Windows 10 updates KB5006670 & KB5006667 released

The October 2021 Patch Update is now rolling out and Microsoft has published cumulative updates KB5006670 for recent versions of Windows 10.

This month’s cumulative updates include security fixes for PCs with May 2021 Update (version 21H1), October 2020 Update (version 20H2), and May 2020 Update (version 2004).

The update is now rolling out via Windows Update, WSUS, and the Microsoft Update Catalog with numerous bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Like every Patch Tuesday, you can check for and install new updates by going to Settings, clicking on Windows Update, and selecting ‘Check for Updates‘ to install the updates.

If you own multiple PCs or if you would like to patch the PCs manually, you can learn more about how to do so here.

What’s new in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10

Microsoft has addressed several bugs with today’s cumuilative update for Windows 10 version 2004 or later. This update advances PCs to Build 19041.1288, 19042.1288, and 19043.1288). Here’s tbe full changelog:

  • Updates an issue that causes the system clock to be wrong by one hour after a daylight saving time (DST) change.  

  • Updates an issue that causes applications, such as Microsoft Outlook, to suddenly stop working during normal use.

  • Updates an issue with the Microsoft Outlook Add-in that prevents you from typing a reply. 

  • Updates an issue that causes blurry News and interests icons when you use certain screen resolutions.

  • Updates an issue that causes News and interests to appear when you right-click the taskbar even if you have turned off that feature on your device.

  • Updates an issue that might cause distortion in the sound that Cortana and other voice assistants record. 

  • Updates an issue that causes your device to stop working after you restart it.

  • Updates an issue that prevents you from providing input to apps when the taskbar is not at the bottom of the screen. 

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