Microsoft has now released a new Windows 10 optional update KB5022282 (Builds 19042.2486, 19044.2486, and 19045.2486) to versions 22H2, 21H2, 20H2 of Windows 10. The update KB5022282 brings fix for Windows 10 BSOD error 0xc000021a.

Microsoft recently acknowledged that December update was causing BSOD issue in Windows 10. On its updated official Windows 10 known issues page, Microsoft provided details about this issue. After installing KB5021233 update, some Windows devices might start up to an error (0xc000021a) with a blue screen. This issue impacted all current Windows 10 versions.

Here is the full changelog of update KB5022282 in terms of new features, fixes and improvements.

This security update includes quality improvements. When you install this KB:

  • This update addresses issues that affect the Local Session Manager (LSM). These issues might allow users who do not have admin rights to perform actions that only an admin can.
  • This update addresses a known issue that affects apps that use Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) SQL Server Driver (sqlsrv32.dll) to connect to databases. The connection might fail. You might also receive an error in the app, or you might receive an error from the SQL Server.
  • This update addresses a known issue that might affect startup on some Windows devices. They might receive an error (0xc000021a) and have a blue screen.

Download link:

You can download and manually install Windows 10 update KB5022282 by clicking here. If you need help in understanding how to install these updates manually on your PC, you can refer to our step by step noob-friendly tutorial.