Microsoft has released a preview cumulative update for the Windows 11 OS tagged KB5016691. Albeit not a big update, it still brings 22 fixes and improvements. It is a part of Microsoft’s C update for August 2022 and a preview version ahead of the upcoming September 2022 Patch Tuesday update.
Microsoft releases Windows 11 cumulative KB5016691 update
Tagged as an optional preview update, you may or may not install the Windows 11 cumulative KB5016691 and head straight to the upcoming September 2022 Patch Tuesday update.
Walk into the Settings app on your PC, and check out for ‘Windows Update >> Check for Updates’, where you can find if you have received this update or not. Read ahead for details on the changes the update brings on board.
Changes Onboard Windows 11 Cumulative KB5016691 Update
As a part of KB5016691, the Windows 11 build number will change to 22000.918. The update fixes problems revolving around Windows 11 SE, abruptly stopping trusting some Microsoft Store programs and preventing the installation of any rogue program.
There’s a fix for Microsoft Edge’s ceasing to respond when the user has engaged Internet Explorer mode. There was a problem with some Bluetooth audio headsets that would stop playing when adjusting the progress bar. Another fix comes onboard that fixes the USB printing issue where the printer would not respond to commands when restarting it.
Microsoft has added improvements to Microsoft Defender capacities to detect sophisticated assaults such as ransomware. IT administrators can now remotely add languages and allied capabilities across several endpoint managers. Microsoft has added Server Message Block Compression that compresses any file irrespective of size.
According to Softpedia News, there’s a single known issue with the Windows 11 cumulative KB5016691 update. It affects the XPS Viewer, which is now unavailable for usage by default. You can still manually engage it, but it won’t engage by default.