Microsoft today released Windows 10 version 21H1 to the public. Windows 10 "May 2021 Update" is now available for "seekers" to download it manually in Settings > Windows Update. Also, interested users can download it with Media Creation Tool or get the ISO file directly. Despite being a stable release, Windows 10 version 21H1 still includes two known issues as of this writing.
Every time Microsoft releases a new feature update for Windows 10, it also ships a list a known issues. Most of the issues are usually minor, but some of them may significantly affect your workflow.
The list as of now is relatively small, and includes two unresolved issues.
Known issues in Windows 10 version 21H1
- A high-pitched noise might be heard when you are using 5.1 Dolby Digital audio with certain settings.
- Automatic input of Furigana might not work as expected.
Both issues are now mitigated, but a permanent fix for both is on the way.
So the situation looks impressive, but you could definitely expect that as May 2021 Update is a minor update with no significant changes. So, the majority of its issues were already resolved during the 2004 - 20H2 release cadence.
Anyways, Microsoft does now a gradual roll-out, and initially made version 21H1 available to seekers, which guaranties that only enthusiasts and geeks will get it installed as of the moment of this writing. This will allow to collect extra feedback and valuable suggestions from users.
Microsoft will update the health dashboard for the OS if it finds more issues in the 21H1 release. You can track its status on the following official web site:
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