Download Windows 11 KB5034765 February 2024 Patch (What’s new)

The KB5034765 update for Windows 11 versions 23H2 and 22H2 fixes problem where the Start menu search was failing for some users due to a deadlock.

Microsoft has released a new cumulative update KB5034765 for Windows 11 Version 23H2 and 22H2. This update includes security and quality improvements for various components of the operating system, such as the Windows App Platform and Frameworks, the Windows Kernel, the Windows Media, the Windows Fundamentals, and more. Windows 11 build 22631.3155 also addresses a bunch of issues and Microsoft noted, the Copilot in Windows icon now appears on the right side of the system tray on the taskbar. Windows 11 KB5034765 is mandatory as it brings the February 2024 Patch Tuesday security updates for vulnerabilities discovered in previous months. Here’s the list of fixes, and the Windows 11 KB5034765 official download link.

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The following two updates are now available for Windows 11 devices:

  • Windows 11, version 23H2: KB5034765 (OS Build 22631.3155)
  • Windows 11, version 22H2: KB5034765 (OS Build 22621.3155)
  • Windows 11, version 21H2: KB5034766 (OS Build 22000.2777)

Windows 11 KB5034765 what’s new?

KB5034765 OS build 22631.3155 for Windows 11 23H2, addresses security issues for Windows operating system and makes miscellaneous security improvements to internal OS functionality.

The Copilot in Windows icon now appears on the right side of the system tray on the taskbar. Also, the display of Show Desktop at the rightmost corner of the taskbar will be off by default. To turn it back on, go to Settings > Personalization > Taskbar.

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Copilot in Windows icon on the right side of the system tray

This update also addresses Narrator announcements’ slow speed with Natural Voices, resolves explorer.exe responsiveness issues when restarting/shutting down with a controller accessory, and enhances the security of device metadata downloads from Windows Metadata and Internet Services (WMIS) over HTTPS.

  1. The latest Windows update brings crucial fixes aimed at improving user experience and system stability. One significant improvement resolves a Start menu search issue that caused a deadlock for some users, ensuring smoother navigation and search functionality.
  2. Another notable enhancement focuses on enhancing the reliability of video calls, addressing potential disruptions or issues encountered in previous versions. This update aims to provide a more stable and consistent experience for users engaged in video communication.
  3. For users experiencing intermittent device unresponsiveness after installing print support apps, the update offers a solution to mitigate this problem, ensuring more reliable performance and preventing freezing in specific scenarios related to print support applications.
  4. Additionally, the update tackles issues related to File Explorer Gallery, Bluetooth connectivity, and Bluetooth phone calls, ensuring a seamless experience for users interacting with these features. Fixes include resolving problems with closing tooltips in File Explorer Gallery and preventing audio routing issues during Bluetooth phone calls.
  5. Furthermore, the update includes various quality improvements, such as addressing concerns with 7-Zip file display, fixing HTML preview rendering in Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) in the Group Policy editor, and resolving caching issues with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). It also enhances the overall reliability of Windows during power transitions, reducing the risk of stop errors.

Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update. You can read the changelog Microsoft blog here.

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Windows 11 KB5034765 Download

This is part of the February 2024 patch update for Windows 11 that downloads and installs automatically devices running Windows 11 version 23H2. Make sure your device has a working internet connection to connect to the Microsoft server and download the latest Windows 11 KB5034765 update.

This patch is currently rolling out to everyone via Windows Update, but you can also download the offline installers of Windows 11 KB5034765 and manually install it.

  • Press the Windows key + S, type settings, and select the first result,
  • Go to Windows update and look if the 2024-02 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for x64-based Systems (KB5034765) is available for download.

Download windows 11 KB5034765

  • If not hit the check for updates button, and click on the download now button to begin the process.
  • Once done, restart your computer to apply the changes,

Press the Windows key + R, type winver and hit the enter key to check the latest build details.

windows 11 OS build 22631.3155

Windows 11 KB5034765 offline installers

Here are Windows 11 update offline installer files that you can manually download and install on your device.

  • Windows 11 KB5034765 for version 22H2/23H2 Direct Download Links: 64-bit.
  • Windows 11 KB5034766 for version 21H2 Direct Download Links: 64-bit.

Note: The above link opens the Microsoft Update Catalog which is the library of Windows Update offline installers. You need to click on the ‘Download’ button next to the version of the OS installed on your machine and run the .msu files to begin the installation of the update.

Windows 11 KB5034123 update offline download

For more information about this update, you can visit the official Microsoft support page or the Windows 11 release information dashboard. If you encounter any issues or have any feedback, you can use the Feedback Hub app or contact Microsoft support.

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