Fix Taskbar Problems after installing KB5003637 in Windows 10

How to solve Taskbar problems after installing KB5003637 in Windows 10.

Taskbar Problem after installing KB5003637

As usual, Windows 10 21H1 and other versions received security updates on Patch Tuesday, June 8. After installing KB5003637 cumulative update you might be having getting some critical issues. Several users are reporting to encounter distorted and messed Taskbar search and icons showing in the notification area. Sometimes the buttons may also disappear or cause other glitches.

There is no official confirmation about taskbar bug, however, you can try some solutions here. Icons in the System tray look deformed due to this update.

Methods list

1] Disable News and Interests
2] Check Display and Layout Settings
3] Uninstall KB5003637

 

Taskbar Problems KB5003637 in Windows 10

Here is how to fix Taskbar Problems after installing KB5003637 in Windows 10 –

1] Disable News and Interests

Right from its launch, News & Feature has been creating issues for Windows 10 users. We have already covered Fix Taskbar and System Icons Problems in Windows 10 21H1 in this concern. So disabling this tool may fix the bug –

  1. Right click on the Taskbar.
  2. Hover mouse cursor over – News and interests.
  3. Select – Turn off.

2] Check Display and Layout Settings

Sometimes, incorrect DPI scaling also affects the appearance of items on the desktop or taskbar. Scaling of the size of apps, text, and other items to more than 100% may deform the shape of the components. So check the settings and modify if required on your PC –

  1. Press the – Winkey.
  2. Type – DPI.
  3. Hit – Enter.
  4. Make sure that – 100% (Recommended) is selected under Scale and layout.

3] Uninstall KB5003637 to fix Taskbar problems

If you fail to solve Taskbar Problems after installing KB5003637 then the best option is to uninstall the LCU patch. You can easily remove the update using a cmd command by following the steps –

  1. Click the – Start.
  2. Type – cmd.exe.
  3. Select – Run as administrator from the left flyout.
  4. Once the command prompt appears, copy wusa /uninstall /kb:5003637, paste, and hit – Enter.
how to fix Taskbar Problems after installing KB5003637 in Windows 10
  1. Windows Update Standalone Installer dialog will open; click – Yes.
  2. In case, you have already installed KB5004476 then run this command first – wusa /uninstall /kb:5004476. Then follow step-4 and 5.

That’s all!!

>  
About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.