Windows 10 update KB4074588 (build 16299.248) releases

Right on schedule, as part of the February Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is rolling out a new update for the Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update). The update is known as KB4074588, and it delivers a slew of fixes for devices running this version of the operating system.

KB4074588 bumps the version number of Windows 10 build 16299.248, and according to Microsoft, it fixes problems setting accounts on ARM-based devices. Addresses a number of problems with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Improves support for Bluetooth keyboards, patches various security vulnerabilities, and much more.

What’s new with Windows 10 build 16299.248

Microsoft has announced KB4074588 in the Windows support site, and it’s referred as “February 13, 2018—KB4074588 (OS Build 16299.248)”. If you’re already running the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on your PC, this update will only address these issues:

What’s new with older versions of Windows 10

Along with the latest patch for the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is also releasing update KB4074592 for the Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update) fixing several bugs and bumping the build number to 15063.909.

The Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary Update) gets KB4074590 that addresses a number of problems and bumps the build number to 14393.2058. Windows 10 version 1511 (November Update) receives update KB4074591 bumping build number to 10586.1417, and finally, the initial version of Windows 10 gets update KB4074596, which increases the build number to 10240.17770, and it also addresses a number of issues.

How to download February 13 update for Windows 10

Windows 10 build 16299.248 (KB4074588) for PCs is available immediately. The new update will download and install automatically, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button.

It’s worth noting that this patch contains a few known issues that you should be aware of before installing. (For more details check the Windows support site using the link mentioned above.) You can find more details about the most recent updates in the Windows 10 update history tracker guide.

You can download this update directly from Microsoft using these links: