Microsoft has now released Windows 10 February Patch Tuesday update KB5010342 (Builds 19042.1526, 19043.1526, and 19044.1526) to all devices running Windows 10. The update brings fix for a Windows 10 failure issue.
Coming to details now, the update Windows 10 KB5010342 fixes “Error: 0x20EF. The directory service encountered an unknown failure” issue. This issue causes a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) modify operation to fail in some cases. Check the change log of Windows 10 update KB5010342 below.
This security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:
- Addresses an issue that causes a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) modify operation to fail if the operation contains the SamAccountName and UserAccountControl attributes. The error message is, “Error: 0x20EF. The directory service encountered an unknown failure”.
If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.
You can download and manually install Windows 10 update KB5010342 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.