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Windows 10: KB5014666 update brings new features and bug fixes

Windows 10: KB5014666 update brings new features and bug fixes


Windows 10 users can install update KB5014666. It brings new features and bug fixes.

With KB5014666, Microsoft has released another optional update, more precisely a preview of the next cumulative update, for Windows 10 20H2, Windows 10 21H1, and Windows 10 21H2. So KB5014666 is part of the monthly “C Update” for June 2022.

what does the update bring

KB5014666 fixes several known issues, including an issue that caused the Wi-Fi hotspot feature to fail to be used. The update also brings new features for printing and scanning, such as Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) support on USB printers. You can print documents to a Windows print server directly over HTTP using the Internet Printing Protocol. Microsoft has supported IPP for network printers since 2018, but with this update Microsoft now also supports IPP over USB.

After installing KB5014666, the build numbers of Windows 10 versions change:

Windows 10 20H2 Build 19042.1806

Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1806

Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1806.

For a detailed description of KB5014666, see this Microsoft blog post.

How to get the update

Like all “C updates”, KB5014666 is not installed by default on Windows computers, but interested users should install KB5014666 manually. To do this, go to Windows settings and there to the “Update and security” area and manually check for updates by clicking “Check for updates”. Then install KB5014666 from the list of results.

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Alternatively, download KB5014666 from the Microsoft Update Catalog here.

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