Download KB5005565 Offline Installer (Security Update)

KB5005565 is a mandatory security patch for Windows 10. Here are the direct links to download the KB5005565 offline installer.

Microsoft released a new security update for Windows 10 v21H1, v20H2, and v2004 users on Tuesday. Unlike the previous updates, the KB5005565 is mandatory. This means, as long as the automatic updates are enabled, the KB5005565 update will be installed on all supported versions automatically. That being said, unlike the previous security patches, the KB5005565 update is pretty small in terms of what it does and patches. In fact, Microsoft did not even detail most of the patch notes.

The KB5005565 update fixes the issue where PowerShell creates an infinite number of child directories when using the Move-Item command to move a directory. In addition to that, this update also fixes several Bluetooth connection issues when using third-party drivers and USB Bluetooth devices, degraded video quality, occasional system crashes when using gestures on the touchpad and other input devices, black screen issues, etc.

As always, the Windows Settings app makes it really easy to install the update. Just open the Settings app and go to the “Update & Security > Windows Update” page and click on the “Check for updates” button. If the KB5005565 update is available for your computer, it will be downloaded and installed automatically. If Windows Update is not working properly or to install KB5005565 on an offline machine, use the links given below to download KB5005565 offline installer.

Download KB5005565 offline installer

As always, the KB5005565 update is available as an offline installer via the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Go to this webpage, find your Windows 10 version and click the “Download” button next. Another window or tab will open. Here, click the available link, and the offline installer is downloaded to your computer. After downloading, double-click on the installer and follow the wizard to install KB5005565. Remember that the update will only install if it is supported. Also, it might download additional updates or dependencies if required.

KB5005565 changelog

Addresses an issue that causes PowerShell to create an infinite number of child directories. This issue occurs when you use the PowerShell Move-Item command to move a directory to one of its children. As a result, the volume fills up and the system stops responding.

That is it.

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