Windows 10 KB5022282 (22H2) Released to Fix BSOD

Windows 10 KB5022282 is now available for 22H2 and 21H2 PCs. Microsoft pushes the Windows 10 KB5022282 update through Windows Update, and Windows users can also find a direct download link for the Windows 10 KB5022282 offline installer on the Microsoft Update Catalog.

KB5022282 focuses primarily on security improvements. According to the official release notes, Microsoft has fixed the issue where the device crashed with a blue screen of death 0xc000021a. This bug affects startup on some PCs.

This update can be installed on any supported operating system. However, different versions may see different build numbers. For example, users of 22H2 get Build 19045.2486, users of 21H2 get Build 19044.2486, and users of 20H2 get Build 19042.1645.

Similar to Windows 10, Windows 11 also pushes an update that also fixes the problem of devices crashing and blue screen of death. Users of Windows 11 22H2 will get KB5022303. Users of Windows 11 21H2 (the original version) will get KB5022287.

How to download Windows 10 KB5022282?

Windows 10 KB5022282 direct download link: 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).

Windows 10 KB5022282 (Build 19045.2486) Change Log

Windows 10 KB5022282 mainly addresses computer startup errors and system restore errors. The latest BSOD error for Windows 10 can brick your PC. The bug affects specific Windows 10 computers that use add-on drivers. Therefore, when you install a Windows 10 update and your PC restarts and finishes installing the update, you will encounter a startup error with code 0xc000021a.

How to fix Windows 10 BSOD error?

There are two ways to fix Windows 10 BSOD errors:
1 Install the January 2023 Update
2 Use the Windows Recovery Environment to resolve issues and install updates.
Next, we will introduce the detailed steps of the second method:

Step 1 When the boot fails, you will see the blue screen “Windows Recovery Environment”.
Step 2 On the Recovery Environment screen, perform the following steps:Select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > More recovery options > Startup.
Choose to restart now.
Select Disable Driver Signature Enforcement.
The system restore process should recover and revert the changes.

Judging from the current user feedback, the Windows 10 BSOD problem has been resolved in the KB5022282 update. It’s worth noting that the same problem occurs on Windows 11, which will also cause AMD performance issues.

Microsoft’s update on December 13 is the final Windows 10 21H1 patch. Later security updates and improvements no longer support version 21H1, so users of Windows 10 21H1 will need to upgrade their devices to a higher version of Windows.

According to Microsoft’s statement, the upgrade will be mandatory for devices still using the 21H1 version. Those PCs that are not supported will be automatically updated to version 22H2. Of course, users can also directly upgrade to Windows 11 22H2. Before updating to Windows 11 22H2, please check if your system meets the Windows 11 requirements.


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