Today Microsoft has released a new update KB5013943 for its latest Windows 11 operating system. This is part of the May 2022 patch Tuesday update that brings Windows 11 to OS Build 22000.675 which includes various bug fixes and general quality improvements. The company has also published direct download links for Windows 11 KB5013943 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 KB5013943
This is (Windows 11 KB5013943) a mandatory update download and install automatically on devices running Windows 11 version 21H2 and connected to Microsoft server via the internet.
Also, you can manually download Windows 11 KB5013943 following the steps below.
- Press Windows key + X then select settings.
- Click on Windows update then look if the 2022-05 cumulative update for Windows 11 KB5013943 is available for download.
- Click on the download now button to begin the process, Once done reboot your computer to apply the changes.
Windows 11 KB5013943 (Build 22000.675) offline installer Direct Download Link.
What’s new Windows 11 KB5013943
Today’s update is mostly about security fixes and improvements. Microsoft says it has fixed numerous bug fixes including an issue where Safe mode starts flickering when you open Explorer.exe, Start menu, notification center, etc.
Additionally, more users will now see Windows Search highlights – a new interface search interface powered by Bing.
Microsoft updated the servicing stack to resolve bugs or issues preventing Windows Updates from properly installing future updates.
Addresses a known issue that might cause your screen to flicker if you start your device in Safe Mode.
Updates security for your Windows operating system.
This security update includes improvements that were a part of update KB5012643 (released April 25, 2022)
Updates an issue that might cause video subtitles to be partially cut off or incorrectly aligns video subtitles.
Fix an issue that might prevent using the minimize, maximize, and close buttons on a maximized app window.
Address a bug causing the AppX Deployment Service (AppXSvc) to stop working after you install certain MSIX apps.
Addresses a memory leak issue that affects Windows systems that are in use 24 hours each day of the week.
Fix a bug that causes Kerberos authentication to fail, and the error is “0xc0030009 (RPC_NT_NULL_REF_POINTER)”.
Addresses an issue that damages a pool when a Client-Side Caching (CSC) cleanup method fails to delete a resource that was created.
Reduces the overhead of resource contention in high input/output operations per second (IOPS) scenarios that have many threads contending on a single file.
you can read the complete changelog here.
Microsoft states that there several known issue with this update.
After installing the January 11, 2022 updates or later updates, recovery discs on CD or DVD created using the Backup and Restore tool (Windows 7) may be unable to start.
You may notice some .NET Framework 3.5 apps might have issues or might fail to open. To overcome this issue Microsoft recommends, re-enabling .NET Framework 3.5 and the Windows Communication Foundation in Windows Features.
Windows devices that use certain GPUs might cause apps to close unexpectedly or cause intermittent issues that affect some apps that use Direct3D 9.
In addition to regular cumulative updates, the company also testing the next major update for windows 11 with lots of transitioning. Windows Insiders channels are already seeing changes to reflect the upcoming update, which includes an improved Start Menu with the option to limit the number of activities that appear under the ‘recommended’ section. Taskbar drag and drop and it specifically aims to make the Windows Settings better and more. Its expected Windows 11 version 22H2 will begin rolling out to consumers after the summer.
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