Windows 10 KB5004296 Rolled Out For v2004, v20H2, and v21H1, Solving Gaming Issues

Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows 10 KB4586853 update to the Beta and Preview Channels. Users who’re trying out the beta like in the Windows Insider program can check this update, and see the fixes and improvements Microsoft made. This update bumps the Windows 10 build version to 19042.662.

Windows 10 KB4586853 Update Announced

Microsoft Announced Windows 10 19042.662 Insider Preview Build With Several Fixes
The latest beta build of Windows 10 KB4586853 has more fixes than improvements. Starting with the games, this update fixes the failure of displaying the Microsoft Xbox Game Bar app controls, which has been occuring on monitors of variable refresh rate. Further, Internet Explorer is updated to use a modern dialogue box.

It fixed the black screen issue in Windows Virtual Desktop when signing in, and the touch keyboard cropping issue when using RDP on other devices with different screen resolutions. A range of memory leaks has also been fixed in this update including the COM API and PowerShell leaking memory when the Code Integrity Policy is loading.

A Group Policy issues preventing users from signing into servers and instabilities of touch keyboard in the Mail app. Microsoft has also addressed the “E_UNEXPECTED” error that prevented users from installing an update. The PDF24 app causing an error in opening the .txt files and Kerberos authentication issues were resolved.

Regarding improvements, the visual quality of Windows Mixed Reality headsets was improved to run on a lower resolution, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint was extended to new regions. Also, it has added the touch keyboard to the allowed apps list, which now works with multi-app access mode.

All these fixes were reported by users in Preview Channels, thus Microsoft fixing them before they roll out the stable build to everyone. Also, this preview build is available to only those running on Windows 10 October update, which is the latest Windows 10 offering released last month.

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