Windows 10 KB5014699 Available Now

Windows 10 KB5014699 is now available for users in production channel. The cumulative update doesn’t seem to come with major changes or improvements, but there are several fixes. Direct download links for Windows 10 KB5014699 offline installers are also available in the Microsoft Update Catalog.

KB5014699 is a cumulative security update that is available as part of Tuesday’s June 2022 cycle. Since Windows 10 is no longer Microsoft’s primary operating system, you won’t find any major changes in the latest update or upcoming cumulative releases.

Of course, Microsoft fixed many bugs, including the problem of not running certain applications like Outlook or Excel. Fixed another bug where Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge would not work properly and users would experience window frame issues.

As we recently reported, Windows 10 users reported an error Error causing apps to crash with unhelpful messages. As a result, some people have paused their Windows updates in an attempt to reduce app crashes. The error occurs when the user opens their favorite application using the .NET Framework and it only affects people who have the latest updates.

Fortunately, Microsoft has finally fixed the remaining app compatibility issues and most apps should work fine on Windows 10.

If you check for updates, you will see any of the update alerts depending on your version of Windows 10:

2022-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5014699)

or

2022-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H1 for x64-based Systems (KB5014699)

Windows 10 KB5014699 Download Links

KB5014699 Direct Download Links for Windows 10: 64-bit and 32-bit (x86).

Windows 10 KB5014699 (Build 19044.1766) full changelog

Microsoft is adding support for sorting version 6.4.3, which should solve an issue affecting Japanese katakana at half width. Fixed another bug that prevented users from bypassing forced registration when logging in to Azure Active Directory (AAD).

KB5014699 Windows 10 Update

Most bug fixes appear to be aimed at enterprise customers. For example, Microsoft fixed an issue causing the AnyCPU app to launch a 32-bit process. Fixed another bug where Desirable State Configuration (DSC) scenarios in Azure had multiple partial configurations working as expected.

Microsoft has fixed an issue affecting remote procedure calls of the Win32_User or Win32_Group WMI class. Fixed another bug that causes problems when adding a trusted user, group, or computer that has a one-way trust.

Similarly, a rare issue that prevents Excel or Outlook from opening on Windows 10 has been resolved. Microsoft has also fixed an issue affecting Windows systems that are used 24 hours a day every day of the week.

Here is a list of all the bug fixes and improvements:

  • Microsoft has fixed an issue affecting the Internet Explorer mode window frame.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue that causes printing to fail.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue that prevents BitLocker from encryption.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue affecting mouse pointer behavior and appearance. The list of affected applications includes Microsoft Defender Application Guard (MDAG), Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Edge.
  • Microsoft has also fixed a reliability issue in the Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway).
  • Windows Search features now work correctly when the devices are domain-bound.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue where an incorrect image of the IME was displayed.
  • Microsoft has fixed an issue that causes a yellow exclamation point to appear.
  • Fixed an error preventing recovery using recovery discs (CD or DVD) made using the Windows 7 Backup and Restore application in Control Panel.

Similarly, a fatal bug causing certain apps to crash using the internal GPU was fixed in the latest update of Windows 10. Microsoft also fixed an issue that could cause apps to close unexpectedly or cause intermittent issues if they were using Direct3D 9.