Microsoft recently released Windows 11 August update KB5016629 to PCs running Windows 11 version 21H2. The update brings Focus assist feature, OOBE update option & many fixes. But Windows 11 update KB5016629 is also causing freezing, reboot issues. It has also failed to download and install for many.
These issues have been reported at official Microsoft forum by many Windows 11 users.
Fails to download & install for many:
Windows 2022-08 Cumulative Update (KB5016629) is stuck on Pending Download
Update KB5016629 problem
Windows 11 Cannot install update KB5016629
Freezing & Reboot loop issue:
WIn 11 could not update KB5016629 and KBKB5015882, stuck in reboot loop, then boot failed and had to manually uninstall last update…
My laptop freezes after the last update – 2022-08 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for arm64-based Systems (KB5016629)