KB5018418 Windows 11 21H2 22000.1098 update is available

Windows 11 V21H2 22000.1098 CU KB5018418 changes, known issues, download link, and ways to install.

KB5018418 Windows 11 21H2 22000.1098

The penultimate version of Windows 11 has received a patch following the routine second Tuesday releases. KB5018418 is the release that brings important improvements regarding internal functionalities of the System. The LCU increases the version to Windows 11 22000.1098.

Full name of the rollout is – 2022-10 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5018418) where x64 can be ARM64 when system specs will change. Let’s have a look at what particulars this update brings –

Windows 11 KB5018418 improvements, known issues, and download links

Here is the changelog –

Changes and improvements

  • This update contains miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality. No additional issues were documented for this release.

See – KB5017328 Windows 11 21H2 22000.978 Update to address MSA Issue

Known issues

Applies to Symptom Workaround
IT admins After receiving this patch, file copies using Group Policy Preferences might face a problem. This might create empty shortcuts or files using 0 bytes or might fail. Known affected Group Policy Objects are associated with shortcuts and files located on User Configuration => Preferences => Windows Settings in Group Policy Editor.

We have covered – Fix Broken Desktop Shortcuts (GPO) Error KB5017308 Windows 10

Move forward with either of the underneath methods to mitigate this problem –

Clear off the check box against – Run in logged-on user’s security context (an option in user policy).

Important to know that this might not solve the problem for items through a wildcard (*).

Change Action from Replace to Update in the affected Group Policy.

In the condition, a wildcard (*) is utilized in the destination or location, removing the trailing \ (backslash) from the destination might permit the copy to be successful.

The team is working on a fix and will send an update in the next release.

How to download KB5018418 and install on Windows 11 22H2

Prior to receiving the patch, confirm that SSU 22000.1035 is installed on the system. Now move forward with either of the below-mentioned methods –

1] Through Auto Windows update

  1. Click – Search.
  2. Type – updates.
  3. Hit – Enter.
  4. Once on the Settings program, select – Check for updates.
  5. The system will scan and download the patch in some time depending on Internet speed.
  6. Select Restart now when a  pop-up asks.

2] Using Manual way

  1. Navigate to the KB5018418 download link.
  2. Discover the standalone file that can support your device on the Microsoft update catalog.
  3. Select Download from the right end.
  4. An isolated page will appear; click on the link present there.
  5. Back to the desktop, double click on .MSU file.
  6. On the verification prompt, click –Yes.

Source – Release note.

That’s all!!

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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.