How to install the latest major 22H2 update in Windows 11?

In the second half of 2022, the Windows 11 update “22H2” is expected. This update brings many new features and improvements to Windows 11.

If you want to install this optional update, this article will tell you a few different ways to install Windows 11 22H2.

The first way to install 22H2 for Windows 11 is via an ISO file. Then, you download the Windows 11 ISO file, mount it, and open it. This way, you can simply update to 22H2.

The second way to install 22H2 is via Windows update. The third is via the Windows 11 installation assistant. Finally, the last way is via the Windows insider program for people who want to install 22H2 earlier than the second half of 2022, when the official version becomes available.

How to install the latest major 22H2 update in Windows 11?

Install the Windows 11 update 22H2 via ISO file

Start by downloading the Windows 11 ISO file. Then, right-click the downloaded ISO file and click “Mount”.

Mount Windows 11 iso-file

Double-click on the new drive “E:\” or another drive and double-click “setup.exe” to start the setup process.

Start Windows 11 setup file

Click “Change how setup downloads updates”.

Change how setup downloads updates

Click “Not at the moment”. No driver or optional updates need to be downloaded to install 22H2. Click next.

Do not download optional drivers

Your PC is checked, and setup is made sure you’re ready to install.

To keep personal files and install 22H2, click “Install”.

Ready to install 22h2 update for Windows 11

You can now install Windows 11 22H2. You can also update a Windows 10 PC to Windows 11 22H2, provided the Windows 10 PC supports the minimum specifications for Windows 11.

Install the Windows 11 update 22H2 via Windows update

The update 22H2 for Windows 11 will become available via Windows update in the second part of 2022. Therefore, anyone who wants to install this update can do so in Windows 11 via Windows update.

Right-click on the Start button. Then click on Settings in the menu. In the settings, click on “Windows update” on the left.

Click on “Check for updates.” If the 22H2 update is ready, click on “Download and install”. Restart the computer when the installation is complete.

Check for 22H2 update in Windows 11 using Windows update

Install the Windows 11 update 22H2 using the Installation Assistant

An installation assistant is a tool developed by Microsoft to update Windows 11 to the latest version. For example, the installation assistant can download and install the Windows 11 update 22H2.

Go to: https://www.microsoft.com/software-download/windows11. Then download the installation assistant.

Install the Windows 11 update 22H2 using the Installation Wizard

If updates are missing in Windows 11. So only when the Windows 11 update 22H2 is available can you update Windows 11 through the installation assistant to version 22H2.

Windows 11 installation assistent to install 22h2 update

Install the Windows 11 update 22H2 earlier via the Windows insider program

The Windows 11 insider program allows everyone to test parts updates and other updates earlier. Thus, by signing up for the insider program, anyone can get early access to new versions of Windows 11.

To sign up for the Windows 11 insider program, you need a Microsoft account and must accept terms and conditions. It is not recommended to sign up your PC to the insider program if you use the PC for daily work or at home.

Read more about the Windows 11 insider program to install and test 22H2 earlier.

I hope to have helped you with this. Thank you for reading!

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