Running Windows 11, KB5013296, What’s New?

Microsoft is releasing a new Windows 11 update, KB5013296. It targets PCs registered on the Insider Program’s DEV and BETA channels.

Within a few hours Microsoft released several new updates. KB5013296 is a little special. It is only offered as part of the Windows Insider program. More precisely, we are dealing with the recent Preview 22581 update of Windows 11 currently offered through these two distribution channels.

Its installation allows the OS to be developed to version 22581.200. This build number is important. This makes sure everything went well. We can find it by launching “winver.exe” with “Run” (Win + R).

Windows 11 and KB5013296

KB5013296 doesn’t bring anything new. This is a cumulative update designed to test the maintenance pipeline. the firm tells

“We are starting to roll out cumulative update KB5013296 (Windows 11 build 22581.200). This update doesn’t include anything new and is designed to test our servicing pipeline for builds in the Dev and Beta channels. ,

All bug fixes and improvements that were explicitly announced with Build 22581 are introduced here. On the other hand, be careful. History shows that this type of update that normally doesn’t bring anything new is likely to cause problems. For example the release of Windows 10 build 21292.1010 caused a bug with x64 emulation on ARM PCs.

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