Recent Windows 11 Update Causing Issues, Microsoft Confirms


As usual, Microsoft releases the latest security update for Windows 11 to ensure the stability of the device, but the latest update brings new issues for some Windows 11 users. This news is officially confirmed by Microsoft.

According to the Latest version of Windows story, Microsoft has been releasing security patches since October 2003 and KB5016629 is the last security patch update as part of the August 2022 cycle. The update was intended to provide security improvements and not security for supported hardware. This new August 2022 Update is also causing some issues for users including a bug where the update installation would fail without any error message.

August 2022 Windows 11 issues KB5016629

  • Cumulative Update 2022-08 for Windows 11 fails to update with error “installation error”.
  • The download takes a long time and then comes up with this error – no further information.

Additionally, Microsoft has officially confirmed a known issue in the update – a bug that may break the XPS Viewer and some users may not be able to open XPS documents in certain non-English languages ​​including Chinese and Japanese. The “This page cannot be displayed” bug also causes high CPU usage and significantly increases the memory usage of the application.


In addition to patches, cumulative updates also cause minor issues and the latest August 2022 New Security Patch update is no exception.

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