Download KB5017308 Windows 10 Cumulative Update For September 2022

KB5017308 cumulative update is for Windows 10 versions 21H1, 21H2 and 22H1. This update fixes many vulnerabilities and bugs in Windows 10 OS.

Patch Tuesday Windows 10

As usual, Windows 10 updates have been released this September 2022 Patch Tuesday. KB5017308 cumulative update has been released for Windows 10 Versions 22H1, 21H2 and 21H1. After installing this update, the OS build numbers will be updated to 19044.2006 (21H2), 19043.2006 (21H1) and 19042.2006 (20H2).

The table below indicates what the build of your OS will be after installing KB5017308:

Windows 10 versionUpdated OS Build
21H219044.2006
21H119043.2006
20H219042.2006
Windows 10 Build numbers after installing KB5017308 cumulative update

Support for Windows 10 20H2 has been discontinued. If you still use this version of Windows 10, you should probably update to the latest version at your earliest. This ensures that you will not stop getting the latest updates from Microsoft and keep your system safe from upcoming security threats and vulnerabilities. Microsoft will only release updates for Windows 10 20H2 Enterprise users.

Fixes and improvements in KB5017308

Since Microsoft has already announced Windows 10 will be discontinued by 2025, we don’t expect new features to be launched for Windows 10. In line with this philosophy, only security issues have been addressed for the Operating System.

If you want to enjoy new feature releases, you should probably get Windows 11 for yourself.

Known issues

If you have installed Windows 10 using a custom installation media, installing KB5017308 will remove Microsoft Edge. This update might not automatically install the new Chromium Edge. You will need to download and install Edge manually.

After installing KB5017308, XPS Viewer may stop opening XPS documents. Instead, XPS Viewer will start taking large amounts of RAM if not closed manually.

Possible incorrect display time and date if you are in Chile. DST settings were officially changed, from 4th September to 10th September. If Windows doesn’t change the time automatically, you will need to update it manually. Otherwise, there will be a time difference of 60 minutes from Chile’s official time.

Download and Install KB5017308

This is a mandatory update and will automatically be downloaded and installed by the Windows Update service. There are two ways to install this update. First, you can open Windows Settings and go to Windows Update and select Check for Updates to receive updates instantly and automatically.

Second, you can download this update from the direct download links given below for offline installation:

Windows 10 Version 21H2

Download KB5016616 for Windows 10 Version 21H2 64-Bit [675.2 MB]

Download KB5016616 for Windows 10 Version 21H2 32-Bit [349.2 MB]

Windows 10 Version 21H1

Download KB5016616 for Windows 10 Version 21H1 64-Bit [675.2 MB]

Download KB5016616 for Windows 10 Version 21H1 32-Bit [349.2 MB]

To install the update, simply run the downloaded MSU file and Windows will automatically install the update. You can also extract the CAB file from the MSU file and install it.

To download any other updates related to any of the above, please check the Microsoft Catalog.

Rollback/Remove Windows 10 Cumulative Update

If you do not wish to keep the installed update for some reason, you can always roll back to the previous build of the OS. However, this can only be performed within the next 10 days after installing the new update.

To roll back after 10 days, you will need to apply this trick.

Cleanup After Installing Windows Update

If you want to save space after installing Windows updates, you can run the following commands one after the other in Command Prompt with administrative privileges:

dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore
dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup

Block KB5017308 from installing

Since KB5017308 is a mandatory update, it will download and install itself on the schedule. If you want to block it temporarily or permanently, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Download Show or hide updates tool from Microsoft.
  2. Run the utility and start Next to start the scanning process.Show or hide updatesShow or hide updates
  3. Next, select the Hide updates button.Hide updatesHide updates
  4. The tool will show available updates to hide. Select problematic updates and press Next.list of updates to hidelist of updates to hide
  5. This automatically hides the update from Windows Update and it will not be installed during the next update process. Press the Close button to close.

If you want to unhide or show hidden updates, run the tool again and select Show hidden updates instead of Hide updates. The rest of the process is the same.

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