Windows 10 21H2 has obtained a non-security update with a huge list of fixes for different issues including the embarrassing Kaspersky bug. KB5007253 is the release that brings a lot of improvements. After installing the versions will be changed like this – Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 – 21H2, Windows 10 Build 19043.1382 – 21H1, Windows 10 Build 19042.1382 20H2, and Windows 10 Build 19041.1382 2004.
The cumulative update brings the fixes for exe process, and addresses WSL, fonts rendering, Settings page unexpectedly closing, frequently used application not showing on start menu, and more.
KB5007253 Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 Changes, fixes, and Known issues
Here is the changelog –
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 fixed exe process opening problem.
- The rollout addresses searchindexer.exe to keep handles to the per-user search database in the path below after you sign out: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\<SID>\. Consequently, searchindexer.exe stops functioning, and duplicate profile names are generated.
- The non-security patch adds support for the cancellation of daylight savings time viz DST for the Republic of Fiji for 2021.
- Experts in the team address the enrollment status page viz ESP that doesn’t display the error message or remediation options after a failure.
- They add the –cd argument to exe to set forth a Windows or Linux path as a starting directory for WSL.
- KB5007253 LCU Preview addresses Group Policy objects that don’t automatically add at startup or in the background to devices on a domain that has certain processors.
- Furthermore, the patch adds the choice to configure IPv4 maximum transmission unit that is less than 576 bytes on an interface.
- The CU release addresses an issue that fails to provide an event description for the System Center – Operations Manager.
- Additionally, it addresses incorrectly variable fonts rendering.
- Cumulative update preview for Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 addresses 32-bit version of Microsoft Excel stop working problem that occurs on devices that have certain processors when you export to PDF.
- Also, the rollout addresses glyphs that are showing at the wrong angle when using the Metro UI font and other vertical fonts. These fonts are frequently used in Japan, China, or other countries in Asia.
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 enables onunload events to create pop-up windows in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode
- The build (non-security update) addresses predictive pre-rendering problem in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode
- Also, it addresses Internet Explorer to stop working problem.
- The LCU for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 addresses error codes 0x00000709, 0x000006e4, or 0x0000007c that occurs when connecting to a remote printer that is shared on a Windows print server.
- CU KB5007253 for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 addresses Internet Explorer stops working problem that occurs when using the Input Method Editor (IME) to insert elements.
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 addresses the Settings page that unexpectedly closes after you uninstall a font.
- LCU for Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 addresses UI problems in renaming files when using folder view in File Explorer. In fact, the UI fails to properly handle inline composition when using the new Japanese Input Method Editor.
- LCU addresses a memory leak in exe that occurs when you switch between different edit clients.
- KB5007253 for Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 addresses an issue that turns off screen capture and recording functionality on the Windows Game Bar because of a service failure.
- Addresses the return value of GetCommandLineA() is lowercase problem that occurs in some developer scenarios.
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382, 19043.1382, 19042.1382, and 19041.1382 addresses an issue that might cause the decryption of a file that is on a remote server to fail. This issue is encountered when using EFS on the remote server and the error message is, – ERROR_DECRYPTION_FAILED.
- LCU or non-security update addresses BitLocker that can not be enabled on a thinly provisioned virtual machine (VM). The error message the appears is – A device attached to the system is not functioning and the system logs, STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL.
- KB5007253 LCU addresses Windows Defender Application Control/WDAC that incorrectly compares two file version numbers.
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382, 19043.1382, 19042.1382, and 19041.1382 enable credentials for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Active Directory Federation Services viz ADFS users in Quick Assist.
- The rollout addresses Quick Assist users from using full-screen view during a remote assistance session sometimes.
- Experts in the team address frequently used applications don’t appear on the Start menu and cannot be configured to appear on the Start menu using a Group Policy.
- Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 addresses the syncing of desktop settings that fail when using the built-in User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) template.
- The LCU dated 22/11/2021 addresses Failover Clustering that can not update Domain Name Server (DNS) records.
- Furthermore, the non security patch addresses devices that can not start up, and it becomes unresponsive because of licensing API calls.
- KB5007253 for Windows 10 Build 19044.1382, 19043.1382, 19042.1382, 19041.1382 addresses an issue that might affect devices that use Windows Hello for Business and are joined to Azure Active Directory aka AD. These devices might encounter problems when they access on-premises resources, for example, file shares or websites.
- Finally, the patch addresses a known issue that might prevent apps, for example, Kaspersky apps, from opening after you attempt to repair or update the apps using the Microsoft Installer (MSI).
|Legacy version of the built-in browser Microsoft Edge is eliminated by this 22/11/2021 LCU patch on the PC having Windows installations created through custom ISO image or offline media. However, it might not be automatically substituted with the Chromium edition of Microsoft Edge. This mess up is only confronted when ISO images or custom offline media are created by slipstreaming this patch into the image without having first installed the SSU delivered on 29/03/2021 or later.||To deal with this issue,|
2. Unpack the SSU from the previously extracted cab via this command line: expand Windows10.0-KB5007186-x64.cab /f:* <destination path>
3. You will then have the SSU cab, in this example named SSU-19041.1348-x64.cab. Slipstream this file into your offline image first, then the LCU.
|After obtaining the 21/06/2021 (KB5003690) update, some devices fail to install new updates, for example, 06/07/2021 (KB5004945) or later updates. The error message that appears is –|
|To know the detail read KB5005322.|
|Once installed Windows 10 Build 19044.1382 KB5007253 21H2, 21H1, 2004, and 20H2 LCU Preview, when connecting to devices in an untrusted domain using Remote Desktop, connections might be unable to authenticate when using smart card authentication. During this problem, the error message you come across is – Your credentials did not work. The credentials that were used to connect to [device name] did not work. Please enter new credentials. and The login attempt failed in red.||This problem is settled via Known Issue Rollback (KIR). Kindly remember that the resolution might consume maximum 24 to propagate automatically to non-managed personal devices and non-managed business devices. Rebooting might help the resolution apply to the device faster. For enterprise-managed devices that have obtained an affected update and face this issue, it can be resolved by installing and configuring a special Group Policy linked below.|
Remark – You will need to reboot after configuring the special Group Policy. The articles that may help you – How to use Group Policy to deploy a Known Issue Rollback. To know the basics of Group Policies, see Group Policy Overview.
Group Policy installation files:
How to download KB5007253 and install on Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004
Servicing Stack update is installed automatically so follow any of the methods –
1] Via Auto Windows update
- Press – Win+S.
- Type – updates.
- Hit Enter to launch the Settings app with the Windows update page.
- Click on – Check for updates.
- After some time, the patch will be downloaded and ask you to restart. Select – Restart now.
2] Through the manual method
- Click KB5007253 direct download link.
- Find and download the file applicable to your system.
- Double click on the MSU file and confirm to install by clicking on Yes.