The Release Preview channel of Windows 11 has obtained a new build with a long list of bug fixes and improvements. This includes improvements for searchindexer.exe, Narrator, SMB, LSASS, Credential Guard, Storage Spaces Direct or S2D cluster, Tab settings for IE mode sites, Event Viewer, and a lot more. KB5026436 is the cumulative update that changes the 22H2 version to Windows 11 Build 22000.2001.
The complete name of this release is 2023-05 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5026436). See: Windows 11 Build 22000.1639 KB5022905 Update is out to RP Channel. Let’s look at the changes in this LCU build:
KB5026436 Windows 11 Build 22000.2001 changes, bug fixes, and improvements
Here is the changelog:
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem with searchindexer.exe, which ceases functioning when you log out. This particular issue arises following an upgrade to Windows 11 Azure Virtual Desktop aka AVD and subsequent sign-in to the affected machine.
- The objective of KB5026436 RP Channel LCU is to fix a problem with Narrator, which fails to announce text attributes accurately for certain words, such as comment, deletion change and misspelled.
- The purpose of Windows 11 Build 22000.2001 is to resolve an issue with Server Message Block aka SMB that prevents access to the “SMB shared folder”. Users encounter the errors Not enough memory resources or Insufficient system resources when attempting to do so.
- This update aims to fix a problem that triggers unforeseen password expiration notification to users. This issue arises when configuring an account to utilize Smart Card is Required for Interactive Logon and enabling Enable rolling of expiring NTLM secrets.
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem with the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS), which ceases to function when using Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). See: Fix This change requires you to restart your device LSA Protection Error in Windows.
- KB5026436 aims to fix a problem with scheduled tasks that fail to execute when using stored local user account credentials. This issue occurs when enabling Credential Guard and generates the error message 2147943726: ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE (The username or password is incorrect).
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem that impacts the Storage Spaces Direct or S2D cluster, which may fail to come online following a periodic password rollover. This issue generates error code 1326.
- The objective of this update is to fix a problem that impacts the ability to access Tab settings for IE mode sites.
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem that affects dot sourcing, which causes failures in files containing class definitions in Windows PowerShell.
- The objective of this update is to fix a problem that impacts the use of Event Viewer. This issue restricts the number of event sources that non-administrative users can access.
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem that impacts applications performing certain actions in a callback, which may cause them to stop working. These actions encompass closing a Window (WM_CLOSE) among others.
- KB5026436 modifies the support phone number for Windows activation in Microsoft India.
- The objective of this update is to fix a problem that impacts specific printers, which fail to install when automatically connecting to WiFi.
- Windows 11 Build 22000.2001 RP Channel modifies the international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) ranges for specific mobile providers.
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem that impacts the Windows Firewall, which drops all connections to the IP address of a captive portal when the Captive Portal Addresses option is selected.
- The objective of this update is to fix an issue with multi-function label printers, which impacts the installation of some of them.
- The purpose of this update is to resolve a problem that impacts devices joined to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), which prevents the Windows Firewall from applying the correct domain and profile for them.
- The objective of this update is to fix an issue with audio playback, which fails on devices equipped with specific processors.
- The purpose of this update is to enhance the user experience (UX) and interactions for the search box located on the taskbar.
- The objective of this update is to resolve an issue that may impact a significant reparse point, which can result in a stop error when accessing it with NTFS. This issue occurs after a canceled FSCTL Set operation changes the reparse tag.
How to download Windows 11 Build 22000.2001 RP Channel and install on Windows 11
- Click on Start and type updates.
- Press Enter to open the Settings page.
- Click on the Check for updates.
KB5026436 Download link: Windows insider iso (When ready).
Source: Windows blog.