Windows 11 KB5030219 Cumulative Update: Everything You Need to Know

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Microsoft has just released September 2023 security updates for all its products, including Windows 11. This latest cumulative update, also known as the September 2023 Patch Tuesday update, is available for users running Windows 11 version 22H2 (Build 22621.2283) or later.

A total of 59 vulnerabilities have been fixed. Microsoft has also published two advisories. Of these CVEs, 55 are rated as important and 1 as moderate. Two of the vulnerabilities are being actively exploited. It’s critical to update your Windows 11 installation as soon as possible. These include the following:

  • CVE-2023-36802 – Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
  • CVE-2023-36761 – Microsoft Word Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Unlike most Patch Tuesday updates, this update brings in a couple of feature enhancements to Windows 11 in addition to the usual security fixes.

KB5030219 is a mandatory security update that will be installed with Windows Update. But if you are having issues with the Windows Update, Microsoft has also published offline installers for this update . You can download KB5030219 using the direct download links given on this page and install the update using the msi installer.

Release Summary: KB5030219

  • KB Article: KB5030219
  • Update Type: Cumulative Update (Patch Tuesday)
  • OS Version: Windows 11 version 22H2
  • OS Build: 22621.2283
  • Size: 400.8 MB
  • Release Date: 12th September 2023

What’s new in KB5030219 for Windows 11 22H2

The changelog for this update includes the following:

  • Addresses an issue that affects the resultant set of policy (RSoP) report when you try to enable optional updates.
  • Adds a new policy called “Enable optional updates via Windows Update” to provide administrators with more control over the installation of optional updates .
  • Fixes the issue where the Enable optional updates policy in Group Policy does not work as expected.
  • Introduces search highlights within the search box, improving the search experience on Windows 11.
  • Improves search bar flyout behavior. Hovering your cursor on the search bar will automatically open the flyout. To disable this, you can go to Windows Settings > Personalization and change the Search bar experience.
  • This update addresses an issue with the search box size when using tablet posture mode
  • Narrator identifies the correct search results

Overall, this update will enhance the user experience for Windows 11 users, especially for people who use Windows search frequently.

Although Microsoft doesn’t list any known issues in this update, you can go through Windows 11 known issues and fixes if you’re concerned about any specific issue.

Download and install Windows 11 KB5030219

There are two ways to install this update, either through Windows Update or by downloading an offline installer. We’ll list down both ways here.

Offline Installers

Download KB5030219 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 11 Version 22H2 64-Bit [400.6 MB]

Download KB5030219 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 11 Version 22H2 ARM64 [523.4 MB]

To install the update, simply run the downloaded MSU file and Windows will automatically install the update. To download any other updates related to any of the above, please check the Microsoft Catalog.

Windows Update

To install this update via Windows Update, you need to be running Windows 11 version 22H2. To check your version of the operating system, type in “winver” in the Run Command box and press Enter.

Once ensured you have the correct OS version, perform the following steps to install KB5030219:

  1. Navigate to the following:

    Settings app >> Windows Update
  2. Here, click “Check for updates.”

    Check for pending updates
    Check for pending updates
  3. Click “Download and install” under the available optional update.

    You will see the following update available under Optional quality update available:

    2023-08 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 11 Version 22H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5030219) is available
  4. [Conditional] If you haven’t opted to get the latest Windows updates as soon as they are available, you may see a dialog box pop up. Choose whether you want to opt in or not.

    Choose to get updates as soon as they are available
    Choose to get updates as soon as they are available
  5. Once the update is downloaded and installed, click “Restart Now.”

    Restart computer 2
    Restart computer

Once the computer restarts, the update will be successfully installed. To confirm this, check the updated build number by typing in “winver” in the Run Command box.

Rollback/Remove Windows 11 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 Updates

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
dism cleanup
Cleanup Windows after Windows Update installation

Block KB5030219 from installing

Although this is an optional update, which means that it won’t install without you manually pressing any buttons. However, you can completely block it from installing, both temporarily or permanently, using these steps:

  1. Download the “Show or hide updates” tool from Microsoft.

  2. Run the utility and click Next to start the scanning process.

    Show or hide updates
    Show or hide updates
  3. Next, click the “Hide updates” button.

    Hide updates
    Hide updates
  4. Select the updates you want to block and click Next.

    list of updates to hide
    List of updates to hide

    This automatically hides the update from Windows Update and it will not be installed during the next update process.

  5. Click the Close button.

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.

References and further reading

Windows 11 Patch Tuesday History

KB ArticleOS VersionBuildRelease DateSignificant ChangesAnnouncement
KB503585323H2, 22H2226X1.329612-Mar-24Fixes Windows Update installation known error “0x800F0922”, Support for USB4 v2, edit Android screenshots with Snipping ToolMicrosoft announcement of KB5035853
KB503476523H2, 22H2226X1.315513-Feb-24Fixed Narrator, search in Start menu, and more. Moved Copilot icon in taskbar to the rightMicrosoft announcement of KB5034765
KB503412323H2, 22H2226X1.30079-Jan-23Improved weather widget on lock screen, fixed Wi-Fi connectivity issue for education and corporate usersMicrosoft announcement of KB5034123
KB503337523H2, 22H2226X1.286112-Dec-23Copilot improvements, Windows Spotlight to be the default backgroundMicrosoft announcement of KB5033375
KB503219023H2, 22H2226X1.2715 14-Nov-23Enable Moment 4 features, addresses zero-day vulnerabilities, introduces issues with Copilot and COLRv1.Microsoft announcement of KB5032190
KB503135422H222621.242810-Oct-23Introduces Copilot and Dev Drives, new voice access commands, improvements to Settings app and File ExplorerMicrosoft announcement of KB5031354
KB503021922H222621.228312-Sep-23Improved Search app, search flyout box on hover, easily tab through search resultsMicrosoft announcement of KB5030219
KB502926322H222621.21348-Aug-23Addresses VPN issues, more accurate brightness levels, notifications more reliableMicrosoft Announcement of KB5029263
KB502925321H222000.22958-Aug-23Addresses VPN issues, reliable notificationsMicrosoft Announcement of KB5029253
KB502818522H222621.199211-Jul-23Share local files with Outlook contacts, 78 vulnerabilities addressesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5028185
KB502818221H222000.217611-Jul-23Announcement of some Windows 11 22H2 editions EOL, share local files with Outlook contacts Microsoft Announcement of KB5028182
KB502723122H222621.184813-Jun-23Fixes a known issue with 32-bit apps, addresses a Windows kernel information disclosure vulnerabilityMicrosoft Announcement of KB5027231
KB502722321H222000.205713-Jun-23Fixes a known issue with 32-bit apps, addresses a Windows kernel information disclosure vulnerabilityMicrosoft Announcement of KB5027223
KB502637222H222621.17029-May-23Option to get the latest non-security updates immediately, new animations in the Widgets iconsMicrosoft Announcement of KB5026372
KB502636821H222000.19369-May-23Addresses issues with LSASS and other fixesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5026368
KB502523922H222621.155511-Apr-23Microsoft account notifications in the Start menu, the search box will be lighter in a custom color theme, and a plethora of fixesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5025239
KB502522421H222000.181711-Apr-23Fixes known issues with kiosk devicesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5025224
KB502370622H222621.141314-Mar-23AI Bing search box, iOS linking, tabbed notepad, screen recording from Snipping Tool, redesigned Quick AssistMicrosoft Announcement of KB5023706
KB502369821H222000.169614-Mar-23Phase three of DCOM hardening, other fixesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5023698
KB502284522H222621.126514-Feb-23.NET Framework updates integrated into UUP-based feature updatesMicrosoft Announcement of KB5022845
KB502283621H222000.157414-Feb-23– Combines Windows Spotlight with Themes on the Personalization page
– Multiple changes to the Accounts Settings page
Microsoft Announcement of KB5022836
KB502230322H222621.110510-Jan-23– ODBC Connectivity with SQL Server fixed.
– Local Session Manager security issues fixed
Microsoft Announcement of KB5022303
KB502228721H222000.145510-Jan-23– ODBC Connectivity with SQL Server fixed.
– Local Session Manager security issues fixed
Microsoft Announcement of KB5022287
KB502125522H222621.96313-Dec-22-UI discrepancies in Task Manager are fixed
-DPAPI decryption issue is fixed
Microsoft Announcement of KB5021255
KB5021234 21H222000.133513-Dec-22-UI discrepancies in Task Manager are fixed
-DPAPI decryption issue is fixed
Microsoft Announcement of KB5021234
KB501998022H222621.8198-Nov-22Task Manager option added to taskbar’s context menuMicrosoft Announcement of KB5019980
KB501996121H222000.12198-Nov-22Task Manager option added to taskbar’s context menuMicrosoft Announcement of KB5019961
Changelog for Windows 11 Patch Tuesday updates

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Usman Khurshid
Usman Khurshid is a seasoned IT Pro with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He has experience in everything from IT support, helpdesk, sysadmin, network admin, and cloud computing. He is also certified in Microsoft Technologies (MCTS and MCSA) and also Cisco Certified Professional in Routing and Switching.

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