What's new in this release:
- Many fixes that were deferred during code freeze.
- More Shader Model 5 instructions.
- A number of improvements to MIME message handling.
- Line breaking improvements in DirectWrite.
- HID bus service now running by default.
- Direct2D rendering improvements.
- Various bug fixes.
- Source release tarballs now use xz compression.
Bugs fixed in 2.1 (total 62):
12714 SimCity 2000: crashes when saving or opening a file.
14897 DirectDraw games (Jojo's Fashion Show 2: Las Cruces demo, The Chosen: Well of Souls) try to lock surface with invalid dwSize
17923 No music in X-COM: UFO Defense
18631 regedit gives wrong error when renaming keys
20026 Metal Fatigue crashes on file enumeration (Game saves, skirmish maps)
23547 Railroad Tycoon 2: Platinum (Steam) crashes when setting resolution to 800x600
24112 Xara Designer Pro 6 demo crashes when you select 'continue trial'
25516 Sims 3 flickering white textures
26264 Tanktics won't start
26531 Frogger crashes upon exiting game
27580 Wine Notepad command line parser eats the first 2 letters when the path starts with / (it should only do this for valid command line options)
28982 Application Zero no Kiseki crashes when it tries to play 44100Hz Stereo WAVE music
30308 Property sheet fails to display Page Title
31113 Civilization V crashes after specific amount of game turns
32627 MiroVideoConverter setup gives error "Internal error occurred"
34171 Actua Soccer 2 API error when loading game from menu
34960 Civilization V crashes when loading game
35155 PDF-Xchange Viewer chrashes when a lot of documents opened
35993 Graphical Glitches in Agarest Generations of War
36501 Dyn Updater v4.1.10 'DynUpConfig' tool crashes on startup ('Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration' WMI class 'Description' property missing)
37034 Stars!: Crashes on startup
38192 Harry Potter 7 Part 2 crash at begins
38773 msvcr100/110/120 is missing reader_writer_lock (required for MSVC 2013)
39180 Witcher 3 Wild hunt Wine 1.7.50 not working
39920 Nanocad 5.: file open/import dialog does not open
40133 No Limits 2 help system needs GetOverhangMetrics()
40392 ComicRack 0.9.x (.NET 4.5 app) hangs/crashes on startup when executing WMI query
40592 wininet:http test regression
40629 Noto Nastaliq Urdu font crashes notepad during shaping
40938 UE4 games (Ether One Redux, Into the Stars) crash while loading with "BackBuffer->GetResource() has 3 refs, expected 1" error
41052 Failure to create D3D9 device on i915
41175 Firefox tooltips are partly black
41324 Everspace (UE4) requires bfi opcode
41579 Rush for Berlin Gold crashes after the intro videos
41623 Odallus The Dark Call crashes while starting if a force feedback enabled controller is plugged in
41706 Adam Standalone demo: Backend can't handle opcode ubfe
41747 HYPACK 2016 crashes trying to set "AllowXsltScript" and "AllowDocumentFunction" properties
41905 The Solus Project: Backend can't handle opcode bfrev
42022 The Magic School Bus Explores The Solar System needs msvideo.dll16.DRAWDIBPROFILEDISPLAY
42023 The Magic School Bus Explores The Solar System crashes on launch; appears to be missing some files
42078 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara needs d3dx11_43.dll.D3DX11CreateShaderResourceViewFromMemory
42093 Git for Windows 2.7.0 needs unimplemented function rstrtmgr.dll.RmShutdown
42096 Steam -> RPGMaker 2003 needs unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.BaseFlushAppcompatCache
42141 Star Ruler 2 black screen on macOS and FreeBSD
42159 Sega Bug crashes immediately
42163 Sid Meier's Railroads! crash loading multiplayer lobby
42166 Custom application needs mf3216.dll (32-bit to 16-bit metafile converter)
42187 Radeon R9 285 GPU incorrectly recognized
42206 Gauntlet character screen background is corrupted.
42212 WOLF RPG Editor: Division by zero when winegstreamer is enabled
42218 mshtml/tests/dom crashes in xul while running test_doc_elem
42220 secur32/tests/ntlm crashes in ntlm_EncryptMessage due to null pointer
42221 ws2_32/tests/sock fails with "TransmitFile header buffer did not match!"
42225 MSRX v2015a (magnetic stripe reader app) crashed on plugplay:hidraw_set_feature_report Output feature buffer too small
42244 QQ 2013 needs ntoskrnl.exe.IoCreateFile
42245 QQ 2013 needs ntoskrnl.exe.KeClearEvent
42257 Warpath 21st Century does not have sound
42299 Ecue Lighting Suite installer fails to start, needs ntdll.NtLoadKey2
42303 Magic: The Gathering Online 4.0 crashes when entering the battle
42306 One Note Free Retail installer crashes in xmllite
42312 ShellView does not display items attributes
42315 Piriform Speccy 1.3 needs setupapi.dll.CM_Get_Child_Ex
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