What’s in the May 2022 Update in Windows 11? (KB5013943)

The May 2022 Update KB5013943 for Windows 11 is now available through Windows Update and includes several improvements and bug fixes. This May 2022 Patch Tuesday highlighted several bug fixes, in addition to general improvements.

The Windows May 11, 2022 Update brings, according to Microsoft’s release notes, several bug fixes, including one that caused screen flickering issues in Safe Mode when opening “Explorer .exe”, from the start menu, from the notification center, etc. In addition, there have been improvements in Windows Search (the operating system’s search interface), which has gained a new interface using Bing.

The new Windows Search interface is slowly rolling out and shows highlights of the search performed by Bing.


New Windows search interface.

If you check for updates on Windows Update today, the following fix will appear:

2022-05 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 for X64-based operating systems (KB5013943)

How to download the update now

To get the performance improvements provided by the new Windows 11 update, follow these steps:

Step 01: Click on the Windows flag below to open the Start menu.

Step 02: Select the gear symbol in the left corner under the column.

Step 03: Scroll down and select “update and security”.

Step 04: Select “check for updates”.

Step 05: Select “Download and Install” under updates.

Manually download and install update KB5013943

You can manually download update KB5013943 for Windows 11 (64-bit) here. After accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog page, follow the steps below.

Step 01: When accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog, several updates will be available. You should find the patch that supports update KB5013943 for the version of Windows 11 installed on your computer (21H2, 21H1, 20H2, and 2004).

Step 02: Select the “download” button next to the version of Windows 11 you want to download.

Step 03: Right click on the link and select “save as” to start the download.

Update Summary for Windows 11 Update KB5013943 (Build 22000.675)

Windows 11 KB5013943 update fixes a critical bug that caused applications based on “.NET Framework 3.5” to crash. After installing the KB5012643 patch, the operating system was unable to run some applications, but eventually Microsoft fixed the issue.

Windows 11 app crashes started happening after the optional April 2022 update. However, according to Microsoft and user reports, not everyone was affected. However, since this is a critical issue, the bug was fixed in less than a month.

Another issue fixed was a bug that caused the screen to flicker when entering safe mode in Windows 11. This behavior was noticeable when opening explorer.exe components such as the start menu and bar stain .

Also fixed in Windows 11 Build 22000.675, a bug that caused the operating system (OS) to start up late up to 40 minutes. Additionally, Microsoft also fixed an issue that affected video subtitles, which were sometimes cut off. There was also a correction of the error that when starting the operating system, the BSOD (Blue Screen of Death or Blue Screen of Death) appeared.

Windows 11, when updated with patch KB5013943, will also receive the following changes:

  • Microsoft has fixed a memory leak issue that affects extremely active Windows systems, i.e. those that are used 24/7.
  • Fixed an issue affecting the Title attribute in Microsoft Edge IE mode.
  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly aligned video subtitles.

Known issues with the update

A new bug is causing some applications that use GPU processing to quit unexpectedly or experience intermittent issues when using Direct3D 9. Fortunately, an emergency server-side update has now been released by Microsoft to resolve these issues. application crashes.

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