Windows 11 KB5017328 hands on – what’s new, improved and broken

Windows 11 KB5017328 is made available to all users with some handy improvements, but no significant changes. The offline installers for KB5017328 are available for download from Microsoft Update Catalog, but you can also download the update through Windows Update.

KB5017328 is designated as a’security important update’. That means that it will download and then automatically be applied to your system in the event that you don’t stop it for more than seven days. Of course, it’s possible to delay the update if you experience problems. To do this, go into Windows Update and hit the Pause button.



The update is rolling out in conjunction with the Windows 11’s Sept. 2022 Patch Tuesday cycle. It has three major changes, but they’re directed towards enterprise customers. For instance, Microsoft says it enhanced Defender for Endpoint’s capabilities to detect and block advanced malware and ransomware.

To download the update navigate to Settings > Windows Update and look for updates. You’ll find the following patch:

2022-09 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5017328)

Download Links for Windows 11 KB5017328

Windows 11 KB5017328 Direct Download Links: 64-bit.

Click the link above and go to Microsoft’s Update Catalog. Then, on the Update Catalog page, click on the “download” button next to the OS version running in your computer. Once you have identified the OS, click the .msu link to start the download.

Windows 11 KB5017328 (Build 22000.978) significant changelog

Microsoft has solved a serious problem that affected Microsoft accounts (MSA). A flaw within Windows 11 prevented users from accessing the desktop since the web-based dialog allows you to sign-in and out may not be displayed.

Windows 11 Build 22000.978 also resolves an issue in which the printer could not fail or fail due to compatibility issues caused by USB printing that could result in. This issue was first reported when users rebooted or installed the driver.

The bug has been fixed which means that Windows 11 SE won’t trust certain Microsoft Store apps. This issue stops users from installing the app that isn’t trusted. In addition, Microsoft says it fixed an issue in which specific Bluetooth audio headsets stopped playing after adjusting the progress bar.

Here’s a complete list of important bug fixes that are available in Windows 11 Build 22000.978:

  • Microsoft has given IT administrators the capability to add more languages and other features related to languages remotely. Admins can also manage language scenarios across several endpoint managers.
  • Fixed an issue where ServerAssignedConfigurations may be reported as null in a few full configuration scenarios.
  • Correction of an issue that impacts the high dynamic range auto-automatic Auto HDR feature on certain GPU systems.
  • A problem was fixed where Microsoft Edge could stop responding in IE mode.
  • Fixing a problem that blocks virtualized apps of App-V Office from opening.
  • Correction of an issue that caused the installation of Windows Hello for Business could fail if you reset your system under certain conditions.
  • Microsoft solved a number of issues with USB printing. One of them is that causes the printer to stop functioning after restarting or reinstall it. Other issues include driver issues, and communications issues that hinder users from using the features of the device.
  • Fixing BitLocker performance issues.
  • This fix addresses a problem that stops HyperVisor code Integrity from being automatically enabled.
  • A problem was fixed where devices not running Windows couldn’t authenticate with smart cards.
  • A problem was fixed that caused an issue that causes the Resultant Set of Policy tool to cease functioning.

Issues that are well-known in Windows 11 Build 22000.978

We’ve been running Windows 11 Build 22000.978 on our primary computers for 30 minutes and haven’t noticed any significant changes. Overall it seems that Build 22000.978 appears to be fairly stable release , and users haven’t had any reports of critical problems.

Microsoft is still investigating reports of XPS Viewer not being able opening XML Paper Specification (XPS) documents written in languages other than English. The affected languages are Japanese and Chinese However, only certain character encodings of characters are affected. This problem is affecting equally XML Paper Specification (XPS) as well as Open XML Paper Specification (OXPS) documents.

This issue can result in an error message to appear in the viewer and can cause performance issues for certain systems. The good news is that Microsoft representatives have confirmed the XPS issue won’t impact users since the feature isn’t included by default until 2020.

Microsoft has promised to release an update within the next release. Another issue is that affects users in Chile where the time displayed in Windows and apps may not be accurate.

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