Today 12 Oct 2021 Microsoft has released the first update KB5006674 for its latest Windows 11 operating system. This is part of the October 2021 patch Tuesday update
that brings Windows 11 to OS Build 22000.258 that includes various bug fixes and general quality improvements. The company has also published direct download links for Windows 11 KB5006674 offline installers.
Windows 11 is a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 users and official Windows 11 ISO images are available for download you can get it from here. If you are still on Windows 10 and excited to upgrade your computer check if your PC is eligible for Windows 11 free upgrade.
Download Windows 11 KB5006674
This is (Windows 11 KB5006674) a mandatory update download and install automatically devices running windows 11 version 21H2 and connected to Microsoft server via the internet.
Also, you can manually download Windows 11 KB5006674 following the steps below.
- Press Windows key + X then select settings.
- Click on Windows update then look if 2021-10 cumulative update for Windows 11 KB5006674 available for download.
- Click on the download link to begin the process, Once done reboot your computer to apply the changes.
Windows 11 KB5006674 (Build 22000.258) offline installer Direct Download Link.
What’s new Windows 11 KB5006674
Generally, Windows Updates released on the second Tuesday of the month include security fixes, but the first patch for Windows 11 is all about compatibility fixes
As per Microsoft official, the latest Windows 11 fixes the known compatibility issues between some Intel “Killer” and “SmartByte” networking software. This may also mean that Windows 11 will be available to more Windows 10 PCs soon.
Devices with the affected software might drop User Datagram Protocol (UDP) packets under certain conditions. This creates performance and other issues for protocols based on UDP. For example, some websites might load slower than others on the affected devices, which might cause videos to stream slower in certain resolutions. VPN solutions based on UDP might also be slower.
In addition to this, the latest update addresses a but that affected the performance of websites, and browser load websites slower than windows 10 or VPN might also be slower.
Updates security for your Windows operating system.
This update comes with a compatibility fix between Intel “Killer” and “SmartByte” networking software and the operating system. But there are still some unresolved bugs Microsoft need to work on it.
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