📢 Windows 10 (KB5016616) August 2022 Patch Tuesday update is now available


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Windows 10 August 2022 Patch Tuesday Update is now rolling out as KB5016616. Here's the list of new improvements, and the official download link. - Story published by Kunal Chowdhury on




As it is the second Tuesday of the month, it's time for patching all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Being the eighth patch of the year, Microsoft now started rolling out the Windows 10 August 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5016616) update for versions 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, and Windows 11 August 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5016629) update for version 21H2.

 

This update adds security improvements to your Windows operating system. To know more about the fixes in this build, and to download the Windows 10 KB5016616 update offline installer, continue reading further.

 

Windows 10 Patch Tuesday (KB5016616) update is now available

 

As you already know that Windows 10 is a service, it gets better through periodic software updates via the Windows Updates. If you have already enabled the automatic updates, its automatically downloads and updates all or most of the updates.

 

As the Windows 10 versions 21H2, and 21H1 share a common core operating system and an identical set of system files, this update comes to all those listed operating system versions.

 

Windows 10 KB5016616 Update is now rolling out to Windows 10 version 20H2, Windows 10 version 21H1, and Windows 10 version 21H2 bringing the build number to 19042.1889, 19043.1889, and 19044.1889, respectively. For more information, and to download the offline installer for Windows 10 KB5016616 Update, continue reading more.

 

 

What's new and improved in Windows 10 KB5016616 update

Addresses an issue that might cause the Local Security Authority Server Service (LSASS) to leak tokens. This issue affects devices that have installed Windows updates dated June 14, 2022 or later. This issue occurs when the device performs a specific form of service for user (S4U) in a non-Trusted Computing Base (TCB) Windows service that runs as Network Service.

 

Apart from this, the Windows 10 KB5011487 update also addresses the following issues:

  • Addresses a known issue that might prevent the Input Indicator and Language Bar from displaying in the notification area. This issue affects devices that have more than one language installed.
  • Addresses an issue that creates a duplicate print queue. This causes the original print queue to lose functionality.
  • Addresses an issue that affects the printing of files you submit to a printer.
  • Addresses a known issue that might prevent the Input Indicator and Language Bar from displaying in the notification area. This issue affects devices that have more than one language installed.
  • Addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.

 

REMINDER: Windows 10, version 2004 reached the end of servicing on December 14, 2021. To continue receiving security and quality updates, Microsoft recommends that you update to the latest version of Windows 10.

 

 

How to download Windows 10 KB5016616 update (offline installer)

If your Windows Update service is enabled, you should have received this update notification. If not, open the Windows 10 Settings app, navigate to Windows Update and click the "Check for Updates" button.

 

If you own multiple Windows 10 devices or if you would like to patch the systems manually, you can download the offline installer by clicking here. This is an official direct download link for Windows 10 KB5016616 update.

 


Story published by Kunal Chowdhury on
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