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Title: Windows 11 Optional Preview Cumulative Update
Post by: Corrine on October 21, 2021, 05:43:15 PM
Microsoft released KB5006746 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/october-21-2021-kb5006746-os-build-22000-282-preview-03190705-0960-4ba4-9ee8-af40bef057d3), the monthly ā€œCā€ release preview cumulative update with non-security improvements and fixes for the Windows 11 original release, Build 22000.282.

See the referenced KB article for the highlighted changes as well as a long list of improvements and fixes included in the update.

Microsoft now combines the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system with the latest LCU. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/servicing-stack-updates) and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/servicing-stack-updates-ssu-frequently-asked-questions-06b62771-1cb0-368c-09cf-87c4efc4f2fe).

For information about the types of updates released by Microsoft each month see Windows 11 life cycle and servicing update (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/windows-lifecycle-and-servicing-update/ba-p/2493043).

Update:  To get the update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.  The link to download and install the update can be found in the Optional updates available area.  To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog (http://'https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB5006746') website.

Windows 11 update history (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/windows-11-update-history-a19cd327-b57f-44b9-84e0-26ced7109ba9)