Windows 10 KB5005611 (21H1) released with major fixes

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KB5005611 is now accessible for Windows 10 21H1, model 20H2 (October 2020 Update), and model 2004. This replace is rolling out by way of Windows Update and WSUS for enterprise, however Microsoft has additionally revealed direct obtain hyperlinks for Windows 10 KB5005611 offline installers.

Windows 10 KB5005611 is an optionally available replace, so it gained’t obtain or set up except you manually choose the replace and click on on the “Download and install” possibility. This patch doesn’t embody safety fixes, however it does come with an extended record of normal enhancements and bug fixes.

KB5005611 will bump model 21H1 system to Windows 10 Build 19043.1266. On the opposite hand, model 20H2 (October 2020 Update) will get Windows 10 19042.1266. Similarly, this cumulative preview replace will seem as Build 19041.1202 on gadgets nonetheless operating Windows 10 model 2004.

Remember that assist for Windows 10 model 2004 is ending in December and Microsoft will cease releasing optionally available updates quickly.

On your gadgets, once you test for updates at present, the next replace will seem in your display:

2021-09 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems (KB5005611)

Or

2021-09 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5005611)

To obtain and set up Windows 10 Build 19043.1266, use these steps:

  • Visit the Windows Update web page by way of Windows Search or Settings (Updates & Security).
  • Click on “check for updates” and preserve checking for updates till you see a brand new optionally available patch.
  • Under the optionally available replace, click on on the “Download and install” button.
  • Select “restart now” to use the enhancements and fixes.

Download Links for Windows 10 KB5005611

Windows 10 KB5005611 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).

Using the above hyperlink, you could find the offline installers on Microsoft Update Catalog. These standalone installers (.msu) information will mean you can set up the replace with out an energetic web connection, and the identical installer can be utilized on any gadget.

However, just remember to obtain the .msu file suitable with the version, model and processor of Windows 10. You can confirm the configuration beneath  Settings > System > About.

Once performed, click on the Download button to open a brand new obtain window with a hyperlink to the .msu file. In Chrome, it’s good to copy and paste the .msu hyperlink in one other tab. In Microsoft Edge, merely click on on the hyperlink to start out the obtain.

Windows 10 KB5005611 (Build 19043.1266) Full Changelog

  1. Fixes News and Interests points.
  2. Fixes points with Outlook app and add-in.
  3. Fixes a problem that forces News and Interests widget on the taskbar.
  4. Fixes system crashes.
  5. Fixes sound distortion when recording utilizing digital assistants.

With at present’s cumulative replace, Microsoft has lastly mounted a problem that crashes apps like Outlook when shopping emails or calendars synced to the account. Additionally, a bug has been mounted the place Outlook add-in might stop customers from typing a reply in different Windows apps.

KB5005611 update

Microsoft can be wanting into News and Interests points. After making use of this replace, News and pursuits ought to now not seem blurry once you use sure display resolutions or scaling possibility.

Additionally, a bug has been mounted the place the system clock might show incorrect time once you’ve daylight saving time (DST) change enabled.

Microsoft has additionally mounted a bug that causes your gadget to cease working once you restart the system after regular use. Another bug has been mounted the place taskbar apps might not work when the taskbar isn’t pinned to the underside of the display (default location).

Additionally, Windows 10 Build 19043.1266 delivers a repair for a bug when sharing protected content material utilizing apps like Microsoft Teams. After the replace, protected content material, equivalent to digital rights administration (DRM) media, will seem clean for everybody. Previously, DRM content material appeared clear for some customers.

The patch additionally comes with these bug fixes:

  • Microsoft has mounted a problem the place Windows couldn’t keep in mind the state of NumLock after the system reboot.
  • Microsoft has mounted a problem that causes a reminiscence leak in lsass.exe.
  • Microsoft has mounted the Blue Screen of Death errors.

Microsoft is at present not conscious of crucial points within the replace, however you may all the time uninstall Windows 10 replace utilizing Command Prompt or Settings in case you come throughout a brand new bug.

For Windows 11, Microsoft has released a separate replace with high quality enhancements and bug fixes.