Microsoft Fixes Windows 11 Account Bug Caused by Cumulative Update KB5016691

If you installed the most recent Windows 11 cumulative updates, and more precisely, KB5016691 (the optional update that was published in late August), there’s a chance you noticed a glitch affecting new Microsoft Accounts added to the operating system.

More specifically, this cumulative update comes with a glitch that breaks down the way users sign in to their computers after adding a new Microsoft Account in Windows.

The Redmond-based software giant says this only happens for a brief time and only for the first sign in, after which everything is working properly.

“After installing KB5016691 and adding a new Microsoft account user in Windows, you might be unable to sign in for a brief time after the first restart or sign out. The issue only affects the newly added Microsoft account user and only for the first sign in. This issue only affects devices after adding a Microsoft account. It does not affect Active Directory domain users accounts or Azure Active Director… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.