Microsoft has released the Windows 11 KB5016629 cumulative update with security updates, improvements, including fixes for File Explorer and the Start Menu and a new Focus Assist feature.
What’s new in the Windows 11 KB5016629 update
After installing today’s non-security update, Windows 11 will have its build number changed to 22000.856.
The Windows 11 KB5016629 cumulative update includes approximately 22 improvements and fixes, including a new Focus Assist feature.
Addresses a known issue that might prevent some of you from opening the Start menu. On the affected devices, clicking or tapping the Start button or using the Windows keyboard shortcut might have no effect.
Microsoft is pushing the new security update with Windows 11 22000.856 (KB5016629) build number.
It is a small incremental upgrade measuring around 289MB on x64-based PCs and 405MB on ARM64-based PCs. As always, the upgrade is available for manually sideloading, you can move to this page to download the latest patch.
- The August 2022 update fixes an issue that might cause consecutive video clip playback to fail in games that use DX12.
- The August 2022 CU fixes an issue that affects certain games that use the XAudio API to play sound effects.
- Fixes the issue that causes certificate-based machine account authentication to fail in some circumstances after you install the May 10, 2022 security updates on domain controllers.
- Fixes an issue that causes port mapping conflicts for containers.
- Fixes an issue that causes Code Integrity to continue trusting a file after the file has been modified.
- Fixes an issue that might cause Windows to stop working when you enable Windows Defender Application Control with the Intelligent Security Graph feature turned on.