update KB5003214 bug the taskbar, how to fix the problem

Windows 10 update KB5003214 that Microsoft has just deployed causes problems in the taskbar: some icons no longer display or overlap, making it difficult to launch applications or shortcuts to Windows modules , in particular that related to network management. The culprit has been identified, you are told how to solve the problem in a few seconds.

Available for the updates of 21H1 (May 2021), 20H2 (October 2020) and 2004 (May 2020), l’update KB5003214 de Windows 10 was optionally deployed last week. Since its release, several users have raised concerns related to the taskbar of the Microsoft operating system.

Thus, some icons suddenly disappear, or are displayed in cascade with respect to each other. In some cases, it is even the network manager that is no longer displayed. At issue: the new option to display news and weather directly from the taskbar.

Since the update, Windows 10 displays a buggy taskbar

Following Windows 10 update KB5003214, a user explains that its taskbar is full of invisible icons or which overlap with respect to each other. Some users report that the icons on the taskbar move randomly or hide. Finally, for some, it is the notification center or the icon used to manage the network who have disappeared.

The good news is that the origin of the problem seems to have been identified: the culprit is none other than the new function. News and fields of interest. If the Redmond publisher hasn’t released a patch yet, there are two ways to fix the problem.

How to fix Windows 10 update KB5003214 and taskbar issue

To correct the taskbar display problems, two solutions are available to you. First, you can simply uninstall the KB5003214 update. To do this, proceed as follows:

  • Simultaneously press the keys [Windows] + [I], in order to display the module Settings
  • Then go to Update and security, then on Windows Update > View update history
  • Click on Uninstall updates. There you should find the update KB5003214 as in the screenshot below. All you have to do is double-click on the update in question to remove it from the system.

    Windows 10 uninstall update

If you want to keep the update in question, there is another even easier way to fix the taskbar problem. All you have to do is deactivate the News and fields of interest function as follows:

  • Right-click on the taskbar
  • Head on News and fields of interest
  • Check the option DeactivateWindows 10 deactivate news and fields of interest

    Windows 10 deactivate news and fields of interest


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