Touchscreen devices running Windows 10 should not encounter any issues now

KB5031445 is now live in the Release Preview Channel for Windows 10 Insiders.

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Although there haven’t been any builds coming to the Windows 11 Insider program this week, so far (the week is still young), Windows 10 has gotten the KB5031445 release this week to its Preview Channel.

KB5031445 doesn’t bring any new features, but it comes with several important improvements to Windows 10 22H2. These improvements focus on internet connectivity, making Outlook usable once again on Windows 10, and many more.

However, one of the more important improvements centers around touchscreen devices running Windows 10. Some of these devices would stop working when using multiple displays.

Microsoft however addressed the issue with the release of KB5031445, and they should be working properly now. Just in time, considering Windows 10 won’t get any new features, as the OS is on its way to end-of-support in 2025.

KB5031445: All the improvements coming to Windows 10

Below you can read the complete list of improvements coming to Windows 10 with the release of KB5031445.

  • This update supports daylight saving time (DST) changes in Syria. To learn more, see Interim guidance for Syria DST changes 2022.
  • This update addresses a memory leak in ctfmon.exe.
  • This update addresses a memory leak in TextInputHost.exe.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects touchscreens. They do not work properly when you use more than one display.KB5031445
  • This update addresses an error that occurs when you print using v4 print drivers.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Outlook. It stops responding. This occurs when you print to an Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) printer that has a slow response time.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects connectivity. It is lost. This occurs when you add a second network interface card (NIC) that has no default gateway.
  • This update makes Country and Operator Settings Asset (COSA) profiles up to date for certain mobile operators.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC). Its “allow” policies might block some binaries from running.
  • This update addresses an issue that affects robocopy. The /efsraw switch stops it from copying data properly.

Are you still using Windows 10 or have you upgraded to Windows 11? Let us know in the comments section below.

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