Microsoft has published the fourth Windows 10 security update
of the year with a long list of bug fixes. The security update
patch is rolling out via Windows Update and WSUS, but for
advanced users, Microsoft has also published direct download
links for Windows 10 KB5001330 offline installers.
KB5001330 is a security update and it will download
automatically, but the installation depends on the active hours
and Windows Update settings configured by you. For those on
version 20H2, this update will advance the system to Windows 10
Build 19042.928 and improve File Explorer.
Your device will be getting the same set of bug fixes if you’re
using a year old version of Windows i.e version 2004 (May 2020
Update). However, the patch revision number would be different
and the system will advance to Windows 10 Build 19041.928
On version 20H2, Microsoft says users will see the following
cumulative update when they check for updates:
2021-04 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2
for x64-based Systems (KB5001330)
Download Links for Windows 10 KB5001330
Windows 10 KB5001330 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and
To download the offline installer, simply visit the Microsoft
Update Catalog and click on the “Download” button. Copy the
.msu link and open the address in a new tab to start the
Windows 10 KB5001330 (Build 19042.928) Full Changelog
- Fixes Explorer.exe high resources usage.
- Fixes security issues.
- Fixes broken search bar in File Explorer.
- Removes Microsoft Edge Legacy.
- Fixes printing problems and Blue Screens.
What’s fixed and improved in Windows 10 Build 19042.928
With April’s Patch Tuesday,
Microsoft is addressing problems with File Explorer and a
serious issue that caused the Blue Screen of Death while
For File Explorer, Microsoft is addressing a memory leak bug
that could cause performance slowdowns. This fix was previously
tested with Windows Insiders and those in the preview channel
of the cumulative updates (i.e B and C monthly updates).
All these fixes are now included in this month’s Patch Tuesday
for Windows 10 version 20H2, version 2004 and older.
In addition to performance issues, Microsoft has addressed a
critical issue that could cause problems with the search bar in
Explorer. According to our tests, the search filters feature
would get stuck on some devices when users attempt to filter
In some cases, users will see a dialogue box with a “Computing
Filters” error, while others have reported that the File
Explorer window stops responding entirely. It’s worth
noting that the issue occurs only when clicking on a column
header to see a list of filters for date, type and size.
That’s not all and there are other important changes in this
Microsoft Edge Legacy is going away with Windows 10 Build
Windows 10 Build 19042.928 will also remove the retired
Microsoft Edge Legacy, according to a statement from the tech
As you may be aware, the Chromium-based Edge browser is a
significant upgrade over the original version.
Chromium Edge is successful and it has already surpassed
Firefox in browser market share.
With April 2021 patch, Microsoft Edge Legacy will finally stop
working and users will be upgraded to the Chromium version. For
those unaware, the “Edge Legacy” desktop app has already
reached end-of-life on March 9, 2021, and it is no longer
being maintained with security updates, though it will continue
to work if you skip April 2021 Patch Tuesday.
If you are ready for the April update, you can download it by
checking for updates in the Settings app or by visiting
Microsoft Update Catalog.