Windows 10

Microsoft has released the optional cumulative update KB5011831 Preview for Windows 10 20H2, Windows 10 21H1, and Windows 10 21H2 that fixes 26 bugs.

This update contains many bug fixes, including those for Microsoft OneDrive, Remote Desktop, News and Interest, Azure Active Directory, and Windows 10 startup delays.

The cumulative update preview of KB5011831 is part of Microsoft’s April 2022 monthly “C” update, which allows administrators to test upcoming fixes released during the May 2022 Patch Tuesday updates.

Unlike Patch Tuesday updates, the “C” preview updates are optional and do not include security updates. However, if you run a Windows Insider build, the preview update will be installed automatically.

Windows users can install this update by going to Settings, clicking Windows Update and manually doing a ‘Check for updates’.

Since this is an optional update, you will be asked if you want to install it by clicking the “Download and Install” link as shown in the image below.

Windows 10 KB5011831 Cumulative Update PreviewWindows 10 KB5011831 Cumulative Update Preview
Source: BleepingComputer

Windows 10 users can also manually download and install the KB5011831 preview update from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

What’s New in Windows 10 KB5011831

After installing this update, Windows 10 20H2 will be updated to build 19042.1682, Windows 10 21H1 will be updated to build 19043.1682, and Windows 10 21H2 will be updated to build 19044.1682.

The Windows 10 Cumulative Update Preview KB5011831 contains twenty-six improvements or fixes, with the six highlighted fixes listed below:

New! Updates the maintenance for the Secure Boot component of Windows with new improvements.

Fixes a bug that caused Internet Explorer to stop working when copying and pasting text using an IME.

Fixes a bug that causes a black screen for some users when signing in and out of Windows.

Fixes a bug that causes Microsoft OneDrive to lose focus on a file after you rename it and press Enter.

Fixes a bug that caused the News & Interest panel to open by itself.

Fixes a bug that prevents you from changing an expired password when logging in to Windows.

A full list of the twenty-six fixes found in this preview update can be found in the KB5011831 support bulletin.


This post Update for Windows 10 KB5011831 released with 26 bug fixes, improvements was original published at “https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-kb5011831-update-released-with-26-bug-fixes-improvements/”

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