Windows 10 KB5016688 Update Resolves Major Issues

Microsoft recently released the Windows 10 KB5016688 Update that addresses many major problems. It’s worth noting that Windows 10 KB5016688 is an optional update and the official rollout will be on the 8th of September 2022 i.e. Patch Tuesday.

Some of the most noteworthy changes that this update offers are,

  • Fixes a crash with the error 0x1E when shutting down or restarting the Windows 10 device.
  • Microsoft Edge may stop responding in IE Mode.
  • Fixes an issue that caused subscription activations to fail.
  • Fixes an issue that caused game installations to fail because of licensing issues.
  • Fixes an issue that caused virtualized App-V Microsoft Office applications to stop working or fail to open.
  • Fixes an issue that degraded Bitlocker performance.
  • Fixes an issue that caused the continued trusting of revoked Attestation Identity Key certificates.
  • Fixes an issue with the Storport driver that could stop the system from responding.

If you’re facing any major problems with the previous windows updates then you can install this optional update before it officially rolls out a few weeks from now.

To install this update,

Go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. In the Optional updates available area, you’ll find the link to download and install the update. We would like to advise our readers that preview updates are generally considered beta.

Consequently, before installing a preview update ensure that your PC is backed up.