Microsoft released the latest Windows 10 KB5008212 to their versions 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2 along with the end of service announcement of version 2004 on 14th December 2021. It’s recommended to install the latest feature update to keep receiving the latest improvements with security patches.
Microsoft has paused the preview release with new features and improvements to Windows 10 for the holidays month of December and will resume it by January 2022. Therefore, Windows 10 KB5008212 has only received the latest security patch with this update. Well, it may differ for the users who haven’t installed their system with the previous Windows 10 KB5007253 update, they will also receive the trailing features, improvements, and changes.
Download Windows 10 KB5008212
Windows 10 got the new version 21H2 with the expiration of the version 2004 on 14th of December 2021. You may stay on the version 21H1 or 20H2 to get the Windows 10 KB5008212 update but the future updates will get restricted to the version 2004. So, if you wish then first download and install the latest feature update.
Launch the Windows 10 Settings App and go to Windows Update & Security option.
Click on the Check for updates button from the right side pane. If you are on version 2004 then it will automatically start downloading the latest feature update along with following update.
2021-12 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21H2, 21H1, or 20H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5008212)
Make sure to restart to finish installing the update. Also, read about the next cumulative update for Windows 11 KB5008215.
Windows 10 KB5008212 Highights
Majorly Windows 10 KB5008212 update the latest security patch to PCs. If you have paused or disabled the updates for the longer time then you will also receive all the features and improvements from the previous updates.
The earlier Windows 10 builds were not maintaining the connections with Xbox controllers with Bluetooth support. The Xbox One, Xbox Elite Wireless Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive controllers were mainly facing this issue. Microsoft has fixed the issue to allow users to connect with any Wireless Bluetooth Controller. Windows 10 KB5008212 has also fixed the Xbox Game Bar to allow users to record their apps screen.
The Internet Explorer Mode on Microsoft Edge will accept all the elements from the Input Method Editor and won’t stop working for minor glitches. The Internet Explorer Compatibility mode can be enabled from the default browser Settings.
Certain variable fonts used to appear at wrong angle. Especially the Meiryo UI and other vertical fonts. All such font issues were addressed and fixed with this update. Hopefully, you liked all the features of Windows 10 KB5008212 update.