Windows 10 Build 19042.867 is now available, download offline installers

The third cumulative update of the year is now available for
Windows 10 version 20H2 and v2004. The patch is rolling out via
Windows Update Settings and Microsoft has also published direct
download links for Windows 10 KB5000802 offline installers.

KB5000802 is a mandatory ‘Patch Tuesday’ update and it will
advance your computer’s OS version to Windows 10 Build
19042.867. If you’re using last year’s feature update (version
2004), you’ll be getting the same patch with the same set of
fixes, but it will have a different version number – Windows 10
Build 19041.867.

The build number depends on the version of Windows 10, but
changes are the same for everyone. If you check for updates
today, you’ll get the following update:

2021-02 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2
for x64-based Systems (KB5000802)

Download Links for Windows 10 KB5000802

Windows 10 KB5000802 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and
32-bit (x86).

Windows 10 KB5000802 (Build 19042.867) Full Changelog

Key highlights:

  1. Fixes stuttering in games.
  2. Fixes video playback issues.
  3. Fixes issues with high dynamic range (HDR) displays.
  4. Fixes an issue causing app crashes.
  5. Fixes Blue Screen of Death error.

What’s fixed and improved in Windows 10 Build 19042.867

With this month’s cumulative update, Microsoft says it has
fixed an issue where the Windows 10 setup screen (OOBE) might
not render the options correctly. Another bug has been fixed
where users notice rendering issues when videos in Movies & TV
and other apps on some monitors.

KB5000802 update

Last year, Microsoft rolled out gaming improvements for Windows
10 and some users have reported that they experiencing
performance issues, not boosts, after applying the recent
cumulative updates.

According to user complaints, game stuttering appears to be the
main issue and the bug is affecting some games.

Windows 10 Build 19042.867 has fixed screen rendering issues
after opening games with certain hardware configurations.

The March 2021 cumulative update comes with other bug fixes as
well. For example, the tech giant has patched an issue where
Desktop Windows Manager (DWM) leaks virtual memory in remote
desktop sessions.

Microsoft has resolved an unknown Blue Screen of Death (system
crash) that occurs at startup after users enter their
credentials.

In terms of security, Microsoft has addressed an issue where
print jobs will return errors even after restarting the print
spooler service or the operating system. Security improvements
are also available for Windows apps, Kernal, Edge Legacy,
Windows Media, and more.

Known issues

Microsoft is currently not aware of any known issues in this
cumulative update, but it’s possible that the update is still
plagued with issues that were reported last month.

Last month, Microsoft confirmed that a
bug in recent cumulative updates could disable your camera.
If you’ve issues with the webcam, Microsoft recommends
uninstalling the update.

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