Microsoft has now released Windows 11 update for the month of May, KB5013943 (Build 22000.675) to all devices running Windows 11. The update KB5013943 brings a new feature with itself along with many improvements and fixes, including fix for Safe Mode issue.
In terms of new features, the Windows 11 update KB5013943 displays the temperature on top of the weather icon on the taskbar. It also adds improvements for servicing the Windows Secure Boot component. There are many improvements and fixes for Windows 11 issues including fixes for Safe Mode issue caused by update KB5012643, Startup BSOD, memory leak and many other issues.
Here are the fixes exclusive to the Windows 11 update KB5013943.
This security update includes improvements that were a part of update KB5012643 (released April 25, 2022) and also addresses the following issues:
- Addresses a known issue that might cause issues for some .NET Framework 3.5 apps or prevent those apps from opening. The affected apps use certain optional components in .NET Framework 3.5, such as Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow (WWF) components.
- Addresses a known issue that might cause your screen to flicker if you start your device in Safe Mode. Components that rely on explorer.exe, such as File Explorer, the Start menu, and the taskbar, might be affected and appear unstable.
Here is the full changelog of update KB5012643 in terms of new features, fixes and improvements.
This non-security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:
- New! Adds improvements for servicing the Secure Boot component of Windows.
- Addresses an issue that causes the AppX Deployment Service (AppXSvc) to stop working after you install certain MSIX apps.
- Addresses a race condition that occurs early in the startup process that might cause a stop error.
- Improves the Autopilot client to process updated Trusted Platform Module (TPM) capabilities that support self-deployment and pre-provisioning scenarios.
- Changes the timeout for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) registration from 60 minutes to 90 minutes for hybrid Azure AD-joined Autopilot scenarios. This also addresses a race condition that causes an exception at timeout.
- Addresses an issue in which certain Point of Sale terminals experience occasional OS startup delays during restart of up to 40 minutes.
- Addresses a memory leak issue that affects Windows systems that are in use 24 hours each day of the week.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) option 119 (Domain Search Option) by preventing the use of the connection-specific DNS Suffix Search List.
- Addresses an issue that affects the Title attribute in Microsoft Ege IE mode.
- Addresses an issue in which mobile device management (MDM) policies were not allowed on Windows Enterprise editions that were upgraded to Enterprise using Azure AD-joined subscription entitlement.
- Addresses an issue that might cause video subtitles to be partially cut off.
- Addresses an issue that incorrectly aligns video subtitles.
- Addresses an issue that causes Kerberos authentication to fail, and the error is “0xc0030009 (RPC_NT_NULL_REF_POINTER)”. This occurs when a client machine attempts to use the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect to another machine while Remote Credential Guard is enabled.
- Addresses an issue that causes Windows to go into BitLocker recovery after a servicing update.
- Addresses an issue that prevents retrieval of the Endorsement Key (EK) certificate from the TPM device.
- Addresses an issue that might fail to copy the security portion of a Group Policy to a machine.
- Addresses an issue that prevents the instantiation of the Microsoft RDP Client Control, version 11 and higher, inside a Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) dialog.
- Displays the temperature on top of the weather icon on the taskbar.
- Addresses an issue that prevents you from using the minimize, maximize, and close buttons on a maximized app window. This issue occurs because the Notification Center keeps the input focus.
- Addresses an issue that might occur when you use Netdom.exe or the Active Directory Domains and Trusts snap-in to list or modify name suffixes routing. These procedures might fail. The error message is, “Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.” This issue occurs after installing the January 2022 security update on the primary domain controller emulator (PDCe).
- Addresses an issue that causes the primary domain controller (PDC) of the root domain to generate warning and error events in the System log. This issue occurs when the PDC incorrectly tries to scan outgoing-only trusts.
- Addresses an issue that occurs when you map a network drive to a Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) share. After restarting the OS, you cannot access that network drive.
- Addresses an issue that affects an SMB multichannel connection and might generate a 13A or C2 error.
- Addresses an issue that damages a pool when a Client-Side Caching (CSC) cleanup method fails to delete a resource that was created.
- Addresses an issue that might cause the server to lock up because the nonpaged pool grows and uses up all memory. After a restart, the same issue occurs again when you try to repair the damage.
- Reduces the overhead of resource contention in high input/output operations per second (IOPS) scenarios that have many threads contending on a single file.
If you installed earlier updates, only the new updates contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.
You can download and manually install Windows 11 update KB5013943 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.