Windows 10 KB5001330 – Latest update to fix issues from before comes with new issues

Windows 10 KB5001330 update has solved many bugs of Windows such as bluescreen. Some Windows 10 configurations are reporting problems after the recent update of Windows 10 “KB5001330”. According to Windows Latests, users who are reporting these mishaps speak of installation issues, performance issues, temporary user profile error, and system crashes.

This has all started to happen since Microsoft released new updates earlier this week. For version 20H2 / 2004, Microsoft released Windows 10 KB5001330, a mandatory security update intended to fix several vulnerabilities and issues that had been caused by the previous update, including printer issues that we reported a few weeks ago.

Different bugs that have been reported

Windows 10 bugs
Windows 10 bluescreen

If your device is affected and you are trying to update directly to the April 2021 security patch, and it might fail with one of the following error messages :

0x800f081f

0x800f0984

0x800f0922

The error 0x800f081f when downloading the Windows 10 KB5001330 update has been reported by many users on the Feedback Hub. One user claims that “I have run the standard DISM and SFC command, and performed a basic Windows Update reboot.” Following this, it claims to be receiving a “consistent failure of KP5001330 to install with error code 0x800f0984”. This happens on Surface Studio 2 and Pro 7.

Another user claimed that the install stops at 20%, then again at 73%, then 100%, and then fails. In addition, he says that last month the same thing happened to him with the previous update with the difference that instead of stopping at 73%, it did so when it had a 40% download.

In isolated cases, there also appears to be a reappearance of the infamous temporary user profile glitch. This bug was last reported in December and it basically creates a new user profile when the operating system loads after applying the cumulative update . When this happens, files and user settings (such as wallpaper) may disappear.

“I can no longer log into my computer since the update. It says that” the user profile service has failed to login. Unable to load user profile, “is what has happened to another user. For their part, on Reddit there are those who have commented that the update is making the games unusable.

Solution to the problem

Windows 10 KB5001330 update fix issues
Windows 10 update

Fortunately, there is a workaround for the reported problem and that is to roll back the update or manually move the user files.

If you’ve downloaded the April 2021 Patch Tuesday update and you run into a problem, the best way to fix it is to uninstall the patch by following these steps : open Settings; click on “Update and security“; go to “Windows Update“; click on “View update history“; click on “Uninstall updates” and select KB5001330 to uninstall it. Then you restart your computer.

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