KB5017389: Microsoft is improving the Windows 11 2022 update


Microsoft has now released the cumulative update KB5017389, which was recently scrutinized by insiders in the Release Preview Channel, for all users of the Windows 11 2022 update and thus improves the feature drop regarding missing functions and errors that still need to be fixed.

Product care for the Windows 11 2022 update

After Microsoft had the cumulative update tested again in the Windows 11 Insider program, the update to the latest stable build 22621.608 is now available for download to all users of the Windows 11 2022 update (“22H2”) via Windows Update. The focus of the first major update since the first feature drop is bug fixes and the new, more dynamic widget content for the taskbar.

Cumulative update KB5017389 raises Windows 11 to build 22621.608

The latest stable build of Windows 11

After a restart, the system greets you with Windows 11 Build 22621.608 and the Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22634.1000.0 and has experienced the following improvement with the update.

  • Fixes issues that cause Microsoft Store updates to fail.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents reloading of the tabs of the IE Force mode in a session.
  • Fixes an issue that successfully opens a browser window in IE mode to view a PDF file. Later, navigating to another website in IE mode within the same window fails.
  • Adds more dynamic widget content with notification badging to your taskbar. When you open the Widgets board, a banner appears at the top of the board. It contains more information about what triggered the notification sound.
  • Fixes an issue affecting dual SIM calls. If you do not select a SIM card on your smartphone and initiate a call on your device, the dual SIM function will not work.
  • Addresses an issue affecting some apps that aren't signed by the Microsoft Store. You need to install them again after upgrading the operating system.

KB5017389 – Highlights

The list of improvements that Microsoft has made in the maintenance of the Windows 11 2022 updates, this time it is very extensive. Microsoft is visibly pushing the pace and is gradually delivering previously promised functionalities for the operating system.

Microsoft improves in many areas

As an excerpt from the official release notes confirms, Microsoft improved in the areas of Microsoft Store, Microsoft Office 365, Hyper-V and Direct Memory Access as well as in the indexing of the Windows search.

  • Addresses an issue affecting some apps that aren't signed by the Microsoft Store. You must reinstall them after upgrading the operating system.
  • Fixes issues that cause Microsoft Store updates to fail.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents you from updating Sign in to various Microsoft Office 365 apps. This affects Outlook, Word, Teams, etc.
  • Reduces the performance that Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol uses on some devices when they are in sleep mode.
  • Addresses an issue affecting the Windows Search service. This causes indexing progress for the service to be slow.
  • Fixes an issue affecting some processors. This issue occurs when you enable Hyper-V and Kernel Direct Memory Access (DMA) protection.

KB5017389 – Improvements

A little more has happened under the hood this time, too, as the list of all improvements on the official Microsoft Support website suggests.

KB5017389 doesn't make any Problems

There are no known problems with the installation of the latest cumulative update KB5017389 and the update already ran without problems in the Release Preview Channel. However, the update is still classified as optional and will not be installed automatically.

Download on ComputerBase

As usual, the latest update can also be downloaded as a standalone for x64 (.msu ) and Arm64 (.msu) can be downloaded directly from the Microsoft update catalog and the ComputerBase download area.

Users who are already on Build 22621 will get the update offered automatically via Windows Update.


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