Microsoft has released yet another Windows 11 Update Stack
Package as it continues to test this new feature to deliver
quality improvements outside of the major Windows feature
updates. With Update Stack Packages, Microsoft is also hoping
to minimize installation issues caused by certain updates.
Microsoft started testing Update Stack Package with Build 22478
or newer and it will begin pushing the feature to everyone
later this year. Microsoft has now released another version
“Update Stack Package 1022.705.1011.0” with an unknown number
of fixes or improvements as a changelog is not available.
“The Update Stack Package will help ensure that your PC has the
highest likelihood of successfully installing new updates with
the best and least disruptive experience available,” Microsoft
officials noted in one of the blog posts published earlier this
Today’s Update Stack Package 1022.705.1011.0 is apparently
rolling out to users in the Dev Channel only. If everything
goes according to the plan, Update Stack Packages will appear
in the production channel following the release of Windows 11
version 22H2 (Sun Valley 2) in the fall.
We don’t know how exactly Update Stack Packages will improve
the Windows Update experience, but Microsoft officials
previously explained that the packages will be deployed to
improve stability when a monthly or feature update is around
In other words, update stack packages are smaller updates that
will be delivered prior to cumulative updates to reduce issues
that are reported post or during the update installation. For
example, you can expect fewer installation errors if you
install the stack package before the main cumulative update.
For now, Microsoft is testing this feature within the preview
builds and is being restricted to Dev Channel only with only a
small set of unknown improvements shipping. It’s likely that
this will begin rolling out to devices running
Windows 11 version 21H2 (original release) if it proves