Windows 11 patch KB5014019: Optional update brings new features and bug fixes

VG word pixels

Spotlight and no more app crashes

A new update is available for Windows 11. Patch KB5014019 brings dynamic background images with Spotlight. There are also bug fixes for annoying problems.

News

Monitor setup with Windows 11 logo
Windows 11 offers you a new optional update.
© Adobe Stock: Jorge Eduardo

At the end of the month there will be a new optional patch for Windows 11. Download KB5014019, which brings new features and various bug fixes, is available via the update settings. After an installation, the operating system build has the version number 22000.708. A new feature worth mentioning is Spotlight, which has been around since Windows 8 and brought dynamic background images for the lock screen. Now the whole thing is also available for the desktop, i.e. in live operation. Windows automatically obtains high-resolution wallpapers from Bing and sets them up as the desktop background. Another feature worth mentioning are changes in the verification settings for family options.

Windows 11 – and also Windows 10 – have been struggling with app crashes in the past few weeks. One keyword was apps that use certain “.NET Framework 3.5” modules or combinations of programs and certain graphics cards that are supposed to work in Direct X 9 mode. Microsoft now wants to get these problems under control. It also solves MS Visio search related display errors, changing screen brightness, printer errors and more.

The patch notes of KB5014019 for Windows 11 contain further improvements and problem solving. Black screens that have recently occurred should no longer occur after logging in and out of Windows, just like encryption errors with BitLocker if you had activated the silent mode for the security feature. Also, Windows Defender could show false positives when working with scripts. Long boot times should be a thing of the past thanks to an update of the TPM driver, as well as widgets that were unwantedly displayed on the wrong screen.

See also  PowerWash Simulator has a secret boss, and it's started to bleed into my real world cleaning habits

More points from Patch KB5014019 can be found on the Microsoft website. The patch is downloaded and installed manually via the Windows update settings. Alternatively use the Windows Update Catalog. The counterpart of the patch with bug fixes for Windows 10 is still a long time coming, but is already available for insiders.

Monitor setup with Windows 11 logo

New features and improvements

Windows 11 22H2: This is new in the first feature update

Windows 11 will soon get its first feature update with the 22H2 update. We summarize what innovations and improvements are coming.

5/25/2022 from
The-Khoa Nguyen

Continue to home page

more on the subject

The Windows 11 logo under a magnifying glass

Optional patch

Windows 11 Update: KB5012643 fixes stuck booting

A new update is available for Windows 11. Patch KB5012643 is an optional download that primarily fixes bugs.

If you use this menu frequently, you may get Safe Mode errors after the Windows 11 April 25 update.

Problem and solution after update

Windows 11: Microsoft fixes Safe Mode errors

After installing the optional Windows 11 update (KB5012643) there was an error in safe mode. Microsoft has the problem now…

Monitor setup with Windows 11 logo
The Windows 11 logo under a magnifying glass

Patch day in May

Windows 11 Update: KB5013943 does not solve app problems

May patch day is announced for Windows 11. Patch KB5013943 is coming via Windows Update, which should solve problems with apps. Microsoft got the point…

User presses the Windows key on a laptop

After patch day

May updates for Windows 10 & 11: bug fix solves…

There have been complaints about Windows 10 and 11 since patch day last week. After Sophos itself, Microsoft has followed up with a bug fix for servers.

Reference-www.pc-magazin.de