The recent update of Windows 10 21H1, 20H2 and 2004 corrupted the taskbar. How to solve this problem.
Windows 10: Update Corrupted Taskbar – This is how you solve the problem
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The optional Windows Preview Update KB5003214 is clearly causing problems with the Windows Taskbar. The
Windowslatest US IT news site. The update corrupts the system tray on the right of the Windows taskbar. This information area contains icons such as those for network status, message center, and time display.
After installing KB5003214, the icons in the system tray are completely mixed for some users. Symbols or
Or completely blank icons appear. The message center and network icon are no longer functional for some users. Icons disappear for no apparent reason or remain hidden. This appears to occur mainly when the “News and Interesting Topics” feature (sometimes referred to as “News and Weather”) is activated.
Some users also reported other problems. For example, the search entry field in the taskbar has disappeared for some users.
If you uninstall KB5003214 again, these problems will be gone, a user reported according to Windowslatest. If you want to keep updating, you can likely avoid the problems described above by turning off the new News & Hots functions. To do this, right-click on the weather icon and select “Off” from the menu that appears.
Microsoft has released Preview Update KB5003214 for Windows 10 May 2021 Update (21H1), October 2020 Update (20H2), and May 2020 Update (2004).