Windows 10 KB5006670 released with several improvements

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A brand new cumulative replace is now accessible for Windows 10 model 2004 or later. The replace is accessible through Windows Update and Microsoft’s Windows Update for Business. Additionally, Microsoft has additionally printed direct obtain hyperlinks for Windows 10 KB5006670 offline installers.

KB5006670 is a ‘Patch Tuesday’ replace and it’s a large cumulative replace for Windows 10 because it lastly addresses the remaining points with News and Interests widget. If you’re utilizing May 2021 Update (model 21H1), this cumulative replace will bump the OS construct quantity to Windows 10 Build 19043.1288.

If you’ve already upgraded to model 21H2 through the Release Preview Channel, you’ll obtain Windows 10 Build 19044.1288 as a substitute. For these nonetheless utilizing final yr’s fall replace (model 20H2), they’ll get Windows 10 Build 19042.1288 with the identical set of bug fixes, improvements and identified points.

If you verify for updates as we speak, you’ll get the next replace:

2021-10 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5006670)

Download Links for Windows 10 KB5006670

Windows 10 KB5006670 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).

Windows 10 KB5006670 (Build 19044.1288) Full Changelog

Key highlights:

  1. Fixes News and Interests points.
  2. Fixes Outlook app crashes.
  3. Fixes Office and Adobe app points.
  4. Fixes a bug that crashes gadgets.
  5. Fixes taskbar points.

What’s mounted and improved in Windows 10 Build 19043.1288

Windows 10 has a difficulty with the News and Interests widget on the taskbar and Microsoft has admitted new issues. If you’ve been following the changelog of those updates,  you’ll recall a blurry taskbar bug popping up after updates released earlier this yr, and the bug impacts May 2021 Update, October 2020 Update and May 2020 Update.

KB5006670 update

A bug in Windows 10 News and Interests widget can corrupt the taskbar icons or critically impression the usability of the working system with blurry icons or buttons. Microsoft hasn’t confirmed whether or not these gremlins are widespread, and in some instances, merely turning off the widget is the perfect workaround.

Thankfully, Windows 10 Build 19044.1288 features a correct repair a bug that causes blurry taskbar icons on sure display resolutions. Another bug has been mounted that crashes apps like Outlook or impacts the accuracy of the system clock when the daylight saving time (DST) change is lively.

Microsoft has additionally mounted a difficulty that causes News and pursuits to look out of nowhere if you right-click the taskbar. This occurs when the widget has been manually turned off by the consumer.

Windows 10’s October 2021 replace additionally addresses a difficulty that causes the gadget to cease responding or present inputs to apps when the taskbar has been moved to the highest, proper or left facet of the show.

A bug has been mounted that crashes apps like Office and Adobe Reader when the gadgets are utilizing Microsoft Exploit Protection for Export Address Filtering (EAF), which is a safety function of Windows 10 enterprise installations.

Windows 10’s subsequent function replace is nearly right here

Microsoft is presently engaged on Windows 10 model 21H2 and it may later this month with high quality improvements for enterprises.

In a press release, Microsoft spokesperson informed us that they’ve “nothing to share” on the overall availability of model 21H2, allegedly often called the October 2021 Update.