Windows 10 KB5007253 (21H2, 21H1) released with these fixes

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KB5007253 is now rolling out to PCs running Windows 10 version 21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004. Like previous optional cumulative updates, this patch is rolling out via Windows Update. Additionally, Microsoft has also posted direct download links for Windows 10 KB5007253 offline installers on its Update Catalog.

Windows 10 KB5007253 is part of the November 2021 cumulative update and it is also the first patch for version 21H2 (November 2021 Update) which was recently released in the production channel. Of course, Build 19044.1382 or Build 19043.1382 is offered as an optional release.

KB5007253 will bump the build revision number for all supported Windows 10. If you’ve already updated to version 21H2 “November 2021 Update”, you’ll be getting Windows 10 Build 19044.1382. On the other hand, if you’re on May 2021 Update, Microsoft will offer 19043.1382. Likewise, version 20H2 is getting Build 19043.1382.

Windows 10 KB5007253 (Build 19044.1382) Full Changelog

  1. Fixes an issue where some fonts fail to display properly.
  2. Fixes an issue that causes Internet Explorer to stop working.
  3. Fixes an issue where the Windows Settings page unexpectedly crashes.
  4. Fixed an issue where Windows Game Bar’s screen capture stops working.
  5. Fixed an issue that prevents apps from appearing on the Start menu.
This month’s update optional comes with several bug fixes for everyone. For example, an issue that affects the SearchFilterHost.exe process has been fixed. Additionally, Microsoft has also patched critical Windows printing errors like 0x00000709 when connecting to a remote printer.

Windows 10 19044.1382 addresses an issue that causes the Windows Settings page to unexpectedly. This happens on devices when users try to uninstall fonts from the Settings page.

Another bug affecting the UI for renaming files when using folder view in File Explorer has been resolved in Windows 10 update.

In addition to these improvements, Microsoft has also added support for a new –cd argument to Windows Subsystem for Linux (wsl.exe). This would allow users to specify a Windows or Linux path as a starting directory for the subsystem.

With today’s patch, Microsoft has also delivered a fix for an issue where certain Windows apps could crash if you try to update or repair the program.