Windows 10 Version 2004 , Known issues as confirmed by Microsoft

Last month, Microsoft announced the release of Windows 10 May 2020 (Windows 10 Version 2004) update for millions of Windows 10 users around the world. You can read about all the new features included in Windows 10 Version 2004 (May 2020) update here.

Despite Microsoft’s efforts to release a quality update to users, this new update comes with several issues. Microsoft has been actively investigating these issues to release fixes as soon as possible. Before upgrading your PC, you need to check out the list of known issues in Windows 10 Version 2004.

SummaryOriginating updateStatus
Print spooler might error or close unexpectedly when attempting to printOS Build 19041.329Investigating
Certain printers might be unable to print after taking updates released June 9, 2020.09-Jun-20 
See details >KB4557957 
No mouse input with apps and games using GameInput RedistributableN/AResolved
Affected apps and games using both GameInput Redistributable and Windows 10, version 2004 might lose mouse input.  
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Error when attempting to open any Microsoft Office applicationOS Build 19041.329Resolved External
You might receive the error: Windows cannot find “c:\program files\microsoft office\root\office16\winword.exe”09-Jun-20 
See details >KB4557957 
Errors or unexpected restarts for some devices using Always On, Always ConnectedN/AMitigated
Devices with more than one Always On, Always Connected capable network adapter might have issues. KB4557957
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DISM might incorrectly report corruption is still present after repairN/AMitigated
After running DISM /restorehealth, DISM might incorrectly indicate corruption is still present after repair.  
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Variable refresh rate not working as expected on devices with Intel iGPUN/AInvestigating
Enabling VRR on affected devices will not enable the VRR for games using Direct X 9.  
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Difficulty connecting to more than one Bluetooth deviceN/AInvestigating
Windows 10 devices with certain Realtek drivers might be unable to connect to more than one Bluetooth device.  
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Errors or issues during or after updating devices with Conexant ISST audio driversN/AInvestigating
Devices with affected Conexant ISST audio drivers might receive an error or have issues with Windows 10, version 2004.  
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Errors or issues during or after updating devices with certain Conexant audio driversN/AInvestigating
Devices with affected Conexant or Synaptics audio drivers might receive a stop error with a blue screen.  
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Issues using ImeMode property to control IME mode for individual text entry fieldsN/AInvestigating
Some IMEs for certain langauges might have issues using the ImeMode property with certain apps.  
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Stop error when plugging or unplugging a Thunderbolt dockN/AInvestigating
Devices using Thunderbolt docks may receive a stop error when plugging in or unplugging the dock  
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Issues updating or starting up devices when aksfridge.sys or aksdf.sys is presentN/AInvestigating
Devices with apps or drivers using certain versions of aksfridge.sys or aksdf.sys might have issues updating or starting  
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Issue with older drivers for Nvidia display adapters (GPU)N/AInvestigating
You might have issues if you are using an Nvidia display adapter (GPU) and drivers with a version below 358.00.  
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Microsoft has already resolved the following issues:

SummaryOriginating updateStatus
No mouse input with apps and games using GameInput RedistributableN/AResolved
Affected apps and games using both GameInput Redistributable and Windows 10 version 2004 might lose mouse input.  
See details >  
Error when attempting to open any Microsoft Office applicationOS Build 19041.329Resolved External
You might receive the error: Windows cannot find “c:\program files\microsoft office\root\office16\winword.exe”09-Jun-20 
See details >KB4557957 

Here’s how you can download Windows 10 May 2020 (Windows 10 Version 2004) Update:

  • Open your Windows Update settings (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update)
  • Select Check for updates.
  • Once the update appears, you can select Download and install.
  • If [Download and install] is not appearing on your device, you need to wait for few weeks as Microsoft expands the availability to all Windows 10 users.
  •  This new “Download and install” capability is available for devices running Windows 10, version 1903 or version 1909.

Source: Microsoft

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