Microsoft has released Windows 10 update KB5007253 for versions 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 as an optional update for the month of November. The update ships with builds 19044.1382, 19043.1382, 19042.1382, 19041.1382 for the respective versions.
Windows 10 Update KB5007253 brings fixes for Start Menu, File Explorer, Settings UI, and many other issues. Here are the highlights provided by Microsoft for update KB5007253.
Here is the full changelog provided by Microsoft for update KB5007253.
This non-security update includes quality improvements. The main changes include:
- Resolves an issue that affects the opening of the SearchFilterHost.exe to treat.
- Fixes an issue that causessearch indexer.EXE to keep the descriptors for the user search database in the path below after you log out: “C: Users username AppData Roaming Microsoft Search Data Applications
” Consequently, search indexer.EXE stops working and duplicate profile names are created.
- Adds support for DST cancellation for the Republic of Fiji for 2021.
- Addresses an issue that prevents the enrollment status page (ESP) from displaying the error message or remediation options after a failure.
- Add the -CD argue to wsl.exe to specify a Windows or Linux path as the startup directory for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).
- Addresses an issue that fails to automatically apply Computer GPOs on startup or in the background to devices in a domain that have certain processors.
- Adds the ability to configure an Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of less than 576 bytes on an interface.
- Addresses an issue that fails to provide an event description for System Center – Operations Manager.
- Addresses an issue that incorrectly makes some fonts variable.
- Addresses an issue that may cause the 32-bit version of Microsoft Excel to stop on devices with certain processors when you export to PDF.
- Fixes an issue with glyphs displayed at the wrong angle when using the Meiryo UI font and other vertical fonts. These fonts are frequently used in Japan, China, or other Asian countries.
- Allow at unloading events to create pop-ups in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode
- Fixes an issue that affects predictive pre-rendering in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode
- Addresses an issue that prevents Internet Explorer from working.
- Addresses a known issue that causes error codes 0x000006e4, 0x0000007c, or 0x00000709 when connecting to a shared remote printer on a Windows print server.
- Addresses an issue that prevents Internet Explorer from working when using the Input Method Editor (IME) to insert items.
- Addresses an issue that causes the Settings page to close unexpectedly after uninstalling a font.
- Addresses an issue that affects the user interface for renaming files when using Folder View in File Explorer. UI fails to properly handle inline composition when using the new Japanese IME.
- Fix a memory leak in ctfmon.exe this happens when you switch between different edit clients.
- Addresses an issue that disables the screenshot and recording functionality on the Windows Game Bar due to a service failure.
- Addresses an issue that could cause the return value of GetOrderLineA () be lowercase in some developer scenarios.
- Addresses an issue that may cause decryption of a file that is on a remote server to fail. This problem occurs when using the Encrypted File System (EFS) on the remote server and the error message is “ERROR_DECRYPTION_FAILED”.
- Addresses an issue that prevents you from turning on BitLocker on a thin-provisioned virtual machine (VM). The error is “A device connected to the system is not working” and the system logs, “STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL”.
- Addresses an issue in which Windows Defender Application Control incorrectly compares two file version numbers.
- Enables credentials for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) users in Quick Assist.
- Addresses an issue that sometimes prevents Quick Support users from using full screen view after starting a Remote Assistance session.
- Addresses an issue that prevents apps that you use often from appearing on the Start menu and prevents you from configuring them to appear on the Start menu by using Group Policy.
- Addresses an issue that causes desktop settings synchronization to fail when using the built-in User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) model.
- Addresses an issue that prevents failover clustering from updating Domain Name Server (DNS) records.
- Fixes an issue that prevents your device from starting, and it stops responding due to licensing API calls.
- Addresses an issue that could affect devices that use Windows Hello for Business and that are Azure Active Directory (AD) joined. These devices may experience issues when accessing local resources, such as file shares or websites.
- Addresses a known issue that could prevent applications, such as Kaspersky applications, from opening after attempting to repair or update applications using Microsoft Installer (MSI).
If you have installed previous updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.
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