Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1319 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel

Hello Windows Insiders,

Today we are releasing Windows 10, version 21H2 Build 19044.1319 (KB5006738) to the Release Preview Channel.

This update will be offered automatically for Windows Insiders already on Windows 10, version 21H2 in the Release Preview Channel. For Insiders not yet on Windows 10, version 21H2 – this update is offered via our “seeker” experience in Windows Update and ONLY to Insiders who were moved from the Beta Channel to the Release Preview Channel because their PC did not meet the hardware requirements for Windows 11. This means these Insiders will need to go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and choose to download and install Windows 10, version 21H2.

This update includes the following improvements:

To check and see if you’re running Windows 10, version 21H2, just type “winver” into the Windows search box on the Taskbar. It should show as “Version 21H2”.

For all the details on the 21H2 release – check out John Cable’s blog post.

Please visit the Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1319 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel | Windows Insider Blog to view updates to the original announcement.