A new update is available for Windows 11 users starting Tuesday. Here is the direct link to download the KB5012643 offline installer.
Along with KB5011831 for Windows 10, Microsoft has released a new update, KB5012643, for all Windows 11 users. Like the latest Windows 10 update, KB5012643 is optional. This means that it will not be automatically downloaded and installed. Instead, you must go to the Windows Update page and click the Download and Install button to install KB5012643.
Compared to previous updates, KB5012643 is not as large, but it contains many fixes and improvements, so we urge you to install the update as soon as possible. Fixes include, but are not limited to, IE mode in Microsoft Edge, Video Player, Azure Active Directory, DHCP, AppX Deployment Service, BitLocker, Group Policy, and Netdom.exe.In addition to the general fixes, this update also includes the following fixes In addition to the general fixes, this update adds a way to display the temperature above the weather icon in the taskbar.
Overall, the KB5012643 update is fairly eventful and contains several improvements. If you are unsure, you can download the KB5012643 offline installer by clicking the Download and Install button on the Windows Update page or using the link below.
While the optional KB5012643 update does not install immediately, all fixes, improvements, and new features will be available in the next mandatory cumulative update. So don’t worry about missing an update.
Download the KB5012643 Offline Installer
The KB5012643 update is available as an offline installer from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Go to this web page, find your Windows 10 version, and click the following “Download” button. Another window or tab will open. Click on the available link and the offline installer will be downloaded to your computer. After downloading, double-click the installer and follow the wizard to install KB5012643. Remember that updates will only be installed if they are supported. Additional updates and dependencies may be downloaded as needed.
- New! Service improvements to the Secure Boot component of Windows.
- Fixed a problem that caused the AppX Deployment Service (AppXSvc) to stop working after the installation of certain MSIX applications.
- Fixed a race condition that occurs at the start of the boot process and causes a shutdown error.
- Enhanced the Autopilot client to handle the latest Trusted Platform Module (TPM) features that support self-deployment and pre-provisioning scenarios.
- Change the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) registration timeout for Autopilot hybrid scenarios connected to Azure AD from 60 minutes to 90 minutes. Also addresses race conditions that cause timeout exceptions.
- Addressed an issue where OS startup was randomly delayed for up to 40 minutes on some POS terminals when rebooting.
- Addressed a memory leak issue affecting Windows systems used 24 hours a week.
- Addresses an issue affecting DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) option 119 (domain lookup option).
- Resolves an issue affecting Title attribute in Microsoft Edge IE mode.
- Fixed an issue that prevented Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies from being enabled on Windows Enterprise editions upgraded to Enterprise using Azure AD-joined subscription entitlement.Fixed.
- Fixed an issue where video subtitles could be partially cut off.
- Fixed an issue that could cause video subtitles to be placed incorrectly.
- Fixed a problem in which Kerberos authentication failed, resulting in the error “0xc0030009 (RPC_NT_NULL_REF_POINTER)”. This problem occurs when a client machine attempts to connect to another machine using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) when Remote Authentication Guard is enabled.
- Fixed a problem that caused Windows to enter BitLocker recovery mode after a service update.
- Fixed an issue where Endorsement Key (EK) certificates could not be extracted from TPM devices.
- Fixed an issue where the security portion of the group policy failed to copy to the machine.
- Fixed an issue where Microsoft RDP Client Control (version 11 or later) could not be instantiated within the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) dialog box.
- Displayed the temperature at the top of the weather icon on the taskbar.
- Fixed an issue where the minimize, maximize, and close buttons were not available on maximized application windows. This problem occurs because the Notification Center retains focus on the input.
- Fixed an issue when using Netdom.exe or the Active Directory Domains and Trusts plugin to change the enumeration or routing of name suffixes. These procedures could fail. The error message is “Insufficient system resources exist to perform requested service. This problem occurs after installing the January 2022 security update to the Primary Domain Controller Emulator (PDCe).
- Fixed a problem with the Primary Domain Controller (PDC) generating warning and error events in the system log. This problem occurs when the PDC incorrectly attempts to scan only outgoing trusts.
- Fixed an issue with mapping network devices to Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) partitions. After rebooting the operating system, this network device cannot be accessed.
- Fixed a problem that affected SMB multicast connections, causing error 13A or C2.
- Fixed an issue where the Client-Side Caching (CSC) cleanup method would damage the pool if it failed to delete a created resource.
- Fixed an issue that could cause the server to lock up if a non-paging pool grew and used all memory. After a restart, the same problem would recur when attempting to repair the failure.
- Reduced overhead due to resource contention in high IOPS scenarios where many threads are contending for a single file.
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