Windows 10 KB5026361, which includes numerous fixes, is now being pushed to devices in the production channel. This update is available via Windows Update or can be manually installed using the.msu file. Microsoft has made available offline installers for Windows 10 KB5026361.
KB5026361 for Windows 10 is a required safety update that will be downloaded and installed without user interaction at some point. Update pausing and delaying will be unavailable for well over a month. This is a security update, so don’t expect any major changes to the operating system. A number of enhancements have been made, however.
For instance, you can now modify the language used for your Microsoft account’s interface and regional settings in one convenient location: the Settings menu. The update also includes this change and a number of other bug fixes. The issue that caused Edge IT mode to stop working has been fixed, for instance, by Microsoft.
The update fixes a problem where the “News and interests” feature in Windows 10 was not functioning properly.
Like previous updates, the May 2023 Update for Windows 10 is being released through Windows Update. You can get a copy by visiting Settings > Protections and Upgrades > Update for Windows. To look for new Windows updates, hit the “Check for updates” button.
Windows 11 users will receive KB5026372 with the same fixes for bugs, but distinct distinctions.
The following updates will be available when you check for updates on Windows 10 today:
Update for Windows 10 22H2 on x64-based Systems, Cumulative, 2023-05 (KB5026361)
Windows 10 x64-based systems: cumulative update 2023-05 (KB5026361)
Download Links for Windows 10 KB5026361
File update for Windows 10: KB5026361 Quick and Easy Downloads: Both x64 and x86-64 (32 bits).
KB5026361 (Build 19045.2965) Full Changelog
The company has updated the firewall settings so that users can set up rules for specific applications.
When “Smart Card is Required for Interactive Logon” is activated, the update fixes an issue where incorrect password expiration notices are sent to users.
The issue where the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) process would unexpectedly terminate and force a system restart has also been fixed.
In addition, the problems with provisioning packages failing to apply in certain circumstances requiring elevation and with protected content display when using Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview are addressed in the update released in May 2023.
Customers using mobile device management (MDM) will also be relieved to know that this update fixes the printing problem brought on by an exception.
Additionally, the update fixes issues with the Microsoft Edge WebView2 causing an infinite loop during process restarts, the keyboard layout reverting to the system default in certain console sessions, and signing into Windows Hello for Business with a PIN.
In addition, problems with the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS), DirectX applications running on older Intel graphics drivers, the Unified Write Filter (UWF), the Resilient File System (ReFS), MySQL commands on Windows Xenon containers, SMB Direct on systems using multi-byte character sets, and the Unified Write Filter (UWF) have all been fixed.