Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 build 18356.21 for Slow Ring Insiders who can’t update to build 18362

Laurent Giret

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Microsoft released yesterday a new build for Slow Ring Insiders currently stuck on the 19H1 build 18356.16. Last week, the company acknowledged an issue preventing Slow Ring Insiders to update from the build 18356.16 to the latest 19H1 build 18362, and the cumulative update build 18356.21 should finally address this issue.

“This update will get Insiders who are on Build 18356.16 back into a good state so they can update to Build 18362,” the Windows Insider team explained yesterday. “We are allowing a few days for this update to roll out before offering Build 18362 – so that means Insiders will still not see Build 18362 offered after updating to Build 18356.21. But Stay tuned!”

The Windows 10 19H1 build 18362 started rolling out to Slow Ring Insiders on March 22, just two days after it first shipped to Fast Ring Insiders. This build still has a compatibility problem with some Realtek SD cards, but otherwise Microsoft has worked with its partners to resolve the other issues related to anti-cheat software and Creative X-Fi sound cards. Stay tuned to OnMSFT as we’re expecting more Windows Insider news later this week.