Microsoft has released a new optional update for different versions of its operating system. These are the compilations associated with the KB5005101 patch for Windows 10 2004 (Windows 10 May 2020 Update), for Windows 10 20H2 (Windows 10 October 2020 Update), and for those who are already using the Windows 10 May Update. 2021.

This optional update comes through OS versions 19041.1202, 19042.1202, and 19043.1202 and focuses on fixing a large number of errors, including fixing the failure when using Bluetooth headsets. during calls or problems with certain gestures on the touch screens.

Featured improvements

Fixes a rare bug that caused the Bluetooth headset to only work for voice calls. Fixed an issue that resets Microsoft OneDrive sync to “known folders only” after installing a Windows update. Addresses an issue that prevents audio headphones that connect to a device over USB from working if the device has certain third-party audio drivers. Fixes an issue with resizing the image that could cause flicker and residual line artifacts. An issue that prevents you from typing words in the username box during the out-of-the-box experience (OOBE) process has ended. This problem occurs when you use the Chinese Input Method Editor (IME). Addresses an issue when copying and pasting a text box in Office 365 apps. If you’re using an IME, you won’t be able to insert text into the text box. Addresses an issue that may cause your device to stop working when performing a touch input gesture. This issue occurs if you put more fingers in contact with the touchpad or the screen in the middle of the gesture. Fixed an issue that could cause a black screen to display on an external monitor after hibernation. This problem can occur when the external monitor is connected to a docking station through a certain hardware interface. Fixed an issue that resets the brightness of Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) content on High Dynamic Range (HDR) monitors. This happens after restarting your device or reconnecting to the device remotely.

Other improvements

Addresses an issue that prevents users from tracking Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) activation failures. Addresses a thread issue that could cause the Windows Remote Management (WinRM) service to stop under heavy load. Addresses an issue that prevents the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider host process from functioning. This occurs because of an uncontrolled access violation that occurs when the Desired State Parameter (DSC) is used. Addresses an issue that causes file migration to fail between Distributed File System (DFS) paths stored on different volumes. This problem occurs when you implement the migration by using PowerShell scripts that use the Move-Item command. Addresses an issue that prevents you from writing to a WMI repository after a low memory condition. Addresses an issue that restores the brightness of Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) content on High Dynamic Range (HDR) monitors. This happens after restarting the system or reconnecting to the system remotely. Fixed an issue that could cause a black screen to display on an external monitor after hibernation. This problem can occur when the external monitor is connected to a docking station through a certain hardware interface. Fixes a memory leak that occurs when you use nested classes in VBScript. Addresses an issue that prevents you from entering words in the username box during the out-of-the-box experience (OOBE) process. This problem occurs when you use the Chinese Input Method Editor (IME). Addresses an issue that prevents some apps from working. This issue occurs on devices where edgegdi.dll is not installed. The error message is “Code execution cannot continue because edgegdi.dll was not found.” Fixes an issue that could prevent you from minimizing an app that uses themed windows. Addresses an issue that could cause a device to stop working during a touch input gesture. This issue occurs if you put more fingers in contact with the touchpad or the screen in the middle of the gesture. Addresses an image resizing issue that can cause flickering and residual line artifacts. Addresses an issue when copying and pasting a text box in Office 365 apps. IME prevents you from inserting text into the text box. Addresses an issue that prevents USB audio headphones from working on devices that support USB audio downloading. This problem occurs if you have installed third-party audio drivers on the devices. Addresses an issue that causes Authentication Mechanism Assurance (AMA) to stop functioning. This issue occurs when you migrate to Windows Server 2016 (or newer versions of Windows) and when you use AMA in conjunction with Windows Hello for Business certificates. Addresses an issue that prevents code integrity rules from working correctly when specifying package family name rules in a code integrity policy. This problem occurs because of the incorrect handling of case-sensitive names. Addresses an issue that prevents the ShellHWDetection service from starting on a Privileged Access Workstation (PAW) device and prevents you from managing BitLocker Drive Encryption. Addresses an issue in Windows Defender Vulnerability Protection that prevents certain Microsoft Office applications from running on machines with certain processors. Addresses an issue that causes the IME toolbar to display even when the remote application is closed. Addresses an issue that may occur when configuring the “Delete user profiles older than a specified number of days on system restart” policy. If a user has been logged on for longer than specified in the policy, the device may unexpectedly delete profiles during startup. Addresses an issue with Microsoft OneDrive’s “Always keep on this device” sync settings. The settings are unexpectedly reset to “known folders only” after you install a Windows update. Addresses an issue that provides an incorrect Furigana result when a user reverts Japanese downgrade. Addresses a rare condition that prevents the Bluetooth headphones from connecting using the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) for music playback and causes the headphones to only work for voice calls. Add the “Target product version” policy. With this, administrators can specify which Windows product they want devices to migrate to or stay on (for example, Windows 10 or Windows 11). Increase the number of default entries in the Local Security Authority (LSA) search cache to improve search performance in high search volume scenarios. Addresses an issue that could create duplicate built-in local accounts, such as an administrator or guest account, during an in-place upgrade. This problem occurs if you previously renamed these accounts. Therefore, the Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in (lusrmgr.msc) appears empty without accounts after the upgrade. This update removes duplicate accounts from the local Security Account Manager (SAM) database on affected computers. If the system detects and removes duplicate accounts, it logs a Directory-Services-SAM event, ID 16986, in the System event log. Addresses an issue that could cause transfer commits to fail with the error “HRESULT E_FAIL was returned from a call to a COM component”. This problem occurs when you use Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012 as fonts. Addresses an issue that can cause a system to crash after a deduplication filter detects corruption at a reparse point. This problem occurs because of changes to the deduplication driver that were introduced in a previous update. Addresses an issue using the robocopy command with the backup option (/ B) to correct data loss. This issue occurs when the source location contains tiered Azure File Sync files or tiered cloud files. Stops running queries in OneSettings APIs from the deprecated Storage Integrity feature. Enables over 1,400 new mobile device management (MDM) policies. With them, you can configure policies that are also compatible with group policies. These new MDM policies include Administrative Model (ADMX) policies such as App Compat, Event Forwarding, Service, and Task Scheduler. Starting in September 2021, you can use the Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) Configuration Catalog to configure these new MDM policies.

If you have one of the versions of Windows 10 mentioned, you can download the update by following the usual route, ie “Settings> Update & security> Windows update” and in In the “Optional Updates Available” area, you will find the link to download and install the update.

Via | Microsoft