Microsoft recently released monthly Windows 11 update KB5012592 to Windows 11 running PCs. The update brings a new feature & many security improvements for windows components. But Windows 11 update KB5012592 is also causing Taskbar, Wi-Fi and Performance issues. There are many reports of Browser crashes and it also failed to install for many.
These issues have been reported at Reddit and official Microsoft forum by many Windows 11 users.
Fails to install for many:
Windows 11 Update (KB5012592) fails With Error Code 0x800f0900
Wi-Fi connectivity/Browser crashing issue:
After installing update KB5012592, the issue of Browsers not connecting to internet or simply crashing have been reported on both Reddit and official Microsoft forum. There are also reports of internet connectivity becoming slow post installation of the update.
After installing this KB all browsers (including edge) failed to start with the following error
The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022). Click OK to close the application
Trying to install another browser also failed with the same error. Rolling back the KB fixed it. I assume it’s an issue with the new default browser selector.
Microsoft Edge is not connecting to wi-fi on Win 11
Windows 11 Taskbar becoming empty after installation of the update KB5012592 has also been reported.
Blank / empty taskbar after KB5012592 – no start menu, time, app icons, etc.
An user has reported facing performance degradation issues after installing the update KB5012592.
Heavy desktop stuttering after KB5012592 update