KB5011543 Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2 brings Search Highlights

New Cumulative update preview KB5011543 for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2 changes and bug fixes.


A non security update for Windows 10 is rolling out just now today on 14/03/2022. KB5011543 is the update in the classification C release. This is a cumulative update preview that changes the Windows 10 version 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2 to 19044.1618, 19043.1618, and 19042.1618 respectively. This is also rolled out to the Release Preview Channel of Windows 10 Insider.

The update is cumulative and therefore all earlier updates are integrated. The patch itself is currently being delivered automatically in the Release Preview channel and if it is found good, it will come to everyone.

Non Security update KB5011543 Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2

Here is the changelog –


Search highlights in Windows 10

The cumulative update preview is going to present search highlights aka notable and interesting moments of what’s special about each day—like holidays, anniversaries, and other educational moments in time both globally and in your region in Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2. This feature will be delivered broadly in the coming months.

KB5011543 Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2 brings Search Highlights

Search is right there on your taskbar—your window to discover what’s trending online, in the world, and in your organization. Of course, you can still type to start searching for your apps, files, settings, and quick answers on the web.

The taskbar search box and search home will periodically update with content, including fun illustrations, which help you discover more, be connected, and stay productive. Search highlights will present notable and interesting moments of what’s special about each day—like holidays, anniversaries, and other educational moments in time both globally and in your region. To see more details at a glance, hover or click on the illustration in the search box.

Search on the taskbar showing an experience for Earth Day.

You are able to explore discover content in search home about to each moment, with daily content such as trending searches, Microsoft Rewards offers, word of the day, etc. Each day’s features on the search will provide something different info to learn about!

Search highlights will serve the most recent updates from your organization and recommended people, files, and more. Find files that may be of interest to you or dig out your organization’s people chart. As always, just start typing to find everything related to your organization, right at your fingertips using Search.

You can enable or disable Search highlights in Windows 10 through taskbar > Search > select/clear “Show search highlights”. To get more info navigate to the M365 admin center. See more about those policies in Policy CSP – Search.

Search highlights will start reaching AAD joined and workplace joined machines in select tenant groups first and general availability including domain joined machines will come in the coming months.

FEEDBACK: Please file feedback in Feedback Hub (WIN + F) under Desktop Environment > Search.

Bug Fixes and changes

  1. This is a new improvement. KB5011543 provided the ability to change the color of toast buttons to recognize success and critical scenarios more easily for apps that send notifications using Windows notifications in the Operating System. This change also makes notifications additionally visually compact.
  2. This is again a new improvement! The rollout for 19044.1618 added a policy that expands an application’s top 3 notifications by default in the Action Center for apps that send notifications using Windows notifications in the Operating System. This enhancement shows multiple notifications that you can interact with simultaneously.
  3. The professionals in the team fixed searchindexer.exe that stops responding during a dismount operation in the Remote Desktop setup environment.
  4. The CUP KB5011543 fixed an issue that affects searchindexer.exe and prevents Microsoft Outlook’s offline search from returning recent emails.
  5. Windows might be deactivated when you change the National Language Support aka NLS version from 6.3 to 6.2.
  6. The expert team fixed an issue in which modern browsers fail to correctly render HTML that is generated by gpresult/h.
  7. They fixed Access denied” exception for a file that occurs during a PowerShell test for AppLocker.
  8. KB5011543 CUP fixed Group Policy Service stops processing telemetry information for Group Policy Registry Preferences.
  9. The rollout fixed DNS Server query resolution policy not working as expected when you specify a fully qualified domain name aka FQDN and subnet conditions.
  10. This nonsecurity patch fixed a heap leak in PacRequestorEnforcement that degrades the performance of a domain controller.
  11. The experts fixed an issue that affects the Key Distribution Center (KDC) Proxy. The KDC Proxy cannot properly obtain Kerberos tickets for signing in to Key Trust Windows Hello for Business.
  12. They added support for Microsoft Account (MSA) Pass-through scenarios in AAD Web Account Manager (WAM).
  13. KB5011543 for Windows 10 21H2 fixed Event ID 37 that is logged during certain password change scenarios, including failover cluster name object or CNO or virtual computer object aka VCO password changes.
  14. The rollout fixed TPM protector was added unintentionally when using the Silent BitLocker enablement policy.
  15. It fixed the User Account Control dialog not showing correctly the application that is requesting elevated privileges.
  16. Experts in the team fixed an issue that causes the Move-ADObject command to fail when you move computer accounts across domains. The error message that appears is – Multiple values were specified for an attribute that can have only one value”.
  17. They fixed Event 4739 which wasn’t showing the new values of certain attributes after a policy change.
  18. Experts fixed an issue that prevents Android device users from signing in to some Microsoft apps, for example, Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Teams. This problem takes a place after rolling over the token decrypting as well as signing certificates, changing password, or when an administrator has revoked refresh tokens.
  19. They fixed an issue that might cause domain joining to fail in environments that use disjoint DNS hostnames.
  20. The team fixed the Back button of the credentials window is invisible when you sign in and during high contrast black mode.
  21. They fixed Server Message Block aka SMB shares that can not be accessed using an IP Address when SMB hardening is enabled.
  22. KB5011543 fixed Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) values for SMB that have not been updated for more recent platforms.
  23. The CUP fixed an issue that causes stop error 0x1E in the SMB Server (sys).
  24. A team of experts fixed an issue that causes a mismatch between NetBIOS and DNS Active Directory domain names when you create a cluster.
  25. Finally, they fixed Network File System aka NFS redirector that stops working (error 0x50) when you convert a text file to a PDF.

KB5011543 direct download link.

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