The optional July update (KB5028254) for Windows 11 was released on July 26, 2023. Among the 27 changes made, we highlight the correction of a bug in the VPN connection, improvement of more accurate screen brightness settings and the solution of an error affecting display and/or audio devices.
If you’re experiencing issues with app notifications on Windows 11 22H2, it’s worth downloading and installing this optional preview update. Previously, users reported that some notifications did not appear or were only listed in the notification center. According to Microsoft, the problem was related to Windows Push Notification Services (WNS).
Optional July Update (KB5028254) for Windows 11 22H2
Optional July Update (KB5028254) for Windows 11 improves screen brightness and fixes bug with notifications. Source: Oficina da Net
The optional July 2023 patch for Windows 11 brings fixes and improvements. Among the changes made, the KB5028254 update highlights the following:
Fixed a bug in the Windows notification platform. The issue affects how much power your device uses. Resolved an issue affecting user mode printer drivers. They unloaded unexpectedly. This occurred by sending the print command to multiple print queues for the same printer driver. Improved Windows kernel vulnerable driver blacklist, DriverSiPolicy.p7b. It adds drivers that are at risk of Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver (BYOVD) attacks. Fixed a bug affecting Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC). The issue copied unsigned WDAC policies to the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) disk partition. This partition is reserved for signed policies.
How to download the update now
To get the performance improvements provided by the new Windows 11 update, follow these steps:
Step 01: Click on the Windows flag underneath to open the start menu.
Step 02: Select the gear symbol in the left corner below the column.
Step 03: Scroll down and select “update & security”.
Step 04: Select “check for updates”.
Step 05: Select “Download and install” under updates.
Manually download and install the KB5028254 update
You can download the KB5028254 update for Windows 11 manually here. After accessing the Microsoft Update catalog page, follow the steps below.
Step 01: When accessing the Microsoft Update catalog, there will be several updates available. You will need to locate the patch compatible with the KB5028254 update for the version of Windows 11 that is on your computer.
Step 02: Select the “Download” button next to the Windows 11 version you want to download.
Step 03: Right click on the link and select “save as” to start the download.
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