Microsoft has recently released 2023 May update KB5026372 for Windows 11 version 22H2. You can read more details about the KB5026372 update by clicking here. Now, it seems that the update KB5026372 is failing to install for many users. It is also causing internet speed deterioration on L2TP/IPsec VPN. Some users are also experiencing lag, freezing, and stuttering after installing this update.
Can’t install KB5026372 – Getting 80070002 error
2023-05 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 Version 22H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5026372) Install error – 0x800f081f
KB5026372 windows update failed 0x800705b9 0x800700c1 0x80248007 KB5025182 update failed 0x800700c1
Coming to details of the internet speed deterioration issue on L2TP/IPsec VPN, users reported about it on both the Official update Reddit thread and also on official Microsoft forum. One user mentions about facing the issue on hundreds of his customer PCs.
KB5026372 broke L2TP/IPsec for hundreds for my customers
fixing withSet-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Force Install-Module -Name PSWindowsUpdate -Confirm:$False Import-Module -Name PSWindowsUpdate -Force$ BadUpdateList = "KB5026372" Remove-WindowsUpdate -KBArticleID $BadUpdateList -IgnoreReboot #REBOOT AFTER UNINSTALL, AND BEFORE HIDING BadUpdateList = "KB5026372" Hide-WindowsUpdate -KBArticleID $BadUpdateList -confirm:$false
Similar issue reported by many users in the official Microsoft forum.
Windows Update KB5026372 won’t uninstall
Some users have also reported other issues too after installing the update KB5026372 on their Windows 11 PCs.