Security Update KB5013943 is available for all Windows 11 users. KB5013943.
Patch Tuesday has arrived and Microsoft has released a brand new Windows update for all Windows 11 users. This is a security update and must be installed. Of course, you can pause the Windows 11 update, but ultimately KB5013943 will be installed on all machines in one to two weeks.
As with all mandatory updates, KB5013943 should be installed automatically on all supported Windows 11 PCs. If you experience problems with Windows Update, or if you wish to install KB5013943 on an offline computer, download the offline installer. Once downloaded, double-click the installer and install as you would any other Windows software. After installation, restart your computer and you will be all set.
As usual, a direct download link for the KB5013943 offline installer can be found in the download section of this article.
Changes include many new fixes and improvements. These include, but are not limited to, File Explorer, Safe Mode, Start Menu, Notification Center, Quick Settings, and Microsoft Edge browser. In addition to the usual bug fixes and improvements, this update also includes various security fixes.
Download the KB5013943 Offline Installer
KB5013943 is available as an offline installer from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Go to this web page, find your version of Windows 11, and click the “Download” button below. 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 KB5013943. Remember that updates will only be installed if they are supported. Additional updates and dependency files may also be downloaded as needed.
Fixes a known issue that could cause the screen to flicker when the device is booted in safe mode. Components that depend on explorer.exe, such as the file explorer, start menu, and taskbar, may be affected and appear unstable.