RP Channel of Windows 10 insider has obtained an update with fixes for several issues such as problems with Backup and Restore, AnyCPU, Outlook or Excel, print failures, Input Method Editor mode. Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1739 is the release that you can check with winver. Cumulative update KB5014023 brings the update for Release Preview Channe.
Full name of the update is Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 21H2 for x64-based systems (KB5014023) where x64 is variable and it can be x86 or ARM64. See the details now of this Release Preview Channel CU-
KB5014023 Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1739 Release preview channel
Here is the changelog –
Changes and bug fixes –
- The update brings about a new sorting version 6.4.3. This version addresses the sorting problem that affects Japanese half-width katakana.
- The experts in the team prevented users from bypassing forced enrollment by disconnecting from the internet when they sign into Azure Active Directory aka AAD.
- They fixed the AnyCPU application running as a 32-bit process.
- Furthermore, they fixed an issue that prevents Azure Desired State Configuration or DSC scenarios with plural number of partial configurations from working as expected.
- KB5014023 cumulative update in RP Channel fixed an issue that affects remote procedure calls (RPC) to the Win32_User or Win32_Group WMI class. The domain member that runs the remote procedure calls contacts PDC or the primary domain controller. When several RPCs occur together on various domain members, this might overmaster the PDC.
- Windows 10 19044.1739 fixed an issue that occurs when adding a trusted user, group, or computer that has a one-way trust in place. The error message, “The object selected doesn’t match the type of destination source” appears.
- The LCU rollout fixed an issue that fails to display the Application Counters section in the performance reports of the Performance Monitor tool.
- The update fixed an issue that might affect some apps that use dll with certain display adapters and might cause those apps to close unexpectedly.
- The rollout fixed a rare issue that prevents Outlook or Excel from opening.
- The new CU release fixed a memory leak issue that affects Windows systems that are in use twenty-four hours each day of the week.
- The rollout fixed an issue that affects the IE mode window frame.
- Also, this LCU fixed an issue that prevents internet shortcuts from updating.
- The experts in the team fixed Input Method Editor that discards a character if you enter the character while the IME is converting previous text.
- They fixed print failures that occur when a low integrity level i.e. LowIL application prints to a null port.
- Furthermore, the experts fixed an issue that prevents BitLocker from encrypting when you use the silent encryption option.
- Also, they fixed a problem that happens when you apply multiple WDAC policies. This action might prevent scripts from running when the policies allow scripts to run.
- KB5014023 LCU fixed an issue that affects the behavior and shape orientation of a cursor for Microsoft Defender Application Guard AKA MDAG, Office, and Edge. This problem happens when you enable a virtual graphics processing unit (GPU).
- They solved the Remote Desktop client app that stops working when you end a session.
- Also, they solved a reliability issue in the Terminal Services Gateway TS Gateway service that randomly causes clients to disconnect.
- The experts deployed search highlights to devices that are domain-joined. For more information about the feature, see Group configuration: search highlights in Windows. You can set up search highlights at the enterprise scale through Group Policy settings elucidated in the admx file and Policy CSP – Search.
- They solved the wrong image for the Input Method Editor mode indicator icon shown when you turn on the Font Mitigation policy.
- Also, they solved the yellow exclamation point that was displayed in Device Manager. This is shown when a Bluetooth remote device advertises the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile aka A2DP source SRC.
- Windows 10 v21H2 Build 19044.1739 fixed the Cluster Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider (dll) that causes high CPU usage in WMIPRVSE.EXE.
- The rollout fixed Microsoft’s deduplication driver consuming large amounts of nonpaged pool memory. Consequently, this depletes all the physical memory on the machine, which causes the server to stop responding.
- The build fixed slower file copying.
- The experts fixed system stop responding problem that occurs when a user signs out if Microsoft OneDrive is in use.
- The experts solved a long-running known issue that might prevent recovery discs (CD or DVD) from starting if you created them using the Backup and Restore (Windows 7) app in Control Panel. This issue started occurring since Windows updates date 11/01/2022 or later.
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Windows 10 21H2 Build 19044.1739 KB5014023 download link (when ready).
Source – Windows blog.