What’s new on Windows 11 KB5028185 Moment 3 update

Windows 11 update

Today Microsoft has released Windows 11 KB5028185 and KB5028182 updates for version 22H2 and 21H2 with a few bug fixes and quality improvements. The latest Windows 11 KB5028185 brings the so-called Moment 3 update to Windows 11 and advances the build number to 22621.1992. This release follows the preview version of the update, which was curiously released on 27 July just a few weeks ago include fixes for the Windows kernel, Video flickering in certain apps, File Explorer (explorer.exe) not working, Timeout Detection and Recovery (TDR) errors while playing game and more. Both Windows 11 KB5028185 and KB5028182 are mandatory as they bring the July 2023 Patch Tuesday security updates for vulnerabilities discovered in previous months. Here’s the list of fixes, and the Windows 11 KB5028185 official download link.

The following two updates are now available for Windows 11 devices:

  • Windows 11, version 21H2: KB5028182 (OS Build 22000.2176)
  • Windows 11, version 22H2: KB5028185 (OS Build 22621.1992)

Windows 11 KB5028185 offline installers are also available for download, these MSU installers can be used to manually upgrade the devices to the latest version. The latest update KB5028185 for Windows 11 also includes everything that we got with last month’s ‘D’ week update, which was optional.


Download Windows 11 KB5028185

This is part of the July 2023 patch update for Windows 11 that downloads and installs automatically devices running Windows 11 version 22H2. Make sure your device has a working internet connection to connect to the Microsoft server and download the latest Windows 11 KB5028185 update.

This patch is currently rolling out to everyone via Windows Update, but you can also download the offline installers of Windows 11 KB5028185 and manually install it.

  • Press the Windows key + S, type settings, and select the first result,
  • Go to Windows update and look if the 2023-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5028185) is available for download.

Windows 11 KB5028185 update

  • If not hit the check for updates button, and click on the download now button to begin the process.
  • Once done, restart your computer to apply the changes,

And press the Windows key + R, type winver and hit enter key to check the latest build details.

Windows 11 Build 22621.1848 download

Windows 11 KB5028185 offline installers

Here are Windows 11 update offline installer files that you can manually download and install on your device.

  • Windows 11 KB5028185 for version 22H2 Direct Download Links: 64-bit.
  • Windows 11 KB5028182 for version 21H2 Direct Download Links: 64-bit.

Note: The above link opens the Microsoft Update Catalog which is the library of Windows Update offline installers. You need to click on the ‘Download’ button next to the version of the OS installed on your machine and run the .msu files to begin the installation of the update.

Windows 11 KB5027231 Offline installer download

Windows 11 KB5028185 changelog

The latest Windows 11 KB5028185 cumulative update (OS Build 22621.1992) brings security updates, and improvements, including fixes for File Explorer (explorer.exe) not working issues, Video flickering certain apps, On-screen keyboard not opening after locking the machine. and more.

This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. Also brings the so-called Moment 3 update to Windows 11 with few new features including the ability to show seconds in the taskbar clock, new VPN status icon on the system tray, a two-factor authentication code copy button, new settings for USB4 devices and presence sensors and more.

On their release note, Microsoft noted this update addresses security issues for your Windows operating system.

You can create a live memory dump for any process from the Task Manager. This makes it easier to troubleshoot application crashes and other issues. To learn more, see Task Manager live memory dump.

This update provides a copy button for you to quickly copy two-factor authentication (2FA) codes. These are in notification toasts you get from apps installed on your PC or from phones linked to your PC.

Additionally, you now have the option to display seconds in the clock on the system tray. If you prefer to see the exact time down to the seconds, you can turn this feature on. To do so, go to Settings > Personalization > Taskbar, and look for the Taskbar behaviors section. Alternatively, you can simply right-click on the taskbar and choose taskbar settings for quick access.

This update replaces the settings for Show the touch keyboard when there’s no keyboard attached. These are located at Settings > Time & language > Typing > Touch keyboard.

This update adds a USB4 hubs and devices Settings page. You can find it at Settings> Bluetooth & devices > USB > USB4 Hubs and Devices. This new page provides information about the system’s USB4 capabilities and the attached peripherals on a system that supports USB4.

A new VPN status icon, represented by a small shield, has been added to the system tray. This icon will appear when you’re connected to a recognized VPN (Virtual Private Network) profile. It helps you know at a glance that your connection is secure. The VPN icon will be shown in your system’s accent color and will be overlayed over the active network connection.

This update improves the sharing of a local file in File Explorer with Microsoft Outlook contacts. Now, you have the option to quickly email a file to yourself, making it easier to share files.

Adds a presence sensor privacy setting in Settings > Privacy & security > Presence sensing. If you have a device that has compatible presence sensors, you can now choose the apps that can access those sensors.

This update adds access key shortcuts to File Explorer’s context menu. An access key is a one-keystroke shortcut. You can use it to quickly run a command in a context menu using your keyboard. Each access key corresponds to a letter in the display name of the menu item. To try this out, you can click on a file in File Explorer and press the menu key on your keyboard.

The default action of the Print Screen button has been changed to open the Snipping Tool. The Print Screen button is commonly used to capture screenshots on Windows. If you have previously configured another application to control the Print Screen action, such as a third-party screenshot tool, you may need to set it as the default again after installing this update.

This update introduces a limit of 20 most recent tabs in Settings > Multitasking. This affects the number of tabs that appear when you use ALT + TAB and Snap Assist.

Also resolves an on-screen keyboard problem that prevents it from opening after locking the machine. Timeout Detection and Recovery (TDR) errors that may occur while playing games now resolved.

Additionally, it resolves video flickering in certain apps and addresses File Explorer crashes. fixes unexpected behavior in the Recommended section of the Start menu when right-clicking local files.

Microsoft states that there are a few known issues with this update.

  • Provisioning packages may not work as expected. Windows may only be configured partially and the ” Out Of Box Experience might not finish or might restart unexpectedly”.

You can read the complete changelog here.

Windows 11 KB5028182 changelog

The latest Windows 11 update KB5028182 (OS Build 22000.2176) is available for version 21H2 which also has a similar changelog. This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality and Includes security updates and improvements. Microsoft has also addressed a couple of known issues that cause compatibility issue because of unsupported use of the registry.

  • Adds “Let Windows Decide” as a default option for Default Terminal settings.
  • Fixes Narrator’s scan mode retention issue when switching between browsers.
  • Resolves Microsoft Intune push notification problem on devices with less than 3.5 GB of RAM.
  • Addresses Narrator reading the wrong state when canceling the selection of an option button.
  • Fixes scheduled monthly task not running on time during daylight savings time.
  • Resolves compatibility issues with certain applications using IDBObjectStore in Microsoft Edge and IE mode.
  • Fixes deletion of registry settings under the Policies paths during Group Policy processing.
  • Improves reliability of the Desktop Window Manager (DWM).
  • Fixes minor update installation issue for .msi files using EnterpriseDesktopAppManagement CSP.
  • Resolves excessive HTTP traffic on msftconnecttext.net.
  • Fixes Spooler service failure when printing from a specific workspace.
  • Addresses device resume issue with Network Protector for BitLocker.
  • Fixes tib.sys driver not loading when HyperVisor-protected Code Integrity (HVCI) is enabled.
  • Resolves TextInputHost.exe stop working problem.
  • Ensures correct location display in Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 for Remote Desktop sessions.
  • Fixes default permissions and authentication issues for HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders.
  • Enables authentication to Remote Desktop Services when RC4 is disabled for “Smart Card is Required for Interactive Logon” accounts.
  • Resolves File Explorer freeze when viewing access permissions indefinitely.

We recommend reading the complete change log on the Microsoft support site here.

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