Download KB5007253 Offline Installer for Windows 10

Microsoft released the KB5007253 update for Windows 10 users. Here are the direct links to download KB5007253 offline installer.

Even though it’s not the holy Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 users running v2004, v20H2, v21H1, and v21H2 versions. On all supported systems, the KB5007253 update will be installed eventually. You don’t have to do anything. Like with other previous updates, the KB5007253 has a lot going on for it. Mainly, the update fixes a lot of bugs and makes some pretty essential improvements. Some of the fixes and improvements include but are not limited to variable font display issues, problems with PDF export issues in Excel, bugs in Internet Explorer, unexpected Settings app crashes, issues with Xbox Game Bar’s screen capture, and screen recording, Start menu problems, and more.

If you are facing system stability issues or frequent crashes in the Start menu, Settings, or other system apps, it is recommended that you install KB5007253 as soon as possible. Since the update is already tried and tested by the insiders for over a week, you shouldn’t face any problem after installing the update. Even if you do, you can easily uninstall Windows updates from the Settings app.

As always, you will find the direct links to download KB5007253 below. Click on the link, download the appropriate installer depending on the Windows 10 version, and install it like any other software. After installing, the build number will jump to a new one depending on what version you are on.

Download KB5007253 offline installer

As always, the KB5007253 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 KB5007253. Remember that the update will only install if it is supported. Also, it might download additional updates or dependencies if required.

KB5007253 changelog

  • Addresses an issue that affects the opening of the SearchFilterHost.exe process.

  • Addresses an issue that causessearchindexer.exe to keep handles to the per user search database in the path below after you sign out: “C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\<SID>\” As a result, searchindexer.exe stops working and duplicate profile names are created.

  • Adds support for the cancellation of daylight savings time for the Republic of Fiji for 2021.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the enrollment status page (ESP) from displaying the error message or remediation options after a failure.

  • Adds the –cd argument to wsl.exe to specify a Windows or Linux path as a starting directory for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

  • Addresses an issue that fails to apply machine Group Policy objects automatically at startup or in the background to devices on a domain that have certain processors.

  • Adds the option to configure an Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) maximum transmission unit (MTU) that is less than 576 bytes on an interface.

  • Addresses an issue that fails to provide an event description for the System Center – Operations Manager.

  • Addresses an issue that incorrectly renders some variable fonts.

  • Addresses an issue that might cause the 32-bit version of  Microsoft Excel to stop working on devices that have certain processors when you export to PDF.

  • Addresses an issue that displays glyphs at the wrong angle when you use the Meiryo UI font and other vertical fonts. These fonts are frequently used in Japan, China, or other countries in Asia.

  • Enables onunload events to create pop-up windows in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode

  • Addresses an issue that affects predictive pre-rendering in Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode

  • Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer to stop working. 

  • Addresses a known issue that causes error codes 0x000006e4, 0x0000007c, or 0x00000709 when connecting to a remote printer that is shared on a Windows print server.

  • Addresses an issue that causes Internet Explorer to stop working when using the Input Method Editor (IME) to insert elements.

  • Addresses an issue that causes the Settings page to unexpectedly close after you uninstall a font.

  • Addresses an issue that affects the UI for renaming files when using folder view in File Explorer. The UI fails to properly handle inline composition when using the new Japanese IME.

  • Addresses a memory leak in ctfmon.exe that occurs when you switch between different edit clients.

  • Addresses an issue that turns off screen capture and recording functionalities on the Windows Game Bar because of a service failure.

  • Addresses an issue that might cause the return value of GetCommandLineA() to be lowercase in some developer scenarios.

  • Addresses an issue that might cause the decryption of a file that is on a remote server to fail. This issue occurs when using the Encrypted File System (EFS) on the remote server and the error message is, “ERROR_DECRYPTION_FAILED”.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents you from enabling BitLocker on a thinly provisioned virtual machine (VM). The error is “A device attached to the system is not functioning” and the system logs, “STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL”.

  • Addresses an issue that causes Windows Defender Application Control to incorrectly compare two file version numbers.

  • Enables credentials for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) users in Quick Assist.

  • Addresses an issue that sometimes prevents Quick Assist users from using full screen view after they start a remote assistance session.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents the applications that you use often from appearing on the Start menu and prevents you from configuring them to appear on the Start menu using a Group Policy.

  • Addresses an issue that causes the syncing of desktop settings to fail when you use the built-in User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) template.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents Failover Clustering from updating Domain Name Server (DNS) records.

  • Addresses an issue that prevents your device from starting up, and it becomes unresponsive because of licensing API calls.

  • Addresses an issue that might affect devices that use Windows Hello for Business and are joined to Azure Active Directory (AD). These devices might experience issues when they access on-premises resources, such as file shares or websites.

  • Addresses a known issue that might prevent apps, such as Kaspersky apps, from opening after you attempt to repair or update the apps using the Microsoft Installer (MSI).

That is it.

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