January 2024 Windows 10 Non-Security Preview Update

Started by Corrine, January 23, 2024, 06:45:05 PM

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Microsoft released KB5034203 for Windows 10 version 22H2 optional non-security release preview (Windows monthly updates explained).

Highlights included in the update:
  • This update addresses an issue that affects some single-function printers. They might install as a scanner.
  • The coming weeks will bring a richer weather experience to your lock screen. This includes dynamic, interactive weather updates.
  • Microsoft has been working to ensure compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in the European Economic Area (EEA). To learn more, see Previewing changes in Windows to comply with the Digital Markets Act in the European Economic Area.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects an Internet Explorer shortcut. After you use a policy to remove it, the shortcut reappears.
  • This update addresses an issue that stops you from reconnecting to an existing Remote Desktop session.

See the KB article for the lengthy list of quality improvements included in the update.

This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates. Servicing stack updates (SSU) ensure that you have a robust and reliable servicing stack so that your devices can receive and install Microsoft updates. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.

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 website.

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