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Windows 10 build 19044.2006 (KB5017308) outs for 21H2, 21H1, 20H2

Windows 10's supported versions are getting updates as part of the September Patch Tuesday release, and here's all you need to know.

Windows 10 update KB5017308
  • Microsoft releases update KB5017308 for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2.
  • The update increases the version number to build 19044.2006.
  • The update KB5015878 introduces security fixes and minor changes.

Microsoft is releasing the update KB5017308 for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2 with several fixes and improvements.

The update KB5017308 bumps the version number to build 19042.2006 (20H2), 19043.2006 (21H1), and 19044.2006 (21H2), and according to the official changes, the update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal functionality. In addition, this update also includes the non-security fixes and improvements that the company made available as an optional update on August 15 (KB5016688).

If you prefer manually installing the September 2022 update, you can download it from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Update KB5017308 changes for Windows 10

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

  • Give IT admins the ability to remotely add languages and language-related features. Additionally, they can now manage language scenarios across several endpoint managers.
  • Enhanced Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s ability to identify and intercept ransomware and advanced attacks.
  • Fixed an issue that causes ServerAssignedConfigurations to be null in a few full configuration scenarios.
  • Fixed a known issue that causes Microsoft Edge to stop responding when you use IE mode. This issue also prevents you from interacting with a dialog.
  • Fixed an issue that affects transparency in layered windows when you are in High Definition remote applications integrated locally (RAIL) mode.
  • Fixed an issue that might generate error 0x1E when you shut down or restart a device.
  • Fixed an issue that causes a subscription activation to fail under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue that might cause some game installations to fail because of a licensing issue.
  • Fixed an issue that prevents virtualized App-V Microsoft Office applications from opening or causes them to stop working.
  • Fixed an issue that might cause the deployment of the Windows Hello for Business certificate to fail in certain circumstances after you reset a device.
  • Fixed an issue that degrades BitLocker performance.
  • Fixed an issue that causes the Resultant Set of Policy tool (Rsop.msc) to stop working when it processes 1,000 or more “File System” security settings.
  • Fixed an issue that continues to trust a revoked Attestation Identity Key (AIK) certificate and fails to generate a new certificate.
  • Fixed an issue that causes the Take a Test app to remove all policies related to lockdown enforcement when you close the app.
  • Fixed an issue that affects the jump list icon colors in the Search app.
  • Fixed an issue that affects Focus Assist functionality for applications that run in full screen.
  • Fixed an issue that prevents devices from receiving an offer from Windows Update for the same extension driver when that extension driver is already installed without the base driver.
  • Fixed a race condition that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) to stop working on Active Directory domain controllers. This issue occurs when LSASS processes simultaneous Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) over Transport Layer Security (TLS) requests that fail to decrypt. The exception code is 0xc0000409 (STATUS_STACK_BUFFER_OVERRUN).
  • Fixed an issue that affects a lookup for a nonexistent security ID (SID) from the local domain using read-only domain controller (RODC). The lookup unexpectedly returns the STATUS_TRUSTED_DOMAIN_FAILURE error instead of STATUS_NONE_MAPPED or STATUS_SOME_MAPPED.
  • Fixed an issue that might cause cldflt.sys to reference invalid memory in race conditions.
  • Fixed an issue that affects input and output in the Storport driver and might cause your system to stop responding.

Older releases of Windows 10

The company is also rolling out the update KB5017315 for version 1809 bumping the build number to 17763.3406), and it includes fixes for security issues.

Furthermore, Windows 10 1607 received the update KB5017305 that bumps the version to build 14393.5356, and it addresses several problems. Finally, Windows 10 1507 is getting the update KB5017327 which increases the version to build 10240.19444, fixes a bunch of issues, and hardening change that requires printers and scanners that use smart cards for authentication to have firmware that complies with section 3.2.1 of RFC 4556.

Download update KB5017308 for Windows 10

The update is available immediately and will download and install automatically, but 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.