Microsoft has simply launched a brand new Home windows 10 cumulative replace, clearly as a part of the August 2022 Patch Tuesday rollout, so the main target is clearly on safety enhancements.
The brand new cumulative replace for Home windows 10 model 21H2, which is at present the latest model of the working system, is KB5016616, and it clearly comes with the identical enhancements as for Home windows 10 model 21H1 – these two releases share the same codebase, so Microsoft ships the identical replace for each of them.
Given it’s a Patch Tuesday launch, KB5016616 is initially supposed to deal with safety vulnerabilities within the working system.
However on the identical time, it additionally comes with three extra fixes, together with for printing and the Language Bar.
Microsoft lists the next enhancements as a part of cumulative replace KB5016616:
- Addresses a difficulty that impacts the printing of recordsdata you undergo a printer.
- Addresses a recognized subject that may forestall the Enter Indicator and Language Bar from displaying within the notification space. This subject impacts units which have a couple of language put in.
- Addresses safety points to your Home windows working system.
There are additionally a number of recognized points on this cumulative replace, and one among them has solely not too long ago been acknowledged by Microsoft. Additionally affecting Home windows 11, this bug impacts XPS Viewer, subsequently it solely impacts the computer systems the place this app has been manually put in.
“After putting in this replace, XPS Viewer is perhaps unable to open XML Paper Specification (XPS) paperwork in some non-English languages, together with some Japanese and Chinese language character encodings. This subject impacts each XML Paper Specification (XPS) and Open XML Paper Specification (OXPS) recordsdata,” Microsoft says.
“When encountering this subject, you could obtain an error, “This web page can’t be displayed” inside XPS Viewer or it’d cease responding and have excessive CPU utilization with regularly growing reminiscence utilization. When the error is encountered, if XPS Viewer will not be closed it’d attain as much as 2.5GB of reminiscence utilization earlier than closing unexpectedly.”
A repair for this subject is already within the works, Microsoft says.