when not connected to the internet.
The Windows Autopilot profiles receive a boost with a more resilient download process, enabling smoother profile retrievals even with unstable network connections. Additionally, it also fixes the Win32 and Universal Windows Platform apps unexpectedly closing during Modern Standby. Furthermore, this update brings improvements to font rendering and resolves issues with text edit controls in XAML, particularly when using the Microsoft Input Method Editor for certain languages. Other fixes include but are not limited to the printing experience and deadlock issues in Internet Protocol Security (IPsec).
Download KB5028244 offline installer
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Once downloaded, double-click on the installer and follow the installation wizard to complete the installation process. Once done, reboot the computer to apply the changes. After rebooting you can enjoy all the goodness of the KB5028244 update.
- This update addresses an issue that affects the Windows Notification Platform. It fails to send notifications from applications to you.
- This update addresses an issue that affects hybrid joined devices. You cannot sign in to them if they are not connected to the internet. This occurs when you use a Windows Hello for Business PIN or biometric credentials. This issue applies to a cloud trust deployment.
- This update affects Windows Autopilot profiles. The process to download the Windows Autopilot policy is more resilient. This helps when a network connection might not be fully initialized. This update increases the retry attempts when you try to download the Windows Autopilot profile.
- This update addresses an issue that might affect Win32 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. They might close when devices enter Modern Standby. Modern Standby is an expansion of the Connected Standby power model. This issue occurs if certain Bluetooth Phone Link features are turned on.
- This update addresses an issue that affects Event Forwarding Subscriptions. When you add an Event Channel to the subscription, it forwards events you do not need.
- This update addresses an issue that affects the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) repository. This causes an installation error. The issue occurs when a device does not shut down properly.
- This update affects user mode printer drivers. They unload unexpectedly. This occurs when you print from multiple print queues to the same printer driver.
- This update enhances hinting for some of the letters of the Verdana Pro font family.
- This update affects text edit controls in XAML. You cannot edit the controls again after they become read only. This occurs when you use the new Microsoft Input Method Editor for Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.
- This update addresses an issue that affects a printing job. An unexpected Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) mode switch can cause the print job to abruptly stop. This occurs when there is an independent hardware vendor (IHV) driver.
- This update makes Country and Operator Settings Asset (COSA) profiles up to date.
- This update addresses a deadlock in Internet Protocol Security (IPsec). When you configure servers with IPsec rules, they stop responding. This issue affects virtual and physical servers.
- This update affects the Windows Kernel Vulnerable Driver Blocklist, DriverSiPolicy.p7b. It adds drivers that are at risk for Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver (BYOVD) attacks.
- This update addresses an issue that causes Windows to fail. This occurs when you use BitLocker on a storage medium that has a large sector size.
- This update addresses an issue that affects I/O over Server Message Block (SMB). It might fail when you use the LZ77+Huffman compression algorithm.
That is it.