Microsoft has launched elective cumulative replace previews for Home windows 11, Home windows 10 model 1809, and Home windows Server 2022, with fixes for Direct3D points impacting shopper and server techniques.
The updates are a part of Microsoft’s scheduled April 2022 month-to-month “C” updates, permitting Home windows customers to check the fixes launched on June fifteenth as a part of subsequent month’s Patch Tuesday.
In contrast to common Patch Tuesday Home windows updates, scheduled non-security preview updates are elective. They’re issued to check bug fixes and efficiency enhancements earlier than the overall launch, and so they do not present safety updates.
Cumulative updates launched immediately embody:
To put in the updates, you need to go to Settings > Home windows Replace and manually ‘Verify for updates.’ Home windows is not going to set up them till you click on the ‘Obtain now’ button as a result of they’re elective updates.
You may also manually obtain and set up these cumulative replace previews from the Microsoft Replace Catalog.
“The preview replace for different supported variations of Home windows 10 shall be obtainable within the close to time period,” Microsoft stated.
KB5014019 fixes Direct3D app crashes
At the moment’s Home windows elective updates include fixes for points that may trigger some functions to crash or set off numerous issues.
As Microsoft defined, KB5014019 “addresses a problem that may have an effect on some apps that use d3d9.dll with sure graphics playing cards and may trigger these apps to shut unexpectedly.”
The identical cumulative replace additionally fixes a recognized concern affecting particular GPUs and will “trigger apps to shut unexpectedly or trigger intermittent points that have an effect on some apps that use Direct3D 9.”
This replace additionally fixes a problem that may trigger file copying to be slower and one other one stopping BitLocker from encrypting when utilizing the silent encryption choice.
KB5014019 addresses a recognized concern impacting the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) driver that may enhance the system’s startup time.
What’s new in immediately’s Home windows updates
After putting in the KB5014019 non-security cumulative replace preview, Home windows 11 may have the construct quantity modified to 22000.708.
The Home windows 11 replace preview consists of dozens of high quality enhancements and fixes, together with:
- Addresses a problem that causes blurry app icons in Search outcomes when the show’s dots per inch (dpi) scaling is larger than 100%.
- New! Home windows highlight on the desktop brings the world to your desktop with new background footage. With this characteristic, new footage will mechanically seem as your desktop background. This characteristic already exists for the lock display screen. To activate this characteristic, go to Settings > Personalization > Background > Personalize your background. Select Home windows highlight.
- Addresses a problem that fails to keep up the show brightness after altering the show mode.