Update KB5004296 was released today by Microsoft for versions of Windows 10 21H1, v20H2 and v2004 via Windows Update.
As always, the company also published the download links for the offline installation of update KB5004296.
KB5004296 is an optional update and will not be automatically installed on your computer. But this cumulative information is especially important for those who have problems with gaming. It should be mentioned here that the optional Microsoft updates become mandatory next Patch Tuesday. This means that if you do not install the update today (KB5004296), it will be installed in the Patch Tuesday August.
Update KB5004296, if installed on Windows 21 1H10 (May 2021 Update), will upgrade to Windows 10 Build 19043.1151. If you are using the October 20H2 Update, which was released in October 2020, after the update you will have Windows 10 Build 19042.1151.
On devices with version 2004 or later, you will see the following update when checking for updates:
2021-07 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems (KB5004296)
2021-07 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5004296)
If you want the offline installers you can download them from the following link:
- Windows 10 KB5004296 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).
If you click on the link above, it will open Microsoft Update Catalog. Search for the update and click on "Download".
If you're not sure what update to download, go to Settings> System and look at what's installed on your device.